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Lake-Placid is a reservoir on the Guadalupe River located about a half-mile southwest of the town of Seguin in Guadalupe County. The reservoir was formed in 1928 by the construction of a dam on the Guadalupe River. Management of the dam and lake was assumed by the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority on May 1, 1963. Lake Placid is a poplar recreational lake for fishing, boating, and swimming.Lake Placid has been stocked with species of fish intended to improve the utility of the reservoir for recreational fishing, including catfish, white crappie, sunfish, and largemouth bass. Vegetation in the lake includes cattail, pondweed, American lotus, spatterdock, rushes, water hyacinth, water lettuce, and hydrilla. There is one free public boat ramp accessed off Interstate Highway 10 via exit 605. The Guadalupe River, on which Lake Placid sits, runsfrom Kerr County, Texas to San Antonio Bay on the Gulf of Mexico. The river is popular for rafting, fly fishing and canoeing. Cities along the river include Kerrville, New Braunfels and Victoria.

Surrounding areas: Seguin, Texas (2.9 mi), McQueeney, Texas (3.5 mi), Lake McQueeney, Texas (3.7 mi), New Braunfels, Texas (12.2 mi), Gruene, Texas (13.8 mi), San Marcos, Texas (23.0 mi), Canyon Lake, Texas (26.7 mi)

Lake Placid Vacation Rentals

Lake Placid Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Best Western-Seguin1603 I-10/Hwy 46Seguin, TX2.9 mi.(830) 379-9631
Comfort Inn & Suites3013 N Hwy 123 BypSeguin, TX2.9 mi.(830) 372-3990
Hampton Inn1130 Larkin AveSeguin, TX2.9 mi.(830) 379-4400
Holiday Inn-Seguin2950 N Hwy 123 BypSeguin, TX2.9 mi.(830) 372-0860
La Quinta Inn & Suites1501 Texas Hwy 46 NSeguin, TX2.9 mi.(830) 372-0567
Super 8 Motel1525 N State Hwy 46Seguin, TX2.9 mi.(830) 379-6888
Hampton Inn979 Ih 35 NNew Braunfels, TX11.3 mi.(830) 608-0123
Howard Johnson201 Loop 337New Braunfels, TX11.4 mi.(830) 629-6888
Rodeway Inn1209 I-35 NNew Braunfels, TX11.4 mi.(830) 629-6991
Best Western Inn & Suites1493 Ih 35 NNew Braunfels, TX11.7 mi.(830) 625-7337
Quality Inn & Suites1533 I-35 NNew Braunfels, TX11.9 mi.(830) 643-9300
Comfort Suites1489 Ih-35 NNew Braunfels, TX12.2 mi.(830) 643-1100
Days Inn New Braunfels963 Ih-35 NorthNew Braunfels, TX12.2 mi.(830) 608-0004
Executive Inn & Suites808 Hwy 46 SouthNew Braunfels, TX12.2 mi.(830) 625-3932
Fountain Motel1210 Hwy 81 EastNew Braunfels, TX12.2 mi.(830) 625-2821
Holiday Inn New Braunfels1051 Ih-35 NorthNew Braunfels, TX12.2 mi.(830) 625-8017
La Quinta Inn & Suites365 Hwy 46 SouthNew Braunfels, TX12.2 mi.(830) 627-3333
La Quinta Inn & Suites375 Hwy 46 SouthNew Braunfels, TX12.2 mi.(830) 627-3333
Stratford House Inn New Braunfels1063 Ih-35 NNew Braunfels, TX12.2 mi.(830) 629-6967
Super 8 Motel-new Braufels510 Hwy 46 SNew Braunfels, TX12.2 mi.(830) 629-1155
T Bar M Ranch2549 Hwy 46 WNew Braunfels, TX12.2 mi.(830) 625-7738
Gruene Homestead Inn832 Gruene RdNew Braunfels, TX13.1 mi.(830) 606-0216
Ramada Limited Schertz17401 Ih-35 NorthSchertz, TX15.6 mi.(210) 651-4100
Selma Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites15408 Interstate 35 N #2Selma, TX17.9 mi.(210) 651-3885
Comfort Inn Universal City200 Palisades DrUniversal City, TX18.7 mi.(210) 659-5851
Clarion Suites Hotel San Antonio13101 E Loop 1604 NSan Antonio, TX19.0 mi.(210) 655-9491
Comfort Inn4403 I-10 ESan Antonio, TX19.6 mi.(210) 333-9430
La Quinta Inn - Toepperwein12822 I-35 NSan Antonio, TX20.2 mi.(210) 657-5550
Rodeway Inn San Antonio11591 Ih 35 NSan Antonio, TX21.6 mi.(210) 646-9400
Econo Lodge811 S Guadalupe StSan Marcos, TX22.2 mi.(512) 353-5300
Ramada Inn10811 Ih 35 NSan Antonio, TX22.5 mi.(210) 590-4646
Rodeway Inn801 I H 35 NSan Marcos, TX22.7 mi.(512) 353-1303
Hampton Inn San Antonio Northeast4900 Crestwind DrSan Antonio, TX22.9 mi.(800) 378-7946
Amerihost Inn & Suites San Marcos4210 Ih-35 SouthSan Marcos, TX22.9 mi.(512) 392-6800
Comfort Suites San Marcos104 Ih35 NSan Marcos, TX22.9 mi.(512) 392-1006
Friendship Inn San Marcos1507 Ih-35 NSan Marcos, TX22.9 mi.(512) 396-6060
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites108 I-h 35San Marcos, TX22.9 mi.(877) 866-3468
Motel 6 #0334 San Amrcos1321 Ih-35San Marcos, TX22.9 mi.(512) 369-8705
Intown Suites San Antonio Northeast13220 Nacogdoches RdSan Antonio, TX23.1 mi.(210) 946-7142
Hawthorn Suites LTD6900 I-35 NSan Antonio, TX23.9 mi.(210) 798-3900

