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Great spot to rest in the shade, walk the dam, or go for a swim

I really enjoyed the park. It was hot as Hades as it is still be expected during the Texas summer... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mike L
via mobile
Super cool views!

Fun to walk across the dam and catch a rock squirrel on your path! The lake views are sensational... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Heather G
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One of many parks located on the shores of Canyon Lake.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“nice walk” (6 reviews)
Canyon Lake, TX
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I really enjoyed the park. It was hot as Hades as it is still be expected during the Texas summer. We received some respite when the sun went behind the clouds. We took a walk on the dam which had a great view of the...More

1  Thank Mike L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun to walk across the dam and catch a rock squirrel on your path! The lake views are sensational! We loved the views!

Thank Heather G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked across the dam and the view is beautiful. Very pretty lake. It is nearly a mile across the dam. Great place to get a walk in.

Thank Shug40
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Loved this place! It was so pretty definitely a must see! Great for kids and adults, also fur babies, lol.

Thank Lindsey W
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Park closes at sunset. Just make sure you have timed it so you are walking back toward the car when the sun sets. The Sheriff came by and told us all we had ten minutes. After ten minutes he announced to return to your car...More

1  Thank TVLMomm
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Easy drive to the dam headquarters with picnic area, etc. The restrooms are filthy, so plan to leave the overlook area for facilities.

Thank jrdtsta
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Great place to visit with friends and family or alone. You can walk across the dam or around the park and also thru some trails, all with the beautiful views of Canyon Lake. The Corps of Engineers has done a great job in keeping this...More

Thank ManuelfromTexas
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We took my mom on a walk along the dam. She is on a walker & was able to navigate really well on the smooth surface. Thankfully there was a nice breeze off the water so it wasn't too hot. Decent bathroom too.

Thank chrissycm
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Very beautiful and well-kept park. Be aware - it closes at sunset set. The caretaker drove his truck to the edge of the dam, sounded a siren and announced the time of the sunset and that the gates would be locked at that time. It...More

Thank Barry M
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

The views of the lake from the dam were gorgeous. We didn't make it for the sunset, but I'm sure that would be a beautiful place to watch the sunset. We also enjoyed the Guadalupe river trail the starts at the foot of the dam...More

1  Thank Brian C
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Amanda J
18 May 2017|
Response from ManuelfromTexas | Reviewed this property |
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Response from uedc | Reviewed this property |
As I recall, you can drive up to a large parking lot and there are several angles to view. I believe that they are wheel chair can roll around for good views.. Overlook Park N 29°51.663’ W 098°11.891’ Phone: (830... More
Camila P
29 June 2016|
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Response from CharlieinTexas | Reviewed this property |
Depending on the crowds and the number in your group, I would say yes. Accessing the water is not easy for people that are mobility challenged, and cannot be done at all but elderly folks I think this is best for a small... More