Dallas Lakes

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Dallas Lakes

Sunset on the Lake

Dallas and the surrounding area is home to several lakes that offer visitors many opportunities for water recreation.  The Dallas Lakes offer something for every water buff whether it be swimming, boating, fishing, kayaking or canoeing.

Dallas Lakes

Mountain Creek Lake… This lake offers a boat ramp and fishing.  Although visitors are allowed to fish their is  ban on eating the fishing  caught in the lake due to the high level of PCB’s in the water.  It is located south of SH 180, west of Spur 408, north of I-20, and east of FM 1382. The defunct Naval Air Station Dallas (Hensley Field), now an Armed Forces Reserve Center, is located on the northern shore of the lake. Mountain Creek Lake Park is on the lake’s southeastern and southwestern edges.

Lake Ray Hubbard.. This reservoir on the East Fork of the Trinity River incudes several marinas and parks with fishing and boating. It is located about 10miles east of Dallas off I-30.

White Rock Lake… Located in White rock Lake in northeast Dallas it offers fishing, boat rams and picnicking.  Located off Texas 78 and Loop 12.

Lake Grapevine…This Army Corps of Engineers reservoir hosts parks offering camping, picnicking , boat ramps, swimming and fishing.  Located on the northern edge of Grapevine.

Joe Pool Lake…This Army Corp of engineers lake impounds water from Mountain Creek,  Cedar Hill State Park offers lakeside facilities and other city parks also offer access.  It is said that Joe Pool Lake offers excellent fishing,  Located in Grand Prairie.

Lavon Lake.. An Army Corps of Engineers reservoir it is home to several parks that offer fishing, boating, swimming, picnicking an camping.  It is located East of Allen and McKinney.

Lewisville Lake…This Army Corps of Engineers Reservoir has several parks and marinas that offer fishing, boating, swimming and camping.  It is located adjacent to Lewisville on the north side of Dallas/Forth Worth.

Next time you are visiting the Dallas area why not Stop and Visit one of the Dallas lakes and enjoy an afternoon by the water!

 

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