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Lake Buchanan

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Lake Buchanan


Lake Buchanan is a reservoir in Texas that was created in 1939 with the building of the Buchanan Dam on the Colorado River in Texas Hill Country. Lake Buchanan is the largest and the first of the Texas Highland Lakes, and offers an excellent weekend or vacation destination for recreational boaters, fishing and leisure just one hour's drive from Austin, Texas.  More Lake Information

Lake Buchanan Calendar of Events


SAT, DEC 12

Live Music: Wyatt Akers

Come by Boat Town Burger Bar for our weekend live music on our outdoor stage! The perfect lakeside dining, great vibes, and supporting our local artists- grab a burger and one of our delicious margaritas and...

Lake Buchanan News and Community


Veteran's Day Tips And History

Americans from all walks of life and all around the country celebrate the federal holiday Veteran’s Day every year on November 11. Many of them spend at least a little bit of their time at the lake. This...

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Lake Buchanan Camping


Black Rock Park

Park Information With an ample shoreline, this 25-acre lakeside park offers swimming, kayaking and bank fishing. If you're planning an event, Black Rock Park's picnic areas and rental facilities are ideal for...

Beachcomber RV Park

RV's 10 Pull Through Spaces $45.00/night includes electricity. $270.00/week. $350.00-400.00/month plus electricity. 3-way hookups. Sewer, water, 20/30/50 amp meters. 50 Back-in RV spaces $45.00/night includes...

Lake Buchanan Fishing


Ken Milam Guide Service

KEN MILAM GUIDE SERVICE OFFERS HALF DAY OR FULL DAY GUIDED STRIPED AND HYBRID BASS FISHING TRIPS ON LAKE BUCHANAN IN THE BEAUTIFUL HILL COUNTRY OF CENTRAL TEXAS. WE FURNISH ALL BAIT, TACKLE AND EQUIPMENT...

Fernandez Striper Fishing Guide Service

Fernandez Striper Fishing Guide Service Lake Buchanan Striper Guide Service is what you are looking for eh? Well then, let me tell you a little about myself. Let me begin on a personal note: I have been...

Ray's Striper Fishing Guide Service

You can count on Ray Williamson to provide you with everything you need to catch stripers. I enjoy guiding novice and experienced fishermen on Lake Buchanan in the beautiful Hill Country of Central Texas. I...

Lake Buchanan Marinas


Thunderbird Lodge Texas - Boat Rentals

Rent a Boat Don't have a boat? No problem. We have kayaks and power boats for our guests. Gas for boats and fishing bait are available at our marina. For the avid fishermen in your family, ask about the...

Alexader's Point - Boat Ramp & Docks

Since 1942 Alexander Point has been a fishing camp accommodating fishermen visiting Lake Buchanan. Located at the highway's end, deep in the Texas Hill Country, we are at the mid-point of Lake Buchanan. Up...

Thunderbird Lodge Marina

Marina Lake Buchanan is famous for boating, fishing and other water sports. Our convenient marina will give you easy access to your boat. We also have slips available to accommodate larger boats. Slips:...

Burnet County Park Boat Ramp

Single boat ramp so can get backed up but well maintained.

Beachcomber Park Boat Ramp

Since Lake Buchanan is not a constant level lake, Beachcomber Park's 2 boat launches are adaptable to changing situations. A new addition in 2000 will allow boats to launch when the lake is low. Boat docks and...

Lake Buchanan What To Do


Spider Mountain Bike Park

Located on the banks of Lake Buchanan just 60 miles northwest of Austin, Spider Mountain is home to Texas' first and only lift-served mountain bike park and the only lift-served, year-round mountain bike park...

Wild Duck Marina Restaurant

Beer Bait and Burgers on Lake Buchanan

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Lake Buchanan Current Weather Alerts

There are no active watches, warnings or advisories.

 

Lake Buchanan Weather Forecast

Thursday

Partly Sunny

Hi: 54

Thursday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 29

Friday

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 60

Friday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 32

Saturday

Partly Sunny

Hi: 61

Saturday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 36

Sunday

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 62

Sunday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 33