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

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Lake Buchanan Swim Beaches

When the weather gets too hot this summer in Austin and surrounding areas, it is time to take a swim in Lake Buchanan. The lake is only an hour or slightly more northwest of Austin. It is a big lake...

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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...

Lazy Rayzz RV Park

Lazy Rayzz RV Park is located at Buchanan Dam, Texas. The RV park offers a gated community with a number of amenities. The sites are large for spacious comfort with laundry facilities on the premises. Monthly...

Bluebonnet Cove Casitas and RV Park

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

Texas Hills RV Haven

Texas Hills RV Haven, located near Lake Buchanan, offers a family-friendly place to park your RV. The premises are well maintained and are a quiet place to enjoy the lake activities. Each RV pad includes full...

Inks Lake State Park - Camping

Inks Lake State Park offers a wonderful place to camp with family and friends. The state park is in Burnet County at 3630 Park Road 4 West. For more info, please call 512-793-2223.

Lake Buchanan Fishing

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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...

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 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:...

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...

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...

Wild Duck Marina

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

Lake Buchanan What To Do

Sisters Serenity Spa & Salon

Sisters Serenity Spa & Salon offers spa and salon services in Burnet, Texas near Lake Buchanan. The spa is open from Tuesdays through Saturdays for your convenience. For more info, please call 512-553-0234.

Grand Central Cafe

The Grand Central Cafe offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner options to the public. The cafe is located in Kingsland, Texas near Lake Buchanan. The restaurant is open on Wednesdays through Sundays. To learn more...

S&H Trading Post and More

The S&H Trading Post and More offer a nice selection of intriguing merchandise near Lake Buchanan. The store holds sixteen-hundred square feet of shopping items. It's definitely a place you don't want to...

Hill Country Motorheads Vintage Motorcycle Museum

The Hill Country Motorheads Vintage Motorcycle Museum is located in Burnet, Texas near Lake Buchanan. The museum showcases a nice selection of restored and original motorcycles. Plan to come and spend some...

The Dam Mall

The Dam Mall is a popular location to shop near Lake Buchanan. The shop is located in Llano County, Texas, and offers unique consignment items at low prices. For more info, please call 830-613-4196.

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