Nature & Science

Wildflowers overlook a boater on Lake Meredith.
Wildflowers blossom on a hillside overlooking Lake Meredith while a boater enjoys a quiet day on 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 two natural resources critical to the development of human civilization in the Texas Panhandle: water and flint.

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: October 5, 2017

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