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.
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
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.
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
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
Overlook Park has a great view of the lake, and a path down to the lake for swimming. Also, there are hiking trails around the lake which were fun to walk around on.
Close by Canyon City and Sattler. Lots of things to do besides great lake diving. Helicopter tours of the lake are available and there is a dive shop, Canyon Lake Divers nearby for tank fills and equipment rentals.
DAY USE ONLY Hours: 7am -Sunset Daily Season: Open All Year Overlook Park is on a hilltop at the south end of Canyon Dam and is the location of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers headquarters at Canyon Lake. The park offers a scenic view to Canyon Lake and Dam. There is access to the Verada Real walking trail across... More
The location identified on this Park is incorrect. It is located on the South end of Canyon Lake Dam, North Park is located on the opposite end. The location shown here is in Johnson City, TX. Not sure what they are calling city center but if North Park is 4 miles then Overlook Park is about the same. The Corp... More
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