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Park Alerts

Algae in the Highland Lakes

People and pets should avoid touching or ingesting algae in the Highland Lakes. Some algae can begin producing toxins without warning. More information is available here.

Park Alerts

Updated LCRA Land and Water Use Regulations became effective April 1, 2022.

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:

  • Black Rock Park
  • Camp Creek Park
  • Cedar Point Recreation Area
  • Gloster Bend Recreation Area
  • Grelle Recreation Area
  • Jessica Hollis Park
  • Lake Bastrop North Shore Park
  • Lake Bastrop South Shore Park
  • Mansfield Dam Overlook
  • McKinney Roughs Nature Park
  • Muleshoe Bend Recreation Area
  • Narrows Recreation Area
  • Plum Park on the Colorado
  • Shaffer Bend Recreation Area
  • Turkey Bend Recreation Area

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.​​​​​​​

Muleshoe Bend Recreation Area

Ground fires are currently not permitted at Muleshoe Bend Recreation Area. Cooking fires are limited to enclosed, above-ground containers.

Turkey Bend Recreation Area

Ground fires are currently not permitted at Turkey Bend Recreation Area. Cooking fires are limited to enclosed, above-ground containers.

Lake Bastrop North Shore Park

Burn ban in effect for Bastrop County.

Lake Bastrop South Shore Park

Burn ban in effect for Bastrop County

McKinney Roughs Nature Park

Burn ban in effect for Bastrop County.

Matagorda Bay Nature Park

Burn ban in effect for Matagorda County.

Shaffer Bend Recreation Area

Burn ban in effect in Burnet County.

Grelle Recreation Area

Burn ban in effect in Burnet County.

Cedar Point Recreation Area

Burn ban in effect for Llano County.

Camp Creek Park

The boat ramp at Camp Creek Park is currently closed.

Black Rock Park

Burn ban in effect for Llano County.

Matagorda Bay Nature Park

Renovation and construction projects are currently underway at Matagorda Bay Nature Park. The park is open and noise levels in some areas may be higher than normal. For more information, call 979-863-2603.

Jessica Hollis Park

Ground fires are currently not permitted at Jessica Hollis Park. Cooking fires are limited to enclosed, above-ground containers.

Plum Park on the Colorado

Burn ban in effect for Fayette County.

Narrows Recreation Area

Burn ban in effect in Burnet County.

Muleshoe Bend Recreation Area

The boat ramp at Muleshoe Bend Recreation Area is currently closed.

Gloster Bend Recreation Area

The boat ramp at Gloster Bend Recreation Area is currently closed.

Gloster Bend Recreation Area

Ground fires are currently not permitted at Gloster Bend Recreation Area. Cooking fires are limited to enclosed, above-ground containers.

Camp Creek Park

Burn ban in effect in Burnet County.

Narrows Recreation Area

The boat ramp at Narrows Recreation Area is currently closed.