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Lakeside Activities

Lakeside activities

Lakeside activities at Thunderbird Lodge

Enjoy the shores and waters of Lake Buchanan conveniently from Thunderbird Lodge. Lakeside activities are the perfect way to unwind and spend more quality time with loved ones after a day of riding in the bike park at Spider Mountain. Stick around and experience the sunset over Lake Buchanan, truly an experience not to forget.

Eagle View hiking trail

Our dedicated hiking trail is FREE for lodge guests. Lift-accessed hiking is available for $15 when the lift is running. Check out our hiking page to learn more.

Pool area

The pool area at Thunderbird Lodge has been recently renovated and has a large deck with views of Lake Buchanan as well as a covered gazebo. The pool is open to lodge guests and open to bikers only during special events.

Sports & lawn games

Sand volleyball, basketball, horseshoes, and a playground are available on our campus.

Gas on Lake Buchanan

Thunderbird Lodge offers the only on-water gas on Lake Buchanan on the marina. Save time and gas up at Thunderbird Lodge. Head over to our marina page to learn more.

Boat rentals

Don’t have a boat?  No problem. We have kayaks and power boats for our guests. Gas for boats and fishing bait are available at our marina. Head over to our boat rental page to learn more.

Rent a boat slip

Our convenient marina at Thunderbird Lodge will give you easy access to your boat.  We also have slips available to accommodate larger boats. Head over to our marina page to learn more.


Lake Buchanan is noted for its excellent striped bass and white bass fishing, plus largemouth bass and Guadalupe bass. White bass and striped bass runs occur in the spring (February-May) with most of the fishing occurring from Beaver Creek up into the Colorado River. Striped bass are stocked by Texas Parks and Wildlife. Blue, channel and flathead catfish, plus white crappie can be found throughout the reservoir.

Head over to our fishing page to learn more.

Upcoming Events

  • June 22, 2024
    HCDH Spring Series #3

    8 am – 4 pm

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  • July 10,2024
    Pool Party
    Thunderbird Lodge Pool

    8 am – 4 pm

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