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BIG body of water

Drove around the lake wil staying at Canyon of the Eagles Resort. Lots of places to stop to look... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
San Antonio, Texas
Boat Cruise

Took a trip on the Canyon of the Eagles boat tour. Nice trip up the lake/river. Saw waterfalls... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
Daniel A
Buchanan Dam, Texas
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Lake in Texas' Hill Country known for excellent freshwater fishing.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

Drove around the lake wil staying at Canyon of the Eagles Resort. Lots of places to stop to look, eat, or fish. Very clean area.

Thank bobal59
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Took a trip on the Canyon of the Eagles boat tour. Nice trip up the lake/river. Saw waterfalls, many types of birds, some animals on the shoreline. Some nice hill sides to see too.

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We was staying at the Thunderbird Resort. I had brought my kayak and had time for a quick paddle. Within 30 minutes I had reach some pretty walls that had yellow blooming cactus on them. I would have liked to have more time to reach...More

Thank R L
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Buchanan is big and offers many places to stay from on a variety of levels from the resort to the old simple cottages to the public parks for tents or RVs. The lake itself offers tours to see the scenery, the unique species that migrate...More

2  Thank David E
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Take the Boat Tour before they stop doing it. You might spot a bald eagle or 2. Lots to see and the value is good.

Thank profjake_sugar_land
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We really enjoy sailing this lake. We have rented a home on the lake and we have stayed at a family run resort. Lake is big! If you think you can get from one end to the other in a day you are over scheduling...More

Thank Cathy L
Reviewed 11 February 2017

It's a very large lake formed from the building of a dam decades ago. It's beautiful but can become very frightening on windy days! Boating is recommended and the ducks on the lake look so peaceful.

Thank stoogeg3
Reviewed 27 January 2017

This is a very good way to see the upper part of Lake Buchanan and the Colorado River.....The trip up the river is spectacular. Dont count on seeing any Eagles as weather conditions must be exactly right in early Winter for them to be in...More

1  Thank Gary H
Reviewed 26 October 2016

The drive in the Texas Hill Country to get to Lake Buchanan was quite scenic and offered some nice views of the lake. We took a cruise of a portion of the lake on the Vanishing River Cruise in Burnet, Texas, which was a great...More

1  Thank kzsull01
Reviewed 30 August 2016

The lake has gorgeous views, the water is so clean and it's so big, you get your very own private beach. The temperature of the water in August is perfect.

1  Thank Johanna B
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Jenni Hart M
21 January 2015|
Response from Dan F | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, but I have not been there in months, so I don't know.