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Final Lewisville Lake Symphony series concert to feature world-class pianist

Allen American

Date: 3/27/2015 12:01:00 PM

Pavel Gintov, winner of the 1st Takamatsu International Piano Competition, will perform with the Lewisville Lake Symphony on Friday, April 17, at 7:30 pm, in the final concert of the 2014-15 Symphony Series. He will play Shostakovich’s Concerto No. 1

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Les Cockrell: Group to work on revitalizing Denton park

Denton Record-Chronicle

Date: 3/26/2015 4:25:00 AM

Environmental learning area to host kayaking tour A kayaking tour on McWhorter Creek will be offered from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area. The event is open to ages 7 and older, and cost is $20 per paddler

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Water Resources Outlook for March 26, 2015

NWS Southeast River Forecast Center

Date: 3/26/2015

Water Resources Outlook for March 26

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Two vie in area mayor’s race

Denton Record-Chronicle

Date: 3/25/2015 10:50:00 PM

Oak Point is south of U.S. Highway 380 and bordered by Cross Roads, Little Elm and Lewisville Lake. D Magazine ranked the city in the top 20 of 63 best suburbs in North Texas in 2012, and approximately 3,000 people call it home. It’s the kind of

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Officials plan to bolster marker ceremony

Denton Record-Chronicle

Date: 3/22/2015 11:21:00 PM

The original locations of the Clark and Cassady cemeteries are under Lewisville Lake today, but from the second half of the 1800s through the 1950s, they were several miles southwest of Harrington Cemetery, north of present-day Lewisville, near the city of

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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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