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The photo above is a privately owned lighthouse near Buchanan Dam. It can be seen as you drive along at the south end of Lake Buchanan on Hwy 29.
Lake Buchanan is the largest of the first four Highland Lakes in Central Texas with a length of 30 miles and a width at the widest point of just under 5 miles and has a shoreline of 124 miles. When it was built, Buchanan Dam was considered to be the longest multiple-arch dam in the U.S. with a length of just over two miles. Lake Buchanan is located 60 miles northwest of Austin and 95 miles north of San Antonio. It is about 200 miles south of Dallas and Fort Worth and 200 miles west of Houston.
Burnet is 15 miles to the east of Inks Lake. Kingsland is 6 miles south and Llano is 15 miles to the west.
RV Parks, motels, bed & breakfast inns, cabins for rent and campgrounds are available along the lake. There are several cafes near the lake: one specializes in catfish, another in good old Texas B-B-Q and some with Texas home style cooking.
The lake is very popular with boaters, fishermen, campers and swimmers. The lake is so large that you will never feel crowded on the lake. There is always plenty of "elbow room" on each of the Highland Lakes. In 1995 over 1 1/2 million Striper Bass were stocked in Lake Buchanan. Fishing Guides are available to take you out on the lake.
There is a nice granite gravel shore around the lake providing an ideal beach for swimming, wading and sun bathing.
There are several popular wineries nearby where you can stop in for a little wine tasting and buy a bottle or two of Texas wine.
Planning on bringing your boat to Texas lakes?
Clean, Drain and Dry your boat to prevent the spread of zebra mussels and other invasive species.
on the west side of Lake Buchanan
Lakefront cabins, RV spaces, boat launch, lighted fishing dock, covered boat docks, and boat storage. This resort is close to Fall Creek Vineyards.
Hi-Line Lake Resort
Located on scenic Lake Buchanan near the beautiful Fall Creek waterfall and Fall Creek vineyards.
Located on scenic Lake Buchanan near the beautiful Fall Creek waterfall and Fall Creek vineyards. The View, the Fun and Amenities all voted BEST on the Lake! You can have it all at Hi-Line Lake Resort with Cabins and RV sites for everyone --Waterfront cabins with living room, kitchen, and dining table, Waterfront RV sites, pull-thru RV sites in the Resort, Waterfront lodge sleeps 20, and Captain's House sleeps 8. Fishing everywhere... At the famous HiLine Crappie House, off the pier, or at the beach. All the fun and convenience you could want with wifi, pool, beach, outdoor games, rec center, waterfront viewing deck, BBQ pits, general store, and restaurant. Dine-in or Order-to-go at Krab Kingz on the Lake (krabkingzofhiline.com).
Rainbow Hearth Bed and Breakfast
east side of Lake Buchanan, TX
Nine lakeside acres of lush tree-covered hills and panoramic views. Featuring: beautifully and deliciously prepared organic and natural food, intimate, candle-lit dining, "Sleep Number" (TM) beds, spa and hiking trails, and the finest massages available...anywhere!.
Jacob's Striper Guide Service
A Trip To Remember! Guided Fishing Trips for Striper on Lake Buchanan in Burnet TX. Catch Striper, Hybrids, and White Bass starting at $400 for a half-day trip.
Ray's Striper Fishing Guide Service
You can count on Ray Williamson to provide you with everything you need to catch stripers. He enjoys guiding novice and experienced fishermen alike on Lake Buchanan in the beautiful Hill Country of Central Texas and teaching novice fisherman how to find the big ones and catch them.
Rhino Brothers Guide Service
Welcome to Rhino Brothers Outdoors. We look forward to accommodating you on a great fishing trip on Lake Buchanan. Your guide Chris Reinhardt has over 40 years of experience on these waters and will put you on some fish. We have top of the line technology and equipment to give you the best opportunity to catch fish. Give us a call at 512-716-9395 and we'll get you booked for a great experience on beautiful Lake Buchanan.
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