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Panhandle Plains, Texas

Texas - Panhandle Plains

The Panhandle Plains. Some folks call this region of Texas gloriously flat, some say it's just plain glorious. These vast, open lands-like the overwhelming expanses of the ocean-often evoke superlatives and always excite the imagination. Artist Georgia O'Keeffe, who once lived here (in Amarillo and Canyon), reveled in "the beauty of that wild world" and portrayed the expansive luminosity of the Plains in her magnificent paintings.

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Hords Creek Lake Fishing

Hords Creek Lake is a scenic and popular lake and is known for its largemouth bass fishing, but populations of flathead catfish and sunfish should not be overlooked. Florida largemouth bass were introduced in 1986

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Proctor Lake Campgrounds

Proctor Lake has 4 parks for camping or day use activites with RV, tent, screened shelter, and group camping facilities. The parks include: Copperas Creek Park, Sowell Creek Park, Promontory Park, and High Point Park. Copperas Creek Park is located on FM 2861 off of Highway 377

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Hords Creek Lake Boating

Check for accessibility due to water level conditions. All major coves have speed limit restrictions so anglers can better enjoy sportfishing. No marina or boat rental facilities are located on the lake. FRIENDSHIP PARK

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Proctor Lake Hunting

Hunting is permitted in specified areas on Proctor Lake. The season is from September 1 through February 24 as published in the Texas Hunting Guide for this county. Legal game are dove, quail, squirrel, rabbits and waterfowl. NO DEER OR TURKEY MAY BE TAKEN!

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Lake Meredith Fishing

Lake is going through low water conditions. Locals have said the boat ramp at the old marina can be used to launch a boat - but probably is the only one that is totally operational.

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Kell House

The Kell House is one of the most historically and architecturally significant building in Wichita Falls. Built in 1909

Wichita Falls, TX Historic Homes

Hords Creek Lake Camping

Hords Creek Lake offers excellent camping, picnic and fishing facilities, including handicap fishing access. Fees are required to launch a boat. Shore fishing access is excellent:

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Swisher County Archives & Museum

Museum maintains collections of ranch and farm artifacts. A five-room house, rebuilt inside the main exhibit hall, is furnished with pieces from the early 1900s. A replica of the J.O.Bass Blacksmith Shop is also located in main exhibit hall and features Bass'

Tulia, TX Museums

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