Attractions

In order to better help you find your way around, we have listed many great stops to help you enjoy your visit
to the Caddo Lake area.


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  • Boat Launch
  • Points of Interest


Highway 43 Ramp

Located on the south river bank upstream of the lake. From Marshall, take Texas 43 east to Cypress Bayou.
Two-lane concrete ramp
No fee required
Open all year
Maintained by Harrison County (903) 935-4808

 

Caddo Lake State Park

Located on the south river bank upstream of the main lake. From US 59 north of Marshall, take Texas 43 east to FM Road 2198 and go east approximately 1 mile to park entrance.
Two-lane boat ramp
Day use fee required
Open all year
Operated by Texas Parks & Wildlife Dept. (903) 679-3351

 

Pine Needle Lodge

Located on the west end of the lake. From Marshall take Texas Highway 43 east to FM 805.
Two-lane unimproved boat ramp
Fee required
Open all year
Privately operated (903) 665-2911

 

Shady Glade Marina

Located on the west bank at mid-lake. Take Texas 43 east from Marshall to FM 2198 and go east to Uncertain.
Single lane concrete ramp with a maximum parking capacity of 20
Fee required
Open all year
Privately operated (903) 789-3295

 

Johnson's Ranch

Located on the west bank at mid-lake. Take Texas 43 east from Marshall to FM 2198 and go east to Uncertain.
Single-lane concrete ramp with a maximum parking capacity of 15
Fee required
Open all year
Privately operated (903) 789-3213

 

Crip's Camp

Located on the west bank at mid-lake. Take Texas 43 east from Marshall to FM 2198 and go east to Uncertain.
Single lane concrete ramp with a maximum parking capacity of 30
Fee required
Open all year
Privately operated (903) 789-3233

 

Tucker's Camp

Located on the south shore of the lake. From Interstate 20 at Waskom, take FM 9 north and turn right onto Tucker Road.
Two single-lane boat ramps
Fee required
Open all year
Privately operated (903) 679-3137

 

Collier's Launch

Located on the south shore near the Louisiana state line. From Interstate 20 at Waskom take FM 9 north and turn right at Swanson's Road (CR 2613). Follow signs to boat ramp.
Single-lane boat ramp
Fee required
Open all year

 

Potter's Point

Located on the north shore. Take Texas 43 east from Marshall to Smithland, turn east on Texas 49, then go south on FM 727 at Gray and take the last county road to the right.
Single-lane boat ramp
No fee required
Open all year
Maintained by Marion County (903) 665-8336


Boat launch information courtesy of Texas Parks and Wildlife.


Ace in the Hole

Ace in the Hole
14355 LA Highway 1
Vivian, LA 71082
Casino

 

Caddo Lake State Park

245 Park Road 2
Karnack, TX 75661
903-679-3351
State Park

Earl G. Williamson Caddo Lake Park

11425 LA Highway 1
Oil City, LA 71061
318-995-7139
Camping, pier, boat launch, children’s playgrounds, showers with hot water

Horace M. Downs Park

8571 Crouch Dam Road
Mooringsport, LA 71060
318-929-2806
next to Caddo Lake Dam, a great place for fishing and family picnics

Noah Tyson Park

9300 Mira Myrtis Road
Rodessa, LA 71069
318-929-2806
off LA Highway 1 in Rodessa, LA, with boat launch, open to fishermen 24 hours/day

Childhood home of Mrs. Lyndon B. “Ladybird” Johnson
Karnack, TX

 

Historic Caddo Lake Drawbridge

LA Highway 538, over Caddo Lake
Mooringsport, LA 71060
caddobridg@aol.com

Huddie “Leadbelly” Ledbetter Grave
Shiloh Baptist Church
10395 Blanchard-Latex Road
Mooringsport, LA 71060
318-929-7334

 

Louisiana Oil and Gas Museum

200 South Land Avenue
Oil City, LA 71061
318-995-6845

 

Mini Museum of Mooringsport

Corner of Gremen and Croom
Mooringsport, LA 71060
318-996-7660, 318-996-7490, 318-996-7561, 318-996-7465
Call for hours

 

Mossy Brake Art Gallery

Mossy Brake Drive
Uncertain, TX 75661
903-789-3414
Inspired by the nature and wildlife of the region

 

Starr Family State Historic Site

407 West Travis Street
Marshall, TX 75670
903-935-3044

 

Uncertain Flea Market

Main Street
Uncertain, TX 75661
Third weekend of every month

 

The Uncertain General Store and Grill

5181 East Cypress Drive
Uncertain, TX 75661
903-789-3292
General store and gift store (see also under Restaurants)