Location: Barton Creek – Lost creek to Car Dealer Dam

Starting – Latitude: 30°10’45.88″N       Longitude: 97°43’17.19″W

Physical Difficulty: Easy       Fishing Dificulty: Easy – Moderate

Water Flow: Link to water flow at Onion Creek and Hwy 183

Fish: Guadalupe Bass, Large Mouth Bass, Rio Grande, Sunfish

Access: Mckinney Falls State Park is just east of the Austin Airport. Easy access is provided by heading south on highway 183 from Ben White, until you take a right on McKinney Falls Parkway.

General: This State Park is a hidden jewel, and while it  may not possess the grandiosity of Pedernales State Park or the remoteness of Lost Pines State Park, it more than makes up for it in it’s proximity to Austin. For most Austinites McKinney Falls is a mere 10-20 minute drive away.

Hint: Directly below the map click on  “Larger Size”. Then you will have the option to select Google Earth, if you don’t have it get it, it’s free and pretty much the coolest thing ever.