Attention: Please note there is a recreation fee increase at Cranes Mill Park. The fee increase begins April 1, 2014 for existing and new reservations. All single tent sites will be $20 and single RV sites will be $26. All other site fees will remain the same. These fee increases went into effect officially on February 25, 2014. This fee increase affects any and all reservations for single sites if the reservation was made after April 1, 2014. Existing reservations made before February 25, 2014 will be grandfathered in and you will be paying the original old price. Note: if you were not charged the correct price by the reservation system. You will be required to pay the difference upon arrival.

CRANES MILL PARK, TX

Cranes Mill Park is located on a long peninsula on the southwestern shore of Canyon Lake in Texas Hill Country, halfway between Austin and San Antonio. Dramatic sunrises to the east of the park across Canyon Lake and sunsets on the western side of the park behind the Guadalupe River...
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  • No feeding the wildlife in the park.
    • The Gatehouse is closed and all inbound gates are locked at 10 p.m. You can exit, but not enter the park after 10 p.m. Guests not checked in by 10 p.m. will not have access to the park. Any guest outside the gates after 10 p.m. must walk back to their campsite. Click here for more information about Canyon Lake.
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    Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
    ** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
    *** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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    Overview

    Overview

    Cranes Mill Park is located on a long peninsula on the southwestern shore of Canyon Lake in Texas Hill Country, halfway between Austin and San Antonio. Dramatic sunrises to the east of the park across Canyon Lake and sunsets on the western side of the park behind the Guadalupe River make this an unforgettable location.

    Natural Features:

    The Guadalupe River flows into Canyon Lake on the west side of Cranes Mill Park creating tranquil, warm summer evenings as the sun rests across the horizon. The peninsula is home to wildlife including deer, squirrel, fox, armadillo, raccoon, Cardinals, dove, Mockingbirds, finch and swallow.

    Recreation:

    Cranes Mill Park offers a ramp for boating and two fishing piers. The Canyon Lake area has many options for recreation including: helicopter tours, boating, kayaking, canoeing, jet-skiing, dining, hiking, biking, fishing, camping, waterskiing, parasailing, horseback riding, guided gorge tours , river tubing, and much more. Anglers are welcome to try their hand at trout fishing in the Guadalupe River between the dam and New Braunfels.

    Facilities:

    Cranes Mill Park hosts 30 RV sites, 34 tent sites, water and electrical at most sites, a dump station, restrooms with hot and cold showers, boat ramp in the park with restroom facilities, two fishing piers, adjacent marina and many undeveloped acres of land where the wildlife is abundant.

    Nearby Attractions:

    Some of the local attractions include: Historic Downtown Gruene Texas, Natural Bridge Caverns, Wonder World in San Marcos, Comal River, Guadalupe River, San Marcos River, Lake Dunlap, Lake McQueeny, historic downtown New Braunfels, San Antonio River Walk, Six Flags, Sea World and many others.

    Booking Window
    Fri Aug 01 2014 - Sun Feb 01 2015

    Reservations can be made for today and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

    Season Dates

    Season Schedule

    Park Season Start End
    Peak Tue Apr 01 2014 Tue Sep 30 2014
    Non Peak Wed Oct 01 2014 Tue Mar 31 2015
    Peak Wed Apr 01 2015 Wed Sep 30 2015
    Services and Amenities
    Within Facility
    • Accessible Campsites
    • Accessible Fishing Dock
    • Accessible Flush Toilets
    • Beach
    • Boat Ramp
    • Dump Station
    • Fishing Pier
    • Host
    • Marina
    • Parking Area
    • Star Gazing
    Within 10 Miles
    • Boat Rentals
    • Day Use Area
    Fees and Cancellation Policies

    Fees and Cancellation

    Fee Information
    Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

    Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
    Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

    Changes and Cancellations
    A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


    Facility Rates*
    Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
    Peak Season
    Apr 01 2014 -
    Sep 30 2014
    TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $20.00
    TENT ONLY ELECTRIC $20.00
    RV ELECTRIC $26.00
    Non Peak Season
    Oct 01 2014 -
    Mar 31 2015
    TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $20.00
    TENT ONLY ELECTRIC $20.00
    RV ELECTRIC $26.00
    Peak Season
    Apr 01 2015 -
    Sep 30 2015
    TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $20.00
    TENT ONLY ELECTRIC $20.00
    RV ELECTRIC $26.00

    *Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
    **Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
    Getting There
    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    29.88889, -98.29278
    29°53'20"N, 98°17'34"W

    From IH 35 take Exit 191 north of New Braunfels, Texas. FM 306 is exit 191. Drive west on FM 306 for about 14 miles. Turn left on FM 2673 at the red light just after the first Guadalupe River crossing. Cranes Mill Park is located at the westernmost end of FM 2673 and South Cranes Mill Road. Drive until FM 2673 goes down to a two lane road going through a neighborhood. Continue through the neighborhood. You will go down a steep incline and be at a Y in the road. Go left on at the Y and you have entered the park. The gate house is at the far end of the road past the marina.
    Contact Information

    Mailing Address:

    CRANES MILL PARK
    601 C.O.E. Road
    Canyon Lake  TX  78133

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (830)964-3341
    Additional Information