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Allen American

Date: 10/17/2017 5:33:00 AM

Haunted Shadows Lake Trail is a self-guided journey through the dark woods along the shores of Lewisville Lake. Each group is given a flashlight to navigate the winding marked trail and to help spot the things that go bump in the night. The trail is a one

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10 best small cities for families

CBS News

Date: 10/17/2017 2:15:00 AM

2. LITTLE ELM, TEXAS Hugging the shores of Lewisville Lake about 35 miles north of Dallas, Little Elm was the fastest-growing city in the top 10, and the fourth-fastest-growing place in the analysis of all cities: The population increased nearly 47 percent

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Lewisville Apartments for Rent

Date: 10/11/2017 5:13:00 PM

Lewisville Lake on the north side is a popular weekend trip destination among people all over the Dallas area, and locals enjoy the best access to the lake’s boating, fishing, and swimming. Community events include heritage celebrations, art festivals

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Closures set on southbound I-35E at Lewisville Lake Bridge

Allen American

Date: 10/11/2017 1:41:00 PM

All southbound I-35E main lanes will be closed between Lake Dallas Drive/Oak Drive and Garden Ridge Boulevard from 8 p.m. Wednesday through 5 a.m. Thursday. During the closure the following traffic conditions will be in place: All southbound I-35E traffic

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10 small cities that are great for raising a family

Market Watch

Date: 10/11/2017 7:07:00 AM

2. Little Elm, Texas Hugging the shores of Lewisville Lake about 35 miles north of Dallas, Little Elm was the fastest-growing city in the top 10, and the fourth-fastest growing place in the analysis of all cities: the population increased nearly 47% (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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Lewisville, Texas 75057


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