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Nice lake for a family trip

This lake is a power plant lake so expect warm water. Nice boat ramps both north and south side of... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018

We really enjoyed the quiet and relaxing atmosphere. Staff is very friendly. Very clean... read more

Reviewed April 17, 2018
Houston, Texas
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Lake Bastrop is a power plant cooling lake owned by the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA). Access to Lake Bastrop is available through the South Shore and North Shore Parks.
375 S Shore Rd, Bastrop, TX 78602-2657
+1 512-498-1922
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

This lake is a power plant lake so expect warm water. Nice boat ramps both north and south side of lake. Swim beaches, kayak and small boat rentals. RV and cabin camping available among the lost pines.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AudieN_13
Reviewed August 13, 2018

This is a lake with several places to put a boat in the water and a couple of places where you can rent one. I will be returning and giving fishing a shot at the lake.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank gmitchell4
Reviewed July 24, 2018

had our family reunion there under the gazebo. They are doing construction and adding more great picnic areas. So clean, even the public restrooms

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank reddcannon
Reviewed July 23, 2018

If you have some children that want to get into the water it works. No really big beach and a little warm and muggy? i thought we would love this place when we moved here but not for us. Kayaking is a great thing to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Gretchen B
Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed the quiet and relaxing atmosphere. Staff is very friendly. Very clean restrooms. Will definitely have to come back!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank TexShel
Reviewed December 23, 2017

This place has everything, you can camp overnight with RV, Fish from shore or if you have a boat take it out. Great fishing, from shore or with a boat, swimming also. So take the kids, and guys great lake to fish in.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Cliffco1
Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

Our daughter took us here to hike with the grandkids and dog. It was really peaceful and the lake was not crowded. Great place for many activities. Will definitely go again.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Ken F
Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

This tiny lake has parks at its north and south entrances. Camping sites, rv spaces, anc cabins for overnight stays. The bath house are well maintained. Plenty of picnic sites and swimming beaches make this a fun family stop.

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank hillje
Reviewed March 20, 2017 via mobile

Plenty to do...stayed in my motorhome in the campground which is very nice! Nice wood area around the lake. Fun walking the area. Fishing is pretty good also!

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank Banshee694
Reviewed March 6, 2017

We just came back from Bastrop yesterday after a rainy weekend. Friday was sunny but the weekend had nothing but rain. No biggee! We still had a great time here. There is plenty of walking, sight seeing nature, and fishing to do. There are cabins...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank Kim R
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Jeff F
February 10, 2018|
Response from Ken F | Reviewed this property |
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Jared M
August 29, 2017|
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Response from hillje | Reviewed this property |
Pet friendly but must remain on leash at all times. No dog park enclosure. There is a dog park located between the police station and Tractor supply in the city of Bastrop. It has a large and small dog area.
August 19, 2017|
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Response from Kim R | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can jet ski.