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perfect water and views

I was there on a Saturday, and if you get there early enough (10 or 11am) you'll have the place all... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2017
Stephanie D
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 19 July 2017
Mike L
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Midland
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One of many parks located on the shores of Canyon Lake.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Canyon Lake, TX
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Reviewed 28 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...More

1  Thank Stephanie D
Reviewed 19 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...More

1  Thank Mike L
Reviewed 17 July 2017 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 23 June 2017

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 4 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 15 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 24 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 31 October 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 26 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
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Gloria S
10 September 2017|
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Response from ManuelfromTexas | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are. The Corps of Engineers has several parks with campgrounds around the lake. There are also commercial cabins around the lake.
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Amanda J
18 May 2017|
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Response from ManuelfromTexas | Reviewed this property |
Yes.
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ontact
23 October 2016|
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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
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