Caddo National Grasslands

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Caddo National Grasslands

Texas

(940) 627-5475

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Overview

The Caddo National Grasslands are comprised of 17,785 acres and contains three lakes. The largest, Lake Coffee Mill, is 651 acres with one developed recreation area containing 13 picnic units and an improved boat ramp. Lake Davy Crockett is 388 acres in size and has two developed recreation areas. West Lake Davy Crockett has 11 camping units, while the east side has four picnic units and an improved boat ramp. There is a day-use fee at Coffee Mill and West Lake Davy Crockett. A camping fee is charged for using camping sites at West Lake Davy Crockett. Drinking water is available at both lakes. Forty-five acre Lake Fannin is accessible for fishing from the east side only and has an unimproved earthen boat launch site.

Map of Caddo Grasslands

Latitude, Longitude: 33.730440, -95.972680

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Activities

  • Boating

    The largest lake, Lake Coffee Mill, has an improved boat ramp for easy access, as does Lake Davy Crockett.

  • Camping

    West Lake Davy Crockett recreation area has 11 camp sites.

  • Fishing

    Largemouth bass, blue and channel catfish, and various sunfish species are common catches at the many lakes that dot the Grasslands' landscape.

  • Hunting

    A Texas hunting/fishing license is required when hunting or fishing on the Grasslands. On the Caddo NG, a Texas Public Hunting Permit is also required.

    Hunters should be extremely careful as all areas of the Grasslands are used heavily during hunting season by hunters and the non-hunting public alike. Fluorescent orange is REQUIRED on all hunters during any permitted season with a minimum of 144 square inches visible on both the chest and back and a fluorescent orange cap or hat. (Exception: When hunting migratory birds and turkeys.) It is recommended non-hunters also wear fluorescent material during the hunting season as an extra safety precaution.

  • Picnicking

    On the east side of Lake Davy Crockett, there are four picnic sites.

Phone Numbers

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(940) 627-5475

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