Things to Do
Lake Tawakoni offers 376 acres with more than five miles of shoreline and a variety of activities, including camping, swimming, fishing, boating, mountain biking, geocaching, hiking and birding. The park sometimes reaches its parking capacity during large scheduled events, which may limit access. Please check the calendar of events for possible restrictions or call the park for more information.
The park has a variety of campsites , including full hook-up sites and a Group Primitive Camping Area.
Our park store, the Lake Tawakoni Trading Post, carries souvenirs, ice, firewood, cold drinks, snacks and a variety of fishing bait and tackle.
Detailed fishing and lake information for Lake Tawakoni
Swimming Safety Tips Ranger Programs
The park offers a variety of educational opportunities, including weekend nature activities. Check the calendar for upcoming events or contact the park for special tours.
Nearby natural areas include Lake Tawakoni, Purtis Creek State Park , Tyler State Park , Cooper Lake State Park and Cedar Hill State Park . Other attractions include?Governor Hogg Shrine Historic Site (operated by the City of Quitman); the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex; and Canton First Monday Trade Days.
- Big Bend National Park Athens Scuba Park East Texas Arboretum Palo Duro Canyon State Park Enchanted Rock State Natural AreaTerilingua Ghost Town Palo Duro Canyon Stockyards Station Wildseed Farms George Ranch Historical Park Texas State Railroad Riverwalk The AlamoBandera General Store Fredericksburg Ozona to Fort Stockton on I - 10 Jefferson General StoreBobs Taco Station Food Shark Louie Mueller Barbecue Texas Pride BBQ Big Texan Steak Ranch Dairy Palace Big Top Candy Shop Dirty Martins Place Starlight Theatre Franklin Barbeque
Caves and Caverns
Day Use Facitlities
Hot Air Balloons
National Wildlife Refuges
Nature and Outdoors
Plan Your Trip
- Wacky Texas
- Texas Events
- Day Trips