Lake LBJ

In the Highland Lakes of Central Texas



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Named after the 36th USA President Lyndon B. Johnson (1961-1969), Lake LBJ is part of the Highland Lakes chain of six lakes starting in Austin and going northwest for over 85 miles. Lake LBJ starts at Kingsland and goes all of the way to Horseshoe Bay, 45 miles northwest of Austin. The Highland Lakes consist of Lake Buchanan, Inks Lake, Lake LBJ, Lake Marble Falls, Lake Travis and Lake Austin. A seventh lake, which is not considered a part of the Highland Lakes chain, is Lady Bird Lake (formerly Town Lake) in Austin.

 

Featured Boat Rentals

 
Lake LBJ Yacht Club and Marina

Lake LBJ Yacht Club and Marina

Horseshoe Bay, TX

Whether you're looking for a jet ski, fishing boat, a boat for water skiing or tubing, or a pontoon boat that will hold 10 people, Lake LBJ Yacht Club & Marina has it all. They also have boat slip rentals, cabins, and a restaurant. Check them out!

 


Lake LBJ is one of the largest constant level lakes in the United States, and is just over 21 miles long with a maximum width of just under 2 miles (10,800 feet). Lake LBJ is perfect for sailing, boating, waterskiing, jetskiing, and all water related activities. People living along the lake have permanent boat docks that do not have to rise and fall with lake levels like on most other lakes. A lot of the lake rental houses have boat docks and some of the resorts have boat docks for docking your boats. There are also marinas for docking your boats.


Boating is very popular on Lake LBJ


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The waterfront Kingsland Community Park is open to the public. It has a boat launch, fishing/swimming piers where that you can tie up boats and jet skis, a covered pavilion for covered picnics and parties, picnic tables, a place to park your vehicles and boat trailers, and a community center that can be rented for events. The park is a nice, large, shaded park that can accommodate many people. Kingsland Community Park is located at the end of Williams Street in Kingsland at the waterfront on Lake LBJ.


Boat Launch and Boat Docks at the Kingsland Community Park on Lake LBJ
Boat Launch and Boat Docks at the Kingsland Community Park on Lake LBJ


Texas has over 4 million deer and a lot of them live in Llano County. You can see deer roaming neighborhoods of Horseshoe Bay and Oakridge Estates. Ringtails and raccoons are nocturnal but you can occassionally see them in the area. Opossums are also around during the night. Three kinds of foxes have been seen in the area. Several kinds of birds are native to the area and others fly through the area while migrating. Bird Watchers have counted over 105 species of birds in the area during the winter.

During April and May of each year tourists come on tour busses from miles around to see the wildflowers near Lake LBJ. Usually in the middle of March the Bluebonnets start to bloom and you can see thousands of Bluebonnets along the highways, and some years there are beautiful fields of Bluebonnets. Shortly after the Bluebonnets arrive, the Texas Paintbrush, also called Indian Paintbrush, start blooming in their beautiful red-orange color. The the beautiful red and black Indian Blanket floweres start to bloom. During all of this the yellow flowers start to bloom, then white flowers start. What a sight to see!


Bluebonnets
Bluebonnets (Lupinus texensis)n


There are many great wineries near Lake LBJ, and many new ones popping up everyday.The Texas Hill Country wineries (AKA Texas Wine Country or the Texas Wine Trail) are often compared to California's Napa Valley.



 

Cabin Rentals and RV Spaces

 
Lake LBJ Yacht Club and Marina

Lake LBJ Yacht Club and Marina

Horseshoe Bay, TX

Whether you're looking for a jet ski, fishing boat, a boat for water skiing or tubing, or a pontoon boat that will hold 10 people, Lake LBJ Yacht Club & Marina has it all. They also have boat slip rentals, cabins, and a restaurant. Check them out!

 
Little Lodge on the Lake

Little Lodge on the Lake

Lake LBJ - Kingsland, TX

Want a relaxing getaway? Looking for a shady spot to spend the weekend? Come sit by the shore of Lake LBJ in the cool shade at Little Lodge where you can catch your supper or just relax and unwind as the lake breezes gently soothe your senses. Enjoy our shallow, level, sandy-bottom swimming area.

