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Rising Tides on Town Lake
Soggy times ahead as LCRA opens the floodgates.
"...Who needs Schlitterbahn? Lake Austin will be getting its own minirapids for a..."

June 20, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Do Not Pass Go, Do Not Collect Highland Lake Water
LCRA vote on White Stallion coal plant permit pushed to August
"...Central Texas, holding control of our two local variable-level lakes, Travis and Buchanan (the other four lakes are kept..."

June 15, 2011 News Post by Ramon Martinez

Day Trips: Black Rock Park
Small cabins on Lake Buchanan provide the basic comforts of home
"...Black Rock Park, in the southwest corner of Lake Buchanan between Burnet and Llano, shines among the wonderful..."

Jan. 20, 2017 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

day trips
"...Buchanan Dam is one of the marvels of human ingenuity..."

May 23, 1997 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
"...View from the patio of the Eagle's Lodge on Lake Buchanan photograph by Gerald E. McLeod..."

July 2, 1999 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
"...The bald eagles have arrived at Lake Buchanan, and Vanishing Texas River Cruise is taking hundreds..."

Nov. 22, 1996 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Natural State
San Antonio-based Presidian wants to enter into public private partnerships with Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
"...River Authority located an hour northwest of Austin on Lake Buchanan. Fitzsimons believes the project could provide a partial..."

Aug. 4, 2000 News Feature by Dan Oko

Drought: The End Is Not Near
Lake levels drop as temperatures rise
"...June inflow into the Colorado River-fed Highland Lakes dropped to less than 1% of the monthly average,..."

July 29, 2011 News Feature by Ramon Martinez

Day Trips
Canyon of the Eagles Nature Park in Burnet makes camping easy
"...on a tree-shaded bluff overlooking what used to be Lake Buchanan is more like a year-round summer camp for..."

Nov. 8, 2013 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

The LCRA Moves to Turn on the Tap
Future of Hill Country waits on Authority's decisions on water plan
"...longevity of the Hill Country landscape, its network of lakes and creeks, and, of course, Barton Springs. These goals..."

Dec. 3, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Rain, Rain, Go Away
More rain means more floodgates opening on Lake Austin.
"...it's the Tom Miller Dam at the bottom of Lake Austin, and more dumping could follow. After opening the..."

June 26, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Day Trips
The Canyon of the Eagles on Lake Buchanan outside of Burnet is as special as its name implies
"...The Canyon of the Eagles on Lake Buchanan outside of Burnet is as special as its..."

Feb. 11, 2005 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Hill Country Food and Wine Guide
"...16942 RR 2341 (off Hwy. 29 outside Burnet on Lake Buchanan) 800/977-0081..."

April 5, 2002 Food Feature

Thirty Years of Texas Wine
Fall Creek Vineyards celebrates a milestone
"...near Tow in Llano County. The land, adjacent to Lake Buchanan, has been in Ed Auler's family since 1928..."

Dec. 14, 2012 Food Feature by MM Pack

Day Trips
Coming up this weekend ...
"...The Eagles have landed along the shores of Lake Buchanan. The first bald eagles of the season were..."

Nov. 20, 1998 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips: Spider Mountain Bike Park
Round the mountain at Spider Mountain Bike Park
"...then take a seven-minute ride with a view of Lake Buchanan...."

Aug. 23, 2019 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips: Eagle Eye Observatory
Keep an eye on the night sky
"...Located in a secluded area on the banks of Lake Buchanan, Canyon of the Eagles has a sky free..."

May 24, 2019 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Then There's This: High and Dry
When it rains it pours, but the drought doesn't budge an inch
"...a ripple in the area water supply reservoirs of Lake Travis and Lake Buchanan...."

Nov. 15, 2013 News Column by Amy Smith

Event Menu
May 25-31
"...www.fcv.com) raise money to fund the relocation of the Lake Buchanan Chamber of Commerce by attending their inaugural Food..."

May 25, 2007 Food Column

Hill Country Food and Wine Guide
"...16942 RR 2341 (off Hwy. 29 outside Burnet on Lake Buchanan) 800/977-0081..."

April 5, 2002 Food Feature

Day Trips
"...Lodge and Marina near Burnet for a ride across Lake Buchanan to Vanishing River Cruise's eagle tours, Fall Creek..."

Jan. 1, 1999 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Lee Leffingwell: 'Think Long-Range'
The incumbent mayor defends his record
"...Round Rock Independent School District, Manor, Del Valle, West Lake Hills, Rollingwood, places like that, so ... I don't..."

April 27, 2012 News Feature by Michael King

More Places to Splash Around
More lakes to re-open after flooding.
"...lovers: The Lower Colorado River Authority has announced that Lake Marble Falls is scheduled to re-open for recreational boating..."

July 7, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Break Out the Paddles
The lakes are re-opening, but the process could be very slow.
"...from the Lower Colorado River Authority on the floods. Lake LBJ and Inks Lake will reopen for recreational use..."

July 6, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

More Dam Facts
Even if the rain stops soon, river levels could stay high for weeks.
"...Lower Colorado River Authority is saying local river and lake levels could stay high for weeks. This means they'll..."

June 29, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Day Trips
The summer drought is making historical Indian sites throughout Texas more accesible to archaeologists ... and to looters.
"...summer's drought is making previously hidden sites accessible as lake levels drop to historic levels...."

Sept. 8, 2000 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Worst. Drought. Ever?
LCRA says Highland Lakes inflows are almost dried up
"...press conference this morning that inflows into the Highland Lakes have dropped to 1% of their average flows...."

July 21, 2011 News Post by Ramon Martinez

Day Trips
Five quick getaways in Central Texas to recharge the internal batteries without draining the gas tank
"...Lodge & Nature Park is a world-class hideaway on Lake Buchanan outside of Burnet. During the winter the lake..."

May 25, 2007 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
"...Ira Kennedy at the Gallery of the Hills in Buchanan Dam, Nov. 10-Dec. 12. 512/793-2341...."

Nov. 14, 1997 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: November Events Roundup
'Tis the season for day-tripping
"...eagles and other migratory birds spend the winter around Lake Buchanan outside of Burnet. Vanishing Texas River Cruises offers..."

Nov. 3, 2016 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

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