Lake Wichita

Hwy 79S, Wichita Falls, TX 76310
Lake Wichita is located on the south side of Wichita Falls, off Texas Highway 79. It is a recreational lake with 1224 surface acres. Predominant fish species include White & hybrid striped bass, Channel catfish and White crappie. Lake Wichita Park offers a 2.6 mile concrete hiking and bicycling trail that runs from the southern tip of the park at Fairway Avenue to the dam. The trail resumes northward to Lucy Park. The park has a playground, basketball goals, and multiple picnic areas. There is a 10-unit picnic shelter that can seat sixty persons and is available for renting. The park also has two lighted baseball and two-lighted softball fields, three lighted football fields, and an 18-hole disc golf course. It also has the only model airplane landing strip in the Texas state park system. There is an off-leash dog park.