From fishing to tubing to water skiing, water sports are very popular on Lake LBJ.
Lake LBJ, named after President Lyndon B. Johnson, is part of the Highland Lakes chain of seven lakes starting in Austin and going northwest for over 85 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
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.
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.
Because Lake LBJ is a 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.
The lake is perfect for boating and is not overcrowded.
Services Available at Lake LBJ:
(You will also find a lot of photos of the lake on the web pages below)
Blue Cove Lake House.....Waterfront vacation lake house in Granite Shoals, TX
Horseshoe Bay / Oakridge:
Lake LBJ Yacht Club and Marina.....Boats for sale, boat slips for rent, restaurant, and cabins for rent. Located just east of Horseshoe Bay, TX
Lake LBJ Real Estate - MLS Search.....Specializing in Lake LBJ Real Estate including waterfront
and residential real estate in the Lake LBJ area.
Events in the Highland Lakes Area
Lake Buchanan | Inks Lake | Lake
Lake Travis | Lake Austin | Lady Bird Lake (formerly Town Lake)
Horseshoe Bay Web Page
Kingsland Web Page
Sunrise Beach Web Page