Canyon Lake + Guadalupe River Area (830) 907-2300


WORD Committees Meet this Fall

WORD has various committees that meet each year to make recommendations to the WORD Board on policies, activities, and other issues throughout the District.  In order to get an ample amount of input and feedback to make good decisions for our area, we need your help in serving.
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The new sign on River Rd. was recently installed and it looks FABULOUS! This project has been in the works for quite awhile and was funded by WORD of Comal County. Lakescapes built the rock structure and the sign was made by Brushmaster Graphics. For the final touch, Bobby Barclay with Lakescapes donated the materials and manpower for the landscaping.  During the September 19 cleanup event, volunteers showed up to help get those beautiful plants in the ground.  A huge THANK YOU to everyone that made this project possible!


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In September, WORD completed the flood warning system project from Canyon Lake into New Braunfels.  Funding partners on the system are WORD, New Braunfels, Comal County, and Guadalupe County. This system has two components, river gauges and sirens.

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Current Boat Ramp Status

There are 23 boat ramps located around Canyon Lake. The chart below lists each ramp, location, and status. For a printable version of Canyon Lake and location of ramps, fees, and operators, click here.  

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Fall Clean-up Event in September

Keep Canyon Lake Beautiful (KCLB) and the US Army Corps of Engineers are jointly participating in National Public Lands Day scheduled for September 19, 2015.  Calling all volunteers to sign-up and spend a fun day working in various capacities including trash pick-up, dive cleanups, beautification projects, facility repairs, improvement of trails, etc.  Everyone is invited – individuals, families, churches, schools, businesses! 

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Informational Buoys Coming to Canyon Lake

After hearing concerns from law enforcement and safety agencies who respond to boating accidents, disabled vessels, and medical emergencies on Canyon Lake, WORD has taken on a project to aid boaters in knowing where they are on the lake during the day and at night. The project consists of two parts. First, a line of numbered buoys on the water stretching from west to east in the approximate center of the lake. These buoys are for informational purposes only and do not denote hazards or a clear channel, although they will be placed for the most part on the old river channel which is generally the deepest part of the lake.

The second part of the project is to place large reflective signage at every boat ramp around the lake facing out towards the water. This will aid people in both knowing where they are and finding the ramp they launched from. WORD expects this project to be completed by the first part of June.

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