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Canyon of the Eagles Nature Park

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16942 Ranch Road 2341, Burnet, TX 78611-3168
+1 512-334-2070
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Beautiful views and bonus labyrinth

Spent the morning here looking for views from the bluffs, bluebonnet flowers and scenery of the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wyldecamp
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Aurora, Colorado
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Beautiful park

This is in a scenic part of the hill country and very rustic. There are campgrounds, cabins... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2018
houstonnative47
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Missouri City, Texas
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Canyon of the Eagles Nature Park and Resort has something for everyone. Exploring 940 acres of a nature park lends itself to discovery and wellness. Take a stroll or vigorous hike on the 14 miles of trails; enjoy live music or movies under the stars, and take part in an educational and recreational programs. Please check our Activity Guide for a calendar of all events. NATURE WALKS AND HIKES Join our Master Naturalist on a guided hike or nature walk along one of our beautiful trails. The park has over 14 miles of a manicured trails, suitable for all abilities, the steepest one culminating in a spectacular hilltop view over Lake Buchanan. Whichever trail you choose, you’ll be guided by our Master Naturalist, a tremendous resource for information on Texas wild plants and animals and Native American culture. Private group walks and hikes are available with notice. SHAKE, RATTLE AND COIL, & OTHER EDUCATIONAL TALKS One of our Saturday events includes the popular, family- oriented, interactive talk, “Shake, Rattle, and Coil” hosted by our Nature Guide and his non-venomous reptile friends. Learn about the animals that share our habitat, and take the opportunity to hold Henry, the gentle snake. Throughout the year, our Master Naturalist hosts a variety of educational programs, including talks on Native America, The Monarch Butterfly Migration, Hummingbirds and Beautiful Bugs. FAMILY FRIENDLY ACTIVITIES Our “Crafty Kids” class is fun. Kids enjoy creating nature-themed arts and crafts while singing along to kid-friendly tunes. Please sign up your child at our Guest Services Desk. Enjoy huddling around the fire pit toasting S’mores (kits and sticks available at the Guest Services Desk) and watching our nightly, family- friendly movie on the resort patio. LABYRINTH The park’s Seventh Circuit Labyrinth, registered with the World-Wide Labyrinth Society, is sacred space is for spiritual growth and a symbol of transformation. Designed by Girl Scout Gold Award winner, Mia Lushan DeSanctis, the park’s Seventh Circuit Labyrinth refers to the seven paths that lead to the center of goal. All of us are on our own path; the labyrinth is the physical expression of that path. It leads you to the center and out again. Begin your own inner journey to the center and back by walking through our lakeside Seventh Circuit Labyrinth. EAGLE EYE OBSERVATORY Welcome to the Eagle Eye Observatory. Located under pristine, dark skies, this site is one of the best locations in Central Texas for viewing the heavens. Two telescopes: a computerized a 25-inch aperture Truss-Dobsonian reflector and a 12.5-inch Newtonian reflector offer spectacular views of the bright planets, nebulas and distant galaxies. Charge up your imagination and gain new perspective under the starry skies. See you soon! PARK STORE Located on the beautiful shoreline of Lake Buchanan with spectacular views of the Texas Hill Country, the Park Store offers handmade, brick-oven pizzas, a variety of beverages and snacks, Kayak rentals, and one of a kind Canyon souvenirs.
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“swimming pool” (3 reviews)
“hiking trails” (6 reviews)
“lake buchanan” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
16942 Ranch Road 2341, Burnet, TX 78611-3168
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+1 512-334-2070
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent the morning here looking for views from the bluffs, bluebonnet flowers and scenery of the lake. Didn’t do much hiking but there are a lot of trails if you want to hike. We found a cool labyrinth by the general store near the shore...More

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Whitney N, Manager at Canyon of the Eagles Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wyldecamp, Very glad that you enjoyed the park and our labyrinth. We are thankful that you have taken time out of your day to share your views with us and everyone else.

