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Fresh water pool and spring, very exhilarating and good family fun

I wanted to see waterfalls in Texas and this place came up in the search (thank you Mr. Google... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
Nice day trip

Nice place, it's a beautiful property, they have a small spring fed pool at entrance level, to get... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2018
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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
404 Krause Springs Road, Spicewood, TX
+1 830-693-4181
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

It was our first trip to Spicewood on Lake Travis and our first trip to famous Krause Springs. We only went to the main pool and swimming hole, I know there is much more!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tamwarnerminton
Reviewed October 3, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank haalio
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Alex-and-Ellie
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed diving in the springs, highlight is the rope to swing off the tree to the water. After big rains the waters are not crustal clear but it’s still fresh spring water!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank fkanellis
Reviewed August 24, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 22, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank cmdwgb
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

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. Its family-owned...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Quynh Nhu D
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank meileenr
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

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

Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Warning (long review) 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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sara M
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June 24, 2018|
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Response from poseidonsadventures | Reviewed this property |
Fishing is allowed in a small area. I saw some nice size bass there when we went. They do have grills for you to use.
Felipe A
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