Lake Arrowhead State Park

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Lake Arrowhead State Park
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Lake Arrowhead State Park, 2017
Lake Arrowhead State Park is located in Texas
Lake Arrowhead State Park
Lake Arrowhead State Park is located in the United States
Lake Arrowhead State Park
LocationClay County, Texas
Nearest cityWichita Falls, Texas
Coordinates33°45′31″N 98°23′43″W / 33.75861°N 98.39528°W / 33.75861; -98.39528Coordinates: 33°45′31″N 98°23′43″W / 33.75861°N 98.39528°W / 33.75861; -98.39528
Area524 acres (212 ha)
Created1970
Operated byTexas Parks and Wildlife Department

Lake Arrowhead State Park is a state park located in Clay County, Texas, near Wichita Falls. The park is 524 acres (212 ha).[1]

History[edit]

Lake Arrowhead was built as a water source for the city of Wichita Falls and the surrounding area. The surrounding state park land was purchased from the city in 1970, and the park opened the same year.[1]

Recreation[edit]

The park offers ranger-led educational programs throughout the year. The park has facilities for picnicking, fishing, swimming, boating, water skiing, nature study, hiking, wildlife observation, horseback riding, camping, and disc golf. There are tent and RV campsites, as well as a pavilion and about 5 miles (8.0 km) of hiking trails.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Lake Arrowhead State Park History — Texas Parks & Wildlife Department". tpwd.texas.gov. Retrieved 2021-06-12.
  2. ^ "Lake Arrowhead State Park — Texas Parks & Wildlife Department". tpwd.texas.gov. Retrieved 2021-06-12.

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