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Possum Kingdom Lake

Graford, TX
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Family reunion

We had a family reunion here. The lake was beautiful. Kids had a great time tubing as well as... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Havana, Illinois
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How to see Hell's Gate without a boat

Take Route 16 South of the Dam. You will see a Whataburger sign and the restaurant is contained... read more

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Fort Lee, Virginia
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Recreational area that is considered one of the premier resort spots in Texas, which includes a variety of outdoor opportunities such as golfing, fishing and scuba diving.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a family reunion here. The lake was beautiful. Kids had a great time tubing as well as just playing in the water. Definitely will go back.

Thank Kevin1234567892014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Take Route 16 South of the Dam. You will see a Whataburger sign and the restaurant is contained inside a country store. Just after the Whataburger is a subdivision on the right called Sportsman's World. Drive in until the road forks. Go right at the...More

3  Thank budget_travel_girl
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We were visiting for my niece's college graduation in Tyler and afterwards headed up to a condo that my sister's family has on the lake last weekend. It was a delightful get-away, and the cliffs are an amazing site. A neighbor took us in his...More

2  Thank sandyp48
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Great Mardi Gras parade thru town! Awesome shrimp festival. Plenty of shrimp and great band. Had a lot of fun dancing and great environment for the grandchildren! It was a great weekend visit from Bixby OK. Will definitely plan a visit next year for the...More

1  Thank mom74047
Reviewed 19 January 2017

17,000 plus acres of Water Surface, 310 Miles of Shoreline and some of the clearest water, for a lake, you'll ever see. 110' Water depths as The Brazos River cut it's way through the Palo Pinto Mountain Range. This is most definitely one of the...More

2  Thank Michelle L
Reviewed 29 November 2016

very nice hiking trails lead through brush and grass land, to nice vista points and beaches. No serious inclines or difficulties. 16 miles total in several segments, well marked and with good map displays and distance markers at the trail heads off route #2951 on...More

Thank HermanTheGerman-inTX
Reviewed 22 September 2016

The water near the dam is very clear and cool. As you get farther North, the water gets muddy. Saw fish jumping everywhere. September is off season so not busy at all. Anchored off in Hells Gate and it was very relaxing and pleasant being...More

1  Thank Roxana B
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Possum lake is beautiful and there are many things to do in the area. We stayed in Mineral Wells and drove out to the canoe hire place. It was perfect. It's incredibly hot in August which is lovely but on the water at 3 is...More

1  Thank Fenella W
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful way to spend the day with the family. Possum Kingdom Lake is less than 2 hours from our home in Arlington, TX. The drive is nice and scenic once you get off of I-20. There are so many different options for fun....More

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 28 July 2016

View from the resort and boat was nice, but water was brown throughout like Texoma. Had hopes that it's blue based on Google images, but I think what made them so was the reflection of the sky. Not worth the 2.5-3 hour drive from Dallas...More

Thank WorldinMacro
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Can you rent a motorboat to waterski, is there cliff diving available, and are there other things to do in the area
10 July 2016|
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Response from Jilene K | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can rent from Naylor by the Water or Lush Resort both have Facebook sites. Cliff diving is not allowed but we do have Red Bull Cliff Diving event every year in June. Things to do Golf at the Cliff's Resort, Boating... More