Lake Texoma Family Fun Things To Do

Lake Texoma on the Texas-Oklahoma Borders is a beautiful lake with so many terrific things to do!  It’s clear, cool waters are the complete oppose of the red clay waters of the Red River, which was impounded to create the lake!  Spend a day or weekend on the lake, exploring the two state parks, one in Texas and one in Oklahoma, rent a boat or watercraft to play on the water, go fishing or pack a backpack and hit on the trails around the lake!  There’s so much to do you’ll find yourself packing a bag to spend the weekend at a resort or cabin!

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Play

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Island View Park

At this fun lakeside beach, you can play in the sand, swim, rent kayaks to explore the lake!  $7/person, 3 and under are FREE.  Click HERE for more information!

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Spend the weekend at this beautiful, lakefront state park, with tent and RV camping options, hiking trails, a marina with kayak and paddleboard rentals, fishing pier and OHV trails.  Click HERE for more information.

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Lake Texoma State Park, OK

An Oklahoma State Park, visitors can enjoy boating, camping, hiking trails, horseback riding, swimming, fishing and an 18-hole golf course.  Click HERE to visit their website.

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Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge

Located on Big Mineral Arm of Lake Texoma, you can take a driving tour of this beautiful wildlife refuge, home to Bald Eagles in the winter, white pelicans and fields of snow geese!  They have family activities, nature classes for children and tours!  Click HERE to read more

Highport Marina 

Rent a boat or watercraft for a fun day on the lake!  They also have a grill for waterfront dining!  Click HERE for more information!

The Cross Timbers Hiking Trail

A 15-mile hiking and biking trail with overnight camping sites along the way!  Click HERE for more information.

Chickasaw Council House Museum

A museum dedicated to Chickasaw Art and Artifacts.  Click HERE for more information.

Eat

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Pelican’s Landing Waterfront Restaurant

Enjoy dining over the water at this beautiful restaurant.  Click HERE to visit their website.

Stay

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Tanglewood Resort and Conference Center

Stay and play at this fun resort on the Texas side of the lake!  Click HERE for more information!

Cedar Mills Marina and Resort 

Rent a cabin or cottage at this resort on the lake!  Click HERE for more information!

Floating Wells

Stay on a floating cabin on the lake!  Click HERE for more information!

Big Mineral Resort, Marina and Campground

If you’re looking for a place to camp, check out Big Mineral Resort!  Click HERE for more information.

Caney Creek Campground

Located on the Oklahoma side, this is a nice Army Corp of Engineer maintained campground.  Use your National Parks Pass for free daily admission!  Click HERE for more information.

Know Before You Go

Be prepared to drain and clean your boat before you leave.

You need an Oklahoma Fishing License to fish on the OK side of the lake.  TX residents can apply for a one day license. The boundary runs pretty much down the middle of the lake, but check a map.  A Tx fishing license is required to fish on the Texas side of the lake, or you can fish without one from the shore or pier at Eisenhower State Park.  

Keep Having Fun in the Texas Sun!
Michelle

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