Canyon Lake has four (4) developed camping areas. See the information below about these developed camping areas.
Potter's Creek Park
Potter's Creek Park is located on the northwest side of Canyon Lake off of Potter's Creek Road at the Hwy 484 (Fischer Road) junction. From IH 35 take FM 306 exit no.191 located just north of New Braunfels, travel west on FM 306 for 26 miles, or from US 281 take FM 306 east 10 miles. Turn south on Potter's Creek Road and continue two miles to reach the park entrance. Potter's Creek Park is a beautiful park that includes modern RV camping sites. The park contains one hundred fourteen (114) RV campsites. All campsites include a covered table, 60 foot long parking pads, 50 amp electrical service and water hook-ups. Restrooms at camper service buildings have heated showers, lavatories, and flushing toilets. Seven (7) Screened Shelters are available for campers. They consist of small buildings with half walls and screened upper sections, privacy shades are provided. Each building is equipped with a sink, cold running water, electrical outlets, ceiling fan and picnic table. Campers pitch tents outside of shelter. Flush toilets and showers are located nearby. Recreation Vehicles (RVs) and Pop-Up Campers are not allowed at screened shelters. Ten (10) designated tent camping sites are available in Potters Creek Park, they are site 115-124. Each site provides a covered shelter area, cooker, fire ring, 30 amp electrical service and water hook ups along with parking spaces. Tent camping is also allowed at screened shelters and RV sites, however the appropriate fees must be paid to tent camp at other sites. Five (5) Family Sites area available for those folks who like to camp with family and friends, they are sites 62-66. Four triple sites and one double site each have a central large covered table which provide enough space for small groups to share. Each site has 50-amp electrical service and water hook-ups with flush toilets and showers located nearby.
Canyon Park is located on the North shore of Canyon Lake near Hancock. From IH 35 take Exit 191 north of New Braunfels, Texas. Drive West on FM 306 20 Miles, turn left on Canyon Park Road or from US 281 turn east on FM 306,travel east 12 miles, turn right on Canyon Park Road. The park is open April 1st- September 30th from 7:00am to 10:00pm. There are 150 campsites (no RV hookups), a boat ramp, vault toilets, and no showers. Two overnight shelters and one day use shelter for large groups, reunions, etc. For more information on our Group Shelters click on the Group Areas link on the left.
Cranes Mill Park
Cranes Mill Park is located on the Southwest shore of Canyon Lake off FM 2673, just past the village of Startzville. From IH 35 take Canyon Lake exit west on FM 306; approximately 14 miles. Turn left on FM 2673 just after Guadalupe River crossing. Cranes Mill Park is located at the westernmost end of FM 2673 and South Cranes Mill Road. The park is open year-round, 7am to 10pm daily. Boat launching and limited camping facilities are available in winter months from 1st of October until the end of February. Cranes Mill Park offers 46 campsites with tables & cookers only (no RV hookups). Maximum of two vehicles, two tents, or ten persons per campsite, whichever comes first. Boat launching, fishing dock, and vault toilets are available to registered campers. All entrances are locked at 10pm with no reentry available until 7am the next morning. Campers may exit the park at any time. Park is subject to early closure on holiday weekends when filled to capacity. Rentals are first come first served basis only. Checkout is at 2pm. Boat Ramp available for a fee or FREE with valid camping permit. Boat Ramp will close when parking area has reached capacity of 45 vehicles with trailers. (Note to anglers: This is the closest ramp to the Guadalupe River fishing upstream from Canyon Lake).
North Park is located off FM 306 near the dam. From IH 35 take FM 306 exit no.191 located just west of New Braunfels, travel west on FM 306 for 18.5 miles, or from US 281 take FM 306 east 16.5 miles. The park is open from 7:00am to 10:00pm. There are 19 campsites (no RV hookups), vault toilets, no showers, no boat ramp. This is a popular scuba diving area.
Address: From New Braunfels, 15 miles northwest on FM 306
Our Email: Yvonne.E.Siber@swf02.usace.army.mil
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