Lake Tawakoni State Park

Lake Tawakoni State Park

Lake Tawakoni State Park is known for the largest spiderweb ever documented.

Things to Do

Lake Tawakoni offers 376 acres with more than five miles of shoreline and a variety of activities, including camping, swimming, fishing, boating, mountain biking, geocaching, hiking and birding. The park sometimes reaches its parking capacity during large scheduled events, which may limit access. Please check the calendar of events for possible restrictions or call the park for more information.

The park has a variety of campsites, including full hook-up sites and a Group Primitive Camping Area 

Rent pontoon boats, kayaks, canoes and tubes at the parks store, which also offers brick oven pizza, shaved ice snow cones, other snack items and camping supplies.

    Ranger Programs

    The park offers a variety of educational opportunities, including weekend nature activities. Check the calendar for upcoming events or contact the park for special tours.

    Area Attractions

    Nearby natural areas include Lake Tawakoni, Purtis Creek State ParkTyler State Park, Cooper Lake State Park and Cedar Hill State Park. Other attractions include Governor Hogg Shrine Historic Site (operated by the City of Quitman); the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex; and Canton First Monday Trade Days.

    10822 FM 2475
    Wills Point, TX 75169

    Latitude: 32.844839

    Longitude: -95.999885

    (903) 560-7123

    Make reservations online

    Reserve by phone: (512) 389-8900

    Entrance Fees
    • Adult (Day Use): $5 Daily
    • Child 12 Years and Under: Free

    Open daily.
    Gate is open 7 a.m. – 10 p.m.

    Busy Season

    Spring and summer

    Maps & Publications

    January average low is 30 degrees. July average high is 95 degrees. Average rainfall is 42.4 inches.

    National Weather Service forecast for this area

    437 to 500 feet

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