How many lakes are in Austin TX? There are three lakes in the Austin area formed by dammed portions of the Lower Colorado River, all of which are great places to spend sunny days.
Does Austin Texas have lakes? Lake Austin Lady Bird Lake and Lake Travis are considered Austin Lakes since all of them are at least partially within the city borders. Lady Bird Lake which still called Town Lake by locals is in the heart of the city and was the last lake to be formed.
What are the names of the lakes in Austin Texas?
- Lake Buchanan. Buchanan is the first and largest of the Highland Lake system, created by the Buchanan Dam which is a 2-mile long hydroelectric power station.
- Inks Lake.
- Lake Marble Falls.
- Lake Travis.
- Lake Austin.
- Lake Georgetown.
- Barton Creek Greenbelt.
- Lady Bird Lake.
Which is better Lake Austin or Lake Travis? Lake Austin is, nada, pretty much, water wise. Think large hot-dog shaped pond. If you just want to rent a boat & hang out, it’s a good choice. If you want to ski or do other water-sports – Lake Travis is a better bet.