LAKE TAWAKONI

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Lake Tawakoni

 (tuh-wock'-o-nee). 

Prehistoric peoples and many historic Indian tribes lived in this area. The lake’s name comes from one of the tribes – The Tawakoni.

Ranchers and farmers settled this land before the lake’s construction in 1960.
 

The 37,879 acre reservoir's primary purpose is to provide a municipal and industrial water supply for the surrounding communities and the City of Dallas. With a shoreline of approximately 200 miles, stretching through Hunt, Rains, and Van Zandt counties, Lake Tawakoni provides water-oriented recreation for much of central northeast Texas.

 

Lake Tawakoni has many parks, RV parks, marinas, boat launches, and hosts a variety of activities to choose from.

Swimming
Fishing
Boating
Camping
RVing
Picnics

 

Kayaking

Mountain Biking
Geocaching
Hiking

Birding

and so much more.
 

Lake Tawakoni, also known as the Iron Bridge Dam and Reservoir Project, was the first major project built by the Sabine River Authority of Texas. The Lake Tawakoni Division office manages the overall operation of Lake Tawakoni Reservoir, SRA-TX property within the Lake Tawakoni Reservoir project boundary. The projects primary purpose is one of water conservation and supply. The reservoir as-built storage capacity at conservation pool elevation of 437.5 mean sea level (m.s.l) is 927,440 acre-feat. The dependable annual yield of the project is 238,100 acre-feet (212.6 million gallons per day) 

SRA: Lake Tawakoni Division office: 169 RCR 1480, Point, Texas 75440. (903) 598-2216  Website

 

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