Burnet, Texas

Hamilton Creek Park in Burnet, Texas
Hamilton Creek Park near downtown Burnet

Hamilton Creek Park 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. 

Burnet is a popular tourist town located 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, 3 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.

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.

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

Lake Buchanan and Inks Lake are just a 15 minute drive from Burnet on Highway 29 west. There are services available on Lake Buchanan such as cabins for rent, RV parks, etc.  It is a very pretty drive on a  winding four lane highway through the Texas Hill Country to the lakes.

Burnet has a golf course, an athletic center, an airport, a hospital, 2 museums and several tourists attractions.

The City of Burnet is going through a period of restoration and many antique and gift stores now surround the Courthouse on the Square. Historical homes are also being restored as antique and gift shops and Bed & Breakfast Inns.

Featured Cabins
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.

Fishing Guides on Lake Buchanan

Ray's Striper Fishing Guide Service
Ray Williamson enjoys guiding novice and experienced fishermen alike on Lake Buchanan.

Clancy's Fishing Guide Service
Fishing Guide on Lake Buchanan and Inks Lake about 20 minutes west of Burnet

Lodging in the Burnet Area

Real Estate in the Burnet Area

Lake LBJ Real Estate - MLS Search
Specializing in Highland Lakes real estate and Texas Hill Country lake property.

Hill Country Flyer Train
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.

Tourist Attractions in Burnet

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Links to neighboring towns' web pages:
Kingsland, Marble Falls, Llano

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