Lake Meredith National Recreation Area


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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 49,075 (19,868) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Lake Meredith National Recreation Area:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 49,075 (19,868) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.
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Lake Meredith National Recreation Area

Address:419 E Broadway
Fritch, TX 79036

Phone:806-857-3151
Fax:806-857-2319
Web: www.nps.gov/lamr/
Size: 44,978 acres.
Established: Administered under cooperative agreement with Bureau of Reclamation on March 15, 1965. Name changed from Sanford National Recreation Area on October 16, 1972.
Location:On the Texas Panhandle near Fritch, adjoining the Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument (see separate entry for description). Includes multiple access points; visitors from Amarillo may take either TX 136 north or TX 287 north.
Facilities:Campgrounds, picnic area, groceries, off-road vehicle trail, boat ramp, marina, boat rental, museum/exhibit.
Activities:Camping, hiking, horseback riding, swimming, scuba diving, boating, windsurfing, fishing, water-skiing, hunting, off-road vehicle use.
Special Features:A popular water recreation area in the Southwest, 10,000-acre Lake Meredith was created by Sanford Dam on the Canadian River and now fills many breaks whose walls are crowned with white limestone caprock, scenic buttes, pinnacles, and red-brown, wind-eroded coves.

See other parks in Texas.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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