North Texas Lakes – Our Favorites Picks!

Looking for more information on the best North Texas lakes around the Dallas/Fort Worth Area?  Each lake has its unique advantages and culture but we’ve listed our favorite north Texas lakes depending on the type of recreation and amenities you are seeking.

North Texas Lake Views

Possum Kingdom Lake

Possum Kingdom Lake

Without a doubt, this honor goes to Possum Kindom Lake.  With a Texas hill country feel and famous 200′ Hells Gate cliffs, you won’t find a more scenic lake in north Texas.  While not exactly a North Texas lake, honorable mention goes to Lake Whitney with a similar hill country feel.

 North Texas Lake Family Getaway

With the close proximity of several thriving small towns, this goes to Cedar Creek Lake.  Not only can you enjoy water sports by launching from your own dock, you’ll also find plenty of restaurants, movie theaters, family fun parks, community events, festivals and much more.   Just a short drive from Dallas there are tons of great family-friendly waterfront vacation rentals at Cedar Creek Lake.

North Texas Lake Fishing

If you are ready to battle a largemouth bass then you’ll find plenty of fishing guides to help you hook one at Lake Fork, one of the top bass fishing lakes in the country.   Be sure to book a trip with one of the professional lake fork fishing guides as they’ll ensure you catch the big one!

North Texas Lake Exploring & Wildlife

With two wildlife refuges, two state parks and fifty four USACE-managed parks there are tens-of-thousands of acres to explore around Lake Texoma.  As one of the largest inland lakes in the U.S. and a dozen great marinas, Lake Texoma is also one of our favorite choices for water sports.   It has also become one of the top sailing lakes in the southern US region with several great sailing events.

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