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Joint Base MWR at Canyon Lake

All active duty, retired military and any currently employed member of the DOD are welcome with proper and current ID.

This is an MWR on Canyon Lake with cabins, camping, hiking, boats, beaches, and so much more. Please click the link below to access the Joint Base San Antonio MWR webpage.

Annual Pass for Active Duty/Veterans/Gold Star

This pass is available for active duty US Military and their dependents through the America the Beautiful Park Pass program. The pass holder receives free access to Day Use Parks that are managed by a federal agency. For details on where to obtain this pass, click on the following link Pass Information

Veterans of the U.S. Armed Services and Gold Star Families can obtain a free lifetime pass for access to day use areas at USACE-managed sites. To see the news release, click here.

Camping Fee Waiver

Camping Fee Waiver only for those on deployment leave.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will waive camping fees for active duty service personnel, and any current DoD civilians on mid or post deployment (reintegration) leave from duty. The intent is to recognize the selfless service of these individuals to our nation and the world by allowing them a chance to relax, and spend time with those they love.

Active service personnel, and DOD civilians on leave will be required to show their official identification with current leave orders upon arrival at the camp grounds to obtain the waiver. The leave orders MUST be for the time they are presented and not outdated. The gate attendant must see and varify your DOD ID and leave orders before you can receive a waiver.

The waiver we provide you will apply to all family members accompanying you on that visit. The waiver will be applied to camping fees.

State, local, and other managing entities of recreation areas located on Corps lands are encouraged, but are not required to comply with this waiver of fees in the areas they manage.

For further information please contact the lake office: 830-964-3341

To make reservations for Potters Creek Park using call center call: 877-444-6777 or go to

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