LAGO VISTA SPORTS COMPLEX (8012 Bar-K Ranch
Road across from LV High School) Junior Olympic-sized swimming pool with wading area, nature preserve, informational kiosk, walking trail, softball field, lighted tennis courts, picnic tables and BBQ pits. Daily pool passes $2-3. Summer only – daily except Mondays. (512)267-6141
Info: LCRA (800) 776-5272 www.lcra.org
TURKEY BEND RECREATION AREA (Off Shaw Road, 9 mi.
W of Lago Vista on FM 1431) 400 acres on Lake Travis, prime camping and fishing spots with great views of the lake. No boat ramp, grassy shoreline for canoes and kayaks. Horseback riding allowed, fishing, hiking trails, picnic tables, fire rings. $5/vehicle.
GLOSTER BEND RECREATION AREA (Off Singleton Bend
Road, 6 mi. west of Lago Vista on FM 1431) A mile of grassy shoreline is easily accessible at the 586-acre recreation area. Park is day-use only. Horseback riding permitted, boat ramp with paved parking area, picnic tables and grills. $5/vehicle.
ARKANSAS BEND PARK (At end of Sylvester Ford Road in Travis County) Peaceful 323-acre park with two miles of shoreline. Offers opportunities for hiking, fishing, camping, picnicking and lake access via an excellent boat ramp. Several inviting shaded picnic and camping areas above a gently sloping, rocky waterfront. $8/vehicle day use, $15 overnight. (512)854-7275