Lake Placid Weather & Climate

The south-central Hill Country of Texas has an arid climate, but sits on the edge of the humid subtropical climate zone. Summers are hot and winters are warm to cool. Spring and fall are comfortably warm. The area receives up to 48 inches of rain per year, with the wettest months being April and May. Widespread flooding is common. The central hill country receives about a dozen nights per year below freezing. Occasionally, there is sleet, freezing rain or snow. It's not uncommon for some winters to have no freezing precipitation at all. Tornadoes are possible, although not as common as in other areas of the state. July and August are the hottest months. The highest temperature recorded was 111 F in 2000, and the lowest recorded temperature ever was 0 F in January 1949.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 61°F 35°F 1.88 in. -
February 66°F 38°F 1.98 in. -
March 74°F 46°F 2.04 in. -
April 79°F 52°F 2.72 in. -
May 85°F 62°F 5.01 in. -
June 91°F 68°F 4.81 in. -
July 94°F 70°F 1.99 in. -
August 95°F 69°F 2.32 in. -
September 90°F 65°F 3.46 in. -
October 81°F 55°F 4.38 in. -
November 71°F 45°F 2.71 in. -
December 63°F 37°F 2.44 in. -

Lake Placid Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the San Marcos Municipal airport (HYI) located about 24 miles northeast of Lake Placid in San Marcos, Texas, the San Antonio International airport (SAT) located approximately 27 miles west of Lake Placid in San Antonio, Texas, the Austin Bergstrom International airport (AUS) located roughly 48 miles northeast of Lake Placid in Austin, Texas, Kerrville Municipal Louis Schreiner Field (ERV) located around 70 miles northwest of Lake Placid in Kerrville, Texas, and finally the Hondo Municipal airport (HDO) located about 71 miles west of Lake Placid in Hondo, Texas.

Lake Placid Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Landa ParkNew BraunfelsTX12.2 mi.
Kiddie Park Of San AntonioSan AntonioTX30.5 mi.
SeaWorld San AntonioSan AntonioTX30.5 mi.
Six Flags Fiesta TexasSan AntonioTX30.5 mi.
Water Parks
Schlitterbahn Waterpark ResortNew BraunfelsTX12.2 mi.
Splashdown San AntonioSan AntonioTX30.5 mi.
Golf Courses
Chaparral Country ClubSeguinTX1.8 mi.
Max Starcke Park Golf CourseSeguinTX3.0 mi.
BanditNew BraunfelsTX11.9 mi.
Landa Park Municipal Golf CourseNew BraunfelsTX11.9 mi.
Lees Par 3 Golf Course & Driving RangeNew BraunfelsTX11.9 mi.
Sundance Golf CourseNew BraunfelsTX11.9 mi.
Northcliffe Golf & Country ClubCiboloTX12.6 mi.
Olympia Hills Golf Conference CenterUniversal CityTX16.9 mi.
Carmach Lake Golf CourseConverseTX18.3 mi.
Quail Creek Country ClubSan MarcosTX22.8 mi.
Southwest Texas Golf CourseSan MarcosTX22.8 mi.
Lulling Golf ClubLulingTX23.8 mi.
Canyon Lake Golf & Country ClubCanyon LakeTX26.4 mi.
Willow Springs Golf CourseHasletTX27.0 mi.
Willow Springs Golf CourseSan AntonioTX27.0 mi.
State Parks
Martinez State ParkTX17.6 mi. 
Palmetto State ParkTX25.9 mi. 
Lockhart State ParkTX27.9 mi. 
Magic Lantern Castle MuseumSan AntonioTX30.5 mi.(History)
Wooden Nickel Historical MuseumSan AntonioTX30.5 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Institute of Texan CulturesSan AntonioTX30.5 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
Marion Koogler McNay Art MuseumSan AntonioTX30.5 mi.(Art)
AlamoSan AntonioTX30.5 mi.(History)
Fort Sam Houston MuseumSan AntonioTX30.5 mi.(History)
Latin American Collection of the Jack S. Blanton Museum of ArtAustinTX51.6 mi.(History)
Texas Military Forces MuseumAustinTX51.6 mi.(History)
Texas Memorial MuseumAustinTX51.6 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
Umlauf Sculpture Garden & MuseumAustinTX51.6 mi.(Art)
Charles W. Moore FoundationAustinTX51.6 mi.(History)
Zoos and Aquariums
San Antonio Zoological Gardens and AquariumSan AntonioTX30.5 mi.
Sea World of San AntonioSan AntonioTX30.5 mi.
The Texas ZooVictoriaTX79.9 mi.

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