Garza-Little Elm Reservoir.) Huge 23,280-acre Corps of
Engineers reservoir immensely popular for water sports
and outdoor recreation in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.
More than a score of public parks are operated by the
Corps along the lake's 200 miles of shoreline. The City
of Lewisville manages Lake Park on the south shore of
the lake: picnic areas, RV and tent camping, pavilion,
24-hour fishing barge, swimming beach, and excellent public
facilities. Also, Hidden Cove Park on the east shore includes
all of the above plus screened shelters and three group
pavilion facilities. Marinas, boat rentals, launching
ramps. Anglers' supplies and excellent fishing for largemouth
bass, crappie, catfish, white bass (sandies), and spectacular
hybrid white/striped bass. Several lake records include
flathead catfish, 98 lb.; hybrid striped bass, 11.38 lb.;
largemouth bass, 8.21 lb.; white crappie, 3.5 lb.; white
bass, 3.14 lb.; and channel catfish, 13.88 lb. Swimming,
water skiing, sailing, camping, trailer and picnic areas.
Home of Dallas Corinthian Yacht Club and two Coast Guard
Auxiliary flotillas. For details on facilities contact
project headquarters at west end of dam off I-35E and
Justin Rd. about 27 miles north of downtown Dallas, 972/434-1666.
For details on Lake Park, contact the City of Lewisville
Parks and Leisure Services, 972/219-3550. Also accessible
from Denton, Frisco and McKinney.
Lewisville State Park
From I-35E: FM 407-E: Lake Park Rd. E 1 mi. On Lewisville
Lake. Wheeled backin and pull through sites w/elec &
water 91; limit 14 days. Tent sites 22; limit 14 days.
Dump sta, fl toilets, showers, tables. Swim-lake; fish,
boat ramp, playground, fishing barge, 18-hole golf, 18-hole
disc golf. 972-219-3742