Contact Information

Mailing Address:

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:

Lake Coordinates
N 29°51.669’

W 098°11.765’


Reservations & Passes

Call: 1-877-444-6777

Park Pass Info

America the Beautiful


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Welcome to Canyon Lake

Our Core Missions:

Provide flood damage reduction to the Guadalupe River Basin below Canyon Lake

Manage the natural land and water resources

Support the military in times of peace or war

Offer some of the best water recreation opportunities in Texas



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Facility Closures

Local Water and Weather Conditions
Canyon Lake
1 APR 2020
Current Elevation Normal Elevation Currently Releasing Current Wind Speed Current Wind Direction Max Wind Speed (Last 3 Hours)
906.17 ft 909.00 ft 94 cfs 3.87 mph 32.00 deg
3.87 mph
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Latest News and Updates

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As a precaution for the COVID-19 situation, the following Lake and Park facilities are CLOSED to the public until further notice.


  Description Details
1 Canyon Lake Office Main office in Overlook Park
2 Canyon Dam Canyon Dam from North Park to Overlook Park
3 ALL Day Use Parks Canyon Beach,
4 ALL Trails Guadalupe, Hancock Horse, Madrone
5 Fishing Piers Crappie Dock in Cranes Mill Park, Pier at Ramp 21
6 Ramp 10 Located in Cranes Mill Park. NO public allowed unless they have an RV site rental already.

This may not include leased areas including the marinas, Jt Base San Antonio, Jacob's Creek Park, and Comal Park.

Contact the Leasee managing those areas to determine if they will be closing their facilities.

*As of yet this does NOT include local public ramps, but that may change.

Anyone found trespassing into a closed area will be asked to leave immediately.



We are not selling any Passes of anykind until further notice. Please go online to make such purchases.


If you need assistance, please contact us at (830) 964-3341.

We appreciate your cooperation in this situation.


Comal Park Under New Management

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers no longer manages Comal Park.

We still own the facilities, but Comal Park has been leased to WORD of Comal County.

If you have any questions, or concerns related to the park, please check their website shown below or give them a call.

Office: (830) 907-2300


USACE officials announce repairs at Potters Creek Park

Please read the news release concerning the road between Potters Creek Park Gatehouse and the Ramp 21 entrance.

News Release Link

You can download a copy of the news release from the link below.

News Release Copy


Burn Ban was lifted on Friday, the 17th of January 2020.

Please click on a link below to see the latest ruling and guidelines set up by Comal Count.

Comal County Fire Marshall

Click on the link below to see the guidleines for burning and cooking in the parks during a burn ban.

Park Rules     Picture Guide



Facility Closures/Openings

Click link below to see which ramps, docks and parks are open or closed.

Closure Info

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America The Beautiful Passes

America The Beautiful passes are available at Cranes Mill Park Gatehouse 7 days a week from 9 am until 9 pm daily.

Call the main lake office before going to park to get a pass. Ask if the pass you want is in stock currently. We do run out of some passes sometime.


Water Safety Message

This month we are covering The Top 5 Excuses for NOT wearing a life jacket.

Excuses Don't Save Lives, Life Jackets Do

Drop The Excuse, Wear the Jacket

Use the link below to access our monthly message with links to articles and videos.

Water Safety Messages


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Park Reservations


Use to make reservations

You can book 6 months in advance, so don't wait.

Reservations fill up months in advance!

Make your reservation now before all the sites are taken!


Call: 888-772-4666




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EVENT Date / Time Description

National Public Lands Day


Fall Community Clean up

Saturday, 26th October 2020

8 AM - 12 PM

Annual Community clean up of Comal County and Public Lands around Canyon Lake Texas.

Sign up will start closer to the event.

Plan now and set aside the weekend to clean up and camp out.

We look forward to working with you and your team!

14th Annual Rambler 120 Challenge Adventure Race

October 2020

Rambler 120 is designed as a team event to build esprit de corps among units, improve fitness levels and foster an enjoyment of the outdoors. Team members compete in a 22-mile bike ride, six-mile run, two-mile rafting trip and a mystery event announced the day of the race. The event is held at the Joint base San Antonio Recreation Park at Canyon Lake.

For Information on date and time use the link below to watch for the posting when it appears.


3rd Annual Car Show on Canyon Dam

2020 Date & Time TBD

You can get details here.

Dam Community Alliance

Request entry form at email below



Facility Closures of Ramps and Parks

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Fort Worth District Lake Facility Closures

Facility Closure Report

This report last updated on Thu Mar 26 2020 16:25:45 GMT-0500 (Central Daylight Time)

CANYON LAKECANYON PARKFULLY CLOSEDOTHERPARK3/19/2020 8:50:44 AMWill remain closed until the COVID-19 pandemic is over.
CANYON LAKECOMAL PARKFULLY CLOSEDSEASONALPARK9/30/2019 4:22:42 PMClosed for winter. Will reopen April 2020.
CANYON LAKECRANES MILL PARKFULLY CLOSEDOTHERPARK3/26/2020 2:07:07 PMClosed until the COVID-19 pandemic is over.
CANYON LAKENORTH PARKFULLY CLOSEDOTHERPARK3/19/2020 12:36:47 PMNorth Park will remain closed until the COVID-19 pandemic is over.
CANYON LAKEOVERLOOKFULLY CLOSEDOTHERACCESS POINT3/19/2020 12:37:14 PMOverlook Park and Canyon Dam is closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
CANYON LAKEPOTTER'S CREEK PARKFULLY CLOSEDOTHERPARK3/26/2020 2:08:14 PMClosed until the COVID-19 pandemic is over.
CANYON LAKEPOTTER'S CREEK PUBLIC RAMPFULLY CLOSEDCONSTRUCTIONBOAT RAMP3/11/2020 12:39:40 PMRepairs are being made to the ramp and parking areas. Access road is also undergoing repairs.