Lake Tawakoni State Park
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.
Our park store, the Lake Tawakoni Trading Post, carries souvenirs, ice, firewood, cold drinks, snacks and a variety of fishing bait and tackle.
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.
Nearby natural areas include Lake Tawakoni, Purtis Creek State Park, Tyler 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.