LAKE TAWAKONI TEXAS LOCAL recommendations and INFORMATION LIKE BAIT SHOPS/STORES, LODGING, AIRBNB, HOtELS, RETAIL SHOPPING, RESTAURANTS, MARINAS, CAMP GROUNDS, R.V SITES, GAS STATIONS, LIQUOR STORES, GOLF COURSE BOAT RAMP LOCATIONS AND FISHING.
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Lake Tawakoni State Park
Things to DoCome explore our 376 acres of oak forest, more than five miles of lakeshore, and the lake itself.
Boat, fish or swim on the water; hike, mountain-bike, go birding or geocaching on land. Reserve a campsite for your tent or RV, or camp with a group. Rent our amphitheater for a special event. Take a virtual tour with our interactive trails map.
FishLake Tawakoni is a 37,879-acre reservoir. Fish the lake from shore or boat, or try our kid fish pond. You don’t need a fishing license to fish from shore in a state park.
Amenities: Four-lane boat ramp and fish cleaning station.Fish species: Striped and hybrid striped bass, white bass, catfish, crappie and largemouth bassBorrow fishing gear at headquarters to use in the park.Read through these Water Safety Tips before your visit.Hike and mountain bikeThe park has nearly five miles of trails to explore.
PaddlingBring your own kayak or canoe, or rent one of our kayaks. Rentals, including paddles and lifejackets, are available at a self-service kiosk on a first-come, first-served basis.
CampChoose from full hookup sites or sites with water and electricity. Two of our sites are wheelchair accessible. Or reserve our primitive group campsite (for up to 48 people).
ShopThe Lake Tawakoni Trading Post sells souvenirs, ice, firewood, cold drinks and snacks, and fishing bait and tackle.
Get involvedWe need your help! Learn more on our Volunteer page, or call the park.
Support state parks by donating to the Texas Parks & Wildlife Foundation.
Ranger ProgramsWe lead nature programs and hold special events throughout the year.
Check our Events page for upcoming programs.Contact the park to arrange a program for your group.Learn more on our Nature and History pages.Connect with us on Facebook and Instagram.Kids: Become a Junior Ranger! Pick up a free activity journal or borrow an explorer pack.
Argentine ants, an exotic invasive species, are in the park. These ants do not sting. TPWD is working with experts to reduce the number of ants without harming the park’s other wildlife. Learn more about invasive ants.
Area AttractionsThe park is within easy driving distance of Dallas and Fort Worth, as well as a number of smaller towns with museums, restaurants and more.
Visit the Governor Hogg Shrine Historic Site in Quitman.
Treasure hunters: Don’t miss First Monday Trade Days at Canton.
Sunset resort lake Tawakoni
Maybe just a peaceful weekend away from the daily stresses of the grind?
Sunset Resort on Lake Tawakoni offers a calm, beautiful relaxing lake resort environment where you can set your mind at ease.
We offer everything from Long Term Waterfront RV Sites and Shaded Interior RV Sites to furnished Cabins and Park Model Rentals allowing you to choose the setting that is ideal for your weekend getaway.
Our New 40′ x 80′ Pavilion is now available for Rent! Click here to see the details!
Sunset Resort also has full RV connectivity including water sewer and electricity (Full 100 Amp Pedestals with 50/30/20 Amp Service).
Sunset Resort is nestled on beautiful Lake Tawakoni just 50 miles east of Dallas and our centralized location provides easy access to local entertainment. Great Shopping and restaurants surround the area.
If you have just purchased a new RV or have yours in storage consider having a “Lake Cottage” with us here on Lake Tawakoni!
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Spend the day water skiing, sailing, swimming or just relaxing lakeside. You can even shop! The nearby town of Canton is home of the world's largest flea market. Daily essentials and good eats can be found in nearby Emory, where cafes and general stores offer convenience for all guests.