Ray Roberts Lake State Park

Ray Roberts/Lake Lewisville Greenbelt Corridor Trail Conditions: 

Ray Roberts Lake State Park

Natural Playground

Escape the bustle of the city and get back to nature just an hour north of the DFW Metroplex. Come play at Ray Roberts Lake State Park for the day or the weekend!

Things to Do

On land, you can camp, hike, bike, ride your horse, rollerblade, geocache or go backpacking. On the water, you can swim at one of our beach areas (no lifeguards on duty), paddle, or wet a hook in our kids’ fishing pond or the lake. Or enjoy quieter pursuits:  photography, nature watching, or simply relaxing!

Stay at one of our many campsites or reserve a room at Lantana Resort. Hold your next group event here; we have group walk-in campsites, four picnic pavilions overlooking the lake, and meeting rooms at Lantana Resort.

Fish the 29,000-acre Ray Roberts Lake. Anglers catch largemouth bass, crappie, white bass and catfish here. The current lake record for largemouth bass is 14.07 pounds. We have boat ramps, a marina, a fishing pier and fish cleaning stations. Remember, you can fish from the shore or a pier in a state park without a fishing license!

Explore our trails. The 20-mile multiuse Greenbelt Corridor runs from the Ray Roberts Dam to Lake Lewisville, along the Elm Fork Branch of the Trinity River. Horse riders can use 12 miles of the trail, while 10 miles are for hike and bike use only. Johnson Branch and Isle du Bois have multiuse trails, some of which are paved.

Ray Roberts Lake State Park has nine units. Three are developed:  Johnson Branch, Isle du Bois and the Greenbelt Corridor. Six satellite units (see sidebar, under hours) have boat ramps. The full-service Lake Ray Roberts Marina is at the Sanger unit; Lantana Resort is at the Jordan unit.

Volunteer

We need your help! Visit our Volunteer page (search on our zip codes:  76258 or 76272) or ask at headquarters.

Ranger Programs

Rangers lead nature hikes and programs on outdoor skills, arts in the parks, and more! Check our Events page for upcoming programs. We offer guided nature hikes and programs for groups at our outdoor classroom. Call the park to schedule a program for your group.

Area Attractions

 

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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: 33.429802

    Longitude: -97.056449

    (940) 637-2294

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    Reserve by phone: (512) 389-8900
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    Entrance Fees
    • Adult: $7 Daily
    • Child 12 Years and Under: Free
    Hours
    Isle du Bois and Johnson Branch

    Open daily.
    Gates are open 6 a.m. – 10 p.m.

    If you will arrive late, you must call the park prior to 5 p.m. on your arrival date for late arrival instructions.

     

    The following satellite units are open 6 a.m. – 10 p.m.; each unit has a self pay station:
    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

    Climate

    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
    Elevation

    620 feet

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