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Not a Rec Area for Everyone

This recreation area is fairly close to Marble Falls, TX where we were staying. We took the drive... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
Dave N
Pretty Place on the River, No facilities

Pretty place on the Colorado River. Owned by Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) Unattended... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2015
Marble Falls, Texas
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2 days ago
“Nature’s Beauty”
25 May 2018
“Hiking trip”
Saddle up or tighten your laces because this 508-acre park has diverse terrain great for both horseback riding and hiking. While you’re out exploring, take a moment to enjoy the scenic overlooks surrounding this lakeside park. Picnic tables and...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
706 County Road 343a, Marble Falls, TX 78654-3530
+1 512-473-3366
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful place! River is so clean. Very peaceful visit. Not many people at all when visited. Can’t wait to take my better half! Would love to camp here one day. Small picnic areas with grills. Nothing fancy just nature.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank LeahRand
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

We loved hiking here but the lake view trail was knee deep in weeds but all other trails were great, spent 2 hrs hiking, some trails are pretty rough, very rustic surroundings and view of the river is great. Bathroom facilities only at entrance and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 25 April 2017

This recreation area is fairly close to Marble Falls, TX where we were staying. We took the drive to visit Shaffer Bend. It was a bit off the highway, and not a lot to see upon arrival. However, if you're looking for peace and quiet,...More

Date of experience: February 2017
3  Thank Dave N
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We stayed in site 10 for July 4th weekend. We were located about 30 yards from Lake Travis. This is an excellent little camp site with beautiful scenery and active waters(Boats and swimmers) This is one of the best located camp sites I have found,...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank jeremyallen015
Reviewed 6 December 2015

Pretty place on the Colorado River. Owned by Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) Unattended area. You fill out an envelope and pay by the car load. The road down to the river is paved most of the way. There are restrooms at the entrance area,...More

Date of experience: June 2015
4  Thank OWL78654
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Unattractive area, unwelcoming entrance attendants, no amenities, nothing to do. Not sure why this place exists.

Date of experience: August 2015
4  Thank VirginiaA209
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