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Canyon Lake

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Address: Highway 306 West, New Braunfels, TX
Phone Number: 210-964-3341
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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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Beautiful Lake

Very nice place to enjoy a lake. Excellent views and great place to rent a boat and enjoy the lake. Great place to swim and enjoy the entire day with friends and family.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Gilbert N
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Springfield, Massachusetts
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Springfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very nice place to enjoy a lake. Excellent views and great place to rent a boat and enjoy the lake. Great place to swim and enjoy the entire day with friends and family.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

been going to this lake for everything from scuba diving to jet skiing for at least 40 years . go there about every two weeks in summer with kids to ride jet skis . water is always nice and a lot of interesting things to see . hill country is nice.

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New Braunfels, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Sailed on the lake a lot and will go back as often as I can to be on and near the lake nice places to sit and relax on the lake

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Thank Janet R
New Braunfels, Texas
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful park, lots of deer and squirrels. Area 1 has some beautiful sites. Dump station only as usual with any campground around water. If you are a fulltimer, ask about extensions. We stayed over the winter before the big flood over Memorial Day weekend 2015. Area 1 was the only area open after that so be sure and call ahead... More 

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Thank Diane C
Huntsville, Texas
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66 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Canyon Lake has tons of great camping and boating places. Great for a day trip or to stay a while. Guadalupe river rafting is close.

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san antonio,tx
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

showing friends from out of town the lake and pictures from the flood of 2002 the were so impressed with all the beauty Texas has

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to take the family or get together with friends at the lake. Then canyon lake is the one for you, a beautiful place with a good view & The water is nice clear & cold. Perfect for a boat ride

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Round Rock, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Canyon Lake is a great lake here in the Texas Hill Country(long as we get rain that is) ! You can kayak, swim, boating, it's fun !

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Alvin, Texas
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165 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Rent a jet ski or a boat and enjoy great time on the lake it can get a little crowded but overall a great experience.

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Nederland, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

We were told by a local that the best view of the sunset and lake was from the dam. We went before sunset and discovered that a lot of locals liked to come here. We decided to walk on the dam for exercise from one gate to another--.8 mile each way. Great walk. we then sat on the edge and... More 

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