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3 Popular Camping Spots Around Lake LBJ


We may be in the middle of Winter, but that doesn’t mean you can’t camp out around the lake. Whether you’re camping in an RV, cabin, tent - you name it - these camp sites make it possible. While you may not be able to enjoy the water just yet, there are thousands of other things to do around Lake LBJ! If you’re looking for things to do once you reach the campsite, here are 5 fun things to do at the lake in the winter.

Now, onto the most popular camping spots around the area. You really can’t go wrong with any of these - but, they each have their advantages so it really will depend on what you or your family are looking for.

Sunset Point

Sunset Point is located about 60 miles from Austin and just two miles west of Marble Falls. Here, you can enjoy almost a whole mile of prime shoreline where you can go for a beautiful walk, taking in the incredible sunrises and sunsets around the lake.

The gorgeous nature that fills the entire 20 acres Sunset Point sits on isn’t its only attraction. They also offer tons of amenities including; wireless internet access, cable TV, family-style restrooms and showers, gated entry, and even swimming areas!

For those of you who camp in an RV, Sunset Point has 50 RV spots and 7 of them are in prime locations right on the waterfront. Aren’t you ready to plan your next camping trip, now?

Longhorn Resort

Longhorn Resort sits on Lake LBJ in Kingsland - a little over 60 miles from Austin. Whether you’re looking for a short camping trip or a longer vacation, Longhorn Resort knows just how to accommodate for you.

As one of the best campsites to visit in the winter, Longhorn Resort has an abundance of games that don’t involve getting in the freezing water! With a basketball court, fishing marina, and horseshoes - you’ll never have to worry about “what to do” on your trip.

When you’re ready to dip your toes in the water when the weather warms up, there are boat and jet ski rentals right around the corner!

Heart of Texas Lake Resort

The Heart of Texas Lake Resort covers 7.5 acres on the side of Lake LBJ. The area includes several different options when it comes to camping. You can choose from 12 lakefront condos, 2 lakefront rental houses, 7 cabins, RV spaces or several motel style rooms in a lodge. They really can accommodate for any trip!

As one of the best places to hold group gatherings, they have a covered pavilion right on the water that can fit 70-90 people! You’re bound to enjoy the 18-hole mini-golf course, game arcade, volleyball, shuffleboard, basketball, etc. They have an endless amount of games, tons that are great for winter time, too!

Now that we’ve put all of these great ideas in your head, you’re probably ready to start planning your next trip to Lake LBJ, right? It is one of the best places to camp, after all!

Amy Renken is a writer for hire based out of Austin, Texas. Amy has a background in business management and accounting, but also writes on topics such as parenting, lifestyle, health, travel, and education. Although she mainly focuses on blogging for businesses, she has also written numerous articles for many publications like Huffington Post, All4Women and My Bank Tracker. Amy is a proud wife and mom constantly finding herself constantly chasing her 18-month-old toddler around. Amy and her family enjoy traveling, hiking, cooking and lots of music! You can learn more about Amy and her services on her website (, stop by and say hi!

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Lake LBJ Fishing Report from TPWD (Oct. 28)

GOOD. Water clear; 74 degrees; 0.67 low. Black bass are fair on root beer, plum or raspberry plastic finesse worms, and shallow diving crankbaits near docks, creeks edges, and rocky areas. Crappie are good on minnows and lighter jigs around brush piles and docks. White bass are good over main lake points, flats drop-offs, and humps in 20-35’ with white or chartreuse slabs and jigging spoons. Catfish are good on punch bait in 8-15’.