Canyon Lake Gorge

A Geological Wonder

Carved by the flood of 2002, the Canyon Lake Gorge is a real-life classroom where visitors can experience the geology of the Texas Hill Country first-hand through visible faults, fractures and seeps in the limestone as well as fossils and 110 million year old dinosaur footprints.

Guided Tours

Join a certified guide on a trip down to the bottom of the 64-acre Gorge to explore limestone layers from an ancient sea, perfectly preserved fossils, waterfalls and springs where the Trinity Aquifer is exposed, and much more.

Public (3 Hour)

$20/person

  • 3 Hour Duration
  • Up to 10 Participants
  • Ages 7 & up

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Public (90 Minutes)

$15/person

  • 90 Minute Duration
  • Up to 10 Participants
  • Ages 7 & up

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Private (90 Minutes or 3 hour)

$20/person

  • $200 minimum
  • Up to 20 Participants
  • Ages 7 & up

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Educational Tours and Outdoor Classroom

Guided tours are available for educational groups - from elementary school to college - including home school groups, as well as youth organizations, including scout groups.

The Gorge Outdoor Classroom is a hands-on educational experience reinforcing Earth and Life Science Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) at the fifth-grade level. The Outdoor Classroom offers stations related to Weathering, Erosion and Fossils; Biology, Water Lab and Food Chain/Web; Water Quality Testing; Landforms in Watershed; Land Ecosystems - Geocaching; and the Water Cycle. Teachers are able to customize the program and stations to fit their specific curriculum.

Educational

$5/student

  • 90 Minutes or 3 Hour Duration
  • Up to 75 Participants
  • Home School; Middle & High School; University

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Youth Organizations

$5/person

  • 90 Minutes or 3 Hour Duration
  • Up to 75 Participants
  • Ages 7 & up

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Outdoor Classroom

$5*/student

  • Reinforces fifth grade Earth and Life Science TEKS
  • Up to 100 Participants
  • *Scholarships available

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Gorge Hiking Trails

Purchase a trail pass in the Visitor Center for a scenic hike along the north rim of the Gorge or take a stroll through the Nature Trail.

Available from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.

$5 per person / Under age 12 free

Open to all ages - participants ages 18 and under must be accompanied by an adult

No reservation required - passes are available until daily capacity is reached

Service animals only - no pets allowed

GBRA Canyon Lake Gorge

Phone: (830) 964-5424

Entrance address:

16311 South Access Rd.
Canyon Lake, TX 78133

Mailing address:

16029 S Access Rd
Canyon Lake, TX 78133

GPS coordinates: N 29.86304 W 098.18750

Park Map (Coming Soon)

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