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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...more
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I wanted to see waterfalls in Texas and this place came up in the search (thank you Mr. Google). Although not a waterfall in its true sense but sort of. They have a frsh water pool up the hill and the water from it flows...More
Nice place, it's a beautiful property, they have a small spring fed pool at entrance level, to get to the natural springs river area you have to go down to a lower level, there's a few ways to get down, the first one we used...More
Loved the garden near the entrance with the beautiful wind chimes, flowers, butterflies and birds, but was less impressed with the springs themselves. When we visited, the pool on the upper level was being cleaned and drained. We went down to the springs below. It...More
We came here the day after going to Barton Springs. It was about a 50 minute drive from Austin through Hill Country. We stopped in Bees Cave, Tx. at a charming French patisserie for breakfast. Krause Springs is basically a large spring fed swimming hole....More
I was a bit reluctant to leave tried and true swimming holes near downtown Austin, but this was not a regrettable decision. Especially with other posters suggesting arrive early. We got here about 10am mid-week. A couple other cars, and a delightful reception.
We had a great time here. A lot daring kids and adults amused everyone around the water as they jumped off a little cliff point into the water.
A lot of adults drinking alcohol made me feel a little uncomfortable and with a small area...More
Came with a group of friends. The spring was very small for the amount of people there.. it was VERY crowded and hardly anywhere to set your stuff by the water. The water was also brown and murky. There's just a lot of better options...More
Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jenna B
Kyle B, Guest Relations Manager at Krause Springs, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018
Hi Jenna, thanks for visiting and for leaving your feedback. We do get really busy on hot summer months, especially on the weekends. Due to all the traffic in the pools, the water will definitely appear murky & brown. If you try to visit us...More
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I had heard nothing but good things about this place & went with my husband, his daughter & her friend. It was SO CROWDED!! When you get there check out the Butterfly Gardens though. It would have been nice if the plants...More