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Address: Canyon Lake, TX
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One of many parks located on the shores of Canyon Lake.

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Beautiful views of the lake

Great place to visit with friends and family or alone. You can walk across the dam or around the park and also thru some trails, all with the beautiful views of Canyon Lake. The... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Canyon Lake, Texas
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Canyon Lake, Texas
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to visit with friends and family or alone. You can walk across the dam or around the park and also thru some trails, all with the beautiful views of Canyon Lake. The Corps of Engineers has done a great job in keeping this area very nice for everyone to enjoy.

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Richardson, Texas
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took my mom on a walk along the dam. She is on a walker & was able to navigate really well on the smooth surface. Thankfully there was a nice breeze off the water so it wasn't too hot. Decent bathroom too.

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Thank chrissycm
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Very beautiful and well-kept park. Be aware - it closes at sunset set. The caretaker drove his truck to the edge of the dam, sounded a siren and announced the time of the sunset and that the gates would be locked at that time. It seemed to disrupt the mood, since one might feel compelled to race to their car... More 

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Thank Barry M
Friendswood, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

The views of the lake from the dam were gorgeous. We didn't make it for the sunset, but I'm sure that would be a beautiful place to watch the sunset. We also enjoyed the Guadalupe river trail the starts at the foot of the dam before you turn to go up to the park.

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Thank Brian C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

Don't miss this beautiful lake view. Wear walking shoes and of it's summer, go early or late, to avoid the sun. Only a little shade available. Best of all, it's free...

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Canyon Lake, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Beautiful view, nice park. Benches to enjoy the scenery. .8 mile walk across the dam. Head down to the lake and go swimming.

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Thank 17rbward
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

My family and I learned about this place while staying in New Braunfels for Labor Day weekend. We were traveling with 3 teenagers and a 7 year old. We absolutely loved this place! The views are amazing! We hiked down to get to the lake and it was quite a work out so make sure you wear hiking shoes/sandals. I'd... More 

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Canyon Lake, Texas
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

You can walk in the dam too. Nice trees. You can walk down the trails to lake side. A little rough walk with rocks and a bit steep to water. But nice lark to enjoy views and outdoors. No charge to get in,

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Very clean park with great observation areas overseeing the dam and the lake. Amazingly awesome views! Great place to explore the great outdoors!

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Schertz, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Perfect for an hour of walking down to the lake and in top of the dam. Walking the dam from end to end is 0.8 of a mile or just over 1.5 miles back and forth. Terrific views of the lake! There are trails down to the lake that are pretty easy and take just a few minutes. Volunteer efforts... More 

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