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Surface area - 23,280 Acres
Date Impounded - 1954
Location - 20 miles north of downtown Dallas, off Interstate Highway 35

Lake Lewisville
(Formerly 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.

Lake 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

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