|Toledo Bend Reservoir is a 200,000 average acre reservoir that straddles the state line of Louisiana and Texas. It is located in the Sabine National Forest and is located with recreational activities. Fishing is rather large on this reservoir because it is the largest in the entire south.A population of 300 pounds of game fish per acre and an annual fingerling restocking program make Toledo Bend one of the best fishing lakes in the country with an abundance of black bass, white bass, stripers, Florida bass, crappie, bream and catfish. Boating is also very popular here with boat ramps speckled along the shoreline.The area surrounding Toledo Bend Reservoir is home to many species of birds including coastal shorebirds, pelicans, egrets, cranes, bald eagles, ducks and a host of migrating birds. Other wildlife in the area includes white tail deer, fox, armadillo, opossum, raccoon, coyote, wolf, beaver and wild hog. If the fun goes into another day (and it will) there are many campgrounds located around the lake where you can stay.|
|Facilities: Toledo Bend Reservoir provides numerous boat ramps, docks, campgrounds, and fishing areas.|
Best Time To Visit: Toledo Bend Reservoir is accessible year round.
Fees: There is not a fee to enter the lake area however most parking areas and boat launches are charged.
Accessibility: Some of the campgrounds, boat launches, and fishing piers are handicapped accessible.
Rules: Remember to have all necessary boating/fishing licenses/permits and do not pollute the lake.
Directions: To reach the Toledo Bend Reservoir from Jasper head north out of town on the US-96 for 45 miles where you will come to the TX-21, make a right and follow it for 1.5 miles where you will come to TX-147, make a left and follow it for 14 miles. Make a left on TX-87 and follow it for 3 miles where you will come to Farm to Market Road 417 make a right and follow it for 1.5 miles. You will come to Farm to Market Road 2694 continue to follow it for 9 miles to Farm to Market Road 139, make a right and follow it for 2.5 miles. You will come to Farm to Market Road 3172, make a right and follow it for 1.5 miles to Forest service road 100, turn left and follow it for 2 miles to the lake.
Map: Click here for a map to Toledo Bend Reservoir
Reservations: Toledo Bend Reservoir does not accept reservations.
|Sabine National Forest|
|5050 Highway 21 East|
|Hemphill, Texas 75948|
|General: (409) 625-1904|
|Fax: (409) 625-1953|
|Toll Free:1(866) 235-1750|