Canyon Lake is a recreational centre, with eight parks being managed and maintained around the lakeÃ¢ÂÂs 130kms of shoreline. Camping, picnicking, swimming and boating can all be enjoyed. There are also numerous trails around the lakeÃ¢ÂÂs beautiful surroundings for hiking, biking and horseback riding.
Canon Lake sits along the Guadalupe River, around 25kms northwest of New Braunfel, 56kms northeast of San Antonio and 64kms southwest of Austin. Many city dwellers spend time here on the weekends, resulting in a number of resorts and camping grounds nearby.
It is a stunning lake that was built in 1958 for water conservations and flood control. The lake has a surface area of around 33 square kilometres and a depth of 38 metres.