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Lewisville Lake nature preserve expands access to ‘real’ Texas

Dallas News

Date: 8/26/2015 9:16:00 PM

Lining the southern shore of Lewisville Lake is a 2,000-acre chunk of what ecologists call the “real” Texas. Not the Texas of Whataburgers or frozen margaritas on the patio, but the Texas of prairie grasses and songbirds that used to dominate the land

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The 10 Best Dallas-Fort Worth Bars to Beat the Heat

Dallas Observer

Date: 8/20/2015 7:19:00 AM

You’re risking an early demise going anywhere near Lewisville Lake, but what’s life without risk? Bro, this happy hour. Like $1 beers and sushi, they serve giant pitcher-like things of beer for you to share with friends and it’s super cold in there

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Area disputes over land narrows

Denton Record-Chronicle

Date: 8/19/2015 10:27:00 PM

Oak Point is the only town left disputing Little Elm. Oak Point City Manager Luke Olson said the town is disputing previous annexations near Lewisville Lake, but city leaders from the neighboring communities have been discussing a means to settle the lawsuit

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Boat Ramp Opens At Lewisville Lake


Date: 8/19/2015 1:08:00 AM

LEWISVILLE (CBSDFW.COM) – The summer is getting a late start at Lewisville Lake. Areas that were once under water after this spring’s rainfall have finally dried up, and a popular boat ramp is now open. The Tower Bay Boat Ramp and Lewisville Park

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Lewisville Lake Symphony accepting intern applications

Allen American

Date: 8/18/2015 12:29:00 PM

Lewisville Lake Symphony is now accepting intern applications for the Fall 2015 season. Deadline to apply is Sept. 1, and the program is limited to 15 interns. The program is for students in grades 8-12 who are excited by great music. Interns will get to

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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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