Wow, what a unique, scenic, and intriguing Lake and this Caddo Lake page will help you learn more about Caddo Lake and what there is to see and do on and nearby Caddo Lake. Caddo Lake is one of those must visit lakes to understand, appreciate, and believe it's rich history, mystery, and beauty. Caddo Lake is and the Bayous are alive with thick bald cypress and a tangle of aquatic plants and because the vegetation is so lush, much of the lake is a maze of sloughs, bayous and ponds which makes it fun and erie to explore. Four watersheds help form Little Cypress Bayou, Big Cypress Bayou, Black Cypress Bayou, and Jeems Bayou and together they helped create the largest natural lake of fresh water in the south, covering about 26,800 acres with maximum depth of 20 feet. Don't expect clear water, thanks to all the aquatic live and cypress the water is stained a brownish copper color. Today Caddo Lake is perfect for camping, fishing, water sports, and cruising. See below the Caddo Lake Map for more information about Caddo Lake.
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|Resource Guide For Caddo Lake|
|Texas Outside Favorites||Cruising Big Cypress Bayou and into Jefferson, Caddo Lake State Park for camping, and skiing/boarding on the Big Cypress Bayou|
|Texas Parks & Wildlife||TP&W has some good information on fishing, ramps, marinas, and more|
|Caddo Lake State Park||The place to camp or stay in quaint cabins if you're going to Caddo Lake|
|Caddo Lake Website||Good info on Caddo Lake lodging, camping, restaurants, shopping, and lots more|
|Caddo Lake Info||Information about lodging, tours, birding, fishing, photography, camping, canoeing|
Some of the history of Caddo Lake includes:
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