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Address: Canyon Lake, TX
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8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Sitting on the beautiful shores of Canyon Lake, this park has lakeside fun...

Sitting on the beautiful shores of Canyon Lake, this park has lakeside fun for all.

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Long day hike if you do the whole loop

We enjoyed this hike over a beautiful warm winter afternoon. The total length if you do the WHOLE loop is 8.5 miles. There are markers to help keep you on track. It's super easy... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed January 3, 2017
Heather R
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Westminster, Colorado
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Westminster, Colorado
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86 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017

We enjoyed this hike over a beautiful warm winter afternoon. The total length if you do the WHOLE loop is 8.5 miles. There are markers to help keep you on track. It's super easy terrain with beautiful views of the lake. There are tons of old picnic table, dilapidated bathrooms, a boat ramp and even an abandoned road with grass... More 

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Pearland, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Many of the reviews of Canyon Lake Park are confusing it with Overlook Park. Overlook is where the dam is on the southeast side of the lake. Canyon Lake Park is the little island/ peninsula with some camping sites, a marina, and the Madrone Trail. I don't know about the camping sites, but the trail is excellent easy hiking with... More 

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Huntsville, Texas
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91 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

Don't camp here if you don't want really PRIMITIVE camping. No showers or restrooms at this place. The views are great, but not the best place on the lake for campers.

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Thank Christi T
San Antionio
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110 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2016

Primitive camping $12/night. They do have a beach and boat ramps. There are no RV hookups nor showers.

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Boerne, Texas
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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2016

We pulled in here just to be able to do a little sightseeing of the lake. Took some great pics, got to be outside for a bit and just enjoy the view. You can walk across the dam if you choose and there is a pier in the middle you can walk out on. Another post stated they paid money... More 

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1 Thank Beth M
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332 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

It's honestly pretty to see. Got an awesome view of the dam, and awesome stroll down the dam. You can choose to hike the entire way or just a small stroll.

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1 Thank Melissa C
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2015

On a Sunday driving around in Texas we made a stop at Canyon Dam at Canyon Lake. The Dam and the park are very nice to make a Sunday stroll, we enjoyed it greatly with a lot of other people.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

Went to the park and the first thing I saw was a sign that said 40 drownings since 2000. Not a good sign. We then pulled up to the booth where you pay at which I would like to mention is $12 and the guy said a man had drowned just that Saturday, and they couldn't find him. That meant... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

No alcoholic beverages allowed. Just prepare to hike and be aware there is no decent swimming access either. If you have a cooler go somewhere else safe unless you're going to stay up top and just look at the view.

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

Once again I was out with my super smoking wife. We like to explore nature and new places. We stopped here after we hopped in the car and went were the wind blows. We saw plenty of nature. Encountered a few deer and lots of birds while we were there. Went down to the lake and stuck our toes in.... More 

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