Moving forward, the park’s standard hours of operation will be from 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. Thursday through Sunday for bank fishing and Friday through Sunday for boat fishing on a limited basis. Following opening weekend, guests will be able to register for the upcoming weekend beginning each Monday. Visitors can select only one day per weekend (Friday – Sunday) to boat fish.
For more information on Squaw Creek Park fishing, fees and rules and regulations, please see the below Q&A.
Squaw Creek Park Reopening Questions and Answers
Q: Where is the park located?
A: Squaw Creek Park is located at 2300 Coates Road, Granbury, Texas 76048. The park can be found 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.
Q: What do I need to know before I go?
A: Please review the following information before arriving at Squaw Creek Park:
- Reservations are not required for bank fishing, though they are required for boat fishing. A registration website will be launching next week that will allow guests to reserve space on a designated date.
- Guests will be able to register for the upcoming weekend beginning each Monday, with the exception of opening weekend. Registration will begin Tuesday morning during regular business hoursdue to the Memorial Day holiday. Visitors can select only one day per weekend (Friday – Sunday) to boat fish.
- The admission fee (cash only) for bank fishing is $5 per person. Admission for bank fishing is free to those ages 16 and under or 80 and over.
- A park operations and maintenance fee of $30 (cash only) will be charged per boat. One reservation and fee covers a single boat and its occupants.
Upon arrival at the park, you must present a printed copy of the confirmation page or e-mail and a valid driver’s license at the park guardhouse.
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 817-573-7053 in advance to confirm the park is open.
- Pets are welcome, but must be leashed while in the park and under control at all times.
Q: How do I cancel a reservation?
A: As a courtesy to those who may be on a waiting list, please call 817-573-7053 to cancel a reservation. Please note: reservations for registrants who have not arrived by noon will be canceled.
Q: Is a waiting list available if the boat maximum has been met on a particular day?
A: The boat maximum is 100 boats per day. If availability has been met, you can call 817-573-7053 on the morning of the day you would like to fish to check for cancellations. You can also check in after noon for potential availability due to no-shows.
Quick Facts about Squaw Creek Reservoir:
- Owned and operated by Luminant
- Surface area is approximately 3,200 acres
- Average depth is approximately 46 feet
For more information, please visit www.Luminant.com/SquawCreekPark.
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Luminant, a subsidiary of Energy Future Holdings Corp., is a competitive power generation business, including mining, wholesale marketing and trading, construction and development operations. Luminant has 17,500 megawatts of generation in Texas, including 2,300 MW fueled by nuclear power and 7,200 MW fueled by coal. An additional 800 MW of coal-fueled generation capacity is under construction and expected to begin commercial operation in 2010. The company is also the largest purchaser of wind-generated electricity in Texas and fifth largest in the United States. EFH is a Dallas-based energy holding company that has a portfolio of competitive and regulated energy subsidiaries, primarily in Texas. Visit www.luminant.com or www.energyfutureholdings.com for additional information.