Canyon Lake

Full of stunning views and rolling hills, a perfect backdrop to the vibrant and diverse community that thrives here.

Canyon Lake


Welcome To Canyon Lake

Welcome to Canyon Lake – The Jewel of the Texas Hill Country. This stunning location is home to an extraordinary community of active and outdoorsy individuals who are looking to embrace the beauty and tranquility of living in a unique place.
Canyon Lake is full of stunning views and rolling hills, a perfect backdrop to the vibrant and diverse community that thrives here. With its many small towns, Canyon Lake offers a cozy, calm, and relaxing atmosphere full of friendly faces. Whether you're looking to explore the area's nature trails, take a dip in the lake, or just take a leisurely stroll through the quaint downtown area, Canyon Lake has something for everyone.

What to Love

  • Lavish Lake Living: Enjoy Canyon Lake's stunning lakeside homes!
  • Water Wonderland: Accessible water recreation abounds!
  • Investment Opportunity: Great potential for short-term rentals!
  • Updated & Furnished: Make homes rental ready for investors!
  • Affordable Luxury: Homes more affordable than other lake areas!

Local Lifestyle

Canyon Lake is a true oasis, offering locals a wide array of activities to enjoy. Everything from boating and sailing to fishing, kayaking, and parasailing are just a few of the many activities that the area is known for. Those looking for a more leisurely activity can take a hike down one of the many nature trails or explore the local shops and restaurants for a unique experience. No matter what you're looking for, the possibilities are endless in the Canyon Lake area.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Canyon Lake neighborhood offers an abundance of dining and entertainment options that will leave you feeling fulfilled and satisfied. With its attentive and helpful waitstaff, cozy atmosphere, and friendly staff, you’re sure to have an unforgettable experience. For those looking to explore the area, Paddle Canyon Lake offers kayaks and paddle boards for rent. With Seth there to get your equipment ready, you can enjoy a day on the water with spectacular views. And with their reasonable prices and top-notch customer service, Paddle Canyon Lake is sure to provide you with an unbeatable experience. The Canyon Lake neighborhood has something for everyone, and you’ll never be bored.

Things to Do

Canyon Lake Recreation Park is the place to be for outdoor fun and activities. From hiking and biking trails to fishing, swimming, kayaking, and camping, there is something for everyone to enjoy. There are also several picnic areas to enjoy a meal or relax in the sun. This park also offers a variety of playgrounds, volleyball courts, and even horseshoe pits.
Crane's Mill Park is the perfect destination for a luxurious and relaxing day. With a beautiful lake, lush green lawns, and stunning views of the surrounding hills, it is a great place to unwind and escape the hustle and bustle of the city. The park includes a variety of picnic areas and walking trails, as well as a boat ramp and fishing piers. There is also a historic mill house, which provides a unique glimpse into the area's past.
Potter Creek Park is a great spot for families and friends to spend the day together. With multiple boat ramps and a fishing pier, it is perfect for those who love being out on the water. There are also several trails for hiking and biking and a playground for the kids. On top of that, there are plenty of picnic areas, barbecues, and fire pits to enjoy a meal or campfire.
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Overview for Canyon Lake, TX

30,641 people live in Canyon Lake, where the median age is 48.7 and the average individual income is $40,382. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

48.7 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Canyon Lake, TX

Canyon Lake has 12,269 households, with an average household size of 2.5. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Canyon Lake do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 30,641 people call Canyon Lake home. The population density is 214.7 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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49.34 / 50.66%

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Schools in Canyon Lake, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby Canyon Lake. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Rebecca Creek Elementary
PreK - 5th
6th - 8th
5th - 12th
No rating available
Startzville Elementary
PreK - 5th
Canyon Lake High School
9th - 12th
Mt Valley Elementary
PreK - 5th

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