Comal Park - Canyon Lake
Canyon Lake, Texas (Comal County)

About the Park

Located on the southern shore of Canyon Lake, Comal Park is a seasonal day use park open from March through September annually. Activities include: swimming, picnicking, bicycling and hiking.

Facilities include sixty-five picnic sites, a large swimming beach, children's playground, and two 2-lane boat ramps.

Park Ratings

Explanation of Symbols
Campsites/Overnight Facilities 0 star
Leashed Pets Permitted?Animated Running Dog YES
Picnic Areas/Playgrounds**** 4 star
Solitude** 2 star
Trail System* 1 star
Water Recreation**** 4 star
Wildlife*** 3 star
Ratings are based on a scale of 0 (low) to 4 (high).

Wild Texas Notebook

Bird species include:
  • flycatchers
  • sparrows
  • woodpeckers
  • migrating warblers
  • herons
  • ducks
  • loons
  • terns
  • cormorants
  • migrating American white pelicans


Comal Park is located on the southern shore of Canyon Lake near Startzville. From IH 35, take FM 306 exit no.191 just North of New Braunfels; travel West on FM 306 for 14 miles to FM 2673 and turn left. Continue West on FM 2673 for 8 miles to the Dairy Queen in Startzville and turn right on Canyon Bend Street. Follow the signs to the park for an additional two miles. Or from US Hwy 281 take Hwy 46 East past Smithson Valley High School and turn left on FM 3159. Continue on FM 3159 for 6.7 miles, then turn left at the traffic light on FM 2673 in Startzville. Continue on FM 2673 for one mile. Turn right at the Dairy Queen on Canyon Bend Street. Follow the signs to the park for an additional two miles.

The nearest major Texas cities are: Austin, Corpus Christi, Houston, Laredo, San Antonio

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29.8625719° Latitude    -98.2523042° Longitude (WGS84/NAD83; decimal degrees)
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Official Contact Information

The Park is managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Comal Park - Canyon Lake
Canyon Lake, TX 78133

Telephone: (830)964-3341