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Lake LBJ

Jet Skiing on Lake LBJ
Lake LBJ is a very popular lake for water sports.

Lake LBJ, named after President Lyndon B. Johnson, is part of the Highland Lakes chain of seven lakes starting in Austin and going northwest for over 85 miles.  Lake LBJ starts near Horseshoe Bay, 45 miles from Austin, and goes all of the way to Kingsland.  Lake LBJ is mostly a constant level lake and is just over 21 miles long with a maximum width of 10,800 feet.

Relaxing by Lake LBJ at Sandyland
Relaxing by Lake LBJ

Lake LBJ is a popular lake for boating and water skiing.  Tourists are attracted from all over Texas and the U.S. to take advantage of this big beautiful lake.  Many people in Austin, Houston, San Antonio and Dallas own weekend homes on the lake.  Many of these people also retire in the area.

Shore at Sandyland

The shores of the lake are dotted with nice homes with boat houses and automatic boat lifts.  There are several communities along the lake: Kingsland, Highland Haven, Granite Shoals, Sunrise Beach, Deer Haven, Blue Lake and Horseshoe Bay.  Lake LBJ is a great retirement area as well as a recreational area.  This area has been rated in the top three areas of the U.S. for retirement.

Boating on Lake LBJ Because Lake LBJ is a constant level lake, you will find ideal conditions for boating, water skiing, and jet skiing.

Swimming is also popular on the lake.

Lake LBJ is a great place to rent a cabin, condo, motel or park your RV.  All are open year round.  RV Parks located on the waterfront of Lake LBJ in Kingsland, allow you to enjoy watching all of the boating activity on the lake.  The sunsets are absolutely beautiful over the lake.   There are also vacation rental homes along the lake.

More information about Lake LBJ from the The Lower Colorado River Authority.

View from Sandyland
The lake is perfect for boating and is not overcrowded.

Services Available at Lake LBJ

Featured Boat Rentals
Lake LBJ Yacht Club & Marina Lake LBJ Yacht Club & Marina
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!

Granite Shoals:

Blue Cove Lake House.....Waterfront lake house for rent nightly on Lake LBJ.

Horseshoe Bay:

Lake LBJ Yacht Club and Marina.....On Lake LBJ just east of Horseshoe Bay, TXa.


Sunrise Beach:

Sunrise Cove Lake House.....Lakefront rental house in Sunrise Beach, TX

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