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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.

Boat ramp #5
There are 23 boat ramps located around Canyon Lake.
sunning lizard
A lizard suns himself on the shores of Canyon Lake.
Reelfly fishing adventures
Image by ReelFly Fishing Adventures in Canyon Lake.
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boat ramp repairs
Comal County crews completed repairs to the dock at Boat Ramp #1 today and removed accumulated sediment.
boat ramps
Only one county-operated boat ramp is open in Canyon Lake. Image courtesy of Comal County Engineer's Office.
Overlook Park
Canyon Lake's Overlook Park is famous for its panoramic views. File image.
Comal Park
Comal Park. Facebook image.
white bass
The white bass is commonly referred to as 'sand bass' in Texas. Image courtesy of YouTube's 903 Fishing.
Canyon Lake Dam
Water flows from Canyon Dam will be shut off Wednesday. File image.
File image of Canyon Lake Boat Ramp #1 courtesy of Holiday Lodge.
Image courtesy of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
Aamir Ali
Aamir Ali. Facebook image.
Aamir Ali
The search continues today for 22-year-old Aamir Ali, above, disappeared from Potters Creek Park in Canyon Lake after telling friends he was going for a walk near the lake.
rainbow trout fisherman
Look what showed up on the Guadalupe River! Image of this rainbow trout courtesy of Guadalupe River Trout Unlimited.
boat ramp 7
Boat ramp #7. Facebook image.
canyon dam
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trout stocking near canyon dam
Trout stocking in the Canyon Tailrace resumes in December. Facebook image.
Overlook Park
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Aerial view of Guadalupe Trail
Aerial view of Guadalulpe Trail area and parking lots affected by construction closures. Image courtesy of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Volunteers pull hydrilla out of the water near North Park on Oct. 1, National Public Lands Day. Image courtesy of Geoff Mason.
Dam walkers
Take a Sunday drive this weekend at Canyon Lake Dam. Image courtesy of DAM Community Alliance.
Canyon Lake dam. Image courtesy of the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority (GBRA).
Image of hydrilla courtesy of Wired2fish.com
comal park
Enjoy Comal Park while you still can! Both Comal and Canyon parks close Oct. 31. Image courtesy of WORD.
Commissisoners Court
Comal County Commissioners Court. Facebook image.
jbsa canyon lake
Image courtesy of JBSA Rec Park at Canyon Lake.
pristine streams
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) will livestream a Pristine Streams Stakeholder Meeting from 1:30 to 4:40 p.m. Wednesday.
dam service road
Image courtesy of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Social Media Program Manager Trevor Walsh.
canyon lake dam
Image of Canyon Lake Dam courtesy of Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority.
swimming dog
Image courtesy of the American Kennel Club.
Drowning recovery
Rescue crews recovered the body of Sunday's drowning victim. Image courtesy of a resident who lives on Canyon Lake.
overlook park
Overlook Park. Facebook image by Jeffery Allen.
tubing the guadalupe
Tubing the Guadalupe Facebook page said flow rates are typically over 270 cubic feet per second (cfs) this time of year. Today Guadalupe @Sattler is at 67 cfs, which is extremely low. File image.
Dog at Overlook Park
Traffic control measures are expected over the Fourth of July at the popular Overlook Park, whose Dam Access Road offers one of the most scenic vistas in the area.
jet skier
Seconds after this image was taken, 33-year-old Ledy Manuel Izquierdo-Castillo fell off his jet ski into Canyon Lake. His baby, who was not wearing a life jacket, survived. Image courtesy of Renay Devine with Canyon Lake Vacations.
Breaking News Fatalities
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is investigating two fatalities in Canyon Lake.
boat ramp no 1
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Facebook image courtesy of Tubing the Guadalupe River.
map of river flooding
Image courtesy of West Gulf River Forecast Center.
boat ramp #1
Will overcrowding and other issues at Canyon Lake boat ramps be resolved in time for the busy summer season? Probably not, but Comal County commissioners will identify areas for improvement at their meeting Thursday. Image courtesy of Holiday Lodge on Canyon Lake.
swim beach
Swim beach at Canyon Park. File image.
fish habitat
Fish-habitat structures like the one shown here are expected to improve fishing for Canyon Lake anglers. Image courtesy of MossBack.
boat ramp 5
What's wrong with this picture? Image of swimmers at Canyon Lake boat ramp by Kandy Roby.