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    About Cherokee Lake
    Lake Cherokee, Texas

    Lake Cherokee is located in Lake Cherokee, Texas, and is an hour from Shreveport, Louisiana.

    Ten minutes away you will find the East Texas Regional Airport, and 20 minutes away is the UT Health Henderson Hospital.

    Residents can shop at the Henderson Plaza Shopping Center, and enjoy the numerous local restaurants, such as Mac’s Burgers and DoeBoy’s Taste of Chicago.

    Large Lovely Lake

    At a surface area of 3,987 acres, Lake Cherokee offers plenty of space for activities, while still allowing residents to have peace and tranquility.

    Lounging on the Lake

    There is plenty of fish to catch, including bass, bluegill, catfish, crappie, sauger, and walleye.

    Besides fishing, you can also take a boat out and participate in watersports, such as water-skiing, tubing, and kayaking.

    What to do near Cherokee Lake

    The Texas State Railroad offers a three-hour train ride through the Texas countryside and offers food and beverage service as you travel through the State Park and learn more about Texas history.

    The Rusk Texas Footbridge is a historic landmark nearby and presents an opportunity to see some of the local histories of the area.

    Heritage Center of Cherokee County, Texas showcases the history of the county and the surrounding area since 1849 and is another great location in this historic district.

    Maydelle Country Wines a great stop for the adults of your household, and allows you to experience the local wine selection.

    Cherokee Civic Theatre has year-round offerings of theatre performances and is great if you enjoy going to the Theatre.

    Why Cherokee Lake

    This historic location offers great access to lake resources, as well as being located in a lively community. Cherokee Lake is sure to become your favorite place if you enjoy quiet lake life and historic sights.