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Top 10 Family Activities Near Lake Texoma


Are you seeking family activities to do near Lake Texoma? Then, be sure to read this top 10 list of family activities!

Boating Excursions

Boating on Lake Texoma is a lovely family activity that brings many vacationers to the area. The vast size of Lake Texoma allows access to the lake waters from various locations. Locations include putting the boat in at Little Mineral, the dam site, Cardinal Cove, Catfish Bay, Highport Marina, as well as other areas.

Family & Fine Dining Locations

The Lake Texoma area includes family dining, fine dining, and fast-food restaurants. Some of the fine dining locations include The Island and Fubelli’s. Family-style dining includes Big Fish Grill, Fireside Dining, Hucks Catfish, and Barnacles Pizzeria. Lake Texoma dining offers many opportunities for a variety of desires.

Family Paddle Boating

The family is sure to enjoy paddle boating on Lake Texoma. Paddle boating is an excellent relaxing way to enjoy the lake view with the family. Children are sure to remember the times they were paddling the boat. Paddle boating is a great way to enjoy an unforgettable time together.

Hiking & Trail Walking

While visiting the Lake Texoma area, there are plenty of locations to go hiking, walking, or jogging in the great outdoors. Some of the places offered near the lake include Cross Timbers Hiking Trail, Juniper Point Trailhead, Lost Loop Trail Junction, and Waterloo Cave Trail.

Family Fishing Time

If your family enjoys fishing, consider fishing on Lake Texoma. Or, if you desire to learn how to fish in the area, there are plenty of shorelines and places to fish close to the shore. Fishing is one of the top family activities which takes place on the lake.

Rock Climbing

Eisenhower State Park includes areas of limestone and sandstone to climb. According to Mountain Project, there are a number of classic climbing routes available: Wonton, Crack House, Detour, and Deagon’s Roof area.


Water Sports

Water sporting on Lake Texoma comes in a variety of options as a family activity. Vacationers come to the area to motorboat, ski, wakeboard, jet ski as well as simply swim in the coves. Lake Texoma is also a preferred location for fun in the waters with tubing.

Cold Water Polar Bear Plunge

During the cold winter month of February, many travelers come to Lake Texoma to participate in the Polar Bear Plunge. Although you may not desire for your children to participate, they will have fun watching mom and dad plunge into the cold waters.


Local Festivities

Lake Texoma area towns hold local festivities year-round during normal operations. Many of the festivals are family-friendly and offer a number of ways to enjoy doing things together in the Texoma area.

Which Family Activity Do You Consider Number One?

Which family activity do you consider number one? We would love to hear your views, recommendations, and other ideas related to family activities in the Lake Texoma area! Please leave your comments below!



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Lake Texoma Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 9/18: 616.10 (-0.90)

Lake Texoma Fishing Report from TPWD (Sep. 16)

GOOD. Water lightly stained; 82-86 degrees; 0.68 low. Striped bass and white bass are good on live bait and topwater baits when fish are near the surface. Diving birds are marking feeding schools on the surface throughout the lake. Use sonar to mark schools along the river channel and flats. Schools are constantly moving with the bait. Largemouth bass are fair fishing Texas-rigged plastic worms and diving crankbaits in 16-28’ with some fish being caught in shallow water early in the morning. Top waters, chatter baits, and poppers are catching fish in these shallow areas. Crappie are fair on minnows by boathouses, timber and brush piles in 15-25’. Catfish are fair on cut bait, prepared bait, and live bait.