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Paddle your way across the waters of the Highland Lakes by kayak or canoe. The winter weather so far has been perfect for a nice day on the water. Bring your own or rent.

Canoe rentals are available at Inks Lake State Park in Burnet or the Canyon of the Eagles at the north end of Lake Buchanan. You can take a canoe skills clinic, followed by a guided tour at Inks Lake State Park, just call (512) 793-2223 to make a reservation.

For a little more adventure, check out Buchanan Adventure Tours, located at Canyon of the Eagles Nature Park. Visit

Other options for canoe, kayak and even stand-up paddle board rentals include Just Yakin’ Kayak Rentals. And Just Yakin’ delivers! For more info, visit

For the stand-up paddle board enthusiasts — or even beginners — check out Go Paddle Down, which rents stand-up paddle boards and provides lessons. Along with the boards, Go Paddle Down also rents kayaks. For more, go to