Shaffer Bend Recreation Area


Saddle up at Shaffer Bend Recreation Area


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Shaffer Bend Recreation Area, with 523 acres, is one of LCRA's largest recreation areas on Lake Travis. The terrain, ranging from bottomlands to bluffs and hills, makes for good hiking.

The undeveloped recreation area is good for camping, but campers should come prepared there is no potable water or electricity. There is one portable toilet in the camping area and one waterless restroom at the entry of the park.


Unimproved Camping: Open range primitive camping. Limited number of picnic tables, fire rings and grills available on first-come first-serve basis.


Overnight camping is available on a first-come, first-served basis. No reservations are required.


Prior written permission shall be obtained from LCRA for any organized group activity on LCRA land involving 20 or more individuals.

All groups over 20 require a Land Use Permit. Call 1-800-776-LCRA, Ext. 3366 for more information.

Fees  See fees and facilities.

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Location & Hours

Hours and Contact Info:
Open 24 hours.

512-473-3366 or
1-800-776-LCRA, Ext. 3366
Submit questions or comments to Ask LCRA
706 County Rd. 343A
Marble Falls, TX 78654

​Features & Events

​Unimproved Camping
​Bicycling - Dirt / Gravel
Hiking & Walking Trails
Horseback Riding
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Activities & Amenities

Bicycling - Dirt / GravelBird WatchingEquestrian TrailsFishingHiking and Walking TrailsSwimmingUnimproved Camping

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