Visitors and Tourist Guide for Lake Marble Falls, Texas

Lake Marble Falls Texas
In the Highland Lakes of Texas

Lake Marble Falls

Formed in 1951 by the construction of Max Starcke Dam (Originally named Marble Falls Dam) by the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA), Lake Marble Falls is the 4th lake (and newest lake) in the Highland Lakes string of lakes on the Colorado River in the central Texas Hill Country.  Lake Marble Falls is a normally constant level lake and is popular for boating, and waterskiing.  It is 5.75 miles long and 1,080 feet wide in the widest area.

Lakefest Drag Boat Races
Lakefest Drag Boat Race

The LakeFest Drag Boat Races, a massive 3-day event, are held on Lake Marble Falls in the town of Marble Falls.

Lake Marble Falls

Lake Marble Falls is located at the booming town of Marble Falls about 45 miles northwest of Austin.  It can be reached from Austin by driving out Highway 71 and then north on Highway 281, or by going west on Highway 1431 out of Cedar Park on the north edge of Austin.

Max Starcke Dam
Max Starcke Dam

Meadowlakes, a gated golfing community, is located on the shores of Lake Marble Falls adjacent to the town of Marble Falls.

Lake Marble Falls
Lake Marble Falls

Meadowlakes Golf Course Want to play a round of golf?

Try the Meadowlakes golf course in Meadowlakes at Marble Falls.

Open to the public.

There are RV Parks, bed & breakfast inns, motels and cabins available for rent.  You will find plenty of shopping in Marble Falls.  There are antique stores, gift shops, a WalMart Super Center, a large grocery store, several fast food restaurants and much more.

Lake Marble Falls in Texas

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Services Available in Marble Falls
  • Russo's Texitally Cafe 
    "Texas fare with and Italian Flair."  Combines wonderful herbal flavors of Mediterranean cooking with the robust, meaty tastes and textures of Texas fare.   Overlooking Lake Marble Falls with a fantastic view.

  • Blue Bonnet Cafe
    This cafe is "Truly World Famous" for its home style cooking.  The readers of Highways Magazine voted it the number one restaurant in Texas for breakfasts and in the top ten restaurants in Texas overall.  A favorite with both the tourists and the locals.

  • Lake LBJ Real Estate - MLS Search
    Specializing in Lake LBJ Real Estate including waterfront and residential real estate in the Lake LBJ area.

  • Lake LBJ Real Estate - MLS Search
    Specializing in Highland Lakes real estate and Texas Hill Country lake property

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