Boating

Lewisville Lake (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Boat Ramp Opens At Lewisville Lake

The summer is getting a late start at Lewisville Lake. Areas that were once under water after this spring’s rainfall have finally dried up, and a popular boat ramp is now open.

08/18/2015

North Texas Lake Openings & Access

Officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers say while most waterways are open, lake visitors will need to do their homework to find out if there is access to parks, boat ramps, marinas and recreational facilities.

07/03/2015

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Eagle Mountain Lake Reopens After Flooding

The north Fort Worth lake was shut down during last month’s rainfall after flooding in the area became a threat to local homes. The water has finally dropped to a safe level.

06/09/2015

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Lewisville Lake Opens Back Up For Boaters

The weather this weekend is expected to be very hot and sunny. And, just in time for the summer conditions, Lewisville Lake is opening back up for boaters on Friday.

06/05/2015

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Lake Arlington Boat Ramps Still Open

Many boaters were feeling a little frustrated on Monday because, despite their hopes for a Memorial Day on the lake, most boat ramps were closed after days of heavy rain.

05/25/2015

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Not All North Texas Lakes Responding Well To Rainfall

After months of struggling with low water levels, boaters and fishermen alike are rejoicing over the recent rainfall at their favorite North Texas lakes. Folks at Benbrook Lake, however, are not considering themselves as lucky.

04/30/2015

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Best Spring Festivals In DFW

Springtime is a great time to get out and enjoy events and North Texas has plenty of free festivals for you to participate. Put on some comfortable shoes and bring a hat.

04/27/2015

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Guide To Yellowstone National Park

Refer to this visitor’s guide to Yellowstone National Park – the world’s first national park featuring more geysers than any other location in the world.

07/31/2014

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Boat Draining For Zebra Mussels Goes Statewide

Holiday boating over Fourth of July weekend in Texas will include more regulations meant to stop the spread of invasive zebra mussels.

06/29/2014

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Businesses Praise Rainfall At Lake Granbury

Heaven sent — that’s how business owners near Lake Granbury describe the downpours North Texas saw this week. Without the rain July 4th would have been a bust, but now they’re expecting fireworks.

CBSDFW.COM–06/27/2014

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5 Ways To Get Outdoors With Dad On Father’s Day

There’s something for everyone in the great outdoors, whether your preferred landscape is rural, urban or the highway to somewhere else.

06/01/2014

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Two Killed In Boating Accident In East Texas

Two people were killed in a boating accident in East Texas. Authorities say several other minor accidents have occurred this holiday weekend.

05/25/2014

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