Recreation Park Lake Dock
Normal Operating Hours

8:00am - Dusk


The Recreation Park Lake is located on the west side of Recreation Park (one mile east of Pampa off US Highway 60).

Primary Facts

The lake has a maximum depth of twelve feet and encompasses approximately seven surface acres. 

Primary Functions

Fishing and aesthetic enjoyment

Note:  Use of gasoline-powered motorboats is prohibited.

  • Stocked in cooperation with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
  • All persons between the ages of 17 and 64 must have a valid State fishing license with proper stamps
  • Limit of five (5) fish/person per fishing day
  • Private stocking without written approval from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is illegal and strictly prohibited
  • Rod and real and fixed-line fishing rods only; bow-fishing, limb lines, jug lines and trot-line fishing are not permitted
  • Fishing between the hours of 11:00pm and 5:00am is prohibited
Minimum size limits:
  • Largemouth bass 14"
  • Channel catfish 9"
  • Trout - none
  • Perch - none
Lake stocked annually with:
  • Rainbow Trout
  • Largemouth Bass
  • Channel Catfish
  • Boats, canoes, and paddleboats are allowed
  • All participants must have a designated place to sit in the vessel and be wearing a US Coast Guard approved floating life jacket designed for use by an individual of their weight and size.
  • Boats or canoes can be paddle-powered, oar-powered, or driven by an electric 12 VDC motor or 1 ½ horsepower or less.
  • Boating between dusk and dawn is prohibited.
  • No Lifeguards are on duty at any time.
Ducks, Geese, and Other Waterfowl:
  • Hunting, trapping and/or capturing the wild and domestic ducks, geese, and other waterfowl is prohibited.
  • Littering of any kind is prohibited - any littering directly and indirectly impacts the health and safety of waterfowl.

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Rec park lake dock
Trees by Rec Park Lake
Waterfowl at Rec Park Lake