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Inks Lake State Park

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Address: RR 2 Box 31, Burnet, TX 78611
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A 1,200-acre state park known for the 803-acre Inks Lake used for fishing,...

A 1,200-acre state park known for the 803-acre Inks Lake used for fishing, scuba diving and other water sports.

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This is one of my favorite parks. Great wide open places for the kids to play. The park was very clean and the sites are well maintained. There are fabulous hiking paths... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of my favorite parks. Great wide open places for the kids to play. The park was very clean and the sites are well maintained. There are fabulous hiking paths and water activities. This is a family friendly camping experience that should be experienced by all families.

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Thank Aggie5678
Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ink's Lake is amazing!! They have it all, camping, fishing, hiking, boating and swimming! We stayed in the electric/water sites even though we tent camp - it was a little noisy and crowded. We are going back in January and will stay in the water only sites. We hiked all trails (10miles with our dog). The hike was not too... More 

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Thank Katty F
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tent camped here. It is a beautiful park with deer, ducks, and geese. The park staff was very courteous, friendly and helpful. The campsites were clean and nice. We hiked to the bird blind and saw cardinals, mockingbirds, and some others we did not know. The waterfalls were flowing and gorgeous. Definitely recommend this park for camping, hiking, boating.

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Thank Bob S
San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of those places where you will not use your cellphone and just sit outside to feel the breeze. Places like these are hard to find and a must visit destination!

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Thank Sp435
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We decided to have a nontraditional Thanksgiving. It was a beautiful fall week in Texas. Inks lake state park has great hiking trails. The interpretive trail is about 3 miles long but very informative if you take along the little information book. The Devils backbone Trail is a great hike too. All of the campsites are well-maintained. Each one has... More 

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Thank Tlynn C
Dayton, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

We made an afternoon stop here and spent about 3 or 4 hours in the park. Since this was our 1st time here and we love camping, we decided to drive through the camp area to get an idea of the set up. It looks like Inks Lake has a nice set up for camping; better than a lot of... More 

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Thank Ashley W
San Francisco
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

This review is just about fishing. We spent four hours out on the lake with an ultra-annoying guide. He had good equipment and plenty of bait, and did a fair amount of work. But, we only caught fish for the one hour right before sunset. And then it was ridiculous. Drop the bait in and pull a fish out. Problem... More 

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Thank rhopelain
Magnolia, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We visited Inks Lake State Park in October 2016. It was a beautiful weekend weather-wise. This was not my favorite park as far as campsites were concerned. Our sites were ok, but we noticed many that were not scenic at all. They didn't have trees and didn't have a view of the lake. We had a number of family members... More 

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Thank Linda M
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The thing I liked most about this experience was, it was actually quiet from 10PM - 6AM (aside from nature noises). We went tent camping during the week (Mon - Fri) with electrical and water hook up - so in a space that could accommodate a RV. Which means you have a huge space to camp. Spaces are generally well... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We had a great time and fab weather. Kayaked (rentals) and hiked. Explored the area and enjoyed watching the water foul. Great sunsets too!

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