DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Get your fishing rods, bait and boats ready – Squaw Creek Park is reopening for fishing on a limited basis starting Friday, June 4.
“We appreciate the strong community support during the reopening process and are thrilled to once again welcome our neighbors out to enjoy some great bank and boat fishing,” said Mitch Lucas, Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant site vice president. “We hope all of our guests enjoy the recently renovated park and the entire experience, both of which are due to the hard work and dedication of our employees who volunteered hundreds of hours to make this reopening possible.”
Opening day will begin with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 7 a.m., with fishing beginning immediately thereafter and lasting until 4 p.m. Those interested in boat fishing must visit www.Luminant.com/SquawCreekPark starting June 1 to secure a reservation; reservations are not required for bank fishing. Visitors will be charged a minimal park maintenance fee upon entry to cover the cost of maintaining park roads and facilities. A fee of $30, which covers all occupants, will be charged per boat; the fee for bank fishing is $5 (only cash will be accepted).
Moving forward, the park’s standard hours of operation will be from 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. Thursday through Sunday for bank fishing and Friday through Sunday for boat fishing on a limited basis. Following opening weekend, guests will be able to register for the upcoming weekend beginning each Monday. Visitors can select only one day per weekend (Friday – Sunday) to boat fish.
For more information on Squaw Creek Park fishing, fees and rules and regulations, please see the below Q&A.
Squaw Creek Park Reopening Questions and Answers
Q: Where is the park located?
A: Squaw Creek Park is located at 2300 Coates Road, Granbury, Texas 76048. The park can be found off State Highway 144, which runs north and south between highways 377 and 67. It is 45 miles southwest of Fort Worth, halfway between Granbury and Glen Rose.
Q: What do I need to know before I go?
A: Please review the following information before arriving at Squaw Creek Park:
Q: How do I cancel a reservation?
A: As a courtesy to those who may be on a waiting list, please call 817-573-7053 to cancel a reservation. Please note: reservations for registrants who have not arrived by noon will be canceled.
Q: Is a waiting list available if the boat maximum has been met on a particular day?
A: The boat maximum is 100 boats per day. If availability has been met, you can call 817-573-7053 on the morning of the day you would like to fish to check for cancellations. You can also check in after noon for potential availability due to no-shows.
Quick Facts about Squaw Creek Reservoir:
For more information, please visit www.Luminant.com/SquawCreekPark.
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