Boerne City Lake Park

BURN BAN NOTICE

Due to increased fire danger in the area, BBQ and fire pits are not allowed at the park until further notice. Those permanently installed at the park will be covered to prevent use. We appreciate the public’s understanding as we strive to keep our park visitors and public safety personnel safe.

See all City Lake rules.


Park Overview

Boerne City Lake Park, located about one mile northwest of town off upper Cibolo Creek Road, offers a wide range of outdoor recreation activities for residents and guests.

Kids will enjoy a covered playground and lots of open space to run around. Try your hand at the 18-hole disc golf course, play a game of volleyball at one of the nets, or paddle a kayak on the lake. Drop a line in the water for a good day of fishing, just remember that all Texas Parks and Wildlife rules apply, so you’ll need a fishing license. See full list of park amenities below.

Amenities

  • Picnic units with grills, including one handicapped-accessible unit
  • Covered playground
  • Volleyball court
  • WiFi (limited)
  • Paved roads and parking lot areas
  • Walking and hiking trails (unpaved)
  • 18-hole Disc (Frisbee) Golf Course
  • Bird observation blind
  • Butterfly garden
  • Boat dock and launch
  • Fishing pier (license required)
  • Restrooms
  • Controlled-access gate with admission booth
  • Covered pavilion with seating for 75 (make a reservation)

Park Rules

Boerne City Lake is a source of drinking water for the City of Boerne and is closely protected. As such, no motorized boats are allowed on the lake. Visitors to the lake and park are required to follow all rules regarding pets, wildlife, boating, fires, vehicles, and other rules. See a full list of Boerne City Lake Park Rules.

History of Boerne City Lake Park

The City of Boerne gained approval from the Texas Water Commission in 1972 to construct and maintain a dam and reservoir on Cibolo Creek for municipal purposes and to aid in flood control. With the dam’s construction, Boerne City Lake was born.

The City gained further approval in 1979 to utilize water from the reservoir for domestic purposes, ensuring another water source for citizens. In 2005, City Council approved the development of City Lake Park, providing the wonderful recreation opportunities the community knows and loves today.

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Vendors at the Lake

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Hill Country Paddle Sports

Visit Hill Country Paddle Sports online or call (210) 842-4057 to learn about kayak and paddle board rentals and classes.

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Trisum Sailing

Visit Trisum Sailing online or call (210) 793-2278 to learn about sailing lessons.