Lake Texoma can be found along the Oklahoma/Texas border on the Red River. The Denison Dam formed the reservoir and construction of the lake was completed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 1944. Originally built as a flood control project, the lake now draws millions of visitors per year seeking recreational opportunities like fishing and boating.
Lake Texoma Facts
Surface Area: 89,000 acres
Water Volume: Over 2.5 million acre-feet
Provides water and energy for local communities
A good place to find ammonite fossils
Known for its striped bass population
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