North Park

Canyon Lake

North Park is only open Friday at 3pm until Sunday at 2pm every week. Hours are extended only on federal Holiday weekends.
The Park is a primitive camping experience on the northern shore of Canyon Lake bordering Canyon Dam. Each site comes with a picnic table, standing grill, fire ring, and access to the lake. There are plenty of shade trees at many camp sites.
The park is popular with SCUBA divers who are learning or wanting to improve their skill level. To dive you will need to go through local dive shops to set up training. Come enjoy a beautiful park and wonderful sunsets across the lake. If you are a hiker, the trail across the dam provides a spectacular view evey time.

Available facilities in the park include a vault restroom, 3 water fountains, 20 tent only campsites, access to the lake, a gate house, hosts sites, a bench and table at each site, a fire ring at each site, and a grill at each camp site. You will find a fes short trails that wrap around inside the park also.

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Natural Features

North Park is perched on top of a limestone bluff overlooking the beautiful blue waters of Canyon Lake. The area is full of natural carsts and caves in the region. Fossil imprints can be found across the region in the limestone. Near by are dinosuar tracks in the limestone in the gorge where you can take a tour.
You can watch spectacula sunrises on east of the park at Canyon Dam or magnificant sunsets on west of the park. The water in Canyon Lake is clear and allows you to see the natural plants and fish under the water. The limestone hills surrounding the lake are full of fossil imprints and amazing rock formations.

Nearby Attractions

New Braunfels Area:
Natural Bridge Caverns, McKinna Museum for Kids, Gruene Hall, Comal River, Schlitterbauhn, and so much more.

Canyon lake Area:
Guadalupe river, the GBRA gorge tours, Fishing pier on the river below the dam, and theHeritage meusem on south side fo Canyon lake.

San Antonio area:
Sea World, River walk, Six Flags, and so much more


Canyon Lake is a large reservoir for water retention, but has become well know for boating, swimming, skiing, scuba diving, and so much more. Local outfitters and guides and help you find the activity that is right for your needs. You can access the lake from the park as well as a nice hiking trail across the dam and other trails near by in driving distance.

Changes & Cancellations

The reservation system sets all change and cancellation fees.

Contact Information


US Army Corps of Engineers Attention North Park 601 COE Road Canyon Lake TX 78133


3203 North Park Road Canyon Lake TX 78133

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 830-964-3341

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Driving Directions

North Park is located off FM 306 near the dam.

From IH 35: Take FM 306 exit 191 located just west of New Braunfels. Travel west on FM 306 for about 18.5 miles until you get to North Park Road. Turn left onto North Park Road and follow it until you come to the park at the far end of the road.

From US Hwy 281: Take FM 306 east about 16.5 miles until you get to North Park Road. Turn right onto North Park Road and follow it until you come to the park at the far end of the road.

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