With stunning emerald green water, Canyon Lake is the third deepest lake (120' or more) in Texas, has an average depth of 43', and it is one of the clearest of all the Texas Lakes. With over 382,000 acre-feet, a surface area of 8,230 acres, and 80 miles of shoreline, Canyon Lake is perfect for fishing, swimming, boating, camping, and all other water recreation sports. The lake has 23 boat ramps, two marinas, five day use areas, and four campgrounds operated b the Corp of Engineers. Fishing is good for black bass, striped bass, cannel and blue catfish.
Boat docks are not allowed on the lake, which helps to keep the lake clear and pristine, and there are plenty of campgrounds and lodging options available. Read our review of Canyon Lake to learn more about why we love this lake.
Canyon Lake Information and Fun Things to Do
|Texas Outside Favorites||The Canyon Lake Gorge tour, tubing the Guadalupe River, for cabin and camping, swimming in the clear cool water of Canyon Lake, and lunch, music, or drinks at Baja BBQ overlooking the lake|
|Texas Parks & Wildlife||TP&W has some good information on fishing, ramps, marinas, and more|
|Canyon Lake Fishing Guides||If you want to go fishing, here are some guides to help you catch the big ones|
|Canyon Lake Website||The official website for Canyon Lake has info on lodging, camping, restaurants, shopping, and lots more|
|Canyon Lake Boat Rentals||Call these Canyon Lake Boat Rental Companies to rent a boat and get out on the water to have some fun|
|Review of Canyon Lake||
Texas Outside's review of Canyon Lake gives you our perspective on the Lake
|Read why we rate this Resort as one of the best in Texas|
|Canyon Lake Guide||More good information on Canyon Lake|
|Corp of Engineers Canyon Lake Website||Information on camping, water levels, regulations, ramps, and more good stuff on the lake|
|Guadalupe River||If you're coming to Canyon Lake, you also need to explore the Guadalupe River|
|Canyon Lake Review||Texas Outside's review of Canyon Lake|
|Canyon Lake Golf Courses||Listings and reviews of nearby Canyon Lake golf courses|