Welcome to Eagle Lake, Texas
"Goose Hunting Capital of the World "

Eagle Lake is located in southeast Colorado County, on U.S. Highway 90 Alternate, some 60 miles west of Houston, 140 east of San Antonio and 100 miles southeast of Austin.


We want you to come and experience "The best kept secret in Texas" -- Eagle Lake

David Wintermann Wildlife Area

Take a nice nature walk along the creek to admire beautiful wildlife from the viewing platform overlooking the lake. See many species of birds, alligators and much more!

Regional Airport

23 hangars available for individual aircraft storage. Current services include aircraft fuel which is available 24/7, a full-time maintenance facility, flight training, flight physicals, tie-downs, assistance thru our Automated Weather Observation System (AWOS), and a courtesy car with pre-authorization.

Come Visit

So much to see:

Commercial Historic Downtown

David Wintermann Wildlife Area

Eagle Lake Municipal Park

Joe Reed Recreation Center

The Prairie Edge Museum

Eagle Lake Depot Museum

The Eula and David Wintermann Library

Attwater’s Prairie Chicken Refuge

Agriculture – Rice Culture in Colorado County

Texas A&M University, David R. Wintermann Rice Research Station at Eagle Lake.

Public River Access to Colorado River

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Current Cattle Prices


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Current Rice Prices


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Current Weather

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