Lake Dunlap is a popular Texas State Fishing spot suitable for activities such as boating, canoeing, kayaking, camping, fishing, picnicking, swimming, water skiing, wakeboarding, jet skiing and much more. Lake Dunlap is located on the Guadalupe River just east of New Braunfels, off IH 35 between San Antonio and Austin. Lake Dunlap is located in Guadalupe County, Texas. Lake Dunlap has the GPS coordinates: 29.671796, -98.069715. In addition to Lake Dunlap’s amazing beauty and natural history, Lake Dunlap is an ideal getaway for families who enjoy the great outdoors in Texas.
The reservoir was formed in 1931 by the construction of a dam to provide hydroelectric power to the area. Management of the dam and lake was assumed by the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority on May 1, 1963. Lake Dunlap is regulated by the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority (GBRA). The reservoir, impounded in 1928, is used for water supply, hydroelectric generation, and recreation. Lake Dunlap is classified as a mainstream reservoir and has a fairly constant water level. Substrate in the upper section is composed primarily of rock and gravel, while the middle and lower sections of the reservoir are composed of clay, sand, and silt. Habitat features include boat docks, rocks, and native floating and emergent vegetation.
Lake Dunlap is also conveniently located less than an hour from Austin to the northeast and San Antonio to the southwest. Bastrop State Park, Buescher State Park, and Lockhart State Park are just a short drive away. Other nearby small towns await your exploration, including San Marcos, Seguin, McQueeney, and Wimberley.
Before visiting Lake Dunlap you should contact the local agency for more information. The Direction to Lake Dunlap and weather information can be found by clicking on the Driving Direction link and Weather link in the article. Visitors who have visited Lake Dunlap are encouraged to post reviews of the Lake Dunlap and images they want to share with others.
Things To Do:
- Water skiing
- Jet skiing
- Boat ramps
- Picnic tables
- Largemouth bass
- White Crappie
- Channel, blue & flathead catfish
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How to get Lake Dunlap:
On the Guadalupe River just east of New Braunfels, off IH 35 between San Antonio and Austin
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