|Location||northwest of Austin, Texas|
|Lake type||Hydroelectric reservoir|
|Primary inflows||Colorado River|
|Primary outflows||Colorado River|
|Basin countries||United States|
|Surface area||18,930 acres (77 km²)|
|Max. A lake (from Latin lacus) is a Terrain feature (or Physical feature) a body of Liquid on the surface of a world that is localized to the Hydroelectricity is electricity generated by Hydropower, ie the production of power through use of the gravitational force of falling water A reservoir is most broadly a place or hollow vessel where Fluid is kept in Reserve, for later use In Hydrology, the inflow of a Body of water is the source of the Water in the body of water The Colorado River is the 18th longest river in the United States. In Hydrology, the discharge or outflow of a River is the volume of Water transported by it in a certain amount of time The Colorado River is the 18th longest river in the United States. A drainage basin is an extent of Land where Water from Rain or Snow melt drains downhill into a body of water such as a River, depth||210 ft (64 m)|
|Water volume||1,130,000 acre·ft (1. An acre-foot is a unit of Volume commonly used in the United States in reference to large-scale water resources such as reservoirs, Aqueducts 39 km³)|
|Shore length1||270 mi (434 km)|
|Surface elevation||681 ft (208 m)|
|1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure. CM3 redirects here If you were looking for the 3rd game in the Cooking Mama series abbreviated as CM3 see here.|
Lake Travis is a reservoir on the Colorado River in central Texas in the United States. A reservoir is most broadly a place or hollow vessel where Fluid is kept in Reserve, for later use The Colorado River is the 18th longest river in the United States. Texas ( is a state geographically located in the South Central United States and is also known as the Lone Star State. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The reservoir was formed in 1942 by the construction of Mansfield Dam on the western edge of Austin, Texas by the Lower Colorado River Authority. Mansfield Dam (formerly Marshall Ford Dam) is a Dam located at ( WGS 84 datum) across a Canyon at Marshall Ford on the Colorado The Lower Colorado River Authority or LCRA is a Nonprofit public utility that was formed in 1934 by the Texas Legislature Lake Travis has the largest storage capacity of the seven reservoirs known as the Highland Lakes, and stretches 65 miles (105 km) upriver from western Travis County in a highly serpentine course into southern Burnet County to Max Starcke Dam, southwest of the town of Marble Falls. The Texas Highland Lakes is a chain of 6 man-made Lakes in Central Texas formed by several Dams on the Colorado River as it winds southeast Travis County is located in the US state of Texas. It is part of the Austin-Round Rock metropolitan area. Burnet County is a County located in the US state of Texas. As of 2000 the population was 34147 Max Starcke Dam is a Dam in the US state of Texas. Named for Max Starcke the second General Manager of the Lower Colorado River Authority Marble Falls is a city in Burnet County, Texas, United States. The Pedernales River, a major tributary of the Colorado River, flows into the lake from the southwest in western Travis County. The Pedernales River (ˌpɝdəˈnæləs is a tributary of the Colorado River, approximately long in central Texas in the United States. The lake is used for flood control, water supply, electrical power generation and recreation.
The other reservoirs on the Colorado River are Lake Buchanan, Inks Lake, Lake LBJ, Lake Marble Falls, Lake Austin, and Lady Bird Lake. Lake Buchanan was formed by the construction of Buchanan Dam by the Lower Colorado River Authority to provide a water supply for the region and to provide Hydroelectric Inks Lake is a reservoir on the Colorado River in the Texas Hill Country in the United States. Lake Lyndon B Johnson (or Lake LBJ) is a reservoir on the Colorado River in the Texas Hill Country in the United States. Lake Marble Falls is a Reservoir on the Colorado River in the Texas Hill Country in the United States. Lake Austin is a reservoir on the Colorado River in Austin Texas in the United States. Lady Bird Lake (formerly Town Lake) is a reservoir on the Colorado River in downtown Austin, Texas, in the United States
Because of its volume, the lake serves as the primary flood control reservoir of the Highland Lake chain. A flood is an overflow of an expanse of water that submerges land a deluge The level of the lake can therefore vary dramatically, depending on the amount of rainfall in the Colorado River basin upstream. Despite this, the lake furnishes one of the most desired locations in the region for outdoor recreation, including fishing, boating, swimming, scuba diving, picnicking and camping. Among the parks along the lake is the Travis County park Hippie Hollow, the only clothing-optional public park in Texas. Hippie Hollow Park (originally known as MacGregor County Park and now simply called Hippie Hollow) is a county park in central Texas located on the shore Lake Travis is generally considered one of the clearest lakes in Texas.
Lake Travis has been stocked with several species of fish intended to improve the utility of the reservoir for recreational fishing. Fish present in Lake Travis include largemouth bass, guadalupe bass, white bass, striped bass, catfish and sunfish. The largemouth bass ( Micropterus salmoides) is a Species of Fish in the sunfish family. The Guadalupe bass ( Micropterus treculii) is a Species of Freshwater Fish in the sunfish family ( Centrarchidae) of The white bass or sand bass ( Morone chrysops) is a Freshwater fish of the temperate bass family Moronidae. The striped bass ( Morone saxatilis, also called rock or rockfish is the state fish of Maryland, Rhode Island, South Carolina, and Catfish ( order Siluriformes) are a very diverse group of bony Fish. The sunfishes are a family ( Centrarchidae) of freshwater Ray-finned fish belonging to the order Perciformes.