Play in the water by day, then kick back, relax, and enjoy family and friends while watching the sunset in the beautiful Blue Lake surroundings.
Blue Lake, Texas is located on Lake LBJ and named after President Lyndon B. Johnson. It is a part of the Highland Lakes chain of six lakes starting in Austin and going northwest for over 85 miles. Lake LBJ is one of the constant level lake in the United States. It spans over 21 miles long with a maximum width of 10,500 feet.
This makes Lake LBJ perfect for water skiing, jet skiing, sailing, boating, fishing and all water related activities. Lake LBJ is one of the most popular lakes in Texas and Blue Lake owners enjoy it year round.
Blue Lake residents have a relatively flat Fitness Trail at the corner of Blue Lake Drive and S. Blue Ridge Trail. Parking is available on S. Blue Ridge Trail. Located under the trees, the crushed granite trail provides a cooler place to walk. There is a swing set, pull up bars, and benches. Come and enjoy a game of Bocce Ball, Washers, or Horseshoes on courts under the trees.
|Hiking and Outdoor Adventures
The Lake LBJ and surrounding area provides excellent hiking and outdoor adventure activities.
Enchanted Rock State Park – An outstanding place for hiking and climbing activities. Includes both face climbs and crack climbing. Another popular hiking spot is The Canyon of the Eagles Lodge and Nature Park. It offers extensive hiking trails and panoramic views of the lake and hills. Keep an eye out for eagles in the winter season.
Eagle Watching – The Vanishing Texas River Cruise offers a spectacular tours of waterfalls and cliffs on Longhorn Caverns. In the winter season this tour also includes eagle watching.
Cave Exploration: – Longhorn Caverns is rich in Texas history and just a short drive from Blue Lakes. It offers guided tours through a central Texas cavern system. Amazing rock formations and worth the trip. The Longhorn Cavern restaurant also offer buffet dining on Sunday.