All About Canyon Lake

Canyon Lake & the Guadalupe River

“Water Recreation Capital of  Texas”

The best kept secret of the Texas Hill Country. Experience the beauty and tranquility of Canyon Lake and enjoy the cool, refreshing waters of the Guadalupe River. Country comfort, friendly folks, tasty food and spectacular sunsets.

Enjoy the magnificent view while walking across Canyon Lake Dam that is .9 miles long. The lake has a surface area of 8,230 acres and 80 miles of shoreline.


This beautiful area is a popular recreational area that has developed since the mid 1960s when Canyon Lake was built by the U.S. Corps of Engineers. Nestled among the scenic hills of the Texas Hill Country, growth has paralleled that of nearby San Antonio, Texas New Braunfels and Comal County.