Burnet, Texas



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Burnet (pronounced "burn it") is a popular tourist town located approximately 60 miles northwest of Austin, Texas on Highways 29 and 281. Burnet is only a short drive from  Lake Buchanan, Inks Lake and Lake LBJ, three of the lakes on the Highland Lakes chain of lakes created by man-made dams.  Burnet is the County Seat of Burnet County in central Texas. Both the city and the county were named for David Gouverneur Burnet, the first (provisional) president of the Republic of Texas.


Buchanan Dam photo courtesy of L.C.R.A.
Buchanan Dam photo courtesy of L.C.R.A.


The Highland Lakes area of the central Texas Hill Country is a well know area for recreational activities such as birdwatching, jet skiing, golf, boating, fishing, camping and sightseeing. It is also listed in the top three areas of the country as a retirement area. The climate is moderate in the winter and it almost never snows in Burnet.


Hamilton Creek Park near downtown Burnet
Hamilton Creek Park near downtown Burnet


Hamilton Creek Park, part of the Burnet Riverwalk, is a beautifully designed and landscaped area along the creek where you can go for a walk, have a picnic or just sit and enjoy the scenery and people. It is very attractive with the walkway, the plants, bridges, etc. You will enjoy this peaceful area! It is within walking distance of the downtown square.


Hill Country Flyer
Hill Country Flyer


The Hill Country Flyer is a train that makes regular weekend runs from Cedar Park to Burnet to take tourists out to shop at the antique and gift stores in Burnet, to dine in the local resaturants and and to enjoy Hamilton Creek Park.  Call 512-477-8468 for more information.  To go to the Hill Country Flyer Web Page Click here.


Highland Lakes Squadron - Commemorative Air Force
Highland Lakes Squadron - Commemorative Air Force


Check out the Highland Lakes Squadron - Commemorative Air Force at Kate Craddock Field Airport, Burnet, Texas; Call 512-756-2226 for more information.  To go to their web page Click here.




 

Featured Lodging

 
Big Chief RV Resort and Cabin Rentals

Big Chief RV Resort and Cabin Rentals

At the dam on Lake Buchanan

Voted Area's Best RV & Cabin Resort and the BEST VALUE in 2 counties! Stunning sunsets, Clean cabins, incredible pool and hot tub, large pull through sites, Clubhouse, Boat Ramp, easy deep water access for boaters and much more.

 


 

Lodging near Canyon Lakes

 
Big Chief RV Resort and Cabin Rentals

Big Chief RV Resort and Cabin Rentals

At the dam on Lake Buchanan

Voted Area's Best RV & Cabin Resort and the BEST VALUE in 2 counties! Stunning sunsets, Clean cabins, incredible pool and hot tub, large pull through sites, Clubhouse, Boat Ramp, easy deep water access for boaters and much more.

 
Poppy's Pointe Lakefront Resort

Poppy's Pointe Lakefront Resort

on the west side of Lake Buchanan

9 cabins for rent and 58 RV spaces, swimming pool, recreation/meeting hall, boat launching ramp, laundry room, and lots of waterfront for fishing.

 
Rainbow Hearth Bed and Breakfast

Rainbow Hearth Bed and Breakfast

east side of Lake Buchanan, TX

Nine lakeside acres of lush tree-covered hills and panoramic views. Featuring: beautifully and deliciously prepared organic and natural food, intimate, candle-lit dining, "Sleep Number" (TM) beds, spa and hiking trails, and the finest massages available...anywhere!.

 


 

Looking for Real Estate in the Area?

 
Lake LBJ Real Estate - MLS Search

Lake LBJ Real Estate - MLS Search

Giles Summerlin with RE/MAX of Marble Falls specializes in Lake LBJ Real Estate and Texas Hill Country Lake Living.

 


 

Fishing Guides

 
Fernandez Striper Guide Services

Fernandez Striper Guide Services

Lake Buchanan

Hello folks. My name is Fermin. I've been guiding Lake Buchanan and Inks Lake for over 30 years. I fish out of a 25-ft twin engine center console with a full array of electronics and the know-how and experience of a lifetime spent guiding the lake. I also supply the bait and tackle plus clean your fish at the end of the trip.

 
Clancy's Fishing Guide Service

Clancy's Fishing Guide Service

Lake Buchanan

Stripers and Trophy Catfish guide service on Lake Buchanan and Inks Lake. Ask about the Fish and Chips Package for people who like both golfing and fishing Bait and equipment are furnished.

 
Ray's Striper Fishing Guide Service

Ray's Striper Fishing Guide Service

Lake Buchanan

You can count on Ray Williamson to provide you with everything you need to catch stripers. He enjoys guiding novice and experienced fishermen alike on Lake Buchanan in the beautiful Hill Country of Central Texas and teaching novice fisherman how to find the big ones and catch them.

 


Vacation Rentals

Lake Houses, Cabins For Rent
and RV Spaces are needed.

Our viewers are looking for vacation rentals on Canyon Lake.  If you have a vacation rental, we can bring you renters.    

 

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