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Address: Highway 306 West, New Braunfels, TX
Phone Number: 210-964-3341
Activities: Camping, Fishing
Description: One of the deepest lakes in Texas boasts more than 80 miles of scenic...
One of the deepest lakes in Texas boasts more than 80 miles of scenic shoreline and is a favorite spot for outdoor activities year round.
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Wonderful place to watch sunsets

We frequently drive up to the top of the dam and spend time relaxing and watching the lake and boats on it. You can walk across the top of the (earthen) dam on a nice paved path.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Mary B
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New Braunfels, TX
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New Braunfels, TX
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36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We frequently drive up to the top of the dam and spend time relaxing and watching the lake and boats on it. You can walk across the top of the (earthen) dam on a nice paved path.

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Anahuac, Texas
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This was one stop we made on our family vacation and we loved it. It has really clear water & great hiking trails. The scenery around the lake is really pretty, its nice and peaceful! Wouldn't mind taking a vacation here again!!!

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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Nice area,not your typical thinking of Texas. (Cactus and tumbleweed) Canyon lake and River Road are a must see!

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New Braunfels, United States
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Friendly Place. Great Dinasour Tracks Museum in Startzville, which is the south side of the lake. More hotspots than before. Cold Beer on Devil's Backbone and Chicken Fried Steak at the Startz Cafe. I can't wait for the new Brookshire Brothers Grocery Store. Must have fried chicken.

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Tallahassee
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21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

It was a great end to a packed fill day. Just about 20 minutes from Comal river. Great sunset. Bring walking shoes alot of rocks.

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erie, pa
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44 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Loved everything about Canyon Lake in Texas Hill Country! Can't wait to go back. We rented home on hill overlooking Canyon Lake and enjoyed the birds and deer that frequented the area.

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McAllen, Texas
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76 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Everything about this area is great! the flowers are in full bloom so it is beautiful this time of year.

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San Antonio, Texas
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Couldn't take my three year old out in the water without worrying. Great swimming but for strong swimmers.

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Lancaster, California
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36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Marina staff very helpful. Small marina store, but well-stocked with what boaters need, at reasonable prices. Marina slips in great condition and new slips being installed.

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Canyon Lake, Texas
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

January is not ideal to see Canyon Lake at its best but my husband and I had a lovely time in the area.

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Address: Address: Highway 306 West, New Braunfels, TX
Phone Number: 210-964-3341
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  New Braunfels

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