Recreation Areas around Frisco
Centrally located in the heart of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex just minutes from DFW Airport, Grapevine Lake offers a variety of outdoor recreation opportunities. Nationally recognized trails, full service campgrounds, and beautiful day use areas surround the 7,276 acre lake which hosts over 2,000,000 visitors annually.
From Grapevine, 2 miles northeast on TX 121.
The Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary in nearby McKinney features natural history exhibits and nature trails.
From Wylie, 3 miles east on TX 78, 1 mile north on county road.
Just north of Dallas, popular Lewisville Lake is a 29,592 acre lake with unlimited outdoor recreation opportunities. Over 20 parks surround the lake and offer camping, hiking, picnicking, horseback riding, boating, and golf.
At Lewisville, east of I-35E.
Ray Roberts Lake
This 29,350-acre rural lake is just a few minutes from the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex and is a great place to get away from city life. Visitors can enjoy boating, fishing, camping, hiking, and horseback riding in several Texas State Parks. For more information and access to reservations at Texas State Parks, visit http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/state-parks/ray-roberts-lake.
From Sanger, 5 miles east on FM 455.