Lake Lavon is a man-made lake located in northeastern Texas, about 30 miles northeast of Dallas. The lake was created in the 1950s for the purpose of providing water for irrigation, recreational use, and flood control. The lake has a total area of 21,400 acres and a shoreline of over 225 miles.
Lake Lavon is a popular spot for a variety of outdoor activities such as fishing, boating, swimming, and camping. The lake is home to a wide variety of fish species, including catfish, bass, and crappie. The lake also has several parks and campgrounds around its shoreline, offering amenities like boat ramps, picnic areas, and playgrounds.
It also offers opportunities for hiking, birdwatching and wildlife viewing, and hunting. The lake also has a number of marinas and boat rental services that offer boats, jet skis, and other watercraft for rent. Lake Lavon is a great spot for outdoor enthusiasts, and offers a peaceful retreat from the city life.