Boerne City Lake Park Guide – Hours, Activities, & Everything Else You Need

Boerne City Lake Park Guide - Hours, Activities, & Everything Else You Need

Boerne City Lake Park Guide – Hours, Activities, & Everything Else You Need

Visiting Boerne Lake is one of the best things to do in Boerne, TX. With over 100 acres of water and an additional 100 acres of land, Boerne City Lake Park has something to offer families, groups of friends, and individuals alike.

Whatever information you’re looking for about Boerne Lake Park, Boerne City Lake, or even searching for “Boerne City Lake Park photos”, you’ll find below in our complete guide to this wonderful destination.

Boerne City Lake Park Schedule, Entrance Fees & Location

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If you’re wondering “Is Boerne Lake open”, it’s best to check for any alerts, especially during heavy rain seasons. Nevertheless, below are some important details:

Boerne Lake Hours: Open from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m., 365 days a year, except when flooding has occurred. Overnight camping is not allowed at Boerne City Lake Park.

Boerne Lake Directions: 21 Upper Cibolo Creek Rd, Boerne, TX 78006

Entrance Fees

  • Monday – Thursday: $10
  • Friday – Sunday: $15
  • Holidays: $20
  • City Residents: FREE

Season Passes

Parks and Recreation offers season passes to Boerne City Lake Park, available at the lake attendant booth or the Parks office at 1017 Adler St. in Boerne.

Resident Season Pass

City of Boerne residents can get two free parking pass windshield stickers per household, so you don’t need to bring proof of residency each time you visit the park.

If more than one sticker is needed, please bring a copy of your vehicle insurance as proof of the number of vehicles in a household. Additional stickers for resident households with more than two vehicles are available for $25 each.

Non-Resident Parking Pass

Season passes are also available for non-residents. Discounted rates are available for seniors (65 and older), active and retired military, and disabled citizens.

  • Non-Resident Season Pass: $125 for the first sticker
    • Additional stickers: $25
  • Discounted Rate for Season Pass: $75 for the first sticker
    • Additional stickers: $25

Boerne Lake – Overview and Detailed Information

Boerne City Lake Park

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How deep is Boerne Lake – Lake Levels
As of 09/15/2023

  • Current: 33ft. 4 in.
  • Last Week: 33 ft. 6in.
  • Last Year: 36ft. 5 in.
  • Full Capacity: 42 ft. 0 in.

Is Boerne Lake pet-friendly?

According to the city site, animals taken upon city-owned land shall be under restraint (dogs must be leashed) by a responsible individual at all times.

Amenities at Boerne Lake Park include:

  • Picnic units with grills, including one handicapped-accessible unit
  • Covered playground
  • Volleyball court
  • WiFi (limited)
  • Paved roads and parking lot areas
  • Walking and hiking trails (unpaved)
  • 18-hole Disc (Frisbee) Golf Course
  • Bird observation blind
  • Butterfly Garden
  • Boat dock and launch
  • Fishing pier (license required)
  • Restrooms
  • Controlled-access gate with admission booth
  • Covered pavilion with seating for 75 (Boerne Lake reservations)

Boerne City Lake Park Rules and Guidelines

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  • Pets must be leashed at all times.
  • It is unlawful to harm or kill any wild or native animal or bird in the park.


  • Boats must be operated in accordance with state law.
  • Only city emergency or maintenance vehicles are allowed on the dam structure.
  • No swimming or launching boats within 1,000 feet of the Water Treatment Plant intake.
  • No swimming or wading within 50 feet of the boat ramp.


  • Fires are only allowed for cooking or grilling food in the permanent grilling units provided by the city.
  • Ashes must be extinguished and disposed of properly.


  • All vehicles must be street-legal and parked in designated areas only.


  • It is unlawful to damage or destroy any plant or wildlife in the park.
  • State fishing laws apply, except that no trot lines, throw lines, or set lines are allowed.

Additional Restrictions

  • Camping overnight is prohibited, except for official programs sanctioned by the city.
  • Glass beverage containers are not allowed in the park.
  • Discharging firearms is prohibited.
  • Commercial activities are prohibited without a permit.
  • Selling or offering for sale any goods or services is prohibited without a permit from the Parks and Recreation Department.

Is alcohol allowed in the Park?

Yes, you may consume alcohol at the park. However, glass bottles are not permitted in the park.

Are there restrooms in the Park?

Restrooms are located near the playground on the east side of the park. There are also porta potties on both ends of the park.

What Restaurant/s are near Boerne Lake?

Boerne City Lake Park

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Random Beer Garden is right next to Boerne City Lake Park. Not only does it have a ton of beers on tap, but it also has various food trucks onsite. If you’re looking for “Boerne City Lake Park reviews” or “Boerne City Lake Park fotos”, Random Beer Garden might be a good place to check Other than that, you’ll need to make your way to Boerne’s Main Street for the closest restaurants. Here you’ll have a ton of choices.
Where: 11 Upper Cibolo Creek Rd, Boerne, TX 78006

What hotels are near Boerne Lake City Park?

While there are no hotels adjacent to Boerne Lake, there are plenty of hotels within a short drive. The closest hotels to the lake are Best Western Boerne Inn and Suites on Interstate 10 and The Kendall right off Main Street.

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