Prairies and Lakes Lakes A-Z
- Aquilla Lake
- Lake Nocona
- Bardwell Lake
- Lake Palestine
- Belton Lake
- Lake Placid
- Benbrook Lake
- Lake Ray Hubbard
- Cedar Creek Lake
- Lake Tawakoni
- Eagle Mountain Lake
- Lake Texoma
- Georgetown Lake
- Lake Waco
- Grapevine Lake
- Lake Whitney
- Joe Pool Lake
- Lavon Lake
- Lake Arlington
- Possum Kingdom Lake
- Lake Bonham
- Ray Roberts Lake
- Lake Cleburne
- Richland Chambers Lake
- Lake Granbury
- Somerville Lake
- Lake Lewisville
- Stillhouse Hollow Lake
- Lake Limestone
- White Rock Lake
- Lake McQueeney
Prairies and Lakes Lakes and Reservoirs
|Lake Name||Lake Summary|
Also known as: Aquilla Dam, Aquilla Creek Reservoir
Located in the Prairies and Lakes region of Texas, lake enthusiasts will find a 3,280 acre, V-shaped reservoir called Aquilla Lake. The lake was formed ...
Also known as: Lake Bardwell
Bardwell Lake is a vast, sparkling palate of wet and wild opportunity near Ennis, Texas, not far from the hustle and bustle of Dallas-Fort Worth. The ...
|Belton Lake||Imposing bluffs stand tall in the Texas wind, as if serenely surveying Belton Lake's calm, clear waters. An osprey spreads its wings from atop the bluff, ...|
Also known as: Lake Benbrook, Benbrook Reservoir
Sprawled along the Clear Fork branch of the Trinity River in the Texas Prairies and Lakes region, Benbrook Lake works hard to improve the quality of life ...
|Cedar Creek Lake||
Also known as: Cedar Creek Reservoir
Cedar Creek Lake (also known as Cedar Creek Reservoir) is located an hour southeast of Dallas in the Prairie and Lakes region of Texas. Created in 1965 ...
|Eagle Mountain Lake||
Also known as: Eagle Mountain Reservoir
Eagle Mountain Lake was created to alleviate two contradictory problems: periodic flooding along the Trinity River and a looming water shortage in Fort ...
Also known as: Lake Georgetown, Georgetown Reservoir
A perfect example of an engineered water supply, Georgetown Lake covers nearly 1,300 acres along the North Fork of the San Gabriel River. Part of the ...
|Grapevine Lake||Located in Texas' Prairies and Lakes tourism region lies Grapevine Lake, one of the most picturesque and welcoming reservoirs in the state. Although certain ...|
|Joe Pool Lake||
Also known as: Joe Pool Reservoir
When summer heat leaves residents of the Dallas-Fort Worth area longing for cool breezes, many of them head for Joe Pool Lake. This reservoir was created ...
|Lake Arlington||Located between Dallas and Fort Worth, Lake Arlington does double duty for the citizens of the metro-plex. Originally planned for flood control and water ...|
Also known as: Bonham City Reservoir
Lake Bonham is a 1,020-acre recreation destination in the Prairies and Lakes Region of northern Texas, just south of the Texas-Oklahoma border in Fannin ...
Also known as: Lake Pat Cleburne
Lake Cleburne does far more than provide water for the City of Cleburne, Texas. The reservoir in the Prairies and Lakes region also provides local residents ...
|Lake Granbury||One of only three lakes that dam the Brazos River, Lake Granbury was created in 1969 to provide storage capacity for flood and storm waters for municipalities, ...|
Also known as: Lewisville Lake
Lake Lewisville, a favorite spot in the Dallas/Fort Worth area for water sport enthusiasts, offers visitors a variety of recreational pursuits including ...
|Lake Limestone||One of the best-kept secret destinations in the Prairies and Lakes Region of Texas is Lake Limestone. The reservoir was created in 1978 when the Brazos ...|
|Lake McQueeney||Located in the Guadalupe River watershed, Lake McQueeney is about 7 miles southeast of New Braunfels in the Prairies and Lakes Region of Texas. Managed ...|
Also known as: Farmer's Creek Reservoir, Nocona Lake
Lake Nocona, also known as Farmer's Creek Reservoir, is located in the Prairies and Lakes region of Texas near the Oklahoma border. Managed by the North ...
|Lake Palestine||Just 10 miles from Tyler, Texas (the Rose Capital of World) is Lake Palestine, a water playground dedicated to recreation, water conservation, and wildlife ...|
|Lake Placid||Lake Placid is a small reservoir on the Guadalupe River one mile southwest of Sequin, Texas in the Prairies and Lakes Region. Operated by the Guadalupe-Blanco ...|
|Lake Ray Hubbard||
Also known as: Ray Hubbard Lake, previously known as Forney Reservoir
Everything is bigger in Texas, and Lake Ray Hubbard is no exception. Less than twenty minutes east of Dallas, the reservoir that serves "Big D" offers ...
|Lake Tawakoni||Built for function but known for fun, Lake Tawakoni, Texas was formed after construction of the Iron Bridge Dam. Van Zandt County, Rains County, and Hunt ...|
Also known as: Texoma Lake
An 89,000-acre jewel set into the landscape of Texas and Oklahoma, Lake Texoma is a sparkling wonder of deep blue water and beautiful green shores. With ...
Also known as: Waco Lake
Lake Waco, also known as Waco Lake, is located in the Prairies and Lakes region of Central Texas. Its boundary lies within the city limits of Waco in ...
Also known as: Whitney Lake, Whitney Reservoir
A welcoming oasis of water in the often dry Texas Prairies and Lakes Region, Lake Whitney draws visitors from some of the largest cities in Texas. About ...
Also known as: Lake Lavon, Lavon Reservoir
Lavon Lake holds a special spot in the affections of residents northeast of Dallas. The reservoir, located on the East Fork of the Trinity River in the ...
|Possum Kingdom Lake||
Also known as: Possum Kingdom Reservoir
One of the most amusing names in lake recreation has to be Possum Kingdom Lake in the Prairies and Lakes region of Texas. Often called simply PK, the ...
|Ray Roberts Lake||
Also known as: Ray Roberts Reservoir, Lake Ray Roberts, Lake Aubrey
Sprawling across the prairie in the Texas Prairies & Lakes Region, Ray Roberts Lake is one of the newest lakes in Texas. Named after a Texas legislator, ...
|Richland Chambers Lake||
Also known as: Richland Chambers Reservoir
Richland Chambers Lake (also called Richland Chambers Reservoir) was created between 1982 to 1987, making it the youngest lake in Texas. The Texas legislature ...
Also known as: Lake Somerville
Somerville Lake, nestled in the Prairies and Lakes tourism region, is located in south-central Texas, about 2 hours outside of Houston and Austin, making ...
|Stillhouse Hollow Lake||As the sun dips below the horizon, a great blue heron surveys the waters at Stillhouse Hollow Lake. Crickets begin their twilight melody as the heron ...|
|White Rock Lake||Located northeast of the City of Dallas, White Rock Lake is an artificial reservoir built to supply drinking water to the residents of Dallas. Its construction ...|