 
Llanorado Lodge

Llanorado Lodge

Lake LBJ - Kingsland, TX

Eight cabins at this lakeside resort await you. Located in Kingsland, Texas within walking distance of downtown. Covered boat docks for your boat, an all-weather fishing house, bait sales and more.

 
River Oaks Lodge

River Oaks Lodge

Colorado Arm of Lake LBJ

Their 8 cabins are set in a "no wake" cove on the Colorado River "arm" of Lake LBJ in Kingsland, TX. Enjoy the quiet, relaxed atmosphere on the water without the lake traffic. They have covered boat slips for their guests.

 
Sunset Point on Lake LBJ

Sunset Point on Lake LBJ

Lake LBJ just west of Marble Falls, TX

Large RV Park on Lake LBJ just west of Marble Falls, Texas in the beautiful Texas Hill Country.

 


 

Lake House Rentals

 
Blue Cove Lake House

Blue Cove Lake House

Lake LBJ - Granite Shoals

This beautiful lake home has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, boat dock with electric lift, jet ski ramps, swimming/fishing dock, hammock, 165 feet of waterfront, 2 underwater fishing lights, palm trees, and beautiful lake views to the open water of Lake LBJ.

 
Eastbank River Respite

Eastbank River Respite

on the Colorado arm of Lake LBJ

Four Bedroom Waterfront Home on the Colorado Arm of Lake LBJ with Boathouse and Jet Ski Ramp. Lots of Amenities! Monthly Rentals Welcome for Winter Months.

 
Hacienda on Lake LBJ

Hacienda on Lake LBJ

Lake LBJ - Kingsland, TX

This vacation lake house has it all! Great water, boat dock with electric lift, waterfront deck, large covered porch facing the lake, game room, foosball, air hockey, fireplace, BBQ, 2 fire pits, and more. 2, 849 sq. ft. with 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, sleeps 14 in beds.

 
Moonlight on the Colorado Lake House

Moonlight on the Colorado Lake House

Colorado arm of Lake LBJ

Can't send the kids to summer camp? Have your own camp at Moonlight on the Colorado. Also available for discounted monthly rates. Waterfront lake house with great water on Lake LBJ in Kingsland, Texas with boat dock, fishing pier, covered porch facing the lake, and more. 3 bedrooms and 2 baths can sleep up to 10 people. Minimum rental of one month.

 


 

Resorts

 
Heart of Texas Lake Resort

Heart of Texas Lake Resort

Colorado arm of Lake LBJ

Condos, cabins, lake house and RV spaces on the Colorado arm of Lake LBJ near Kingsland, Texas. Fishing dock, boat slips, swimming pool, miniature golf and more. The Lodge will sleep 24 people and seat 75, so it's perfect for reunions and weddings. Winter Texans are welcome.

 
Lake LBJ Yacht Club and Marina

Lake LBJ Yacht Club and Marina

Horseshoe Bay, TX

Whether you're looking for a jet ski, fishing boat, a boat for water skiing or tubing, or a pontoon boat that will hold 10 people, Lake LBJ Yacht Club & Marina has it all. They also have boat slip rentals, cabins, and a restaurant. Check them out!

 
Little Lodge on the Lake

Little Lodge on the Lake

Lake LBJ - Kingsland, TX

Want a relaxing getaway? Looking for a shady spot to spend the weekend? Come sit by the shore of Lake LBJ in the cool shade at Little Lodge where you can catch your supper or just relax and unwind as the lake breezes gently soothe your senses. Enjoy our shallow, level, sandy-bottom swimming area.

 
Sunset Point on Lake LBJ

Sunset Point on Lake LBJ

Lake LBJ just west of Marble Falls, TX

Large RV Park on Lake LBJ just west of Marble Falls, Texas in the beautiful Texas Hill Country.

 


 

Real Estate

 
Lake LBJ Real Estate - MLS Search

Lake LBJ Real Estate - MLS Search

Giles Summerlin with RE/MAX of Marble Falls specializes in Lake LBJ Real Estate and Texas Hill Country Lake Living.

 


Vacation Rentals

Lake Houses, Cabins For Rent
and RV Spaces are needed.

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