A dam was completed on Naconiche Creek in 2006 and the has been impounding water since 2008. The Lake has been stocked and will be open to the public in 2011 after recreational facility construction is completed. The dam is located approximately 13 miles northeast of the City of Nacogdoches and 6 miles southwest of the City of Garrison, Nacogdoches County, Texas. This lake is fed from Tonkawa Springs via Naconiche Creek and Tedesco Creek and is expected to be an exceptional fishing lake. The recreational area has a boat launch, sand beach swimming area, a scuba platform, and restroom facilities.
Power Boats will be permitted. Jet Skis are NOT. Floating Boat Docks have been tentatively approved, method of attachment to property is still being debated.