Canyon Lake is situated on the Guadalupe River in the Texas Hill country, United States. The Canyon Lake is spread across 8230 surface acre area having an enormous shoreline covering 80 miles. The geographical location of the Canyon Lake is in between San Antonio and Austin about 14 miles northwest of New Braunfels on FM 306 from IH-35.
The Canyon Lake is having a depth of 43 feet which is said to be the deepest lakes in Texas. It is pretty much considerable for fishing as it is full of variety of fish such as Largemouth Bass, White & Stripped Bass and Catfish. Another main attraction at the Canyon Lake shoreline are the eight public parks managed by the U.S Army Corps of Engineers where the facilities like camping and picnic spots are the optimum amusements. The Comal County also presents to you many boat ramps to reach the lake.
Another very fascinating place is the Canyon Lake Gorge which was opened in 2007 providing a tour to the rocks of strata which are more than 100 million years old having fossils and dinosaur tracks, making up a new ecosystem for wildlife having carp and other species in different pools which are fed by waterfalls and springs.
Other sites of amusement in the New Braunfels are the Canyon Dam which is located on the north side near Canyon City. The dam has a height of 224 feet above the river which is a great place have a walk and grasp some photos. There are a number of restaurants in the communities nearby that will surely fulfil your appetite for food along with the scenic views of nature. There are plenty of sea birds and white tail deer around the lake which will definitely be a pleasure for the wild life lovers.