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Powerfull sight!

When they have the gates open, you can feel the power of the water flowing thru the dam. It is a... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
Amy H
Denison, Texas

A mile of engineering damming a great old lake. The water is clear, considering its muddy feed... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
Max L
Bowie, United States
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Denison, TX
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

I suppose it's alright, as dams go. There's really not much to take in. The river is pretty much a polluted mess except when the flood gates are open. Strong currents wash down the scum look. There's no shop or store on the shore so...More

Thank blmarsico
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Every time every season this destination, is beautiful, Lake Texoma on the West and the Red River on the East. Magnificent display of power as generators are opened.

Thank msrader
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The immensity of the project and the history is impressive. When they open the floodgates it is a tremendous thing to see. The stuff memories are made of.

Thank Jo G
Reviewed 1 September 2017

As a UPS Driver, I delivered to the Lake Texoma office and the Denison Dam Power Plant for 20 years. The flood gates are majestic. I've seen the lake at over 640 ft. twice. that was devastating. The best part are the Bluebonnets that bloom...More

Thank aspence2016
Reviewed 16 July 2017

When they have the gates open, you can feel the power of the water flowing thru the dam. It is a sight to see and experience!!

Thank Amy H
Reviewed 18 May 2017

A mile of engineering damming a great old lake. The water is clear, considering its muddy feed. That is due to the limestone bed which helps clarify the water. Western access signage is lacking but that's what GPS is far? Our guided fishing trip produced...More

Thank Max L
Reviewed 16 March 2017

What a treat it is to have such a wonderful piece of engineering in this community! The views of Lake Texoma and the Red River are amazing, and if you're lucky it's truly a spectacle when the open up the flood gates!

Thank wwarwick10
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Roads are well marked going to Lake Texoma & Eisenhower State Park where the dam is located. It's huge & a beautiful sight on a sunny day.

Thank Peggy V
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We didn't notice anything special about the dam. The Texas side was clean. The dam is longer than other dams we have driven across.

Thank Donna B
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I love driving out there when it is generating. even when its not it is still very calming and peaceful.

Thank Jaime B
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15 October 2017|
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Response from aspence2016 | Reviewed this property |
The Dam, itself, is locked up like Ft. Knox. But, I was their UPS guy for 2o years. I have seen a lot and was told things the public doesn't get to hear. And the humming sound from the Generators is deafening. If you can go... More
Kay K
18 March 2017|
Response from aspence2016 | Reviewed this property |
Never have I seen kayak below the dam. But, Emergency Crews do practice swift water rescues during generation hours.