Plan your kayak or canoe trip with LCRA's Lower Colorado River Guide
river guide offers tips for planning a canoe or kayak trip on the lower Colorado River and depicts public access points available from Austin to Matagorda Bay, including boat ramps and public parks.
Download the guide or buy a detailed waterproof map at
McKinney Roughs Nature Park.
Host your event or meeting in a park setting with modern comforts
LCRA's parks offer a variety of facilities for rent for family reunions, weddings and business events. Facilities include dining halls, meeting rooms, group cabins, dormitories and pavilions in natural outdoor settings.
Find a park with rental facilities near you.
Drain your boat to combat zebra mussels
All boats operating on the Highland Lakes and lakes Bastrop and Fayette are required to be drained after use to help prevent the spread of zebra mussels. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department included the lakes in rules that went into effect March 23, 2014.
Birding at LCRA parks
In an interview with NetCast, Nicholas Cowey, program coordinator at LCRA's McKinney Roughs Nature Park, discusses everything from the sport of birding to the necessary technology for a successful birding trip. "Technology has really helped birding," Cowey says. "If you see a bird and post it on social media, seconds later everyone knows about it."
Listen to the interview.