Eagle Mountain Lake, Texas, USA

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Eagle Mountain Lake, Texas, USA

Eagle Mountain Lake vacation rentals

Soar like an eagle on Eagle Mountain Lake

As eagles soar over the glittering water, lakeside life doesn't get much better than this. Eagle Mountain Lake is regarded as one of the most beautiful lakes in Texas. Spanning nearly 9,000 acres, it's a popular destination for many fishing, water-skiing and boating fanatics. It's also draws a loyal hiking crowd who come to conquer the rugged woodland trails surrounding the lake in Eagle Mountain Park. Located 15 miles north of Fort Worth, an Eagle Mountain Lake vacation rental is well-placed for your North Texas dream getaway.

Take a little lake break near Fort Worth Texas

A vacation on Eagle Mountain Lake is all about messing about on the water, whether it's fishing, swimming or just a lakeside picnic. It's also one of the most popular hotspots for water enthusiasts in north Texas. Try your hand at wakeboarding, water skiing or simply relaxing with a cold beer on a sunset boat cruise. Many Eagle Mountain Lake vacation rentals have their own boat dock. Rent a boat from the marina and head to Party Cove, where the boaters hang out and party in the sun.

I'm like a bird - Eagle Mountain Lake

But life in Eagle Mountain Lake is not just about being on the water. Surrounded by the wooded hills, bluffs and rugged trails of Eagle Mountain is Eagle Mountain Park. Covering 400 acres, it's home to a diverse variety of wildlife and birds. There are over 5 miles of hiking trails, plus picnic pavilions and restrooms, and it's the best place for views of Eagle Mountain Lake. Book an Eagle Mountain vacation rental on the west side of the lake and visit Shady Grove Park, a smaller park with tennis courts, a kids' playground and a swimming beach.

Texan temperatures are risin' in Eagle Mountain Lake

With blisteringly hot summers and cool, damp winters, Eagle Mountain Lake experiences all 4 seasons. The busiest time on the lake is in the summer months, when temperatures can reach a balmy 90 degrees on a sunny day, albeit with high humidity. The most comfortable time of year to visit is spring, between March and May, when daytime temperatures can reach 70 degrees and the wildflowers are in bloom. In the winter, temperatures drop to 50 and below, and the odd sprinkling of snow is not unheard of.

Go where eagles dare in Texas

Surrounded by the rugged bluffs and wooded hills of northern Texas, Eagle Mountain Lake lies 15 miles northwest of Downtown Fort Worth. This arid region of Texas is a great place for hiking, albeit with limited trails. Park up close to the lake shores and venture into Eagle Mountain Park, which surrounds the lake. It has 5 miles of well-defined hiking trails, where you can spot the resident white-tailed deer, wild turkey, and even armadillo. While the lake is brimming with catfish, crappie and largemouth bass, as well as the odd snappy alligator.