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Overlook Park

Canyon Lake, TX
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Ranked #1 of 12 attractions in Canyon Lake
Type: Parks
Description: One of many parks located on the shores of Canyon Lake.
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Austin, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This is a great view of Canyon Lake and the hill country. FREE parking and no entry fee. It was a nice walk to see all of the Lake and the surrounding hill country.

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Eldon MO
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We sure enjoyed the Canyon Lake Tx Dam and Overlook Park. It is safe for little ones to walk on the dam and on the trails. Also, do go below the dam and hike along or in the stream, too. Great family outing!!

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San Francisco, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

omg, the place is super, my camera did not capture the beauty. Its best seen with your eyes. What a wonder.

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Kyle, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

The guide that signed us in said he was new and couldn't answer any of our questions. He was kind though.

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Frisco, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Absolutely beautiful views from the dam overlooking Canyon lake. The walkway is probably a mile long. Not sure if there is park or play area for kids there but well worth the visit if you are visiting the Canyon Lake area on Hill Country, TX.

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Farmington, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

The park offered a nice view of the dam and the lake. The walk across the top of the dam was great. On busy days, parking is insufficient and the public restrooms are quite nasty.

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New Braunfels, Texas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This park is actually the Canyon Lake Dam itself. One can walk or bike across the dam to another park, there are some picnic tables and shade, and the "Canyon Lake Gorge" is partially viewed from the second parking lot. It is up on a tall hill as the dam was constructed between two large hills. There are some trails... More

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Prairieville, Louisiana
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
16 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Great views of a special lake in a very nice location in the Texas Hill Country. We live relatively close by and love the lake and the geography nearby.

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San Marcos, Texas
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

Canyon Lake Dam has a viewing park that shouldn't be missed. You can walk out on the Dam and catch views of people fishing, walking, and just enjoying Canyon Lake. There is a information center just up the hill from the parking area, but we didn't go there. Met several folks also enjoying the views from on top of the... More

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Dallas, Texas
5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

A nice walk across the dam. Safe for kids (we took our 3 year old all the way across and back). Great place to take pics of the lake. Can get windy on the dam - take a light jacket. You can walk down and swim. I saw some people fishing. My kid had fun throwing rocks into the water.... More

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