Lake Meredith National Recreation Area contains 44,978 acres. Included in Lake Meredith National Recreation Area is a 16,500 acre lake. It has a 100 mile shoreline of steep walled canyons. Lake Meredith was created by the Sanford Dam on the Canadian River. The park is located near Fritch, Texas. The park is formerly known as Sanford Recreation Area and and has become a hot spot for all types of water activities.
Some fun water activities to do at Lake Meredith include fishing, waterskiing, sailing, scuba-diving, hunting, swimming, boating, picnicking, and camping. It is recommended to swim at Spring Canyon. At Harbor Bay, Blue West, Sanford-Yake, Cedar Canyon, and Fritch Fortress you can find boat-launching ramps.
Lake Meredith has lots of cool stuff to see! Check out the Aquatic and Wildlife Museum and Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument.
Temperature highs average between 80 and 90 degrees Farenheit from May through September. From October through April average between 50 and 70 degrees Farenheit. Temperature lows range between 50 and 60 degrees Farenheit in summer and in winter months temperatures range between 20 and 40 degrees Farenheit.
No entrance fee or camping fee is required!
Lake Meredith is accessible by State Highway 136. Special Facilities:
Campsites, restrooms, and visitor centers are not handicap accessible.