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Squaw Creek Park, located at Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant, is reopening in the summer of 2010, providing an ideal setting for boat fishing, bank fishing and recreation.

 

Location

The address for Squaw Creek Park is 2300 Coates Road, Granbury, Texas 76048. The park is located off State Highway 144, which runs north and south between highways 377 and 67. It is 45 miles southwest of Fort Worth, halfway between Granbury and Glen Rose.

 

Hours of Operation

The park’s standard hours of operation are 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. Thursday through Sunday for bank fishing, and Friday through Sunday on a limited basis for boat fishing.

 

The park is typically closed on New Year’s Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

 

Please note: Because safety is our top priority at Comanche Peak and at Squaw Creek Park, from time to time the park may be closed or have a delayed opening due to weather, lake conditions, or other reasons. It is best to call in advance to confirm the park is open.

 

Park Information

 

Squaw Creek Park is owned and operated by Luminant.

The reservoir serves as the cooling source for two nuclear power units.

The lake’s surface area is approximately 3,200 acres and average depth is approximately 46 feet.

There are five divided boat launches, a dock and numerous picnic areas with tables.

 

Revervations and Fees

 

Reservations for boat fishing are required; however, guests do not need to register for bank fishing.

The admission fee for bank fishing is $5 per person. Admission for bank fishing is free to those ages 16 and under and 80 and over.

A park maintenance and development fee of $30 (cash only) will be charged per boat.

 

SQUAW CREEK

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Squaw Creek Reservoir

 

Location Somervell / Hood counties, Texas, USA

 

Coordinates 32°17′19″N  97°45′37″W

 

Lake type           Reservoir

 

Primary inflows       Squaw Creek

Primary outflows      Squaw Creek

 

Basin countries United States  

 

Surface area 3,275 acres (1,325 ha)

 

Average depth 46 ft (14 m)

 

Max. depth 125 ft (38 m)

 

Water volume 151,418 acre·ft (0.186771 km3)

 

Surface elevation 775 ft (236 m)

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