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Address: Canyon Lake, TX
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One of many parks along Canyon Lake.

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Good Spring, Early Summer and Fall Camping

There are a lot of tent sites and about 30 RV sites. The lake views are very nice. Kayaking is possible as there are shallow areas to put in. Fishing is nice from the high rocky... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 27, 2014
Mike C
San Antonio, Texas
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Cresson, Texas
Level Contributor
18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

If you just read a map it is easy to get to but if you go by junk on the net it can be a nightmare. Crane's Mill is a very up to date and nice park. I have been going to Potter's Creek for years but due to the shutdown I went to Crane's Mill and think it will... More 

Thank revleroy
San Antonio, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

There are a lot of tent sites and about 30 RV sites. The lake views are very nice. Kayaking is possible as there are shallow areas to put in. Fishing is nice from the high rocky area on the west side, but don't forget your fishing license as the state wardens have been ticketing for no-license a lot in the... More 

2 Thank Mike C
Austin, Texas
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This was my second trip to the park. Still water leakage from hookups, grass overgrown, lots of tents in the sight and sexual activities in the bathrooms from young campers in campsite. Also park hosts were nice, however, they were so nice they held up the line with talking (at one time 6 cars in line). They also wanted us... More 

5 Thank hillco1kdenton
Highland Village, Texas
Level Contributor
37 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I had a family members' funeral to attend at Fort Sam Houston on a Friday, but the family luncheon and dinner was held in Bandera County. We took our RV to stay in as there isn't much in the way of hotels, and the family home has only one bedroom. We have stayed across the lake a few years ago,... More 

3 Thank Brenda R
San Antonio, Texas
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014 via mobile

Me and my wife love to camp and been to a lot of great places but Cranes Mill Park has the worst/rude staff! We will never go back and will tell all of our friends to stay away as well. Such a shame! Change your staff!

4 Thank Bobby M
san antonio
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Reading the other reviews I was concerned about the rude staff but everyone was nice and friendly to us. We had a large party, 6 sites total, and everyone had a wonderful time. Bathrooms were clean but the ladies room did run out of toilet paper. Park is super nice but could use a swim beach especially for the kids.... More 

Thank churlbert
Canyon Lake, Texas
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

We live minutes away from this park and decided to pack up all our gear when it turned out to be a beautiful day. We promised our children a fun day outdoors. We checked the website to make sure it was open, and it listed the price and seasons. We loaded up and arrived at the gate only to be... More 

8 Thank 964Angie
Full time RVer
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32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013 via mobile

We came here with the intent to camo for most of the winter. They do allow extended stay if the park is not full. After almost 7 weeks we decided to head further south due to the chilly weather here. However, we did enjoy the campground~~ lovely views of the lake! paved sites with a nice picnic table, grill and... More 

3 Thank TravelTreasures
Katy, Texas
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

My family and I went to the entrance gate to get information about the park. The old lady who worked there was so rude and sarcastic to us. We were stunned at her behavior. She needs a different job where she doesn't come in contact with people.

7 Thank renee p
Bryan, Texas
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

I have done a lot of camping but the design of this campsite was exceedingly difficult for many members of the family. The design of using contineous steel poles completely around the campsite was pure torcher for the elderly and the very young members of our party. The 2 foot high barrier was difficult for the elderly to climb over... More 

1 Thank bob v

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