Inks Lake State Park Cabins

Inks Lake State Park
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Fantastic Wildlife Spotting and Hiking at Inks Lake State Park

Despite its smaller size, Inks Lake State Park hotels and cabins offer an amazing slice of nature in Texas. You'll be able to choose from a range of trails totaling eight miles, and plenty of activities in and around the lake, to keep you and the kids happy on vacation.

Best Hiking Trails in Inks Lake State Park

The trails in Inks Lake State Park are the best way to get to know this natural landscape's rolling hills and desert oasis wildlife.

  • 1. Devil's Waterhole Nature Trail

    Don't let the dramatic name put you off, as this is a very brief walk through the park that you'll complete in less than 10 minutes. Yet within that short time frame, you can access local fishing and enjoy lovely views of the lake.

  • 2. Valley Spring Creek Trail

    This is another very scenic trail that's just under a mile long, taking you from the Devil's Waterhole to gorgeous woodlands housing juniper, mesquite, and oak trees.

  • 3. Lake Trail

    If you're up for this 1.2mi. hike, you'll be rewarded with even more views of the gorgeous lake, and have plenty of opportunities to take superb photos of the area.

  • 4. Pecan Flats Trail

    Moderately difficult and with just under two miles of track, this takes you to the highest local spot, and so rewards the active hiker with the best views.

  • 5. Woodland Trail

    Just over two miles long and cutting through the park's backcountry, this is the longest single trail in Inks Lake and will give you amazing vistas over Hoover Valley.

Great Places to Stay Near Inks Lake State Park

House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Buchanan Dam, Llano County, Texas, United States
from $302
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Burnet, Burnet County, Texas, United States
from $242
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House ∙ 10 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Burnet, Burnet County, Texas, United States
from $232
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Best Family Activities in Inks Lake State Park

After walking in the Texas sun for a few hours, you and your family will be glad to find some respite in other activities, when you stay at Inks Lake State Park cabins.

  • 1. Swimming

    A large portion of the lake is set aside just for swimming (therefore, no boating in this spot), ideal if you've got younger children.

  • 2. Boating

    Speaking of which, take a boat out onto the lake and see the park from a new angle. Why not try water skiing while you're at it, too? Rent boats and equipment at the park's store.

  • 3. Fishing

    Catfish, sunfish, and bass can be fished from the lake's two piers, or head out from the boat ramp and you'll be able to fish from the middle of the lake.

  • 4. Shopping

    As well as renting equipment, the on-site store sells souvenirs and food, ideal if you're staying in nearby Inks Lake State Park cabins. Pick up supplies and then head to the picnic pavilion for a shaded outdoor meal.

  • 5. Geocaching

    This fun activity is a great interactive way to make hikes more engaging, especially for kids who may need that extra bit of encouragement with some treasure hunting.

Top Lodging Near Inks Lake State Park

House ∙ 7 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Burnet, Burnet County, Texas, United States
from $265
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House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Buchanan Dam, Llano County, Texas, United States
from $177
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Buchanan Dam, Llano County, Texas, United States
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