Lake Meredith National
P.O. Box 1460
Fritch, Texas 79036
Explore Lake Meredith!
Lake Meredith lies on the dry and windswept
plains of the Texas Panhandle. The lake was created to supply water
for 11 cities and to create recreational opportunities such as
fishing, boating, water-skiing, sailing, scuba diving, and swimming.
The backcountry surrounding the lake provides areas for hunting,
camping, horseback riding, and hiking.
Boating is a popular family activity at Lake
Meredith. Thousands of visitors each year enjoy the refreshing water
on the hot summer days. Complete boating regulations can be obtained
at park headquarters or from a park ranger. For your safety, get a
current weather forecast before boating.
Fishermen can enjoy angling for several
different species, including walleye, crappie, bass, catfish, trout
and more. Lake Meredith hosts several fishing tournaments each year.
One of the most popular is the Small Fry Fishing Tournament, held in
cooperation with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, which
promotes the sport of fishing for children.
Game species found at Lake Meredith include
whitetail and mule deer, dove, turkey, quail, duck, pheasant, and
geese. All hunters are required to have a Texas State Hunting
License. A Federal Duck Stamp is also required for those hunting
Camping opportunities abound at Lake Meredith,
whether you like designated campgrounds with tables, awnings, and
grills, or backcountry areas that are more primitive. Campers may
stay up to 14 days.
Places to Picnic
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