Frequent question: What fish are in McKinney Falls State Park?

What kind of fish are in McKinney Falls State Park?

McKinney Falls State Park

Bank fishing along Onion Creek offers opportunities to catch bass, sunfish, and catfish.

Can you fish at McKinney State Park?

Think of the park as Austin’s backyard; we‘re just 13 miles from the state capitol. Here you can camp, hike, mountain or road bike, geocache, go bouldering, and picnic. You can also fish and swim in Onion Creek.

Where can I fish in McKinney Falls State Park?

You can choose to fish at either Onion Creek or Williamson Creek, and you don’t even need a fishing license. Just bring your fishing pole and bait, find a good spot, and relax right there by the water. There is even a fishing tip sheet you can get at the park, with tips and fishing regulations to help you out.

Can you swim at McKinney Falls?

McKinney Falls is located within McKinney Falls State Park, just about 25 minutes outside of Austin, at McKinney Falls Parkway. There are two spots to swim, the Upper Falls and the Lower Falls. The park is open daily from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. and you must have reservations to enter.

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How much does it cost to get into McKinney Falls?


$6 per day, per person 13 and older.

Can you kayak at McKinney Falls State Park?

Austin offers most everything you could ever want to do: great music, excellent restaurants, a wide variety of bike/hike trails, excellent golf courses, kayaking on the lake, zip lines, museums, the State Capital, fun bars, lots for kids to do, and much more.

How do I get to Gorman Falls?

From the intersection of U.S. Highways 281 and 183 in Lampasas, take FM 580 west 24 miles to Bend and follow the signs 4 miles to the park entrance. From San Saba, take U.S. Highway 190 about 4 miles to FM 580 and follow the signs 13 miles to Bend; follow the signs 4 miles to the park entrance.

Are dogs allowed at McKinney Falls?

According to their website, dogs are allowed at McKinney Falls and must be kept on a leash no longer than 6 feet at all times.

Is Enchanted Rock open today?

Open daily:

6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Is there always water at Mckinney Falls?

There are 81 campsites, and all have water and electric hookups. You can also rent one of six newly remodeled cabins. The park recommends making reservations for day use and camping, as they reach capacity often.

Can you swim in Onion Creek?

Splashing in the rushing waters of Onion Creek is a wonderful way to cool off and relax. Walk along the limestone ledges or submerge yourself in the river’s pools.

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