Lake Texoma

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

Watch the video (right) for more info on the area