|The Oasis on Lake Travis|
|Street address||6550 Comanche Trail|
The Sunset Capital of Texas The Oasis started off as just an idea. Beau Theriot, the owner of The Oasis , has always been a visionary, but never imagined what his idea would blossom into. Thirty-eight years later, The Oasis has become a well-known jewel nestled in the Austin hill country.
Located on a cliff 450 feet above Austin’s Lake Travis , the 30 thousand square foot restaurant (see our menu) and special event center houses eight event rooms and multiple dining decks overlooking the Lake , and accommodates parties from 2 to 2,500.
1 : a fertile or green area in an arid region (such as a desert) The caravan stopped to rest at an oasis . 2 : something that provides refuge, relief, or pleasant contrast The small park is a welcome oasis amid the city’s many factories.
Lake Travis parks allow for a variety of activities such as picnicking, grilling, swimming , hiking, boat ramp access and more.
Anyways, yes, we do have snakes and they can pretty much be anywhere, but don’t worry too much about them, and if you do find one, don’t approach it and just leave it alone in general, if you can. Lake Travis and Lake Austin are full of snakes mostly Bull Snakes
Either way the answer is: yes, Lake Travis is indeed man made . While you now enjoy Lake Travis for the endless options of water activities, it was originally constructed in 1942 to help with flood control and support the Mansfield Dam, created just a few years earlier in 1937.
Unfortunately, our decks are not pet friendly . Only service animals with registered documentation in compliance with ADA regulations ( Click here for Compliance ) are allowed. Please do not leave your fur babies in your car.
Lake Travis shoreline access is allowed. Non-motorized boat ramp is open . Cypress Creek Park – Boat ramp is closed due to current lake levels. The picnic tables and bbq grills are closed.