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Surface area - 82,600 Acres Impounded - 1969
Location - Located on the Trinity River, 70 miles north of Houston off U.S. Highway 190

Lake Livingston
Huge 82,600-acre reservoir on the Trinity River, spreads into four counties. Operated by Trinity River Authority and city of Houston. Stretching 52 miles long, the lake has a timbered shoreline of 452 miles devoted mainly to recreation. A host of lakeside parks, camps and marinas offer complete range of services for camping, boating, and fishing, including Lake Livingston State Park. Fishermen take all native game species, plus trophy specimens of Florida bass and huge stripers. Lake records include blue catfish, 78 lb.; flathead catfish, 114 lb.; hybrid striped bass, 12.88 lb.; largemouth bass, 12.45 lb.; striped bass, 31.5 lb.; and white crappie 1.35 lb. Accessible west of Livingston off U.S. 190 and by many F.M. roads on both sides of the lake.

Lake Livingston State Park
From US 190: US 59 S 2.3 mi; FM 1988 SW 4 mi; FM 3126 N .5 mi; Park Rd 65 W .8 mi. On Lake Livingston. Wheeled backin camper or tent sites 147 w/elec & water. Screened shelters 10. Limit 14 days; rsvns acptd. Dump sta, fl toilets, showers. Group pavilion; activity center. Swim-lake, pool (in season, fee), boat ramps, playgrounds. Fish, lighted fishing pier, fish-cleaning shelters, picnic, bicycle trails, horseback riding, nature trails, ice, groc. Fees vary weekday & weekend, winter rates. 409-365-2201

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