Description - located in Lewisville, Texas. Our missions are to store water for the city of Dallas and other surrounding cities, to provide flood control to the Dallas area, to manage our natural resources and to offer some of the best fishing, camping and boating in Texas.
Lewisville Lake is a part of the Elm Fork Project. The Elm Fork Project is a cluster of three local lakes: Lewisville Lake, Grapevine Lake and Ray Roberts Lake. One team of managers, administrators, park rangers and engineering technicians works together to manage the recreation, natural resources, and civil works facilities for all three of these lakes.
- There are four marinas, ten campgrounds, boat ramps, picnic areas, playgrounds, trails and swimming ares all around the lake. A 540-acre park includes a golf course among its facilities.
Recreation - Visitors of Lewisville Lake can enjoy a wide rage of outdoor activities. Boating, camping, fishing, hiking, picnicking and water sports are the most popular recreatioal activites at Lewisville Lake. There are four marinas and several parks on the lake.
Climate - Texas' climate is primarily hot and humid. 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.
Northern Texas is infamous for its quickly changing weather. This is the area of the state that receives remarkable tornadoes and hailstorms. This is also the only region of the state to accumulate snow. An average of 15 inches falls each year along with 20 inches of rain.
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.
I-35-E, go north from Dallas, take Exit 457B and follow service road to the overpass leading to the south bound access service road. (From Denton Exit 458, Swisher Road/FM 2181.) Follow south bound access road to Turbeville Road and turn right to Point Vista Road and turn left. Go south approximately 1 mile to the park entrance gate and turn right. The lake is located 1/2 mile north east of downtown Lewisville.