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7144 Comanche Trl.
Austin, TX
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8:00 AM to civil twilight (dark).

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Bob Wentz Park

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Bob Wentz Park generally reaches capacity on holiday weekends. In order to prevent overcrowding and to promote an enjoyable visitor experience, when capacity is reached the park is closed for the remainder of the day to all incoming traffic, including pedestrians.


Located in the basin area of Lake Travis in the scenic Hill Country of central Texas, Bob Wentz Park is a favorite location for water sports. The park's facilities and close proximity to Austin (approximately one-half hour's drive from downtown) make it attractive for picnicking, swimming, windsurfing, sailing, and scuba diving.

The shoreline areas (including a sandy peninsula known as "The Point") are heavily used, while an adjacent 150-acre tract is maintained as a natural area. The park includes a sand volleyball court, a shoreline walking path, a boat ramp, and a pavilion available for rent.


  • barbecue grills
  • boat ramp (restricted to non-motorized watercraft)
  • drinking fountains
  • enclosed pavilion (by reservation, Maximum Capacity - 20 people)
  • shade covered picnic tables
  • restrooms
  • sand volleyball court
  • showers


The Bob Wentz Pavilion: The pavilion has an outstanding view of Lake Travis with windows and French doors on all sides. There is a covered walkway around the perimeter and plenty of trees for shade and privacy. There are several six-foot long tables with about 20-25 chairs. The pavilion can accommodate about 40 people. The pavilion has a ceiling fan, electrical outlets, a fireplace, (users must bring their own firewood) and a sink with running water. Note: There is no air conditioning in the pavilion. The pavilion is wheelchair accessible with parking nearby.


Reservation for the pavilion are required. Call our headquarters at (512) 854-PARK (7275) Monday through Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm to check on availability; however, no reservations are taken by phone. Pavilion fees may be paid by mail or in person. 700 Lavaca, 5th Floor Ste 540, Austin, TX 78701

Cancellations must be made at least 12 business days before the event to receive a refund.

Special Notes

Day use only park

Pets are allowed in the park, but must be kept on a leash and are not permitted on The Point. Parking on The Point is limited. When the parking lot reaches capacity on busy weekends and holidays, vehicles are allowed in on a "five out, five in" basis. For the safety of park visitors, the boat ramp is restricted to non-motorized watercraft only.

Ground fires are prohibited in all day use parks.

Glass containers and fireworks are prohibited in all Travis County parks.

Public display of consumption of alcohol is prohibited.