Ray Roberts Lake State Park

Johnson Branch Unit road construction underway through Aug. 28, 2014...

Ray Roberts/Lake Lewisville Greenbelt Corridor Trail Conditions: 

Ray Roberts Lake State Park

Things to Do

Activities include picnicking, camping, hiking, biking, horseback riding, rollerblading, swimming on a beach area (unsupervised), boating and fishing. Johnson Branch also offers backpacking. If you plan to swim at the park, read through our swimming safety tips before you come.

In addition to campsites and indoor accommodations at Lantana Resort, the park also has four group picnic pavilions.

Lantana Resort

Overnight accommodations are available at Lantana Resort. The Resort is located on a high ridge overlooking the lake in the Jordan Unit of Ray Roberts Lake State Park. With stunning views of the surrounding lake, western décor and spacious guest accommodations, Lantana Resort is the perfect place to host special events, including weddings, romantic getaways, reunions, or corporate meetings.

Find more information on Lantana Resort here.

Lake Ray Roberts Marina

The Lake Ray Roberts Marina at the Sanger Unit is a full-service marina. They have a repair shop and boat storage; sell and rent boats and motors; sell fuel; and rent boat slips. They also sell fishing licenses, bait, groceries and deli snacks. For more information on the Lake Ray Roberts Marina go to their website at www.rayrobertsmarina.com or call them at (940) 458-7343.

Ray Roberts Greenbelt

The Ray Roberts Lake/Lake Lewisville Greenbelt Corridor is a 20-mile multiuse trail system (12 miles for equestrian and 10 miles for hike and bike use) that begins at the Ray Roberts Dam and ends at the headwaters of Lake Lewisville. This unique trail corridor meanders along the heavily wooded banks of the Elm Fork Branch of the Trinity River. Equestrians, hikers, bikers, canoeists, birdwatchers, anglers and other outdoor enthusiasts can access the trail at one of three trailheads, located at FM 455, FM 428 and Highway 380.

    Download the Greenbelt Corridor Map.


      Ray Roberts Lake has evolved into a very productive fishing lake, growing in popularity among anglers. The current lake record for largemouth bass is 14.06. Crappie, white bass and catfish are also a good catch. Please check the TPW Outdoor Annual Official Hunting and Fishing Regulations or click Freshwater Fishing Regulations for length and catch limits.

        Find detailed fishing and lake information for Ray Roberts Lake here.

          Ranger Programs

          The Ray Roberts Lake SP Outdoor Classroom offers guided nature hikes and educational programs to school groups and other youth groups. Check the calendar for upcoming events, or contact the park interpreter for information or tour reservations.

          Ask about the Junior Ranger Explorer Packs available for free checkout at the park!

          Area Attractions

          Nearby attractions include Eisenhower State Park and Eisenhower Birthplace State Historic Site; Tioga, a railroad town that enjoyed prominence as a mineral water and health spa in the 1880s; Gainesville's Morton Museum, antique shops, Frank Buck Zoo and factory outlet mall; Denton's historical museums, University of North Texas, Texas Woman's University (which houses the Ladies Gowns Museum and Little Chapel in the Woods), Camping World and factory outlet mall; Collinsville's restored downtown area, antique shopping and historical landmarks; Sanger's Heritage Sellabration, held the second weekend in September; and the city of Aubrey, known as "Horse Country USA."

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          Isle du Bois Unit
          100 PW 4137
          Pilot Point, TX 76258-8944

          Latitude: 33.362765

          Longitude: -97.016783

          (940) 686-2148

          Johnson Branch Unit
          100 PW 4153
          Valley View, TX 76272-7411

          Latitude: 33.362765

          Longitude: -97.016783

          (940) 637-2294

          Make reservations online

          Reserve by phone: (512) 389-8900
          Reserve by fax

          Entrance Fees
          • Adult: $7 Daily
          • Child 12 Years and Under: Free
          Isle du Bois & Johnson Branch

          Open daily.
          Gate is open 6 a.m. – 10 p.m.

          If you will be a late arrival, you must call the park prior to 5pm on your arrival date for late arrival instructions.

          The following satellite units are open 6 a.m. – 10 p.m. with self pay stations at all locations:
          Buck Creek - Grayson County
          Jordan - Denton County
          Sanger - Denton County
          Pond Creek - Denton County
          Elm Fork - Denton County
          Pecan Creek - Cooke County

          Busy Season

          March through November


          January average low is 30 degrees. July average high is 95 degrees. Average rainfall is 38.2 inches. For current weather conditions, call (940)391-5840.

          National Weather Service forecast for this area

          620 feet

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