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Tee Up! Where Can You Golf Around Lake LBJ?

Located just sixty miles west of Austin, Lake LBJ is a Hill Country gem perfect for a weekend getaway. If you enjoy golfing, there is no shortage of options near the lake. We’ve rounded up a list of...

Lake LBJ workday

With days remaining until the Lower Colorado River Authority begins raising Lake LBJ to its normal level, the city of Granite Shoals parks committee is calling for one more work day, Feb. 11, to prep the parks...

Cormorants and Otters - fish preators

If you ask lake managers and fish farmers to name dreaded predators that severely damage fisheries, most will say double-crested cormorants (water turkey) and otters. Cormorants are found from southern Alaska...

Lake level should start dropping Jan. 2

The Lower Colorado River Authority plans to lower the water levels on Lake Austin and Lake LBJ for six weeks starting on January 2. This is to allow property owners the opportunity to repair and maintain...

Austin Boat Show and Travel Trailer Show

The Austin Boat and Travel Trailer Show returns to central Texas promising fun for the whole family. New for 2017, the show will include a children's activity area featuring kid-fishing, providing a boat-load...

5 Essential Tips for Camping in the Winter

Winter camping… you either enjoy it, or avoid it! Here in Central Texas, we rarely see temperatures drop below freezing. When we prepare for winter, we can count on being slightly inconvenienced by a...

Boating Safety - Kayaking and Kill Switches

Texas boating fatalities generally involve an inattentive skipper driving too fast, but nearly half of the 12 boating related fatalities documented through June involved paddle craft, mostly...

Hitting the Perfect Green

Golf is a huge favorite around here - the quiet time, teeing off, and fresh air make it all worthwhile. That’s why golfing near the lake makes the experience all the better. In fact, near Lake LBJ there...

Where Can You Hike Around Lake LBJ?

In the gorgeous hill country, there are bound to be some breathtaking views - especially when you find yourself hiking around the lake. So, grab your boots, a backpack, sunscreen, map - and don’t forget...

First it was zebra mussels; now it's giant salvinia

Giant salvinia is attacking Texas lakes and rivers. This invasive plant restricts fishing, boating and swimming and causes devastating environmental and economic damage. All it takes is one small piece left on...

Check the pump before you pump

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is asking for comments on a proposal to increase the amount of ethanol that must be blended into the nation’s gasoline supply for 2017. If adopted, these...

Check the pump before you pump

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is asking for comments on a proposal to increase the amount of ethanol that must be blended into the nation’s gasoline supply for 2017. If adopted, these...

Oil and sage grouse grousing...

The greater sage grouse has bedeviled Texas oil and gas companies trying to drill in the high plains of the western United States for more than a decade. In September Interior Secretary, Sally Jewell...

Be safe on the water this weekend

This Memorial Day Weekend the lakes, streams, and bays of Texas will be enjoyed by anglers and boaters alike. Last year Texas game wardens spent about 546,000 hours on recreational boating safety work. Use of...

What Are Your Camping Essentials?

Whether you’re camping for the weekend or planning on staying awhile - there are several things you won’t want to leave behind. Luckily, camping at Lake LBJ isn’t like camping in the middle...

5 Can't-Miss Spring Activities on Lake LBJ

The Spring days are finally upon us (despite the recent temperature drop)! If you’re looking for a weekend getaway, you can’t go wrong with a trip to the lake - Lake LBJ, that is. There are too...

Hiking Near Lake LBJ: Enchanted Rock

Although Enchanted Rock is located just west of Lake LBJ, it’s a short drive over to Fredericksburg for one of the best hiking experiences in the Texas Hill Country. As legends have it, people have been...

The Five Best State And National Parks Near Lake LBJ

Whether you live near Lake LBJ area or are just a traveling lake enthusiast, you're going to have to face it: you can't stay in the water forever. Sooner or later, you'll need to stretch your legs and soak up...

Newly constructed bird viewing blind

Thanks to a newly constructed bird blind at Inks Lake State Park, visitors now have the chance to quietly observe birds flitting from tree to tree, perch on a feeder or sing to other birds.The bird...

Fall camping workshops announced for outdoor families

With cool weather around the corner, the Texas Outdoor Family program has scheduled outdoor recreational workshops statewide though the beginning of December. The workshops offer a low-cost weekend trip where...


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Lake LBJ Weather Forecast

Wednesday

Sunny

Hi: 84

Wednesday Night

Clear

Lo: 50

Thursday

Sunny

Hi: 84

Thursday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 70

Friday

Partly Sunny

Hi: 90

Friday Night

Chance Rain Showers

Lo: 73

Saturday

Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 85

Saturday Night

Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 56


Lake LBJ Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 4/27: 824.67 (-0.33)