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Krause Springs

404 Krause Springs Road, Spicewood, TX
+1 830-693-4181
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Dirty!

While we loved the grounds and the pools, I was very disappointed in the cleanliness of the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mindi S
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San Antonio
via mobile
Cold chocolate milk

Beautiful and natural setting. You can see the owners take care of the place and happy they share... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jeff T
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Texas
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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 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!
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“rope swing” (49 reviews)
“swimming hole” (32 reviews)
“wind chimes” (19 reviews)
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404 Krause Springs Road, Spicewood, TX
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+1 830-693-4181
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"rope swing"
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"swimming hole"
in 32 reviews
"wind chimes"
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"slippery rocks"
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"spring fed"
in 17 reviews
"water shoes"
in 16 reviews
"natural pool"
in 17 reviews
"cypress trees"
in 15 reviews
"natural spring"
in 13 reviews
"day trip"
in 17 reviews
"small waterfall"
in 4 reviews
"beautiful swimming"
in 4 reviews
"no pets"
in 3 reviews
"great place to cool off"
in 3 reviews
"plenty of picnic tables"
in 4 reviews
"dump station"
in 6 reviews
"ice chest"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

While we loved the grounds and the pools, I was very disappointed in the cleanliness of the bathrooms. At 10:00 on a Friday morning the trash recepticles were filled in the women's bathroom closest to the entrance. We we're one of only a few cars...More

Thank Mindi S
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Beautiful and natural setting. You can see the owners take care of the place and happy they share it with all of us. Took my two kids there Memorial day weekend. Yeh I hear you it WAS busy but still fun and room to move...More

Thank Jeff T
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came to Krause Spring because reviews said the water was clear and the area beautiful. I saw the pics! Beautiful! I got geared up and ready to swim. 🤔 Um, no! Even the shallow water is so murky,standing ankle deep in water, one could not...More

Thank Jamie K
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First let me say that the grounds are beautiful and we thoroughly enjoyed walking the trails and the swimming hole! However...we were there on a weekend and it was completely packed. They obviously are only concerned about bringing in the money with no concern at...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've always wanted to go with everyone talking about it. Now that I'm a blogger I made it a mission to visit. The property is very nice at first it seems. Having a map of the map of the property would be nice since it's...More

Thank Jc P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First off: Be Extremely Careful of the Slippery Rocks! It is nature, and hasn't been taken over by lawyers and lawsuits. So there is no grip tape, etc on the rocks and they can be extremely slick, depending on the footwear you have on. That...More

2  Thank TriMeat
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Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

Pictures and words cannot fully appreciate the beauty here....you have to go! If you have people that maybe can’t get down to the springs there’s a natural Man made swimming pool near the entrance (short minute walk) Gardens Waterfall that is breath taking Camping Hiking...More

1  Thank Robyn L
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Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

I stopped by for a short visit last Friday afternoon and even though the weather was not warm and sunny, the springs and garden area were fabulous! My favorite thing was the sound of the huge windchimes hanging from the trees! It was truly magical!

1  Thank Tarka S
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Reviewed April 28, 2018

Krause Springs is the perfect place to come to on a hot summer day in the Austin area of Texas. Cool water and relaxing environment but I must say the footing can be rough so always use caution when walking around the slippery rocks and...More

2  Thank MRVEGAS711
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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

We arrived at about 6pm on Saturday, stayed overnight and left at 11am on Sunday. Loved the springs and trees around them. More than enough room for parking. Clean restrooms. No hot water in the shower though...I guess, this was the only disappointing factor for...More

1  Thank veron17
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Response from Eileen H | Reviewed this property |
We just turned up, but this was spring and we were the only ones there. Parking lot is large.
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