A Tourist & Visitors Guide for
Lake Texoma at Lake-Texoma.net
Lake Texoma is considered the tenth largest lake in
the United States and offers 1000 miles of shoreline and 89,000 acres of lake area along
with miles of white sandy beaches, tree shaded slopes and rugged rocky cliffs.
Texas and Oklahoma both share Lake Texoma on the
Red River. Dallas is about 1 hour drive away and Oklahoma City is about 2 hours from Lake
Texoma. Lake Texoma is recognized as a top fishing lake, and is one of the most
popular recreation destinations in the Southwestern United States. The Dallas
Morning News has reported that Lake Texoma is the Number 1 lake in Texas.
You will find many areas around Lake Texoma to have
a picnic, launch your boat, do some fishing, and enjoy the lake. You can find all types of
lodging including: resorts, cabin rentals, lake house rentals, condo rentals, bed and
breakfast inns, motels, and RV parks.
There are plenty of marinas on Lake Texoma
Their are fifty four parks on Lake Texoma.
Additionally, there are two state parks, two wildlife refuges, twenty-six resorts, and
hundreds of campgrounds for your enjoyment at Lake Texoma.
||Lake Texoma has become a huge sailing center based
on the lake's size, depth and miles of sailing shoreline and is considered a sailing
enthusiast dream. You can also rent watercraft at Lake Texoma. There are several marinas
where you can store your boat at Lake Texoma.
The Texoma cities and towns in Texas include
Denison, Gainesville, Gordonville, Pottsboro, Sherman and Whitesboro. Durant,
Kingston, Marietta, Madill, Mead, Tishomingo are around Lake Texoma in Oklahoma.
Each of these communities offer an abundance of things to do and see. You will find
that there is plenty to do for everyone in your family around Lake Texoma.
Lake Texoma provides some of the best fishing in
the nation. This lake has produced five consecutive State Record smallmouth bass.
The Corps of Engineers built Lake Texoma in the 1940's, and they stocked the lake with
black bass and crappie along with the native white bass in the Red and Washita Rivers.
Geese on Lake Texoma
Wildlife lovers will fall in love with the Lake
Texoma area and the two wildlife refuges the area offers. Hagerman and Tishomingo National
Wildlife Refuges are great for bird watching. Lake Texoma project lands are open to
the public for hunting of whitetail deer, rabbits, squirrel, dove, ducks, geese and
quail. Some of the best duck hunting in the central flyway is available in many of
the areas around the lake.
||Want to play some golf?
There are a variety of excellent golf courses near Lake Texoma in Texas and
in the Lake Texoma area
||Pompano's Waterfront Bar & Grill
Highport Marina - Lake Texoma
They have a great selection of food for the sailor at the lake; seafood,
beef, chicken, pizza, salads, sandwiches and dessert! Try the Key Lime Pie!
Lake Texoma Belle Paddlewheel
Attractions in the area:
State Historic Site - Denison, TX
The site features the two-story home where Dwight D. Eisenhower was born in 1890.
Denison Dam - Denison, TX
The Grayson County Frontier
Village - Denison, TX
The village museum features a variety of historic exhibits that commemorate the history of
the area to include one-room cabins, historical artifacts and photographs.
- Sherman, TX
Beautiful 1870 architecture on South Crocket in Sherman.
Texoma State Park - Kingston, OK
Eisenhower State Park - Denison, TX
The park is located near the Red River, the Texas/Oklahoma border.
Texoma Bell Riverboat
- Durant, OK
A 137 passenger true Mississippi Style Paddlewheel River Boat that is available for
sightseeing cruises and lunch or dinner cruises.
Texoma Sailing Club
Fort Washita - Durant, OK
A civil war fort, established in 1842, was held by the Union army and the Confederate
Chickasaw Council House
- Tishomingo, OK
Located on the courthouse grounds in Tishomingo, was the tribe's first capital building in
Mills Yacht Club
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