Lewisville Lake Park and Fish Hatchery Road

Lewisville, Texas

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Lewisville Lake Park (a fee area open daily from 8 A.M. to 9 P.M.) can be extremely busy on weekends. This park is primarily a recreational area with baseball, soccer, and football fields and the Lake Park Golf Course. The adjacent Fish Hatchery Road, which runs below the dam for about a mile, offers excellent birding year-round. This area contains dense riparian woodlands, brushy roadsides, wetlands, and drier fields. Key birds: Wood Duck is present year-round. Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, Indigo and Painted Buntings, Dickcissel, and Baltimore Oriole occur in summer. Common Loon, Horned and Eared Grebes, Osprey, Winter Wren, and Fox and Harris’s Sparrows can usually be found in winter. This eTrail provides detailed information on birding strategies for this specific location, the specialty birds and other key birds you might see, directions to each birding spot, a detailed map, and helpful general information.
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Birding Texas

by Roland H. Wauer & Mark A. Elwonger (Falcon Guides)

Lewisville Lake Park (a fee area open daily from 8 A.M. to 9 P.M.) can be extremely busy on weekends. This park is primarily a recreational area with baseball, soccer, and football fields and the Lake Park Golf Course. The adjacent Fish Hatchery Road, which runs below the dam for about a mile, offers excellent birding year-round. This area contains dense riparian woodlands, brushy roadsides, wetlands, and drier fields.

Key birds: Wood Duck is present year-round. Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, Indigo and Painted Buntings, Dickcissel, and Baltimore Oriole occur in summer. Common Loon, Horned and Eared Grebes, Osprey, Winter Wren, and Fox and Harris’s Sparrows can usually be found in winter. This eTrail provides detailed information on birding strategies for this specific location, the specialty birds and other key birds you might see, directions to each birding spot, a detailed map, and helpful general information.

©  Roland H. Wauer & Mark A. Elwonger/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Activity Type: Birding
Nearby City: Lewisville
Trail Type: Several options
Best Times: Best April and May for spring migrants and nesting activities; November to March for winter birds
Local Contacts: Lewisville Parks and Leisure Services
Local Maps: Texas Atlas & Gazetteer, DeLorme
Driving Directions: Directions to Lewisville Lake Park and Fish Hatchery Road

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