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The Lake & Rivers

Everything you need to know about Canyon Lake — the body of water, that is — including anything that’s affecting the lake, and stay informed with the latest news about the Guadalupe River, including if the flow rates are suitable for tubing.


sunning lizard
Boat ramp #5
There are 23 boat ramps located around Canyon Lake.
Canyon Lake Dam
Image courtesy of Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority.
guadalupe river tubers
Things are about to get a little swifter on the Guadalupe River, but expect rates to be back to normal by the weekend. Image by Skyrun Texas Hill Country.
Canyon Dam
USACE announced on Wednesday it's turning off the tap at Canyon Dam on Thursday. All water releases will be halted for most of the day. Tubing is not recommended.
Stilling Basin Closure Won't Affect Tubers
Javier Perez Ortiz, park manager of U.S. Army Corps of Engineer's Canyon Lake office, said a temporary water-filled barrier will be installed below the stilling basin on Friday, and water will be pumped out.
tubing on the guadalupe
Tubing the Horseshoe on the lower Guadalupe River. Stock image by local photographer Mark Robinson of MJR Photography, mjrphotog.com.
Lake McQueeney
GBRA has expanded restriction zones above and below Lake McQueeney Dam. Image courtesy of Barbara's Real Estate Blog.
canyon lake dam service road
"The small but mighty" grassroots Dam Community Alliance (DCA), working with stakeholders like USACE and Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority (GBRA), raised enough money to restore public access to one of the most beautiful spots in Canyon Lake. Late Tuesday afternoon, workers began preparing for the installation of a new gate.
water snake with tuber
Snakes that swim are a big obsession for residents and visitors alike -- but Brett Parker, who's teaching a snake safety course next month, says there's really nothing to worry about. He's only seen one, once, in all his years of kayaking. (Image courtesy of "Swimming with Snakes" by Bratayley on YouTube.)
water release
arundo
Image of Arundo courtesy of Hill Country Alliance.
jbsa rv park
JBSA Recreation Park at Canyon Lake features six types of lodging as well as RV spaces. Image courtesy of JBSA.com.
Guadalupe river
Guadalupe River just downstream from the Canyon Hydroelectric Plant. last October. Image courtesy of the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority (GBRA).
Canyon Lake guide
H.L. Saur, general manager of Comal Trinity Groundwater District
H.L. Saur, general manager of Comal Trinity Groundwater District, oversees final inspection of a new well.
girls in guadalupe river
Guadalupe River Basin Steering Committee is seeking public input about how to improve the quality of surface water in the Guadalupe River.
Luke Metzger
Luke Metzger, executive director of Environment Texas, outlines key points in the group's latest report, "Swim at Your Own Risk," at a press conference in San Antonio.
Canyon Dam Alliance
Comal County Commissioner Pct. 4 Judge Crownover says good things are on the horizon for Canyon Lake's dam road.
Crane's Mill boat ramp
Hit the water at Crane's Mill boat ramp.
Macallister dam
dam road
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