Inks Lake State Park is 1201 acres of recreational facilities adjacent to Inks Lake on the Colorado River in Burnet County. Inks Lake is a constant level lake located in the Highland Lakes chain (7 lakes) surrounded by granite hills. Facilities include restrooms with showers; picnic sites; screened shelters; campsites with water and electricity; campsites with water; backpack sites (1.5 miles in, ground fires prohibited, no drinking water, primitive toilet on trail); a sponsored youth group area (primitive); a group picnic pavilion with tables (capacity 25); an amphitheater; lighted fishing piers; a boat ramp; a playground; 7.5 miles of hiking trails, including 1.5 miles of backpacking trails; a 9-hole golf course, with golf carts and clubs available to rent; Directions: The park is located 9 miles west of Burnet on State Highway 29 to Park Road 4. Go south 3 miles to the park headquarters. Area Attractions: The Lyndon B. Johnson Ranch and State Historical Parks; Colorado Bend, Pedernales Falls, and Longhorn Cavern State Parks; Enchanted Rock State Natural Area; a federal fish hatchery; Vanishing Texas River Cruise; Granite Mountain quarry at nearby Marble Falls that furnished material for the Texas State Capitol; Lake Buchanan and Buchanan Dam (the largest multi-arch dam in the world is located 4 miles from the park); Lake Lyndon B. Johnson; Lake Marble Falls; and Lake Travis; and the historical districts in Burnet, Llano, Johnson City, and Fredericksburg. You may want to refer to nearby parks. Camping fees vary; entrance fee. For reservations, call 512/389-8900. For more details, call the park or Park Information at 1-800-792-1112.