Travelers are voting Lake Travis, Lake Austin and Lady Bird Lake as the best of 6 lakes near Austin. There are 2 lakes near Wimberley a city just 30 km from Austin and 5 lakes near Marble Falls which is 31 km distant. The most popular of these are Canyon Lake near Wimberley and Lake Lyndon B. Johnson in Marble Falls. You can find 83 lakes in Texas and 2105 lakes in the country of United States. Our members favorite in Texas is Lake Whitney and Lake Superior is the top pick in United States. Want more? Check out our map of lakes near Austin.