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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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Great spot!

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 6, 2016
Sammy19
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Edmonton, Canada
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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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Great find in Hill Country. Very beautiful and relaxing. Worth the side trip. Interesting back story of the Krause family.

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Austin, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Do you ever wish you could find an old time swimming hole? This is it. Not far from Austin. Great for family bbq and camping. Beautiful swimming hole with rope swing. My son said to me after spending the day there, "Dad, you know the BEST places". Yes, this is one of those. If the swimming hole is a bit... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

We went mid afternoon on a Sunday and it was busy but not too busy. We got a place on the rocks and enjoyed swimming in the natural lake. There is a waterfall and a rope swing for jumping off, plus plenty of room (although granted not the most comfortable) for sunbathing. On a hot day this is the best... More 

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