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Lake Meredith National Recreation Area

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Address: Fritch, TX

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Worth a stopover after touring Alibates Flint Quarry for a picnic

This looks like the local recreation area - campsites, picnic tables. Great lake below for boating & swimming. We only passed though briefly, but worth a look when we have more... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
jm g
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flushing, ny
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

I give this a two only because we had to abort and turn around to go back the way we started. This was a dirt road that was not meant for small family cars. I don't know how we made it as far as we did; it was interesting to say the least.

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Hudson, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

We had a lovely night camping on the cliff over-looking Lake Meredith. Each camp site comes with a shelter, a grill and a fire ring. New shower blocks and water sources have been recently installed and they are immaculate! No reservations are taken, and it is first come, first served. Get there early as there is no charge for this... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

Part of our summer vacation must include swimming. With Alibates monument down the road, we had to swing by and get wet. Water was cool, swim area was clean and safe, staff in area were knowledgeable and respectful. Great get away in North Texas.

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Springdale, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

My friend is originally from Fritch so she wanted to show me around her home town, and im so glad she did as ive never seen such a beautiful lake as Meredith. We didn't get to stay long as our agenda called for other things but the beauty of the lake is breath taking. I want to so badly go... More 

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Amarillo, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

just thought I would update this. I live and work here and pass by on occasion the lake has come up a lot in the last two years. it had gotten down to about 35 foot deep and is about 65 feet as of March 2016 they are restocking the fish and ramps are open last I heard

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

My husband and I enjoyed an afternoon touring around Lake Meredith National Recreation Area. The lady at the ranger station in Flint was very helpful and we got a great Lake Meredith map. We started with a picnic lunch in a park below Sanford dam. The park was not crowded, had a pretty lake, many covered picnic tables, a couple... More 

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flushing, ny
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This looks like the local recreation area - campsites, picnic tables. Great lake below for boating & swimming. We only passed though briefly, but worth a look when we have more time to pass. Next time we want to have a picnic or BBQ here

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Fritch, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

As a kid that moved to Fritch at the age of ten, I have had a terrible burden of watching the lake recede bit by bit every year. In fact, my mom works headquarters and my step-father was a firefighter. So when I was able to wander out there without my family hovering around me, I did. I I have... More 

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Smithfield, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

Had trouble finding a place to camp but once we got settled we were very impressed. The view was great! The site was free so I was pleasently surprised to find picnic tables and shelters and bathrooms with running water. Very windy up there but overall a great stop on our trip.

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Branson, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

They say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder and for Lake Meredith that is surely the case. Most people will complain that the lake is so low that it's useless for anything but there is still plenty to do in the recreation area as long as you're not looking for flash and watersport. I've never swam in... More 

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