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Five of the spots listed here are Neighborhood Fishin' lakes. These are stocked approximately every two weeks with channel catfish in summer and rainbow trout in winter. Spots marked with (*) may also receive stockings of rainbow trout. Most of the small lakes are Community Fishing Lakes and have special harvest regulations for catfish. Size limits, daily bag limits and gear restrictions for all sites can be found in our fishing regulations.
Numerous parks around the lake offer bank access, restrooms, campsites and boat ramps.
US Army Corps of Engineers (817) 292-2400
The park has picnic tables, restrooms, a pavilion, a basketball court, and a playground. The nearby community center operates a tackle loaner program where visitors can check out free fishing equipment.
In Fort Worth, from I-20, exit Hemphill Street and go north. Park is on the west side of the street.
City of Fort Worth (817) 926-6214
There are two fishing areas in the park along the river, with abundant bank access throughout the park. Other amenities include picnic tables, restrooms, a playground, a bicycle and running trail and a children’s train station. The Fort Worth zoo is nearby.
In Fort Worth, from IH 30 exit onto University Drive and go north. Park is on the east side of the street.
City of Fort Worth (817) 392-5700
Fishing piers and boat ramps are available, but bank access is limited. Parks have restrooms, water fountains and picnic tables.
Richard Simpson Park: Take I-820 east in Forth Worth and exit onto Rosedale. Go east on Rosedale/Pioneer Parkway, then south on Green Oaks Blvd. and west on Arkansas.
Lake Arlington Park: Take I-820 east in Forth Worth and exit onto Ramey. Go east on Ramey and south on Quail.
City of Arlington (817) 451-6860
Excellent bank access and a fishing pier. There are also restrooms, a playground, basketball courts, tennis courts, and a water park near the lake.
From Hwy. 121-183 in Hurst, exit onto Norwood and go north. The parks is on the east side of the road.
City of Hurst (817) 788-7320
Excellent bank access. There are also restrooms, picnic tables, a playground, and tennis courts near the lake.
From Hwy. 121-183 in Bedford, exit onto Forest Ridge Drive and go north. The park is on the west side of the road.
City of Bedford (817) 952-2172
Numerous parks around the lake offer abundant bank access, campsites and boat ramps. Restroom facilities are available.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (817) 865-2600
City of Grapevine (817) 410-3122
City of Flower Mound (972) 874-6300
Excellent bank access and several boat ramps. The park offers restrooms, a fishing barge, campgrounds, and picnic tables.
From I-35E in Lewisville, exit onto FM 407. Go east on 407, continue east on Lake Park Road and turn north on Turtle Trail.
City of Lewisville (972) 219-3400. For other public access areas on Lake Lewisville, contact the US Army Corps of Engineers at (469) 645-9100.
The park has picnic tables, restrooms, pavilions, tennis and basketball courts, and a playground.
From I-35E go south on FM 2181 and turn west on Hobson Lane. Look for park on north side of road.
City of Denton (940) 349-7465
Excellent bank access with several fishing areas and boat ramps. There are also restrooms, hiking and cycling trails, and water fountains throughout the park.
From I-20 in southwestern Dallas County, exit onto FM 1382 and go south. The park entrance is on the west side of the road.
Texas Parks & Wildlife Department - Cedar Hill (972) 291-3900
This lake offers excellent bank access and two fishing piers. The park also has restrooms, a playground, picnic tables, a basketball court, and tennis courts.
From I-20 in Duncanville, exit on Cedar Ridge and go south. Turn east on Camp Wisdom then south on Stegar Drive.
City of Duncanville (972) 780-4931
Excellent bank access. The park offers restrooms, picnic tables, a swimming pool, and basketball courts.
From I-30 in Dallas, exit onto Hampton Road. Go south on Hampton, east on Colorado Blvd, and south on Tyler. The park is on the east side of the road.
City of Dallas (214) 670-7535
Excellent bank access. There are picnic tables, a playground, restrooms and a jogging trail around the lake.
From I-35E, exit onto Regal Row and go east. Take Harry Hines Blvd. north, turn north again on Webb Chapel Extension and then east on Bachman Drive. The lake is on the south side of the road.
City of Dallas (214) 670-6374
Excellent bank access with several fishing piers and one boat ramp. There are also restrooms, a jogging and cycling trail, and water fountains located around the lake.
From I-30 in east Dallas, exit onto East Grand Avenue and go north. The lake is on the west side of the road.
City of Dallas (214) 670-828
The park has picnic tables, restrooms and an aquatic center.
From I-635 take Military Pkwy-Scyene Rd. exit and go east. Turn south on Galloway and west on Holley Street.
City of Mesquite (972) 216-6412
Excellent bank access and two boat ramps. Restrooms and picnic tables are available.
From I-30 in east Dallas, exit onto Dalrock Road and go south until you reach the lake.
City of Dallas (214) 670-8658
Note: This is not a complete list of lakes and rivers in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.