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The Lower Colorado River Authority will open Inks Lake for recreational use at 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3. Staff photo JoAnna Kopp

LCRA to open Inks Lake on Nov. 3; lakes Marble Falls, LBJ, and Travis are still closed

FROM STAFF REPORTS Inks Lake will reopen to public use Saturday, Nov. 3, while lakes LBJ, Marble Falls, and Travis remain closed until at least Nov. 6, according to the Lower Colorado River Authority. (more…)

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Inks Lake State Park will reopen to the public at 8 a.m. Friday, Nov. 2. Inks Lake will remain closed to recreational use until the Lower Colorado River Authority makes a determination Nov. 2 about when to reopen the lake. Photo courtesy of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

After fire and flood, Inks Lake State Park fully reopens Nov. 2

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS When the Lower Colorado River Authority opened floodgates at Buchanan Dam, staff at Inks Lake State Park had to scramble to move park visitors and equipment away from the shore. (more…)

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The boat ramp at Inks Lake State Park will be closed until March 2019 as it is repaired. Photo courtesy of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Traction issues on Inks Lake boat ramp to be fixed, but it will be closed until March 2019

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS HOOVER’S VALLEY — The steep grade of the boat ramp at Inks Lake State Park causes problems for drivers and pedestrians. For drivers trying to back their boat in or out of the water, gaining traction is nearly impossible. (more…)

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44-year-old man dies following swim outing on Inks Lake

44-year-old man dies following swim outing on Inks Lake

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Authorities are investigating the death of a 44-year-old McQueeney man during an outing June 23 at Inks Lake State Park in Burnet County. (more…)

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The lake at Inks Lake State Park after a drawdown by the Lower Colorado River Authority. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

LCRA warns contractors of Inks Lake refill, which begins Feb. 10

FROM STAFF REPORTS INKS LAKE — The Lower Colorado River Authority is reminding contractors and shoreline residents to remove any maintenance equipment from the bed of Inks Lake before it starts refilling the lake Feb. 10. (more…)

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PHOTOS: Inks Lake drawdown changes landscape

PHOTOS: Inks Lake drawdown changes landscape

  Inks Lake State Park has a new look courtesy of a Lower Colorado River Authority drawdown. The LCRA lowered the lake in early January by about 8 feet to allow for maintenance, debris removal, and repair work for residents and businesses on Inks Lake. The drawdown is only temporary, so Inks Lake State Park […]

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The Lower Colorado River Authority will drop the level of Inks Lake by 8 feet beginning Jan. 2 for property owners to perform maintenance and repairs. Staff photo by JoAnna Kopp

Inks Lake drawdown begins Jan. 2

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Residents on Inks Lake will notice a difference starting Tuesday, Jan. 2. The Lower Colorado River Authority will begin lowering Inks Lake on that date, and officials say it will take until Friday, Jan. 5 to drop the level about 8 feet. The lake will remain lowered until Feb. 10 […]

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The drawdown of Inks Lake will be from Jan. 2-Feb. 13, 2018. Staff photo by JoAnna Kopp

Inks Lake property owners should pay heed to rules prior to drawdown

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Lower Colorado River Authority officials have asked lakeside property owners to follow a few steps prior to repair and dredging plans during an upcoming Inks Lake drawdown. (more…)

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The drawdown of Inks Lake will be from Jan. 2-Feb. 13, 2018. Staff photo by JoAnna Kopp

LCRA to lower Inks Lake for repairs, nuisance plant mitigation

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Inks Lake shoreline property owners will have a chance to maintain and repair docks and retaining walls as well as curb the growth of aquatic nuisance plants during an upcoming waterway drawdown, according to a Lower Colorado River Authority news release. (more…)

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Brothers Sean (left) and David Pruitt take part in a canoe clinic at Inks Lake in Burnet. The lake is popular with boaters. Staff photo by Jared Fields

101 THINGS TO DO: Go boating or take a hike at Inks Lake in Burnet

Drought or no drought, one lake that is always filled and ready for sport is Inks Lake in Burnet. A constant-level lake, Inks covers 831 acres with a maximum depth of 60 feet. Its 888 feet of water fluctuates by only about a foot a year. At 4.2 miles long and 3,000 feet wide, it is […]

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Kingsland teen drowns at Inks Lake State Park

HOOVER’S VALLEY — A day at the park turned tragic May 23 when an 18-year-old man drowned while attempting to swim across a portion of Inks Lake, according to officials. (more…)

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Highland Lakes Feature: Inks Lake

Drought or no drought, one lake that is always filled and ready for sport is Inks Lake. A constant-level lake, Inks covers 831 acres with a maximum depth of 60 feet. Its 888 feet of water fluctuates by only about 1 foot a year. (more…)

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Bring your home to the hills in an RV

Recreational vehicles allow people to experience the Highland Lakes at their own pace and with their own place. Whether you plan to stay a few days or several months, RVs offer lots of flexibility and many of the comforts of home. (more…)

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Inks Lake State Park: Outdoor Activities All Year

Take a ride on an electric boat, fish without a license (and with free loaner gear), hike, bike, boat or just enjoy the flora and fauna of the beautiful Texas Hill Country. You can do it all at Inks Lake State Park, located on Park Road 4 between Burnet and Marble Falls. It’s just a […]

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Inks Lake State Park in Burnet offers programs for December and January

BURNET — Inks Lake State Park has several programs and activities scheduled for December and January. The park is located at 3630 Park Road 4. Entrance fees are $6 for adults ages 13 and older; $3 for Texas residents ages 65 and older; and free for children 12 and younger. December programs include: The Magic […]

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