Ray Roberts Lake State Park

Trail Conditions: 1) The Ray Roberts/Lake Lewisville Greenbelt Corridor multiuse equestrian trail is now open. 2) Due to a major washout south of FM 455, the section between FM 455 and FM 428 has to be utilized as an up-and-back trail from each park.

Ray Roberts Lake State Park

Ray Roberts Lake offers so many things to do that you’ll have an easy time getting away from it all, but a hard time leaving it all behind.Bring your bike or your trail shoes and take an excursion at your own speed on the miles of trails.Lantana Lodge

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.

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. More information on Lantana Resort.

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. .

Fishing

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.

Detailed fishing & lake information for Ray Roberts Lake

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."

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
Hours
Isle du Bois & Johnson Branch

Open 7 days a week year-round.
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

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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