Grapevine Lake

Mild climates, 146 miles of picture perfect shoreline, and its central location to nearby Dallas and Fort Worth, make Grapevine Lake the

Grapevine Lake at Grapevine Texas

ideal spot for memorable family outings. Water-skiing, sail boating, jet skiing, kayaking and wind surfing are some of the most popular recreational and adventure sports that take place on the pristine waters of Lake Grapevine.

Grapevine Lake is a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project that caps the north end of the city of Grapevine. See map. The recreational lake offers great camping, trails for biking, hiking and equestrian use, picnic facilities, pavilions for large gatherings, fishing, boating and much more. Recently, Grapevine Lake has become part of the Elm Fork Project that oversees Lakes Grapevine, Lewisville and Ray Roberts in north Texas.

Water Levels May Have Some Boat Ramps Closed

The U. S. Army Corp of Engineers, which monitors lake levels along with the city's Parks and Recreation Department, considers normal elevation of Lake Grapevine to be at 535 feet. Current level is among the 10 lowest levels in more than 50 years.
(Boaters are always cautioned to be careful while navigating through any low water areas and near shorelines).
Boat Ramp Closures
Some boat ramps are now closed beccause of low water levels.  Due to the frequency of change in lake conditions, please check with the Corp of Engineers for the very latest in lake information.

As of June 2, 2014, the ramps closed are:

- Murrell Park is open.  Boat ramp is closed due to low lake level.
- Both Meadowmere ramps are closed.
- Farris Branch (also known as Scott’s Landing) ramp is closed.
- Vineyards Campground ramp is closed.
- Katie’s Woods Low Water Ramp is closed.

- McPherson Slough Boat Ramp is closed.

Launch fee is $5 per visit.  Yearly passes for residents are $35 and $75 for non-residents.  Passes may be purchased at the Vineyards Campground, Meadowmere Park, Rockledge Park and the Parks & Recreation Administrative offices located at City Hall (second floor).

Avoid Invasion of Zebra Mussels
Zebra Mussels are filter feeders that cause economic and recreational disarray in the bodies of water they inhabit. Unfortunately, less than a year after discovering this harmful species in Lake Ray Roberts, the infestation has spread to neighboring Lake Lewisville. Zebra mussels’ larvae are invisible to the human eye and are therefore easily spread when boats and trailers are moved from lake to lake without proper cleaning. Please help us in our effort to prohibit the transfer of zebra mussels to more Texas lakes by always properly cleaning, draining (including live wells and bilges) and drying your boat, trailer and gear. For additional information and materials to distribute to boaters, please visit

The Parks
Though Grapevine Lake is a popular lake for fishing and recreational boating, the parks are also a big draw for the weekend picnic and camping crowd. Camping is permitted at designated camping areas on a first-come, first-served basis unless otherwise indicated by reservation markers. Grapevine Lake at Grapevine Texas

Recently, oversight of the grounds on the South shores of Grapevine Lake, including Meadowmere Park, Lakeview Park, Oak Grove Park, The Vineyards Campground and the Katie's Woods area, have been leased to the City of Grapevine, which is now responsible for the daily operations of these areas. The city of Grapevine also maintains several boat ramps near each park area for easy access to the lake.

On the North shore Trail, a out-and-back mountain biking and hiking trail with terrain that ranges from flat to challenging, extends from Rockledge Park past Twin Coves. Murrell Park on the north side of the lake also offers sites for tent and primitive camping. On the southwestern edge of the lake, Marshall Creek Park has been leased to Trophy Club.

Lake Grapevine - Runners and Walkers Club
Lake Grapevine Runners and Walkers (lnown as RAW) is a local non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the sports of running, walking and fitness in the Lake Grapevine area. LGRAW extends an open invitation to runners and walkers of all abilities to come out for weekend runs and walks every Saturday and Sunday starting at 7:00 A.M. at the RAW Club House across from Oak Grove Park softball fields on Dove Loop Road. The Club sponsors three races a year in January, April and October, along with socials, barbecues, camping trips and more. 

Scott’s Landing Marina is home port to the Grapevine Sailing Club. Both sailors and power boaters alike drop anchor at this friendly marina, complete with boat clubs, lively activities and waterside dining. Big Daddy’s Ship’s Store anScott's Landing at Grapevine Lake Grapevine TExasd Deli, offering year round dine-in or alfresco seating, is well known on the lake for their hearty breakfasts and weekend outdoor-grilled steaks.

Located on the south side of the lake in Oak Grove Park, this marina is the largest on the lake with easy access to the main body of Lake Grapevine. In addition, the U.S. Coast Guard Auxillary Flottilla 5-11 offers boating safety courses to the public through Scotts Landing.  

Silver Lake Marina is located in a quiet cove on the southeast side of beautiful Grapevine Lake, surrounded by a peaceful shoreline, whispering trees and gently rolling hills in Silver Lake Park. To enjoy Lake Grapevine, ski boats, pontoons and barges are available on location by Just For Fun Watercraft Rentals. On weekends, try the Burger Dock's juicy hamburgers and delicious sandwiches, while you dine under a covered floating deck. You will have full view of the coming and goings of the lake's only 90-foot luxury party barge, The Lone Star Lady, while meeting and greeting fellow boaters and marina members.

Grapevine Lake Businesses
Please note: A list is still being developed to include all businesses on Grapevine Lake that operate within the city limits. If you know a business that needs to be listed, send us a note with the name, address and contact information. Thank you...
Big Daddy's Ship Store
Scott's Landing Marina
2500 Oak Grove Park
Grapevine, Texas 76051
817 481-1237

Grapevine Sailing Club
Scott's Landing Marina
2500 Park Road One
Grapevine, Texas 76051
817 915-SAIL

Hummingbird Sailing LLC
Scott's Landing Marina
2500 Oak Grove Park
Grapevine, Texas 76051
817 300-4143
Just For Fun Watercraft Rental
(Lonestar Lady Party Barge)
2500 Fairway Dr.
Grapevine, Texas 76051
817 310-3000
Paradise Cove on Lake Grapevine
3029 Midway Rd.
Southlake, Texas 76092
817 329-1668
Scott's Landing Marina
2500 Park Road One
Oak Grove Park
Grapevine, Texas 76051
817 481-4549
Silver Lake Marina
2500 Fairway Drive, #1
Grapevine, Texas 76051
817 481-1918
Taylor Marine Service
2500 Oak Grove Rd.
Grapevine, Texas 76051
817 481-8232
Tranquil Sails and Service
Sailboat Charter Service at Silver Lake Marina
817 456-2283

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