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Lake LBJ

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Jetskiing on Lake LBJ

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, 50 miles from Austin, and goes all of the way to Kingsland. Lake LBJ is normally a constant level lake and is just over 21 miles long with a maximum width of 10,800 feet. Lake LBJ is perfect for sailing, boating and all water related activities.

Lake LBJ was originally known as Lake Granite Shoals when it was formed in 1950. The lake is a result of the Granite Shoals Dam (now called the Wirtz Dam), which is managed by the Lower Colorado River Authority. In 1964, the lake was renamed Lake Lydon B. Johnson in honor of the U.S. Senator for Texas who went on to become a U.S. President. President Johnson and his wife even had a home on the lake that they enjoyed during his presidency and after.

Kids love the Water Park at the Lake LBJ Yacht Club and Marina

Some of the most popular Lake LBJ locations include:

  • The Nightengale Archaeological Center at Kingsland.
  • One Lake LBJ attraction you don't want to miss is Longhorn Cavern State Park.
  • The Balloons over Horseshoe Bay Resort event in April offers visitors a chance to take a hot-air balloon ride.
  • Kids love the Water Park at the Lake LBJ Yacht Club and Marina.
  • The three Trent Jones, Sr. designed golf courses in Horseshoe Bay.


 

Featured Boat Rentals

 




 

Lake House Rentals, Cabin Rentals, and RV Spaces

 


 

Granite Shoals

 


Blue Cove Lake House

Blue Cove Lake House

Lake LBJ - Granite Shoals

This beautiful lake home has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, boat dock with electric lift, jet ski ramps, swimming/fishing dock, hammock, 165 feet of waterfront, 2 underwater fishing lights, palm trees, and beautiful lake views to the open water of Lake LBJ.

 


 

Horseshoe Bay

 




 

Kingsland

 


Eastbank River Respite

Eastbank River Respite

on the Colorado arm of Lake LBJ

Four Bedroom Waterfront Home on the Colorado Arm of Lake LBJ with Boathouse and Jet Ski Ramp. Lots of Amenities! Monthly Rentals Welcome for Winter Months.

 
Hacienda on Lake LBJ

Hacienda on Lake LBJ

Lake LBJ - Kingsland, TX

This vacation lake house has it all! Great water, boat dock with electric lift, waterfront deck, large covered porch facing the lake, game room, foosball, air hockey, fireplace, BBQ, 2 fire pits, and more. 2, 849 sq. ft. with 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, sleeps 14 in beds.

 
Llanorado Lodge

Llanorado Lodge

Lake LBJ - Kingsland, TX

Eight cabins at this lakeside resort await you. Located in Kingsland, Texas within walking distance of downtown. Covered boat docks for your boat, an all-weather fishing house, bait sales and more.

 
Moonlight on the Colorado Lake House

Moonlight on the Colorado Lake House

Colorado arm of Lake LBJ

Can't send the kids to summer camp? Have your own camp at Moonlight on the Colorado. Also available for discounted monthly rates. Waterfront lake house with great water on Lake LBJ in Kingsland, Texas with boat dock, fishing pier, covered porch facing the lake, and more. 3 bedrooms and 2 baths can sleep up to 10 people. Minimum rental of one month.

 
River Oaks Lodge

River Oaks Lodge

Colorado Arm of Lake LBJ

Their 8 cabins are set in a "no wake" cove on the Colorado River "arm" of Lake LBJ in Kingsland, TX. Enjoy the quiet, relaxed atmosphere on the water without the lake traffic. They have covered boat slips for their guests.

 


 

Marble Falls

 


Sunset Point on Lake LBJ

Sunset Point on Lake LBJ

Lake LBJ just west of Marble Falls, TX

Large RV Park on Lake LBJ just west of Marble Falls, Texas in the beautiful Texas Hill Country.

 


 

Realtors

 


Lake LBJ Real Estate - MLS Search

Lake LBJ Real Estate - MLS Search

Giles Summerlin with RE/MAX of Marble Falls specializes in Lake LBJ Real Estate and Texas Hill Country Lake Living.

 


Planning on bringing your pets to the Highland Lakes?


Warning about harmful Algae.
A harmful algae bloom occurs when cyanobacteria, also called blue-green algae, produce toxins that can harm people and pets if they drink the lake water



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