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Reviewed 10 March 2018

This is in a scenic part of the hill country and very rustic. There are campgrounds, cabins, restaurant, bar, observatory, hiking trails, and lots of wildlife. It is a nice place to do to unwind.

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Whitney N, Manager at Canyon of the Eagles Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Houstannative47, Thank you visiting our park, we are glad that you enjoyed your visit. We appreciate you taking your time to review us.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

A great Park with a Top Quality Restaurant and views so beautiful. The place to relax surrounded with Nature.

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Whitney N, Manager at Canyon of the Eagles Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Ernie W, We are very glad that you had a great experience at Canon of the Eagles and enjoyed our restaurant as well. We appreciate you taking time out of your day to share our opinions with us.

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Reviewed 28 January 2018

Traveled here for a conference. Very accomadating and quiet. The resort offers nice accomadating for groups and individuals. I felt the food was average at best for breakfast and for the group function. Could be better. The meal in the evening was excellent. All cabins...More

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Whitney N, Public Relations Manager at Canyon of the Eagles Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

Hello RobertSummers, We want to start off by saying thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We are happy to see that, you the guest or our first priority, was satisfied with overall experience here at Canyon of the Eagles. We...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2017

Drove through the park while staying at the resort looking for animals. Very peaceful and relaxing area.

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Whitney N, Manager at Canyon of the Eagles Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Hello bobal59, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us here at Canyon of the Eagles and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

I went solo for in search of peace and great views. This park has so much to offer with primitive camping, rv spots, and hotel rooms. I booked a lakeview room and enjoyed large windows, a private patio with rocking chairs, comfortable clean bedding, long...More

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Whitney N, Manager at Canyon of the Eagles Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Hello jcox2, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us and share your experience. This is the excellent experience that we want every visitor to have and we are thrilled that you shared it with us. We appreciate you choosing us as...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Literally at the end of the road....Great restaurant for anniversary overlooking Lake Buchanan. Resort cabins, rv spots, nature trails.More

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Whitney N, Manager at Canyon of the Eagles Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Hello txfrmgrl, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us and we really appreciate you enjoying our park as well. We hope that next time you will get to stay with us and enjoy the rest of our lovely amenities. Happy Anniversary...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Loved that I stumbled upon this place while exploring unique places in Texas on internet . This park will provide you with more trails than you can handle ! In addition to swimming , you can fish or rent a kayak or take a boat...More

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Whitney N, Manager at Canyon of the Eagles Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2017

Good Morning Irena S., Thank you so much for taking the time to review us and we appreciate you choosing to stay with us here at Canyon of the Eagles. We are so happy that we able to provide the excellent experience that our staff...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2017

The drive along CR 2341 offer spectacular wildflower views in spring. The resort and nature park is off the beaten path but well worth the trip. Beautiful lake views, hiking trails, observatory, restaurant, camping, even a labyrinth, which was a plus in such a serene...More

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Whitney N, Manager at Canyon of the Eagles Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Hello SabRN, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us and we really appreciate you choosing to come and visit and start your adventure. We hope to see you again very soon at Canyon of the Eagles.

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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

My family and I went here expecting to see lots of wildlife (eagles anyone?)....and we really didn't....we arrived on a Thursday morning and saw that the observatory was closed. It wasn't for viewing birds, but instead...stars. Oops. We clearly did not do our research on...More

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Whitney N, Manager at Canyon of the Eagles Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Scott S, Thank you so much for taking the time to review use and for choosing to visit Canyon of the Eagles Nature Park. We do have lots of different wildlife here at the park, and we really do apologize that you did not get...More

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jen h
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Response from Irena S | Reviewed this property |
Your best bet would be Vanishing Texas River Cruise. We have not seen any other private tours .
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Hi Crystal My husband and me did not check into using the pool while we were there. I am so sorry I couldn't answer your question. We only had two days to stay in Burnet and the second day it rained. Hope you have a Awesome... More
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