Grapevine Lake is an American reservoir located in the North Texas region, approximately 20 mi (32 km) northwest of Dallas and northeast of Fort Worth. It was impounded in 1952 by the US Army Corps of Engineers when they dammed Denton Creek, a tributary of Trinity River.See Grapevine Lake and all Grapevine has to offer by arranging your trip with our Grapevine trip planning tool.
The reservoir's primary purposes are flood control and to act as a municipal water reservoir, with a secondary function of providing recreation and open space areas. The lake's name comes from the city of Grapevine, Texas, to which the lake is adjacent.
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Well, it is not one of THE Great Lakes far to north of Texas, but Grapevine is impressive in its own right. Many see it from the air on takeoff or arrival from DFW. On the ground, there are marinas... more »
I've been visiting Lake Grapevine for 47 years and always find it to be a great, cheap outing, along with being a great place to cool off in the hot summer months. I believe all parks and boat... more »
This is a gem tucked away minutes from the busy city. One of my favorite lakes to go to.
It looks so clean and blue I like the way the sand looks clean n white
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