Medina Lake - Paddling

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Medina Lake is a beautiful lake near San Antonio in the Texas Hill Country.

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Taylor Reilly


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Destination Distance From Downtown

87.5 miles


2 of 5 diamonds

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All Seasons

Dog Friendly


Fees Permits


Launch Fee of $5 for boats and a $10 vehicle entrance fee

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Lake Medina



Medina Lake is a beautiful lake near San Antonio, Texas. It was formed by the creation of the Medina Lake Dam on the Medina River and was created as a water reservoir for agriculture. The lake has been stocked with fish to promote recreational fishing and is very popular for bass fishing. 

What Makes It Great

The temperatures here can be very hot during the summer months, so be sure to bring shade as there are not many trees along the shoreline. There are only a few public places to launch into the lake, as most of its shoreline is made up of private property. 

Who is Going to Love It

Medina Lake is a great place to bring the family for a day of boating, fishing, or paddling, especially in the non-summer months. The fishing tends to be quite good year-round, thanks to stocking efforts. 

Directions, Parking, & Regulations

Public access to the lake is from Park Road 37. 

Located at the end of Park Road 37 in Plum Creek Cove. Concrete ramp, usable at most water levels. If lake level is below end of ramp, boats may launch from gravel bank .Fees required. Boat launch open 24 hours; park open 7 am to 8 pm.


Medina Lake

140 County Road 2611
Mico, TX, 78056
29.545571, -98.924412

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