Wright Patman Lake - Texarkana, TX
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Wright Patman Lake
GPS Coordinates: N 33° 14.056 W 94° 15.404
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Wright Patman Lake has a structural habitat consists of inundated timber, brush, creek channels, and riprap. Submerged aquatic vegetation is coverage is low, however high densities of emergent and floating plants are present.
There are lots of fishing opportunities in the lake and species of sports fish include Florida Largemouth Bass, Palmetto (Striped X White) Bass, Paddlefish, and Walleye but be sure to have a proper and valid Texas fishing license before casting in your line.
Non-motorized boating is a great way to view wildlife and appreciate the landscape in the area. Motorized boating is permitted, so most non-motorized boats find areas away from high traffic watercraft use. Early mornings are also a good time for non-motorized craft, but be sure to have the proper license needed to operate a boat.
Swimming is also allowed and is a great way to cool off on a hot day or the perfect thing to keep the kids busy while you relax in the sun.

Facilities: Wright Patman Lake is near a state park that has vault toilets, plenty of fresh drinking water, and even garbage service so no worries.

Best Time To Visit: Wright Patman Lake is open year round but the best time to visit would be between the early spring and the late summer.

Fees: Wright Patman Lake does not charge any fees itself but some other places or activities in the area might.

Accessibility: Wright Patman Lake is not near any handicapped accessible areas.

Rules: While at Wright Patman Lake all pets must be on a leash, remember to clean up after yourself, and be sure to have all proper boating and fishing license before partaking in such activities.

Directions: To get to Wright Patman Lake from Texarkana, take US-59 south. Exit onto US-59 south toward TX-93 north/Lake Drive/Leopard Drive/Farm to Market Road 3527. Turn right at US-59 south/south Lake Drive. Continue to follow US-59 south. Turn right at Country Road 3658. Country Road 3658 turns slightly left and becomes Country Road 3548. Turn right to stay on Country Road 3548. Turn right to stay on Country Road 3548. Turn right at Farm to Market Road 96. Turn right at Farm to Market Road 1154. Turn right at Park Road 42. Destination will be on the right.

Map: Click here for a map to Wright Patman Lake

Reservations: Wright Patman Lake does not require reservations but some other places or activities in the area might.

Atlanta State Park
927 Park Rd 42
Atlanta, Texas 75551
General: (903) 796-6476

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