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 Camping


Heart of Texas Lake Resort

Heart of Texas Lake Resort offers a variety of services including RV Park camping. Twenty-one spaces are available with hookups, restrooms, athletic activities, laundry facilities, picnic areas, and a swimming...

Bluebonnet Cove Casitas and RV Park

W Lake Buchanan waterfront RV and cabin sites with a fishing pier, beach on 13.5 acres.

Rockaway RV Park

Rockaway RV Park, located on Lake Buchanan offers a delightful waterfront location for RV camping. This pet-friendly location offers park restrooms, laundry facilities, boat ramp access in a quiet location....

Freedom Lives Ranch RV Resort

Opened February 2020. Clubhouse with full kitchen and bathrooms. Outdoor kitchen and hot tub coming Spring 2021. Pet friendly. Dog park, boarding and bath house. Horse boarding and rides. Quiet, peaceful...

Big Chief RV Resort

Big Chief RV Resort, located near Lake Buchanan offers RV camping pads for visitors to the area. Big Chief is a memorable and pleasant place to come and enjoy the amenities near the lake. For more details,...

Lake Buchanan Fishing


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...

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...

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...

Bosstriper Fishing Guide Service

Hi there! We've been offering Lake Buchanan striper trips for over 20 years now. We specialize in down rigging artificial baits and live bait fishing in Lake Buchanan. Mainly using Ugly Stik rods on Abu Garcia...

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...

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...

Wild Duck Marina

Offer yearly and monthly boat slip rentals. Call for Availability.

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.

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...

Fort Croghan Grounds & Museum

The Fort Croghan Grounds & Museum is a history museum near Lake Buchanan. The museum is also a landmark and historical place. The fort was the third of four forts established by the US government to...

Highlander House of Buffet & Steakhouse

The Highlander House of Buffet & Steakhouse offers a comfort food buffet and delicious steak options. The family-owned business has served the Lake Buchanan community for over twenty-five years. For more...

Vanishing Texas River Cruise

Vanishing Texas River Cruise offers cruise packages to tour Lake Buchanan to see migrating birds, towering cliffs, beautiful waterfalls, and exciting wildlife. This is a family entertainment favorite for those...

Delaware Springs Golf Course

Delaware Springs Golf Course offers an 18 hole course for golfing enthusiasts in the best Hill Country. Whether you desire to improve your game or take time away from your busy life, you will enjoy playing on...

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Lake Buchanan Weather Forecast

Thursday

Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 95

Thursday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 74

Friday

Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 95

Friday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 75

Saturday

Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 96

Saturday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 75

Sunday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 97

Sunday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 75