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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 campsites for tents and RVs, the park also has pavilion.


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.

Annual Events

Kids Fishing Contest and Adult Rough Fish Contest is held annually on the first Saturday in June.

Equipment Rentals

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.

Get involved

Support state parks by donating to the Texas Parks & Wildlife Foundation.

Ranger Programs

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.

Area Attractions

Nearby points of interest include Fort Richardson State Park, Historic Site & Lost Creek Reservoir State TrailwayPossum Kingdom State ParkCopper 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.

229 Park Road 63
Wichita Falls, TX 76310

Latitude: 33.758578

Longitude: -98.395201

(940) 528-2211

Make reservations online

Reserve by phone: (512) 389-8900

Entrance Fees
  • 13 years and older: $4 Daily
  • Child 12 Years and Under: Free

Open daily.


We often reach capacity; reservations are highly recommended for both camping and day use. To guarantee entrance reserve passes online, or by calling the customer service center, before you visit.

Busy Season

Spring and summer


January average low is 29 degrees. July average high is 99 degrees. First freeze occurs mid-November. Last freeze occurs mid-March.

National Weather Service forecast for this area

946 feet

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