Shaffer Bend Recreation Area | LCRA Shaffer Bend Recreation Area | LCRA

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Shaffer Bend Recreation Area

706 Co Rd 343A, Marble Falls, TX 78654

Activities and Amenities

Hours and Contact Info

Hours of operation:

Daily (sunrise to sunset)


Reserve your campsite: 855-392-7638
Need more park info: 512-473-3366

Park Information

If Texas Hill Country views are your desire, we have you covered. At Shaffer Bend Recreation Area, you’ll experience a secluded camping getaway. Enjoy the park’s multiuse trails that are perfect for horseback riding, with scenic overlooks all the way down to sandy beaches on the north shore of Lake Travis.

  • 26 campsites
    Restroom (non-flushing)
    Restroom (flushing) at park entrance

Water Recreation

  • Canoeing/kayaking

Outdoor Recreation

  • Hiking
    Mountain biking
    Horseback riding



Adults – $5
Children (12 and younger) – Free
Disabled – $2
Seniors (65 and older) – $2
Horse and rider – $12


Two park entrance fees are
included in your stay.

  • Standard – $25
  • Group – $35

Park Events

Interpretive Hike with Capitol Area Master Naturalists

Hike with CAMN at #MuleshoeBend


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