Nature & Science

Wildflowers overlook a boater on Lake Meredith.
Wildflowers blossom on a hillside near the lake

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An Oasis on the Plains

Attracted first by the sparkling waters of Lake Meredith, visitors soon realize that there is much more to experience. Lake Meredith National Recreation Area is home to a wide variety plants and wildlife, a fascinating geological story and natural resources.

Shortgrass Praire
Lake Meredith is surrounded by the Shortgrass Prairie Ecosystem
Sanford Dam at Lake Meredith
Water: The Lifeline of the Panhandle
Colorful piece of Alibates Flint.

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Learn about the Geology of the Canadian River Valley

Mountain Lion track

Wildlife make their home at Lake Meredith.

Last updated: January 25, 2023

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Mailing Address:

Lake Meredith National Recreation Area
P.O. Box 1460

Fritch, TX 79036


806 857-3151

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