Texas will be centerstage for a total solar eclipse on Monday, April 8, 2024!  In Bastrop, at approximately 12:20 pm, the moon will start to block the sun causing an (almost) total solar eclipse. The sun is expected to eclipse until 2:25 pm. We're located right outside the path of totality, making Bastrop a great place to view the eclipse without having to maneuver the crowds. Get accurate Texas Eclipse viewing information and plan your trip to Bastrop for the 2024 Solar Eclipse!

Solar Eclipse in Bastrop
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Lake Bastrop South Shore Park

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Lake Bastrop South Shore Park has features to appeal to families, campers, anglers and nature lovers. The 900-acre Lake Bastrop contains bass, crappie, perch and catfish. Anglers can drop a line from the park's fishing pier or head out on a boat from the park's ramp. Sailing, skiing and canoeing are other popular activities on the lake. Lake Bastrop South Shore Park offers a nine-hole mini golf course, on-site watercraft rentals, a 4-mile hike and bike trail, and retail store with snacks and souvenirs. On shore, park visitors can enjoy the shaded day-use and swim areas for picnics, a sand volleyball court, playground, horseshoes and washers, a pavilion and rental facility ideal for family reunions and other group events. Featured campsites at Lake Bastrop South Shore Park include 18 cabins, six campsites (RV full hookup) and 32 campsites (RV water and electric). Other park amenities include restrooms, showers, RV dump station, 24-hour ice machine, large grill and picnic tables. For more information, visit lcra.org/southshore or call 512-498-1922.
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