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In the Highland Lakes of Texas

Jet Skiing on Lake LBJ
From boating to jet skiing to fishing, water sports are popular on Lake LBJ.

Lake LBJ is named after President Lyndon B. Johnson and is part of the Highland Lakes chain of seven lakes starting in Austin and going northwest for almost 90 miles.  Lake LBJ starts near Horseshoe Bay, 45 miles from Austin, and goes all of the way to Kingsland.  Lake LBJ is mostly a constant level lake and is just over 21 miles long with a maximum width of 10,800 feet.

Relaxing by Lake LBJ at Sandyland
Relaxing by Lake LBJ

Lake LBJ is a popular lake for boating and water skiing.  Tourists are attracted from all over Texas and the U.S. to take advantage of this big beautiful lake.  Many people in Austin, Houston, San Antonio and Dallas own weekend homes on the lake.  Many of these people also retire in the area.

Shore at Sandyland

The shores of the lake are dotted with nice homes with boat houses and automatic boat lifts.  There are several communities along the lake: Kingsland, Highland Haven, Granite Shoals, Sunrise Beach, Deer Haven, Blue Lake and Horseshoe Bay.  Lake LBJ is a great retirement area as well as a recreational area.  This area has been rated in the top three areas of the U.S. for retirement.

Boating on Lake LBJ Because Lake LBJ is a normally constant level lake, you will find ideal conditions for boating, water skiing, and jet skiing.

Swimming is also popular on the lake.

Lake LBJ is a great place to rent a cabin, condo, motel or park your RV.  All are open year round.  RV Parks located on the waterfront of Lake LBJ in Kingsland, allow you to enjoy watching all of the boating activity on the lake.  The sunsets are absolutely beautiful over the lake.   There are also vacation rental homes along the lake.

More information about Lake LBJ from the The Lower Colorado River Authority.

View from Sandyland
The lake is perfect for boating and is not overcrowded.


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Services Available at Lake LBJ:
(You will also find a lot of photos of the lake on the web pages below)

Granite Shoals Area:

Blue Cove Lake House.....Waterfront vacation lake house on Lake LBJ.

Horseshoe Bay:


Map of Lake LBJ

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