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Canyon Lake

Address: Highway 306 West, New Braunfels, TX
Phone Number: 210-964-3341
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Type: Bodies of water, Nature & Parks
Activities: Camping, Fishing
Owner description: One of the deepest lakes in Texas boasts more than 80 miles of scenic shoreline and is a favorite...
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Type: Bodies of water, Nature & Parks
Activities: Camping, Fishing
Owner description: 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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Plano, Texas
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337 reviews 337 reviews
93 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Being February, we were not going boating but it was in fact a great place to relax and have a picnic. Also if you approach the lake from the South, you can walk across the top of the dam to get a wonderful view of both the lake and the river below.

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London
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91 reviews 91 reviews
21 attraction reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Only got a small tasted of this Texas gem but it is beautiful. We made a stop to get a geocache and climbed down part of the hill on the east side of the lake near a little cove. It was gorgeous. Great place for hiking.

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Austin, Texas
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56 reviews 56 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Its huge and good bass and crappy fishing. No glass bottles on the lake. Constant level lake and a great bar on the waterfront. Fun in the sun

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Harlingen
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We decided to spend Thanksgiving at Jellystone Park at Canyon Lake, Texas. We wanted to do something different and interesting to our 6 grandkids. They loved it. We had two lodge rooms next to each other with swings, an indoor heated pool, a place for a campfire and tables right across the rooms. The weather was great cool and not... More 

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Montgomery, Texas
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221 reviews 221 reviews
53 attraction reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

My wife & I were looking for some R&R at a resort overlooking Canyon Lake. The lake is still not full, but up much from record lows a couple of years ago during a severe drought. We could see two inlets on the lake from our balcony, as well as numerous deer every day. We also saw both ends, but... More 

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garland, tx
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63 reviews 63 reviews
23 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

A popular lake for the San Antonio crowd plus the Winter Texans. But Canyon Lake is becoming a canyon. It's down about 12' or so now and really needs more water. Thus the Guadalupe River normally busy with canoeing and tubing is pretty quiet now due to the low flow.

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Hampton, Virginia
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145 reviews 145 reviews
21 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

My friend and I came up to the Silver Leaf timeshare in Canyon Lake for a week as a military brat reunion would take place in New Braufels later in the week. The actual apartment was essentially okay, but the devil is in the details. Check in was fine. However, these were some of the problems. 1. The shower head... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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41 reviews 41 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

If you go to the side of the dam where there is plenty of water, you can enjoy a great time with your family. The other side isn't as good due to the drought we are presently going through. However, there are still spots to enjoy.

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Fort Worth, TX
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356 reviews 356 reviews
35 attraction reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

This is a prime recreation area in the beautiful TX Hill Country. Lots of water sports abound and nice marinas. The water is blue and gorgeous. We went, we saw and ended up purchasing land here because we fell in love with the gorgeous vista surrounding the lake. Early Fall is a nice time to visit because the crowds have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This is the most beautiful lake and the waters are blue as the sky due to the quarry its built from.. lovely. My folks live out this way.

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