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It is a Texas lake--not Lake Michigan!

Comparisons of lakes is never fair! It is even less fair for Texas lakes. Texas is a state with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
1234texas
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Dripping Springs, Texas
Stopped to visit the Lighthouse

We wanted to see the lighthouse on Lake LBJ. At the end of a residential road and a short walk, we... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2016
FarrAdventures
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Pagosa Springs, Colorado
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Lake located in Texas' Hill Country known for great freshwater fishing.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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“wake boarding” (2 reviews)
“water sports” (2 reviews)
“skis” (2 reviews)
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Burnet, TX
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Comparisons of lakes is never fair! It is even less fair for Texas lakes. Texas is a state with no remaining natural lakes--this one, and all others, are man made! When visitors from the northern/western states come here, they compare our lakes to the Great...More

Thank 1234texas
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We wanted to see the lighthouse on Lake LBJ. At the end of a residential road and a short walk, we found it. Not much to speak of as it looks more like a monument than a lighthouse. There was damage to an emblem on...More

Thank FarrAdventures
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Lake LBJ's greatest advantage is you don't need to worry about drought - the LCRA doesn't like to call it "constant level" (rather it's a pass-through lake), but the fact is that it's maintained within a very small elevation range, so few hazards need seasonal...More

1  Thank Bill B
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Lake LBJ is huge and constant level which was a blessing the last few years of drought. This year brought torrential rains and the flood waters made the lake a little murkier than normal but it is beginning to clear. We love the water sports...More

2  Thank Teresamea
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Always a fun time! water can get pretty busy but it is a big lake. Pack your own lunch and beverages - gas, food and stuff is pretty hard to come by out on the lake.

Thank cami8999
Reviewed 2 January 2015

Our family of five has gone to lake LBJ each summer for the past 5 years to join up with other members of our extended family. We stay in the Horseshoe Bay area. Great swimming from the rent house and great boating on the lake....More

Thank Troy S
Reviewed 1 June 2014

The advantage of this lake is that it is a constant level lake, and you can cruise up and down towards the Colorado river or up by Horseshoe Bay to see the "mansions".

Thank proudmarinemom06
Reviewed 23 February 2014

Our friends took us boating for the day...LBJ"S seem to have all the amenities necessary for boating and then some...this is a Texas sized lake for sure..beautiful amenities and scenery. We went on Monday in Sept of 2012 and we were one of maybe three...More

Thank hortonms
Reviewed 3 September 2013

We love Lake LBJ as it's an annual location to meet for our family reunion. We use a private boat ramp and only ski and tube. I've heard the fishing is good.

Thank Racinmomma
Reviewed 29 July 2013 via mobile

This lake was slightly above average. It was extremely crowded on the weekends which made wake boarding nearly impossible. The houses on the lake were beautiful on both the very north and south ends.

Thank Eric_and_Kety
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