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Address: 404 Krause Springs Road, Spicewood, TX
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+1 830-693-4181
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Krause Springs is a well-known camping & swimming site located in the...

Krause Springs is a well-known camping & swimming site located in the beautiful Hill Country of Texas. It is located in Spicewood, Texas approximately 30 miles west of Austin. The 115 acre property is listed on the National Registry of Historical Sites and has been privately owned by the Krause Family for over 50 years.Krause Springs has many natural sites to explore. There are 32 springs on the property, and several feed the manmade pool and the natural pool which flows into Lake Travis. It's a refreshing treat to swim in the Springs during the hot summers of Texas! If camping is in your plans, there is primitive tent camping as well as 24 RV sites with water and electricity available. Guests are also welcome to relax and to stroll through the Butterfly Gardens; take time to listen to the music of the wind chimes and the fountains during your visit!

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Beautiful place!

Visited Krause Springs in February, obviously not in the busiest season. It was quiet, serene and peaceful. I can imagine the place must be spectacular in the summer months. The... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Sola Municipality, Norway
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Vidor, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Krause Springs was exactly the type of adventure we were looking for. We could explore off the beaten path, but it wasn't so rugged that 2 moms with two 15 year old girls and two 10 year old boys couldn't handle it! The Falls were gorgeous, and at every turn you found something unexpected and beautiful. Next time I go,... More 

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Sola Municipality, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Krause Springs in February, obviously not in the busiest season. It was quiet, serene and peaceful. I can imagine the place must be spectacular in the summer months. The natural pond/pool at the bottom looks like a lagoon. Hope I van come back when it's warmer.

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Cedar Park, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2017

I'm sure it is different in the summer, but this place was a delight when we went. It has water falls and babbling springs throughout the lovely property. It is similar to the property of a nice hotel or resort with natural and old-timey touches. The large wind chimes in the trees make it ethereal. There are a lot of... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

It's a little hard to find and definitly out of the way, but once you get there it's worth the drive! The springs are beautiful and the surrounding pools and gardens are great. The RV park is okay, the dump station is a pain to use and the bathrooms are revolting and infested with spiders and other bugs (why didn't... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

Ist time here. Perhaps not the best time of yr. to enjoy the pools (they are fabulous!) but Fall camping at its best. Right after Thanksgiving, we camped here in our RV at Dripping Springs family's suggestion. It was awesome! We were the only ones camping so it was like our private tropical haven! Yes, in summer, RV sites may... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

We were the only ones there on a Tuesday in mid-November. The weather was pretty warm and the water was cool so it was very refreshing! We opted to go in the natural spring pond but they also have a man-made pond, basically a swimming pool with spring water. The host was nice and the facilities were rustic, but good.... More 

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West Palm Beach
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

Visited on a weekday in August. Only a few other people there, which made it feel even more private. Bring a towel, aqua socks and a float. Idyllic setting. Lots to explore. The most amazing and largest wind chimes I've ever seen on your way in.

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Belllingham, WA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

Krause Springs is an absolute great place to visit, and if you can be lucky enough to do it when there are few people there, then even better. My wife and I concurred that it would be a nice place to camp - again though maybe not if it was full of a lot of other people. It was fun... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

Went on a Saturday morning with friends. It was $7 to get in for the day, as we were not camping. While it was definitely pretty, it was way too crowded. They need to limit the tickets sold to keep down the number of people. Jacobs Well was much easier to navigate. Here, we could barely find a spot to... More 

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

We spent the afternoon at KS with our daughter, son in law, and 7-month-old granddaughter.It is a beautiful spot. The water is clear, cool, and refreshing, with great water flow even in September. The staff is pleasant and the grounds nicely manicured.

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