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“Beautiful lake view!”
Review of Overlook Park

Ranked #1 of 31 things to do in Canyon Lake
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Owner description: One of many parks located on the shores of Canyon Lake.
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Nice view of the dam and lake. Park benches set up and trails down to the water and easy walking on the dam. So peaceful and relaxing to watch the sun set over the lake!

3  Thank MARGARET H
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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Have you ever noticed how some people are easier to draw out if they’re physically active? Well that’s the case in our family, and for honest heart to heart chats - this is a great place. You’re outside and for the most part it’s pretty peaceful and easy to stay focused on each other. Enjoy nature ✨

2  Thank TeamBosquez
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Phenomenal views that we weren’t expecting driving up. Trails, facilities and history on the 2002 flood. A nice time to visit during more of the off season

1  Thank gustav2011
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

I was there on a Saturday, and if you get there early enough (10 or 11am) you'll have the place all to yourself. After lunch time it started getting pretty packed, but thankfully we already had our hammock spots set up and everyone else was posted at the shoreline.

The water is crystal clear blue, a beauty as you walk to it from the short, steep hike down to get there. The park is free entry and bathrooms are available at the entrance.

If you walk down the shoreline away from the dam, there are some big boulders about 8 feet above the water that are perfect to jump from if you want some adrenaline. Otherwise, the water is perfect to wade in and I liked playing in the gentle waves as the boats passed by.

Pack some snacks and plenty of water, and BRING A TRASH BAG. That was the one downfall is how littered the park is. Other than that, highly recommend for a nice day trip!

3  Thank Stephanie D
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Reviewed 20 July 2017 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 lake and even spotted a squirrel living amongst the rocks on the lake side of the dam. We also hiked down to the water and although we didn't get in the water looked great. It was very clean and there were several families swimming. There wasn't a beach entrance so it was a little rocky, but not bad. It's a great way to spend time enjoying the water and to get great views of the lake. The park is free and closes at sunset.

1  Thank Mike L
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