TPWD unveils Inks Public Use Plan

Savanna Gregg/Burnet Bulletin
Park Planner Chris Beckcom outlines plans for improvements and changes to Inks Lake State Park and Longhorn Cavern at a public hearing held Thursday, Dec. 12 at the Burnet Community Center.




Savanna Gregg

Staff Writer

Burnet Bulletin

Lake-area residents heard a future Public Use Plan for the Inks Lake State Park complex, including Inks Lake State Park, Longhorn Cavern State Park, and Park Road 4, at a public hearing held Tuesday, Dec. 12 at the Burnet Community Center.

Inks officials and the Inks Lake planning group agreed to develop a plan with safety of their campers in mind, while retaining the beauty of the area and maintaining water quality.

Planners also strived to create a plan to help staff maintain optimal capacity and not maximum capacity, with the expected spike during holiday weekends, and to continue with the plan to construct a day visitor boat ramp, and managing areas that are used by boaters. . . .

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