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Quick Short Kayak Paddle

We was staying at the Thunderbird Resort. I had brought my kayak and had time for a quick paddle... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
Jones, Oklahoma
The Best of Nature and The Best of Comfort

Buchanan is big and offers many places to stay from on a variety of levels from the resort to the... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2017
David E
Kerrville, Texas
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Lake in Texas' Hill Country known for excellent freshwater fishing.
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good30%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
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“bass” (2 reviews)
Burnet, TX
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Reviewed 25 April 2017

We was staying at the Thunderbird Resort. I had brought my kayak and had time for a quick paddle. Within 30 minutes I had reach some pretty walls that had yellow blooming cactus on them. I would have liked to have more time to reach...More

Thank R L
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Buchanan is big and offers many places to stay from on a variety of levels from the resort to the old simple cottages to the public parks for tents or RVs. The lake itself offers tours to see the scenery, the unique species that migrate...More

Thank David E
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Take the Boat Tour before they stop doing it. You might spot a bald eagle or 2. Lots to see and the value is good.

Thank profjake_sugar_land
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We really enjoy sailing this lake. We have rented a home on the lake and we have stayed at a family run resort. Lake is big! If you think you can get from one end to the other in a day you are over scheduling...More

Thank Cathy L
Reviewed 10 February 2017

It's a very large lake formed from the building of a dam decades ago. It's beautiful but can become very frightening on windy days! Boating is recommended and the ducks on the lake look so peaceful.

Thank stoogeg3
Reviewed 27 January 2017

This is a very good way to see the upper part of Lake Buchanan and the Colorado River.....The trip up the river is spectacular. Dont count on seeing any Eagles as weather conditions must be exactly right in early Winter for them to be in...More

1  Thank Gary H
Reviewed 25 October 2016

The drive in the Texas Hill Country to get to Lake Buchanan was quite scenic and offered some nice views of the lake. We took a cruise of a portion of the lake on the Vanishing River Cruise in Burnet, Texas, which was a great...More

Thank kzsull01
Reviewed 30 August 2016

The lake has gorgeous views, the water is so clean and it's so big, you get your very own private beach. The temperature of the water in August is perfect.

Thank Johanna B
Reviewed 18 May 2016

The fishing was excellent and the lake is beautiful. The lake is full of bait fish right now and we were able to get on top of the feeding bass which was a lot of fun.

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Lake Buchanan is the perfect place for a relaxing weekend or a family trip. Resorts around the lake such as Thunderbird Lodge provide comfortable cabins, a pool and sports areas as well as a fishing guide on the premises. Great location for a laid-back vacation,...More

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Jenni Hart M
How low is the water today on January 20, 2015
21 January 2015|
Response from Dan F | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, but I have not been there in months, so I don't know.