Lake Austin

In the Highland Lakes of Texas

Lake Austin 360 Bridge
360 Bridge over Lake Austin

Lake Austin is the sixth lake down in the chain of Highland Lakes on the Colorado River in central Texas.  The lake starts at the Mansfield Dam and ends at the Tom Miller Dam in the city of Austin.

Boating on Lake Austin

Lake Austin Bridge over Lake Austin

The Bridge on Hwy 360 which goes over Lake Austin is a good point for launching your boat.  It is also a popular gathering point on the lake.

Boating on Lake Austin Boating is popular on Lake Austin

Lake Austin has high cliffs in places along the shore of the lake which provide shelter from the wind for the best in boating activities.  The cliffs are dotted with expensive homes overlooking the lake.

Bridge over Lake Austin
View from under the bridge.


Planning on bringing your boat to the Highland Lakes?
Clean, Drain and Dry your boat to prevent the spread of zebra mussels and other invasive species.


Services Available on Lake Austin:

Jet Ski Rentals
A Splash of Fun offers personal watercraft (jet ski, waverunner, seadoo) rentals at an affordable price without compromising the quality of the watercraft offered. For $150 you can enjoy a full day's rental at any lake. Tow-n-Go. Call us now to book your reservation! 972-576-8448

Lake Austin Riverboats
They have two paddleboats, The Commodore and The Commodore's Pup,  on Lake Austin for tours, parties and events.  The Commodore is the oldest of its kind on the Highland Lakes chain of 6 lakes, having been in service for over 60 years.

Sunshine Machine Boat Tours
They run a charter boat service on Lake Austin near City Park, that takes 1 to 30 passengers on scenic cruises up a beautiful part of the lake.

Ski Shores Waterfront Cafe on Lake Austin

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Map of Lake Austin
Map of Lake Austin
Map of Lake Austin in Austin, Texas

Highland Lakes
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