Lake LBJ & Hill Country

Lake LBJ & Hill Country

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With over 6,000 acres of fishing, boating and other exceptional outdoor recreation, Lake LBJ is a true fresh-water playground. Lake LBJ is considered among the most scenic of the Highland Lakes chain.

Members of Escondido will find an exceptional variety of recreational opportunities as well as shopping and dining options in the local lakeside towns and resorts including:

Fishing
Lake LBJ is well-known for its world-class bass fishing, and it offers one of the best White Crappie populations in the Highland Lakes. Guide service can be arranged through the Escondido Lake Club.

Hunting
The Texas Hill Country is renowned for its quality hunting opportunities, ranging from white-tailed deer and feral hogs to wild turkey and wing shooting of migratory and native game birds. Guide services can be arranged through the Escondido Lake Club.

Parks
There are numerous parks that are ideal for camping, hiking, swimming, and picnicking. These include:

Wineries
The Texas Hill Country is proud of its award-winning wines and charming wineries. Ask the Escondido team for recommendations to suit your tastes and interests.

Live Music
Music is an integral part of the Hill Country lifestyle. Venues around Lake LBJ draw popular local and national musicians on a regular basis. Among our favorites are:

  • Angel’s Ice House – Live music most every Friday and Saturday night. Relaxed family-friendly atmosphere near Spicewood.
  • River City Grille – Live Music on Tuesday and Saturday on the covered deck overlooking Lake Marble Falls.
  • Uptown Marble Theater – Historic theater in Marble Falls. Live music every weekend.
 

HOW TO GET HERE

Click on the location below to see step-by-step driving directions to Escondido.

From Austin

  • Take I-35 N to Highway 71 W toward Johnson City.
  • Proceed on Highway 71 W past Highway 281 to FM 2147.
  • Turn right at FM 2147.
  • You will see Escondido’s stone walls and main gate about two miles on your left.
  • You have arrived.

From Horseshoe Bay Airpark

  • Follow Limestone St. to Pawnee Trail
  • Turn Left on Pawnee to Nolen Dr.
  • Turn left on Nolan Dr. to Hi Stirrup
  • Turn right onto Hi Stirrup until you get Hi Cir S
  • Turn left on Hi Cir S and follow it down to FM 2147
  • Turn Left onto FM 2147
  • You will see Escondido’s stone walls and main gate less than a mile on your right.
  • You have arrived.

From Austin Airport

  • Take Airport Exit to HWY 71 West.
  • Drive approximately 45 miles to Highway 281 at which point you will cross over the 281 viaduct.
  • Stay on HWY 71 West for approximately 6.5 more miles until you see the sign for FM 2147 and Horseshoe Bay.
  • Turn right onto FM 2147.
  • You will see Escondido’s stone walls and main gate about two miles on your left.
  • You have arrived.

From Dallas

  • Take IH 35 South to Georgetown.
  • Exit on HWY 29 West to Burnet.
  • Take HWY 281 South to Marble Falls.
  • Go through Marble Falls and cross over the bridge.
  • Turn right on FM 2147 at the first light after the bridge.
  • You will see Escondido’s stone walls and main gate about seven miles on your right.
  • You have arrived.

From Houston

  • Take Interstate 10 to Columbus.
  • At Columbus, take HWY 71 and stay on HWY 71 West through Austin.
  • Drive approximately 50 miles, at which point you will cross over the 281 viaduct.
  • Stay on HWY 71 West for approximately 6.5 more miles until you see the sign for FM 2147 and Horseshoe Bay.
  • Turn right onto FM 2147.
  • You will see Escondido’s stone walls and main gate about two miles on your left.
  • You have arrived.

From San Antonio

  • Take Us-281 N towards Marble Falls
  • Take a left at FM 2147
  • Proceed on FM 2147 past Horseshoe Bay Resort
  • You will see Escondido’s stone walls and main gate about two miles on your right.
  • You have arrived.

From Midland

  • From Midland, take HWY 158 to Sterling City.
  • Take HWY 87 through San Angelo to Brady, just south of Brady, take HWY 71 and stay on HWY 71 through Llano.
  • Drive approximately 29 miles on HWY 71 from Llano to FM 2147, turn left onto FM 2147.
  • You will see Escondido’s stone walls and main gate about two miles on your left.
  • You have arrived.

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