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Canyon Lake
Canyon Lake is a hidden treasure of the Texas Hill Country. Some activities include: Boating/Sailing, Water Skiing, Kayaking, Fishing, Scuba Diving, Parasailing, Hiking, Dining, Shopping, and much more.
Canyon Lake Dam
The Canyon Lake Dam was constructed to serve two purposes - flood control and water conservation. The construction of Canyon Dam on the edge of the Balcones Escarpment has been very effective in protecting the lower Guadalupe River Basin. The top of the Dam is a great place to walk or jog; everyday you will see several people exercising and taking in the fresh lake air.
Guadalupe River
The Guadalupe River is famous for toobing; friends and families enjoy the fun in the sun.
Lake Canyon Yacht Club - Racing

The club's amenities include a 144 slip waterfront with ample docking space for dry sailed boats and visitors participating in regattas, a two lane launching ramp, dry storage for over 150 boats, a clubhouse with a party deck, swimming pool and a boat rigging tower for stepping and unstepping masts. The club has just over 300 members. The Lake Canyon Yacht Club supports an active racing program which includes J-22, Catalina 22, Flying Scot, Sunfish, PHRF and Portsmouth fleets.

Canyon Lake Golf Club
Tucked away in the peaceful community of Canyon Lake, this par-72 golf course boasts well-manicured fairways accented with rolling hills, live oak trees, and a lovely view of the lake. Several holes have been completely redesigned to challenge even the most avid golfer. New cart paths allow a smooth flow of traffic, while also preserving the fairway.
Canyon Lake Gorge

The Canyon Lake Gorge is open to the public for guided tours.
Click here for Tour Information

The Canyon Lake Gorge is a beautiful and natural insight into the geology and hydrologic dynamics of glenrose limestone in Comal County near Canyon Lake. The Gorge was created, or "cut" when floodwaters escaped over the Spillway at Canyon Lake during the Flood Event of 2002.

Click here for more information on the Canyon Lake Gorge

Heritage Museum & Dinosaur Tracks

Heritage Museum of the Texas Hill Country
4831 FM 2673
Canyon Lake Texas 78133
830-899-4542

The MUSEUM has displays on: Native American Artifacts, Early Pioneers including Farm Machinery, the Canyon Dam History, Fossils, Gift Shop, open air picnic area, and the Heritage Garden Trail of native Texas plants.

Canyon Lake Boat Parade
Canyon Lake Boat Parade of Lights - December
Christmas Parade
Annual Christmas Parade - 2nd Saturday in December
CRRC Senior Activities

Canyon Lake Recreation Center "CRRC" sponsors a number of activities for senior citizens of the Canyon Lake area.

Tye Preston Memorial Library

The Tye Preston Memorial Library is a library for the community, built by the community. The Tye Preston Memorial Library provides materials and services to help the Canyon Lake and Comal county area residents obtain information to meet their recreational, educational and reference needs.

These cities can also be reached in a very short period of time from any of Canyon Lake's lodging locations. These attractions can also be reached in a very short period of time from any of Blanco's lodging locations.

 

Blanco is 20 miles from Canyon Lake. Blanco has a rich historical history. Visit the famous Old Blanco County Courthouse, the Blanco State Park, the Blanco river or the shops, galleries and restaurants. www.blancotex.com www.blancochamber.com

 

Fredericksburg is 50 miles from Blanco, and is really a fine old German town. Catering to the tourist with nice restaurants, antiques and craft shops. Fredericksburg has plenty of local attractions like the Admiral Nimitz Museum, Enchanted Rock State Natural Area. Also you can visit the Wild seed Farms Market Center and see Bluebonnets, poppies and many other species, located 7 miles east of Fredericksburg. www.fredericksburg-texas.com

 

Johnson City is 15 miles north of Blanco on Highway 281, and is the boyhood home of Lyndon B. Johnson, our former President, where you will find his boyhood home, LBJ Ranch and many other local sites. www.lbjcountry.com

 

Luckenbach is located under 30 miles from Blanco, and is host to the annual July 4th, Willie Nelson Concert. Everyone wants to come to Luckenbach and many do. Some folks have a little trouble locating that little town so we're going to write out the directions so you can't miss it.
How to find Luckenbach:From Blanco, go west on RR 1623 until you pass the Riverside beer joint, then turn left on RR 1888. follow RR 1888 until you come to RR 1376, turn right, go down the hill, up the hill, cross the creek with water in it [most of the time] and turn left on the first paved road. "You're There". www.luckenbachtexas.com

 

Marble Falls is approximately 40 miles from Blanco. A Texas treasure of (5) Highland Lakes, (7) golf courses, The Bluebonnet Trail, State Parks, The Colorado River Trail, great shopping and dining and home to 5,200 of Texans. www.marblefalls.org

 

New Braunfels is located between San Antonio and Austin, and under 50 miles from Blanco. One may visit the river, antiques stores, outlet malls, Hummel Museum, Landa Park (one of many), also you will find great food ranging from German to TexMex. www.nbcham.org

 

San Marcos is one of the oldest continuously inhabited places in North America. Native Americans lived on the bountiful banks of the spring-fed San Marcos River as long as 12,000 years ago. Today, San Marcos is a thriving city of 37,000 located on the busy Interstate 35 corridor between Austin and San Antonio and within 50 miles of Blanco. www.sanmarcostexas.com

 

Stonewall is located 10 miles east of Fredericksburg, and 35 from Blanco, where you will find various wineries, including Becker Vineyards, which host tours, tastings and picnic facilities. www.stonewalltexas.com

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Canyon Lake Texas is a true hidden treasure of the Central Texas Hill Country. With breathtaking waterfront and lake views; this is the place where many are starting to call home. White tailed deer, foxes, roadrunners, and other wildlife are in abundance in the Texas Hill Country and especially at Canyon Lake. The Texas Hill Country is famous for its hilly terrain, live oak trees, limestone rocks, native animals, and clean fresh air.

 

Canyon Lake, Texas has so much to offer: Boating/Sailing, Water Skiing, Kayaking, Fishing, Scuba Diving, Helicopter Tours, Parasailing, Hiking, Dining, Shopping, and much more. Canyon Lake is located just forty miles north of San Antonio and twenty-five miles west of New Braunfels and San Marcos.

 

Canyon Lake has eight Corps of Engineer Public Parks, 23 boat ramps, two marinas, campgrounds, golf course, country club, and yacht club. The lake has a surface area of 8,230 acres and 80 miles of shoreline. Canyon Lake releases water down stream into the famous Guadalupe River.

 

 
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