Lake Meredith National Recreation Area, Fritch

#152 of 232 in Nature in Texas
Lake Meredith National Recreation Area is a United States National Recreation Area located about north of Amarillo, Texas, in the Texas Panhandle. The main attraction of the recreation area is 10000acre Lake Meredith, an artificial reservoir created by Sanford Dam on the Canadian River.
Activities at Lake Meredith include boating, fishing, swimming, camping, hiking, and hunting. Five boat launch ramps and one marina provide access to the lake. Park Headquarters are located in Fritch, Texas.
Visitation to Lake Meredith peaked at over 1.94 million in 1984, but with record low water levels visitation fell from 1.08 million in 2009 to 502,457 in 2012.
Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument is located adjacent to Lake Meredith National Recreation Area.
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  • Lake Meredith offers many recreational choices from boating to fishing. Swimming in Spring Creek is free and perfect on a hot, summer day. Lots of picnic tables line the shore. The area sports a relat...  more »
  • the lake is awesome but the mercury level is high so the fish are inedible. their are great hiking trails and swimming spots as well as places to launch boats and jet skis.  more »
  • I'm so thankful that our lake is back up and getting fuller. We rented a pontoon boat and had a great time cruising the lake Saturday morning! Went for a swim at the sand beach and cooled off and then headed back. Very nice time!
  • It’s very pretty. And not so busy! Glad to see the water in it! Great place to hike around too! Camping sites are nice and clean.

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