August 30, 2014

Wild Texas Parks: Potter's Creek Park - Canyon Lake - Canyon Lake, TX

Potter's Creek Park - Canyon Lake
Canyon Lake, Texas (Comal County)


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About the Park

Out of the seven public parks situated on 8,240-acre Canyon Lake, Potter's Creek Park is the only one that is open year-round and features developed campsites. Seven screened shelters, five large group campsites and 114 RV-ready campsites are available. The park also features a fishing pier, swimming beach, group pavilion, two 2-lane boat ramps, and restrooms with showers.

Day use activities are not permitted at the park without a campsite rental.

Park Ratings

Explanation of Symbols
Campsites/Overnight Facilities** 2 star
Leashed Pets Permitted?Animated Running Dog YES
Picnic Areas/Playgrounds*** 3 star
Solitude** 2 star
Trail System 0 star
Water Recreation**** 4 star
Wildlife** 2 star
Ratings are based on a scale of 0 (low) to 4 (high).

Wild Texas Notebook

Bird species include:
  • Lark sparrow
  • American coot
  • ducks
  • cormorants
  • osprey
  • roadrunners

Location

The park is located on the northwest side of Canyon Lake. From IH-35, take FM 306 West 23 miles to Potter's Creek Road. Go south 3 miles to park entrance. From Highway 281, take FM 306 east 8 miles to Potter's Creek Road. Go south for 3 miles to park entrance.

The nearest major Texas cities are: Austin, Corpus Christi, Houston, Laredo, San Antonio

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Coordinates for GPS Users:

29.9066877° Latitude    -98.2639503° Longitude (WGS84/NAD83; decimal degrees)
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Hours

The park is open from 7 AM to 10 PM year round.

Fees

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Reservations

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Official Contact Information

The Park is managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Potter's Creek Park - Canyon Lake
3145 Potter's Creek Road
Canyon Lake, TX 78133

Telephone: (830)964-3341

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