Texas Recreation

2014 Annual Pass - Photo by Katherine Hawkins-2012 Share the Experience Photo Contest Grand Prize winner "America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreation Lands Pass" (replaces Golden Eagle, Golden Age, Golden Access and National Parks passports) discounts are NOT ACCEPTED for admission to Reclamation managed facilities or parks – with the exception of the New Melones Lake Reclamation managed recreation areas. This pass can be used for admission to facilities and parks that receive benefits and revenues from the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act, like New Melones Lake; however, other Reclamation facilities do not receive revenues through this Act.



Choke Canyon Reservoir:

food nearby lodging nearby primitive campground bait and tackle public facilities Boatramp available hiking/nature trails swimming information center maps available license required disabled angler facilities

Choke Canyon State Park, Calliham Unit, P.O. Box 2, Calliham, TX 78007; (512) 786-3868; Choke Canyon State Park, Choke Canyon South Shore, P.O. Box 1548, Three Rivers, TX 78771, (512) 786-3538; and Daughtrey Wildlife Management Area, P.O. Box 388, George West, TX 78022; (512) 358-2124. Nearest highway, State 72. Nearest city, Three Rivers. When full, the lake provides approximately 26,000 acres of water surface. Accessible from numerous roads. Several boat ramps and camping facilities. Fishing year-round. Available species include black and white bass, striper, crappie, and several species of catfish. Click here for specific public facilities for this site.

Lake Meredith:

food nearby lodging nearby primitive campground bait and tackle public facilities Boatramp available hiking/nature trails swimming information center maps available license required disabled angler facilities

Lake Meredith National Recreation Area, National Park Service, P.O. Box 1460, Fritch, TX 79036; (806) 857-2002. Nearest highway, State 136. Nearest city, Sanford. The lake provides over 100 miles of shoreline and over 16,000 acres of water surface surrounded by 200 foot, steep-walled canyons and broken grassland. Accessible from numerous roads with several boat ramps and camping facilities. Open year-round for fishing which includes white, largemouth and small mouth bass, crappie, walleye, and several species of catfish. Click here for specific public facilities for this site.

Lake Texana:

food nearby lodging nearby primitive campground bait and tackle public facilities Boatramp available hiking/nature trails swimming information center maps available license required disabled angler facilities

Lake Texana State Park, P.O. Box 760, Edna TX 77957; (512) 782-5718. Nearest highways, U.S. 59 and State 111. Nearest city, Edna. The lake provides over 11,000 acres of water surface. Accessible from numerous roads. Several boat ramps and camping facilities. Fishing year-round. Available species include black bass, white bass, crappie, walleye, and several species of catfish. Click here for specific public facilities for this site.

Twin Buttes Reservoir:

food nearby lodging nearby primitive campground bait and tackle public facilities Boatramp available swimming license required

San Angelo Water Supply Corporation, P.O. Box 160, San Angelo, TX 79602; (915) 655-9140. Nearest highways, U.S. 67 and 277. Nearest city, San Angelo When full, the lake provides approximately 23,000 acres of water surface. Accessible from numerous roads. Several boat ramps and some camping facilities. Open year-round for fishing. Available species include bass, crappie, sunfish, catfish, carp, shad, and drum. Click here for specific public facilities for this site.

Last Updated: 6/2/15