Lake LBJ Boat ramps
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There are several public boat ramps on Lake LBJ. Let's start at the Dam and work our way around the lake clockwise.
In Kinsgland the Lions Club has a park with a good ramp, dock on one side. On Hwy 2900, take Euel Moore Drive (first road north of the Llano river bridge). On 1431 turn south on Euel Moore Drive at Thelma Miller Real Estate which is about a mile or less from the Colorado river bridge. $3 donation, good parking, and I've launched a 26 foot boat here with no problem.
El Rio, just east of the Colorado river bridge on 1431, has a fine ramp and parking. Nice convenience store and gas, but not good for sailboats as the ramp is between the Hwy 1431 bridge and the railroad bridge, which are too low for most sailboats taller than Sunfish. $3 fee. Just east of El Rio was T-Birds, a small place to eat outside under the oak tree with great breakfast tacos, hamburgers and more. T-Birds is closed now, Matt says he may open again in Marble Falls someday. I always ate at T-Birds when I went to Kingsland, they really did have the best french fries in town and their Philly Cheese Steak was great.
Many of the resorts in and near Kingsland have ramps for their guests, and there are several on Euel Moore Drive. Euel Moore Drive runs next to the lake from 1431 to 2900, between the two bridges and on the main body of the lake.
Twin Isles has a private ramp for homeowners, phone and cable wires are too low for some sailboats.
Highland Haven and Shady Acres have a private ramp for home owners.
Between Kingsland and Marble Falls on Hwy 1431 is Granite Shoals on the north side of the lake, which has several free public ramps in their lakeside parks. Some are better than others, some have docks. Turn south at either of the two traffic lights in Granite Shoals. If you continue until you reach the lake and drive along the shoreline you will find one easily as there are about 12. On Phillips Ranch Rd (the western light) a mile or two from 1431 on the left is the Happy Cooker, a good small restaurant right next to a convenience store. I like eating here when in Granite Shoals, but don't speed in Granite Shoals, the cops are very watchful!
East of Granite Shoals turn south on the Wirtz Dam road to Sunset Point. Just completely redone with a new boat ramp, Sunset Point has cabins and RV spaces with full hookups. No camping but day use at $5/person. Boat ramp fee of $3 if you are not a guest, they have 6 parking spaces for your car and trailer. I wasn't impressed with the dinky dock at the ramp but Sunset Point is a very nice place, one of the best places on the lake to watch the sunset and at the north side of the dam.