One of the largest recreational lakes in Texas sits in Garland's backyard. Lake Ray Hubbard spans 21,000 acres and is ideal for aquatic sports and sunbathing on the shoreline.
From almost any point in Dallas, water enthusiasts can head out for a full day of fun on the lake and arrive at lake shores in about 20 minutes. From fishing, boating, sailing, water skiing, and windsurfing fun, Lake Ray Hubbard redefines relaxation and family fun.
Nature seekers can enjoy sun rays on the shores of the lake from two parks that offer amenities that speak fun!
The 42 acres of Windsurf Bay Park
extend into the lake waters and offer two beaches for swimming, a playground, and a sand volleyball court. The park's pavilion, which is first-come/first-serve, can accommodate up to 25 people, which makes this park an ideal location for family or team gatherings. Guests can also fish from the shoreline and access the basketball courts and soccer fields.
At John Paul Jones Park
, guests can spend a lazy day fishing from one of the three piers or enjoy the outdoors on the half-mile concrete trail along the lake. Picnic areas and tables are also available for fun gatherings or a day of grilling on the lake with your favorites.
The expert angler will also be happy to learn that the predominant fish species on the lake include white and hybrid striped bass, largemouth bass, channel and blue catfish, and white crappie. Lately, the most abundant sport fish on Lake Ray Hubbard are hybrid striped bass and blue catfish.
Boat enthusiasts ready to enjoy a day of water recreation can access the lake via the Chaha Ramp at John Paul Jones Park
Can you hear lake life calling? Lake Ray Hubbard is ready to make memories with you.