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Krause Springs

404 Krause Springs Road, Spicewood, TX
+1 830-693-4181
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Fun unique experience

This is a great place to spend a day cooling off in a beautiful natural spring. There is a cliff... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jennifer C
Spring, Texas
via mobile
A mixed bag

The grounds are wonderful. Its a great place for a picnic. The man-made pool (spring fed) is of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Houston, Texas
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Krause Springs is a well-known camping & swimming site located in the beautiful Hill Country of Texas. It is located in Spicewood, Texas approximately 30 miles west of Austin. The 115 acre property is listed on the National Registry of Historical Sites and has been privately owned by the Krause Family for over 50 years.Krause Springs has many natural sites to explore. There are 32 springs on the property, and several feed the manmade pool and the natural pool which flows into Lake Travis. It's a refreshing treat to swim in the Springs during the hot summers of Texas! If camping is in your plans, there is primitive tent camping as well as 24 RV sites with water and electricity available. Guests are also welcome to relax and to stroll through the Butterfly Gardens; take time to listen to the music of the wind chimes and the fountains during your visit!
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  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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404 Krause Springs Road, Spicewood, TX
+1 830-693-4181
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a great place to spend a day cooling off in a beautiful natural spring. There is a cliff dive and rope swing. Bring good shoes with tread as the rocks are uneven and slippery and there are quite a few stairs to get...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 6 days ago

The grounds are wonderful. Its a great place for a picnic. The man-made pool (spring fed) is of moderate size but on a weekend its very crowded (and cold). The river swimming area is a concern. Its way too rocky and slippery for small kids...More

Thank Tex-traveler-10
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a bad experience on a busy Sunday. First, the staff is very nice, and the grounds are spectacular. But apparently the owners do not want to turn away paying admissions even if the pools are completely packed. We paid our $8 each, made...More

1  Thank Vince S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a small , privately owned unique park that has a pool ( natural springs water ) and a river . Adults and children enjoyed it . Many picturesque spots that you can enjoy . Make sure you have cash , they don't accept credit...More

Thank Irena S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Krause Springs is truly a wonder! I'm reluctant to review because I want to keep it a secret ;-) Pack a picnic and play to stay. Water is cool and refreshing, space is clean and open. Don't miss the butterfly gardens, either.

Thank Casie H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice place to spend a hot summer day, the main swimming pool that is spring fed is ice cold and spills over into the creek below.

Thank JJKaty
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to take a day trip to Krause springs and we were glad we did. The spring is open from 9am-9pm for day guests. However they also have camping available for those who would like to stay longer. For day trippers like us the...More

Thank Hillary S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Krause Springs was a BIG hit with our family! It is stunning! The water is the perfect temperature and our kids loved the rope swing. Be sure to bring water shoes as the rocks are really slick. I would bring a picnic next time and...More

1  Thank jmontfort
Reviewed 14 June 2017

It was very hard to find thanks to the GPS and even after calling we had difficulty finding, because there was no signage for the direction we were driving. Once you enter the facility there is a sign for everything you'd ever want to read...More

Thank AlexJackSquirt
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This is a wonderful place to take visitors to the hill country. Beautiful natural vista and swimming/floating spot.

Thank Wil G
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21 February 2017|
Response from Debbie G |
They are always cold.
20 February 2017|
Response from Carrie S | Reviewed this property |
For sure by 10 am. They have a few camp grounds so they could be busy with those if you are trying to call in the am or early evening. They are open year round . Just remember the Springs are very cold . So that is why most... More
Zeltzin S
29 July 2016|
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Response from BlaundNordic | Reviewed this property |
If in the water, only have to be wary of turtles that may nibble on ya to see if you're edible. If at campsites, the notorious mosquitos and occasional flies are typical, but minimal...