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Welcome to Canyon Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District welcomes you to Canyon Lake, located just west of the towns of San Marcos and New Braunfels, Texas. Our mission: supply water to the citizens of Comal County; to provide flood control of the Guadalupe River, and to offer some of the best fishing, camping and boating in Texas.

Canyon Lake

Lake Elevation / Gate Opening Information

Canyon Lake
29 FEB 2024
Current Elevation Normal Elevation Currently Releasing Current Wind Speed Current Wind Direction Max Wind Speed (Last 6 Hours)
887.64 ft 909.00 ft 38 cfs 8.86 mph 280.00 deg
12.62 mph
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Contact Information

Canyon Lake
Fort Worth District Map
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Canyon Lake Office
601 C.O.E. Road
Canyon Lake, Texas 78133

Hours: M-F 8am - 4:30pm
Phone:  (830) 964-3341
Fax:  (830) 964-2215

Camping Reservations:


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The Canyon Lake Office no longer accepts cash payments for any USACE operated campground or boat ramp. If you need assistance, please contact us at (830)964-3341. We appreciate your cooperation.

For information on Mobility Assistance Device use in Corps Parks, please read the Policy Here . For more information or to be issued a permit please contact the lake Office.

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Check the Comal County Burn Ban Status HERE

Fort Worth District Lake Facility Closures

Facility Closure Report

This report last updated on Tue Jan 23 2024 11:48:34 GMT-0600 (Central Standard Time)

CANYON LAKECRANES MILL PARKPARTIALLY CLOSEDSEASONALPARK10/25/2023 10:33:11 AMRamp 10 closed in park due to low water. Tent section-Loop 2 closed for the fall season. RV section-Loop 1 open for fall season. Some sites closed for repairs this fall.
CANYON LAKEGUADALUPE PARKFULLY OPENNONEPARK10/25/2023 10:33:29 AMTrail area all open currently.
CANYON LAKEHANCOCK HORSE TRAILFULLY OPENNONEACCESS POINT8/22/2023 3:41:41 PMTrail is open, but since the parking area is a dirt field, it may close on occasion due to rain, but it will reopen each time after it is determined the filed is safe to drive on again.
CANYON LAKELITTLE JACOBS CREEKFULLY CLOSEDDROUGHTPARK11/3/2023 10:19:12 AMLake is too low to safely launch from ramp 17. This is RAMP 17 with 10 picnic tables under trees and a vault restroom. NO Camping. Do NOT swim in this area. Loading dock is high and dry. If you launch you must load on the shore. Ramp might close before end of October.
CANYON LAKENORTH PARKFULLY CLOSEDSEASONALPARK10/25/2023 10:35:01 AMClosed for winter season: October 1 to March 31. Open only during the summer Hours of operation: 3pm Friday to 2pm Sunday 2pm (check out time). Hours extended only during Federal Holidays during the summer.
CANYON LAKEOVERLOOKFULLY OPENNONEACCESS POINT8/22/2023 3:41:24 PMThis is NOT a camping or swimming area. This is a Scenic Viewing Area ONLY! No alcohol allowed.
CANYON LAKEPOTTER'S CREEK PARKPARTIALLY CLOSEDSEASONALPARK10/25/2023 10:39:42 AMBoat ramp in park is closed as of the 22 of August 2023 due to drought conditions. Partial park closure during winter season which runs from the 1st of October through the 31st of March. Open sections: Loops 1, 2, and 4 Closed sections: Loops 3, 5, and 6
CANYON LAKEPOTTER'S CREEK PUBLIC RAMPFULLY CLOSEDDROUGHTBOAT RAMP8/22/2023 3:40:21 PMRamp 21 closed on the 22nd Aug 2023 due to low lake levels.

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