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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.
boat ramp 7
Boat ramp #7. Facebook image.
canyon dam
File image.
trout stocking near canyon dam
Trout stocking in the Canyon Tailrace resumes in December. Facebook image.
Overlook Park
File image.
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
File image.
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.
white bass
The white bass is commonly referred to as 'sand bass' in Texas. Image courtesy of YouTube's 903 Fishing.
Robert Mikel
Canyon Lake Fire/EMS has a new chief, Robert Mikel, who spent 26 years as a San Antonio firefighter before answering an ad to work for Emergency Service Districts Nos. 2 and 3. Image courtesy of Robert Mikel.
Couple on boat
Dustin and Lora Smith are expanding their concierge boat-detailing company into more permanent headquarters between Pink Elephant and Subway in Startzville.
trout stocking
Some 4,000 rainbow trout will enter the Guadalupe River this way on Thursday. Image courtesy of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
Boat Ramp #5. File image.
Rock Beach
Comal County wants to make it easier -- and safer -- for boaters to enjoy Canyon Lake by addressing issues at county-operated boat ramps. Image courtesy of Canyon Lakeview Resort, which owns this "Rock Beach."
Expect changes in river flow rates in the Canyon Tailrace Jan. 25. The stretch of the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake is considered by Trout Unlimited to be one of the top 100 trout streams in North America.
Image courtesy of the Comal County Conservation Alliance.
flat-coated retriever
Sorry, Bowie, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Canyon Lake office specifically said pet owners will have to find other places to walk their dogs until the Guadalupe Trail reopens in April. Facebook image.
police car lights
Image courtesy of Comal County Sheriff's Office.
boat ramp 23
Image courtesy of Compass Real Estate.
crappie dock
Canyon Lake's crappie dock and parts of Cranes Mill Park are closed for a deer hunt.