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Eisenhower State Park

Things to Do

Rentals and marina services are provided by a privately operated marina located in the park. Park visitors can hike and bike on scenic trails that border the lake shore. An ATV trail offers enthusiasts a place to ride along the wooded hills of the park’s backcountry (OHV permit required), Shaded campsites accommodate RVs and tents as well as screened shelters, group facilities, and a limited service cabin.

Equipment Rentals

The Eisenhower Yacht Club, privately operated, provides a variety of marina services and rents pontoon boats. For information and reservations, contact the Eisenhower Yacht Club - 2141 Park Road 20, Denison, TX, 75020-4883; Phone: (903) 463-3999; Fax: (903) 465-8906; e-mail:

This park participates in the Angler Education Tackle Loaner Program; individuals can borrow rods, reels and tackle boxes with hooks, sinkers and bobbers.

Ranger Programs

Nature/environmental programs are frequently scheduled throughout the year and upon special request with enough lead time; check the calendar for upcoming events and programs. There is a small amphitheater available for group use.

Area Attractions

Nearby attractions include Eisenhower Birthplace State Historic Site; Bonham State Park; the Grayson County Frontier Village, a rustic 19th century structure and museum; and the Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge, which boasts 11,300 acres of land and water known as a haven for migrating and wintering waterfowl.

50 Park Road 20
Denison, TX 75020-4878

Latitude: 33.810339

Longitude: -96.599971

(903) 465-1956

Make reservations online

Reserve by phone: (512) 389-8900

Entrance Fees
  • Adult: $5 Daily
  • Child 12 Years and Under: Free

Open daily.

Office hours

Open 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily

Busy Season

Spring, summer and fall


January average low is 32 degrees. July average high is 90 degrees. First freeze occurs early November. Last freeze occurs late March. Wettest months are April and May.

National Weather Service forecast for this area

616 to 767 feet

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