Owning an Austin lake home is a fantasy for some. In spite of the fact that there are a couple of waterfront homes in Austin situated on springs, when the vast majority consider Austin waterfront homes they think about those on Lake Travis, Lake Austin, and Lady Bird Lake. These lakes are truly part of the bigger Highland Lakes framework, which is a progression of man-made lakes on the Colorado River beginning with Lake Buchanan upstream, and finishing with Lady Bird Lake downstream. Lake Travis is the biggest of the Highland Lakes and its level, which is controlled by the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA), changes fundamentally relying upon the measure of rain the region gets. Closer to downtown is Lake Austin waterfront, somewhat pricier than upstream waterfront, yet in addition somewhat chillier since it is nourished from the base of Lake Travis. For a considerable length of time, the lake in the focal point of Austin was known as Town Lake, yet after Lady Bird Johnson kicked the bucket in 2007 the City of Austin changed the name to Lady Bird Lake to pay tribute to her endeavors to build up the trail framework around the lake. The trail at Lady Bird Lake is currently one of Austin's most utilized and dearest resources - you'll generally observe joggers, cyclists, and explorers out getting a charge out of it. Homes on Lady Bird Lake are difficult to find and probably the most costly Austin lakefront homes you'll discover.