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Texas - Prairies and Lakes

"Prairies and Lakes." Does that title really tell the tale? Well, yes-and no. Prairies and Lakes paints merely the pastoral brush strokes in this region's richly textured panorama. The full picture emerges only when you add the dynamic cities, charming communities, and colorful history that enliven this attraction-packed section of Texas.

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Lantana Lodge at Ray Roberts Lake

Fine dining and luxurious overnight accommodations are now available at the Lantana Lodge which is located in the Jordan Unit of Ray Roberts Lake. The classic "dog trot"

, TX Lodges

Somerville Lake State Parks

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department operates two State Parks units (Nails Creek Unit and Birch Creek Unit) at Somerville Lake with overnight camping facilities. The State Parks offer a multitude of recreational opportunities such as camping, picnicking, boating, fishing;

, TX State Parks

Eisenhower State Park

Eisenhower State Park, with 423.1 acres, is located in Grayson County, northwest of Denison, Texas, on the shores of Lake Texoma. The park was named for the 34

, TX State Parks


Bastrop County Historical Society Museum

Located in the Cornelson-Fehr house built in 1850 and enlarged in 1854, the Bastrop County Historical Society Museum has manuscripts and miscellaneous frontier tools, artifacts, pictures, documents and furnishings. The house is a recorded Texas landmark. A 15

Bastrop, TX Museums


Waco Lake Parks

Waco Lake has 8 parks with RV, tent and group camping facilities, some being exclusivley for camping or day use while others have a combination of both. The parks include:

, TX Camping

Ray Roberts Greenbelt Corridor

The Ray Roberts Lake/Lake Lewisville Greenbelt Corridor is a 20 mile multi-use trail system (12 miles for equestrian and 10 for hike and bike use)

, TX Trails

Cooper Lake Camping

The park and access area facilities located at Jim Chapman Lake are operated by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. South Sulphur: Located on the south side of Cooper Lake, this sprawling 2,560

, TX Camping

Cooper Lake Fishing

Jim Chapman (Cooper)

, TX Fishing

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