October 17, 2017
Recovery of Missing Person’s Body At Lake Meredith
An investigation is underway regarding the recovery of a body identified as that of 42 year old Jeremy Mills of Fritch Texas.
June 26, 2017
MUSIC AND FIREWORKS AT THE LAKE
Lake Meredith National Recreation Area (LAMR) is hosting the second annual “Music and Fireworks At The Lake” event Monday, July 3, 2017. Festivities for this free event will begin at the Fritch Fortress Amphitheater with the county band “Raizin Kane” from 7:30pm – 9:30pm then the fireworks will commence at 9:45pm
June 09, 2017
Youth Basic Fishing 101 Program at Lake Meredith NRA
Lake Meredith National Recreation Area in conjunction with Wright-On Bait, Tackle, and Boat Rental will be sponsoring a Youth Fishing Program entitled Basic Fishing 101.This exciting program will teach the basics of fishing to local youth from the surround communities ages 7-15 years old. The program is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Saturday, June 24, 2017 at the Sanford Yake Boat Ramp.
June 06, 2017
Summer Paddle-Up Kayaking Program at Lake Meredith National Recreation Area
Lake Meredith National Recreation Area has begun the summer’s Paddle-Up kayaking program for the 2017 season. Programs will be given on Saturdays and Sundays starting at 9:30 a.m. throughout the summer. We ask that you arrive no later than 9:00 a.m. for the safety briefing and equipment instruction. Tours will last one hour and thirty minutes and will lead visitors through the waters around Spring Canyon, located below the Sanford Dam. Never been in a kayak? No problem! Join our park staff and come out to recreate in your National Park.
June 01, 2017
SUMMER PROGRAM SCHEDULE
Lake Meredith National Recreation Area and Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument is announcing the “Ranger-led” Summer Program Schedule starting Saturday, June 3, 2017 and running through Sunday, August 27, 2017.
Programs will be offered each day of the week.
May 17, 2017
MOVIES AT THE LAKE
Lake Meredith National Recreation Area will be holding the first of four scheduled “Movies at the Lake” events this year on Saturday, May 27, 2017. These coming events are part of the Evening Program Series to take place between Memorial Day to Labor Day in which, evening movies will be shown at the Fritch Fortress Amphitheater in Lake Meredith.
May 15, 2017
LAKE MEREDITH NATIONAL RECREATION AREA ISSUES COMMERICAL USE AUTHORIZATIONS
Exciting news continues to come out of Lake Meredith National Recreation Area. The Park issued two Commercial Use Authorizations (CUA) to allow Wright-On Bait, Tackle and Watercraft Rental the ability to sell bait, tackle, camping supplies and rent boats at the Sanford-Yake boat launch area.
May 15, 2017
VIEW THE SOLAR SYSTEM AT ALIBATES FLINT QUARRIES SATURDAY MAY 20
Fritch, Texas – Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument will be holding the first of three scheduled “Star Party” events this year on Saturday, May 20, 2017.
May 02, 2017
Lake Meredith Hosts Walks and Programs Celebrating International Migratory Bird Day
FRITCH TX: Lake Meredith National Recreation Area (LAMR) is leading three bird walks and participating in the “Global Big Day” bird count in celebration of “International Migratory Bird Day (IMBD)” on Saturday, May 13, 2017.
April 04, 2017
Temporary Parking Area Closure for Visitor Safety
Lake Meredith National Recreation Area (LAMR) is temporarily closing the southeast corner of the parking area of the Sanford-Yake Boat Ramp for Visitor Safety.
February 24, 2017
Vandalism at Fritch Fortress
Fritch Fortress Amphitheater located within Lake Meredith National Recreation Area has seen a rash of vandalism over the last several weeks. Vandalism of this type hurts the local visiting community who utilize the park for recreation. Trash cans have been “bashed in” along with park signage that has been removed and totally destroyed.
February 14, 2017
Celebration of the Plains Indian Culture at Alibates
Beginning, Saturday, February 18, 2017, Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument will host a series of Plains Indian Village Cultural Weekends, “Alibates Fingerprints”, the third weekend of each month through September 17.
February 14, 2017
Youth Conservation Corps Work Program at Lake Meredith National Recreation Area
Lake Meredith National Recreation Area will conduct a summer youth work program under the authority of the Youth Conservation Corps through the National Park Service for youth between the ages of 15-18.
January 17, 2017
2016 Visitation to Lake Meredith Surpasses 1 Million
Visitation to Lake Meredith National Recreation Area surpasses 1 million visitors in 2016. This is an increase of 23.4% compared to the previous year.