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Park Alerts

Park Openings

All LCRA-managed parks are open. Visitors must wear face coverings and should practice social distancing in the parks. No groups larger than five people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.

Parks operated by third-party vendors determine their own hours. Please call or check the park’s website before heading out.

Park Closures

  • Turkey Bend Recreation Area will be closed on October 20-21. Other parks on FM 1431 will remain open, including Shaffer Bend and Gloster Bend recreation areas.

Burn Bans

Because of the danger posed by dry conditions, LCRA periodically bans ground fires at its parks. LCRA honors burn bans issued by individual counties where its parks are located. The following parks are in counties with issued burn bans:

  • Jessica Hollis Park
  • Gloster Bend Recreation Area
  • Turkey Bend Recreation Area
  • Muleshoe Bend Recreation Area
  • Hollywood Bottom Park
  • Matagorda Bay Nature Park

LCRA advises that you check the Texas Interagency Coordination Center‘s website for a link to the latest map showing Texas counties that have issued burn bans.

For more information, email​ us through Contact LCRA or call LCRA at 512-473-3366.​​​​​​​

Parks

Beginning October 1, 2020, payment in full will be required to make reservations at LCRA Parks.

Park Alerts

To limit the spread of COVID-19, all visitors to LCRA-operated parks must wear face coverings and should practice social distancing in the parks. No groups larger than five people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.

Camp Creek Park

Boat Ramp currently closed at Camp Creek Park.

Muleshoe Bend Recreation Area

The boat ramp at Muleshoe Bend Recreation Area is closed due to lake levels. Another ramp is open nearby at Narrows Recreation Area. 

Gloster Bend Recreation Area

The boat ramp at Gloster Bend Recreation Area is closed due to lake levels. Another ramp is open nearby at Narrows Recreation Area.

Jessica Hollis Park

Burn ban in effect in Travis County.

Turkey Bend Recreation Area

Burn ban in effect in Travis County.

Lake Bastrop South Shore Park

Swift and Heron trails are closed for maintenance at Lake Bastrop.

McKinney Roughs Nature Park

On Oct. 20-21, only the main entrance at McKinney Roughs Nature Park will be open to visitors from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Matagorda Bay Nature Park

Burn ban in effect in Matagorda County.

Hollywood Bottom Park

Burn ban in effect in Wharton County.

Muleshoe Bend Recreation Area

Burn ban in effect in Travis County.

Gloster Bend Recreation Area

Burn ban in effect in Travis County.

Turkey Bend Recreation Area

Turkey Bend Recreation Area will be closed on October 20-21. Other parks on FM 1431 will remain open, including Shaffer Bend and Gloster Bend recreation areas.