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Army Corps: What to do if you spot an alligator in the lake

Allen American

Date: 8/25/2016 4:14:00 PM

A 10-foot-long gator was reportedly seen near the dam at Lewisville Lake, according to Facebook, and two others around the same size were seen on the dam basin on the river side. Jordan said alligators are naturally scared of humans. Because of this

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Man drowns after stopping car on Lewisville Lake bridge, jumping into water

Dallas News

Date: 8/23/2016 3:50:00 PM

A man drowned Tuesday after he jumped off the Interstate 35E bridge over Lewisville Lake. Daron Blackerby, a Denton County game warden, said the 48-year-old man stopped his white rental car on the shoulder of the northbound lanes of Interstate 35E around

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Stars on the Prairie Astronomy Experience in Lewisville (August 26th)

Date: 8/22/2016 4:29:00 PM

Calling all star gazers and astronomy enthusiasts! The Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area (LLELA) is hosting an educational and relaxing evening among the stars on Friday, August 26th from 8:15pm-10:15pm. Master Naturalist and amateur

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Church is home again

Denton Record-Chronicle

Date: 8/21/2016 10:21:00 PM

Members brought water from as far away as Fiji and as close as Lewisville Lake to symbolize their connection to each other. The Rev. Pam Wat, minister of the church, said the goal was to finish construction in time for the first Sunday service of the

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‘Kubo’ event offers an intro to Japanese culture

Denton Record-Chronicle

Date: 8/18/2016 5:15:00 AM

Young attendees will probably be drawn to the young practitioners of the martial arts at the event. The Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area will join UNT in sharing information about how families can enjoy the outdoors more often. This part of the

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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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