Lake Austin Boat Ramps

Travis County and the City of Austin operate numerous boat ramps to provide public access to the waters of Lake Austin. Spanning from the western side of Lake Austin near Highway 620 to the eastern side in Tarrytown, each venue offers from one to three boat ramps. Usage of some Lake Austin boat ramps is free, while some have a nominal entry and/or boat trailer charge.

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Walsh Boat Landing

(512) 974-6700

Located in the lower end of the lake off Lake Austin Blvd. west of Red Bud Trail with a 2 lane concrete ramp open all year with no fee and operated by the City of Austin.

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Loop 360 Ramp

(512) 854-7275

Located at mid-lake just below Pennybacker Bridge, also nicknamed the Loop 360 bridge. The boat ramp is a 3 lane concrete ramp with a possible entry and boat trailer fee required and operated by Travis County.

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Commons Ford Park

(512) 974-6700

Located at 614 Commons Ford Road North, which is a short drive west on Bee Caves Road (FM 2244) taking a turn north on Cuernavaca and then left on Commons Ford.  This ramp is operated by the City of Austin.

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Emma Long Park

(512) 346-1831

A 1 lane concrete ramp located at 1600 City Park Road off FM 2222 and operated by the City of Austin.

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Mary Quinlan Park

(512) 854-7275

A 1 lane concrete ramp located behind the Steiner Ranch subdivision where Quinlan Park Road dead ends into Lake Austin.  This ramp is operated by Travis County.

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Selma Hughes Park

(512) 854-7275

Selma Hughes Park is located at 11921 Selma Hughes Park Rd. The 5 acre park offers several shady picnic areas with nice views of the upper reaches of Lake Austin.

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Fritz Hughes Park

(512) 854-7275

Located at 3100 Fritz Hughes Park Rd, this 5 acre neighborhood park used primarily for picnicking, fishing, and basketball.