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Surface area - 89,000 Acres Impounded - 1944
Location - Found on the Texas-Oklahoma line north of Denison, Texas

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Lake Texoma
Huge reservoir spreads over 89,000 acres of Texas and Oklahoma; impoundment of the Red River. Shoreline of 580 miles includes innumerable scenic coves and inlets. One of the most popular Corps of Engineers lakes in the nation, logging more than nine million visitors annually. Modern facilities include 57 campgrounds, scores of trailer parks, 110 picnic areas, more than 100 shelter buildings, and over 80 boat ramps. Superb marinas and luxury resorts on both the Texas and Oklahoma shores. Room for every kind of boating activity; 10,000 boats are registered on Texoma, and thousands more are trailered in. Fishing is some of best in nation. Popular species are native black bass, smallmouth bass, Florida bass, white bass (called sand bass or sandies), striped bass (to 30 + lb.), crappie, walleye, and "man-sized" catfish. (Well, almost. A sport fisherman on Texoma landed the national-record blue cat, a 118 1/2-pounder, in 1988.) Other lake records include hybrid striped bass, 11.34 lb.; smallmouth bass, 6.53 lb.; largemouth bass, 9.5 lb.; spotted bass, 4.38 lb.; largemouth buffalo, 41.5 lb., and striped bass, 35.12 lb. Several enclosed docks provide fishing in air-conditioned comfort. Reservoir maps and information on facilities available at project headquarters, south end of the dam on U.S. 75A. A few miles north of Denison via U.S. 75A; also accessible from Sherman and Whitesboro.

Eisenhower State Park
From US 75, exit #72: Tex 91 N to Denison Dam; FM 1310 west to park entrance. On Lake Texoma. Wheeled camper or tent sites 132; w/elec, water & sewage 50; w/elec & water 82; limit 14 days. All-paved area for group RVs w/water & elec 37; tent sites 48; limit 14 days. Recreation hall. Screened shelters 35. Limit 14 days; rsvns acptd. Dump sta, fl toilets, showers, picnic tables, ice. Swim-lake; fish, boat ramp, playground, horseshoe pitching, nature trails. 903-465-1956

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