Description - Boat ramps and shoreline parks at Lake Grapevine are managed by the USACE, the City of Grapevine, and the Town of Trophy Club. Several parks also offer campgrounds, beaches, picnic areas, and opportunities for shoreline fishing. Facilities at Silver Lake Campground and Twin Coves RV Park are available only to overnight guests.
- Centrally located in the heart of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex just minutes from DFW Airport, Grapevine Lake offers a variety of outdoor recreation opportunities. Nationally recognized trails, full service campgrounds, and beautiful day use areas surround the 7,276 acre lake which hosts over 2,000,000 visitors annually.
Several large "theme" amusement parks situated wthin the vicinity provide varied family entertainment.
Recreation - Recreational Activities include
Off Highway Vehicle,
Water Sports, and
Climate - Texas is a huge state with varying climates but generally the climate could be said to be primarily hot and humid in the summer months and mild to cool in the winter. Western Texas receives very little rainfall with the exception of the higher elevations. This is the driest area of the state having a relative humidity of 50 percent and an annual rainfall average of eight inches.
Eastern Texas experiences hot and humid summers. Temperatures in the metro areas of Fort Worth and Dallas often reach 100 degrees in July and August. This makes for a dangerously high heat and uncomfortable for traveling. Winters are pleasant in this region, where the temperatures rarely dip below 32 degrees. Average rainfall in eastern Texas reaches 25 inches or more.
From Grapevine, TX travel 2 miles northeast on Texas State Highway 121. A map is available above on this page.