Lake is closed
for the summer
. Why????

Ask your congresman!

U.S. Senators are Senator John Cornyn and Senator Ted Cruz
or Congressman Ralph M. Hall
Texas Congressional Member Websites

history of lake Fannin
pier that was once there

old pier

n the Fannin Unit of the Caddo National Grasslands, Lake Fannin is a forty-five acre lake constructed in the 1930's by the Rural Resettlement Administration for recreation. Access to the lake is provided on the south side and includes a parking area and primitive boat ramp. The north side has been recently improved.This area was developed for recreation also in the 1930's and has now been reopened for camping and bike riding. From a boat on the lake many of the historical structures are visible.

Water and toilet facilities are now available.

From Bonham, follow state highway 78 north 2.7 miles to FM 273, turn right and go 11 miles to Park Road 34, turn left for ¼ mile to FS Rd. 923, turn right and follow for one mile to FS Rd. 923A turn left and follow to the Lake.

For More Information

Caretaker Robin Waren - 903 583 8402
District Ranger
USDA Forest Service
1400 North US Highway 81/287
PO Box 507
Decatur, TX, 76234
Telephone (940) 627-5475

..web site for fannin lake click here


Lake Fannin

Fannin lake lodgge
inside lodge

Contact info
Elaine Ashlock

fannin map

map fannin lake