Eagle Mountain Lake is a reservoir in that was formed by the damming of the Trinity River in North Texas. The lake sits at 198 metres above sea level just north of Fort Worth and has a surface area of over 3,500 hectares.
Many people visit the lake to enjoy recreational activities, like wake boarding, water skiing and kayaking, though it is probably most known as a boating destination. In fact, the lake is home to the world-renowned Fort Worth Boat Club, which was founded in 1929. The boat club regularly holds both international and national regattas.
Fishing is extremely popular at Eagle Mountain Lake, as it is home to largemouth bass, channel catfish, white bass and white crappie. Fishermen can use ramps at the marina, though they also rent out boats. Other facilities found around the lake include picnic areas, walking trails, restaurants and campgrounds.