Recreation Areas around Frisco

Grapevine Lake

Centrally located in the heart of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex just minutes from DFW Airport, Grapevine Lake offers a variety of outdoor recreation opportunities. Nationally recognized trails, full service campgrounds, and beautiful day use areas surround the 7,276 acre lake which hosts over 2,000,000 visitors annually.

Driving Directions

From Grapevine, 2 miles northeast on TX 121.

Lavon Lake

The Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary in nearby McKinney features natural history exhibits and nature trails.

Driving Directions

From Wylie, 3 miles east on TX 78, 1 mile north on county road.

Lewisville Lake

Just north of Dallas, popular Lewisville Lake is a 29,592 acre lake with unlimited outdoor recreation opportunities. Over 20 parks surround the lake and offer camping, hiking, picnicking, horseback riding, boating, and golf.

Driving Directions

At Lewisville, east of I-35E.

Ray Roberts Lake

This 29,350-acre rural lake is just a few minutes from the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex and is a great place to get away from city life. Visitors can enjoy boating, fishing, camping, hiking, and horseback riding in several Texas State Parks. For more information and access to reservations at Texas State Parks, visit

Driving Directions

From Sanger, 5 miles east on FM 455.