Travelers are voting Longhorn Dam, Mansfield Dam and Tom Miller Dam as the best of 3 dams near Austin. There are 1 dam near McGregor a city just 145 km from Austin and 1 dam near Columbus which is 162 km distant. The most popular of these are Lake Waco near McGregor and Griggs Dam in Columbus. You can find 4 dams in Texas and 139 dams in the country of United States. Our members favorite in Texas is Lake Waco and Hoover Dam is the top pick in United States. Want more? Check out our map of dams near Austin.