Keep Texas’s Lake Tawakoni in mind if you’re looking for lake homes for sale. Around 50 miles east of Dallas, Texas, Lake Tawakoni attracts locals and tourists alike with its unspoiled beauty, renowned fishing, and capacity for some serious recreation fun!
Several Native American tribes settled in the area of Lake Tawakoni throughout the centuries. In fact, Tawakoni roughly translates to “river bend among hills” in some native tongues. Today, the lake is perhaps better known for its exceptional fishing than anything else. Anglers have a multitude of fish species to pick from for the great hunt: you’ll find several varieties of bass, catfish, and sunfish, along with black and white crappie, spotted gar, and freshwater drum. Many anglers are rewarded in the winter months with trophy-size blue catfish, but channel and flathead catfish hunting is also good year-round. For bass fishing, narrow your hunt to covered areas like thick vegetation and piers along the shore.
While the fishing is spectacular, Lake Tawakoni offers so much more to do and see! Besides boasting 36,700 acres of water surface, the lake has a proud reputation for offering some of the finest recreation around. Pristine beaches, clean and clear waters, and endless possibilities for outdoor adventures are all on tap at Lake Tawakoni. Lake properties for sale are surrounded by both public and private recreation areas outfitted with accommodations like picnic plots, boat launches, and marinas. Whether you rent your water toy of choice or bring your own, you’ll have it out on the lake in no time. Jet skiing, kayaking, canoeing, motor boating, and pontoon boating are all popular activities on the lake, and with close to 200 miles of shoreline to pick from for your beach towel, you can have fun in the water or on the shore.
Several state parks line Lake Tawakoni. In addition to parks like Purtis Creek, Tyler, and Cedar Hill, Lake Tawakoni State Park offers a number of key accommodations. Seventy-eight full-service campsites, forty picnic sites, and a four-lane boat ramp are only a few of the helpful amenities you’ll find right near your lakefront property. And if a friendly game of golf is what you’re in search of, look no farther than area courses like Stone River, Oak Creek, and the lake’s own Tawakoni Golf Course. If you’d like to live on a Lake Tawakoni golf course, visit GolfHomes.com for property listings and details. And for a dose of Texas history, check out Quitman City’s Governor Hogg Shrine Historic Site, a 26.7-acre facility that hosts three museums.
36,700-acre Sabine River Authority reservoir, one of the larger lakes entirely within Texas; spreads over portions of three counties with 200-mile shoreline. Hosts of marinas, camps and parks along wooded shores with boat ramps, weather reporting station and designated water ski areas. Some of the state's best fishing in countless coves and inlets; more than five square miles of submerged timber provide prime habitat. For information on facilities contact Sabine River Authority at north end of Iron Bridge Dam, of FM 47 south of Point. Lake is some 16 miles southeast of Greenville off U.S. 69; also accessible from Commerce and nearby towns of Wills Point, Quinlan, Edgewood, Emory, Point and Lone Oak.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are they permitted? Yes
Can you swim in the lake? Yes
Average water level variance? averages 2 to 4 feet
Are they permitted? Yes
Are they permitted? Yes
Depth of Lake:
Greenville- 12 miles, Dallas-40 miles, Rockwall-30 miles
DFW - 75 miles, Love Field in Dallas
Homeowners association - deed restrictions available upon request
Bait Shop The - 903 447-2001
Caddo Fishing Barge - 903 447-9507
Curtis Wholesale Bait Distributor - 903 356-2672
Ted's Mobil Station & Grocery & Bait - 903 356-4212
Brey Dock and Dredge
Ron Brey, email@example.com
P.O. Box 146, Grand Saline, Texas (903)963-8231
Durango Supply Company
Wholesale and retail all types of fasteners including stainless screws for the boating industry and marinas. Quinlan, Texas 903-356-2300
Anchor Inn Marina & Resort - 903 447-2256
Walnut Cove Marina & Resort - 903 447-2865
Cedar Cove Landing - 903 447-2169
Duck Cove Marina & R V Park - 903 356-3240
Lone Star Marina - 903 447-4843
Sonny's Boat Motor Repair - 903 447-2449
Tawakoni Marina Inc - 903 447-2255
Tawakoni Yacht Club - 903 447-3130
Lake Tawakoni State Park is a 376.3-acre park in Hunt County with 5.2 miles of shoreline along the south central shore of the main body of the reservoir. It was acquired in 1984. The 400-acre park, 50 miles east of Dallas just completed a major construction project and re-opened in March, 2002.
Facilities include a swimming beach, 5.5 miles of hiking trails, 40 picnic sites, a four-lane boat ramp, a dump station/sewage treatment plant, and trailer pads for long-term guest host sites. 78 multi-use campsites (with electricity and water) and a Group Youth Area (35 person max.) are now open and reservable. This lease agreement with the Sabine River Authority will allow us to manage and enhance about 40 acres of native tall grass prairie, an ecosystem that's hard to find in East Texas.
10822 FM 2475, Wills Point, TX 75169, 903/560-7123
Wind Point Park - 903 662-5134
Christian Camp Of The Living Word - 903 598-2497
Local Area Businesses
Quality moving and delivery services at affordable rates.
Other attractions nearby include Governor Hogg Shrine Historic Site (operated by the City of Quitman) and Canton "First Monday" Trades Day.
McKenzie Lake Works
Exclusive dealer and installer for flotation systems, inc.
All aluminum boat docks, maintenance free.
Starling Electric & Construction
Electrical and construction business around Lake Tawakoni.
Master electrician - also build custom decks or porches.
Been in the building industry over 15 years.