Panoramic View of Canyon Lake

Serving Canyon Lake and the Nearby Guadalupe River Area in the Texas Hill Country

Some Places to See and Things to Do Around Canyon Lake

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Guided horseback trail rides by the Texas Trail Riding Company.

210 269-7736


Two hour ride, 3 person minimum. Children allowed. $55 per person. Rides must be scheduled in advance.

WhiteWater Ampitheater

(830) 964-3600


Live music, on the horseshoe.

Market Days in Canyon Lake, Gruene, Bulverde, and other nearby towns.

(830) 832-1721

Do a search on the internet for specific information. A very popular event. Nearly 100 vendors offer uniquely crafted items, collectibles and packaged Texas foods.

Canyon Lake Gorge Tours

(830) 964-5424

Tours of the intriguing Canyon Lake Gorge created by the great flood of 2002, when water went over the spillway for the first time. Guided tours only, reservation required.

The Heritage Museum of the Texas Hill Country


(830) 899-4542

Besides seeing real dinosaur tracks, learn about early pioneer history, Canyon Lake Dam history, farming history, and Native American artifacts.

See the attractions page of the Canyon Lake Guide.


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There is lots of other interesting and useful information on this site.

Consult the Canyon Lake Chamber of Commerce website for more attractions. Go to the things to do page.



800.528.2104 toll-free

The home page mentions that Canyon Lake is known as the "Water Recreation Capital of Texas." It is also called "The Jewel of the Texas Hill Country."

Sit and enjoy a local brew at the Faust Brewing Company in New Braunfels, the only microbrewery in the area. 


(830) 625-7791

Located in the original beer garden of the Faust Hotel, founded in 1929.

Walk across the dam or hike the cool tree-shaded South Guadalupe River Trail.


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Everybody likes to do the pleasant walk across the dam, and enjoys the very nice hiking trail that starts from a parking area close to the dam, on the south side of the river.

Take a drive down River Road - nearby - Sattler to New Braunfels.


USA Today named River Road as one of the top scenic drives in the country.

Sail Away - Get on a boat on Canyon Lake  

. . . no outfitter on Canyon rents sailboats, so the best bet for the boatless is to make pals with someone who owns one. . . . you can still enjoy a relaxing day at the lake watching one of the several regattas the clubs sponsor throughout the year.

Scenic view of the Guadalupe River Flyfishing in the Guadalupe River Canoeing past the Cypress Trees in the Guadalupe River Tubing fun in the Guadalupe RIver Playing in the Guadalupe River Fun rafting in the Guadalupe River
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