United States Caddo Lake

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Anita Oakley

Shoot with care
Caddo Lake is the only natural lake in Texas, with lots of wildlife including water birds, alligators, turtles, bass, etc. It's half swampland and some of the cypress trees are around 300 years old. It is an internationally protected wetland under the Ramsar Convention. Respect the environment and the wildlife please.

About this spot
Caddo lake is wonderful in the spring and fall. If there has been sufficient rainfall to raise the lake level you can get back into the bayous in pontoon boats. Cypress trees grow out of the water, covered with Spanish Moss. In addition, there are lots of heron, egrets, and other wildlife, so take a telephoto lens, too.

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Web links

https://tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/caddo-lake


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Anita Oakley

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