All About Canyon Lake

109621291Welcome to beautiful Canyon Lake, Texas. The placid lake and the flowing Guadalupe River are wonderful recreational playgrounds with beautiful wildflower laden springs and cool winters. You will find the homes are quite reasonably priced compared to other resort areas. With an estimated population of 29,000, Canyon Lake offers relaxed country living with quick access to the big city excitement; food, theater, sports, and education opportunities of Austin or San Antonio.

Homes are available from weekend getaways to luxurious Canyon Lake waterfront total living experience,6000 square foot estates on 5 to 10 acres. Waterfront and Canyon Lake view lots are still available are great prices Most of our population moved here from larger cities, and never looked back. Come and see why.

Canyon Lake is one of the most scenic in Texas, spreading among steep shouldered, evergreen hills. Public parks along the shore offer camping and trailer areas, picnicking, and boat ramps. Two yacht clubs, two marinas, and fishing groups schedule a host of activities. Lake fishing is excellent. In the Guadalupe River below the dam anglers fish for rainbow and brown tout.

Canyon Lake and the Guadalupe River are the heart and soul of the Texas Hill Country. Canyon Lake, located just twenty minutes from New Braunfels and forty-five minutes north of San Antonio, has much to offer whether summer, winter or fall. So, what’s your preference? Water-skiing? Fishing? Parasailing? Jet skiing? We’ve got it all! Prefer a quiet afternoon floating down the mighty (quiet) Guadalupe River? Head to River Road and grab a tube from one of our many fine outfitters. Or just relax at one of the many fine lodges, bed & breakfasts or campgrounds. White tailed deer and other wildlife abound, finding sanctuary in the residential neighborhoods. Many are fed regularly by local residents and become very tame

Canyon Lake, formed by a rolled earth-fill dam 6,830 feet long, is used for flood control, water conservation, and recreation. Construction of the dam was started on June 27, 1958, and impoundment of water began on June 16, 1964. The crest of the Canyon Lake spillway is 943 feet above mean sea level, and the conservation storage capacity is 382,000 acre-feet with a surface area of 8,240 acres and a sixty-mile Canyon Lake shoreline at 909 feet above mean sea level. Stored water of Canyon Lake is used extensively for recreational purposes and for the development of hydroelectric power downstream.

Come and visit…You will want to stay forever…