Lake Gladewater was constructed in 1952 to provide the citizens of Gladewater with an ample supply of water for many future generations. Today, this pristine 6,950 acre-foot spring-fed lake is surrounded by beautiful homes and is also enjoyed by fishermen and boaters.



Garland P. Ferguson Park sits on the western shoreline, offering picnic areas, playground, tennis courts, basketball and volleyball courts, pavilion, swimming area, boat dock and a lighted fishing pier.

The Lake Store has fishing supplies, live bait, snacks and cold drinks. Call the Lake Store at (903) 808-7667 for information regarding store hours or to obtain boat ramp permits.

Contact Gladewater City Hall at (903)845-2196 to reserve the pavilion.

The Lake Gladewater Police Substation phone number is (903)845-5041.  In case of emergency and no answer at the substation please call 911.

More information about Lake Gladewater (Gladewater City Lake) is available from Texas Parks and Wildlife and the US Geological Survey:

Fishing - TP&W - Fishing Gladewater City Lake
Public Access - TP&W - Gladewater Lake Access
Water Level - USGS - Lk Gladewater nr Gladewater, TX

The rules governing Lake Gladewater are detailed in the City Code Sec. 93. Click here for more information.