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Cross Roads takes a less taxing view than booming DFW neighbors

Dallas News

Date: 6/23/2016 9:23:00 PM

The town started out as a retirement village -- its first subdivision, Smith figures, was Oak Shores, a secluded neighborhood where broad lawns open onto Lewisville Lake. Now the composition of the town's residents has changed as their number has grown

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Family and Lewisville Lake sandies

Date: 6/23/2016 3:17:00 PM

Former Lone Star Outdoor News’ managing editor Conor Harrison took his daughter, Marley and his mother to Lewisville Lake for a late-afternoon white bass and hybrid striped bass excursion with guide Steve Schiele. “We started about 4:30 p.m., it was

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Denton Record-Chronicle

Date: 6/22/2016 9:39:00 PM

Daily 8am-7pm. 1301 Haggard Lane. Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area Three hiking trails; camping, fishing and more on the Elm Fork of the Trinity River; restored 1870 log home. Fri-Sun 7am-7pm. Admission is $5, free for children 5 and younger

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North Texans finding ways to beat the brutal heat


Date: 6/18/2016 8:49:00 PM

"Stay in the house in the air or come out to the lake," Burgendi Owens said. Owens and her family came to Lewisville Lake for the afternoon. But they only found partial relief. "It's actually warm water, it's not cold at all." The lake was busy for most of

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Zimbabwean man drowns at Texas lake resort

News Day

Date: 6/16/2016 7:16:00 PM

The Lewisville Fire Department recovered his body on Sunday morning. Cich Ganbhle, a friend who was with him at the lake, said he last saw Mhondiwa sitting on the ledge of a rented boat with two women. They had been on the boat at Party Cove for an hour or

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• River: Elm Fork Trinity River
• Length: 183 Miles
• Surface Area: 29,593 Acres
• Volume: 436,000 Acre Feet
• Maximum Depth: 67 feet
• Length: 6 Miles
Lewisville Lake is a reservoir located in North Texas (USA) near the city of Lewisville on the Elm Fork of the Trinity River in Denton County. The lake is primarily used recreationally for boating and watercraft, however, it was built for flood control purposes and to serve as a water source for Dallas and its suburbs.

Lewisville Lake (formerly known as Gaza-Little Elm Reservoir) has many facilities for overnight camping and fishing. There are also a few areas for public hunting of water fowl and feral hogs (archery only).

During the summer months, the lake can become extremely crowded. For a number of years Lewisville Lake was ranked the most dangerous lake in Texas due to the number of accidents and fatalities which occurred. Most of the fatalities were from individuals enjoying the day at the many parks around the lake and going too far out in the water. The number of actual boating accidents on the lake is fairly low. Adding to the danger for boats and other recreational watercraft, the lake contains numerous shallow areas with exposed and submerged trunks and other water hazards.

On the lake, there are five marinas: Eagle Point Marina, Pier 121, Cottonwood Creek Marina, Dallas Cornthian Yacht Club, and Lakeview Marina. and two restaurant/bars - Sneaky Pete's and Charlie's. Charlie's is more of a seasonal place, closed from January through early March.
Party Cove located near the old dam is home to weekend revelers.


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