Lake Water Quality
The LCRA and Travis County Parks continue to strongly encourage people to avoid contact with alga and to keep their dogs from ingesting or playing in algae in Lake Travis or Lake Austin. Click on "Lake Water Quailty" to visit LCRA website for more information.
Accepting CASH only
Park Entry and Amenity fees can only be paid with by CASH. We are unable to accept credit cards or any other form of payment at this time. Thank you.
TRAVIS COUNTY and ALL TRAVIS COUNTY PARKS ARE CURRENTLY UNDER A BURN BAN.
Due to increased fire danger NO CHARCOAL OR WOOD FIRES are allowed. Only enclosed propane grills are allowed at this time in parks that allow grilling. "A person violates this order if he/she engages in any activity outdoors, which could allow flames or sparks that could result in a fire unless done in an enclosure designed to protect the spread of fire or orders such activities by others." For more on the Burn Ban, please see here.
Bob Wentz Boat Ramp
The Bob Wentz Boat Ramp is closed due to low lake levels.
Bob Wentz Park Capacity
Bob Wentz Park experiences large crowds during holiday weekends. When the park reaches capacity, it will close to all vehicular and pedestrian entry. Visitors traveling to the park should be aware of potential closure.
Boat Ramp Temporarily Closed
Bob Wentz Park, in the scenic Hill Country of central Texas, is a favorite location for water sports, swimming and relaxing on the shores of Lake Travis.
7144 Comanche Trail
Austin, TX 78732
8 am to 8:00 pm
Park closes to new entries 30 minutes before closing
Boat Ramp Hours
Boat Ramp CLOSED due to water level
Activities and Amenities
Boat ramp (restricted to non-motorized watercraft)
Covered picnic tables (18)
Sand volleyball court
* Reservations required
Know Before You Go
The Point is a small, sandy peninsula with covered picnic areas, restrooms, and access to the water. No pets are allowed in this area.
Bob Wentz Park's 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 has a ceiling fan, electrical outlets, a fireplace (users must bring their own firewood), and a sink with running water. The pavilion is wheelchair accessible with parking nearby. There is no air conditioning. Reservations are required.
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.
For the safety of park visitors, the boat ramp is restricted to non-motorized watercraft only.
While the park provides access to the listed activities, Travis County Parks does not provide any equipment.
Zebra Mussels have been found along the shoreline of our lake parks. Swimmers and others seeking water-based recreation should exercise caution when in or near the water.
We accept cash but do not accept credit or debit cards at the entrance booth.
Pavilion reservations are required. Our pavilion can accommodate up to 20 visitors.Make a Reservation Request
The following are prohibited:
- Glass containers
- Ground fires
- Off-leash pets
- Pets on The Point
- Public display of consumption of alcohol
- Tobacco products
For more information, view the Parks Rules and Safety page.
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 a 30-minute drive from downtown, make it attractive for picnicking, swimming, windsurfing, sailing, and SCUBA diving.