Lake Arrowhead State Park
Things to Do
The park offers fishing, lake swimming on an unsupervised beach, water skiing, disc golf, picnicking, camping, nature study, hiking, horseback riding and boating.
In addition to for tents and RVs, the park also has group facilities.
- Use the Interactive Trails Map for a virtual tour of the park trails
- Detailed fishing and lake information for Lake Arrowhead
- Lake Arrowhead State Park Fishing Tip Sheet
- Swimming Safety Tips
This site offers approximately five miles of multiuse trails on approximately 300 acres that are open to hikers as well as riders. The trails pass over grassy, flat terrain. Each of the four campsites has water, electricity, a picnic table, a fire ring, a tie rail and a picket line. Parking and restrooms are available near the group building. Restrooms with showers are located at the central campgrounds. Visitors must provide their own horses.
Kids Fishing Contest and Adult Rough Fish Contest is held annually on the first Saturday in June.
The park has a limited amount of binoculars and bird books to loan to visitors.
This park participates in the Angler Education "Tackle Loaner Program"; individuals can borrow rods, reels and tackle boxes with hooks, sinkers and bobbers.
Educational programs available at the park include Hunter Education, Fishing Education Programs, Project Learning Tree, Project Wild, Aquatic Wild, Texas Rare and Wild, Adopt a Wetland, and Buffalo Soldiers community education outreach programs. Teachers can obtain continuing education credits for attending many of these programs. All educational programs must be scheduled through the park headquarters and require a minimum of 10 participants in order to conduct the training.
- Check the calendar for upcoming events and programs.
- Ask about the Junior Ranger Explorer Packs available for free checkout at the park!
Nearby points of interest include Fort Richardson State Park, Historic Site & Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway; Possum Kingdom State Park; Copper Breaks State Park; the city of Wichita Falls, with its Spring Fling (April), Red River Rodeo (June), Hotter 'N Hell Hundred Bicycle Ride (August), Texas/Oklahoma Jr. Golf Tour (June), and Midwestern State University; Sheppard Air Force Base; Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge; and River Bend Nature Works in Wichita Falls. The annual (70 years and counting) Pioneer Reunion Rodeo is held on the third weekend in September. For more information on the Clay County area history and genealogy visit www.rootsweb.com/~txclay/