Lake Amon G Carter

Texas

20Listings$30K-$1.3M$6.4MTotal Value
Lake Amon G Carter, Texas

Lake Amon G Carter real estate is a beautiful, but lesser known, market for lake homes and land in Texas.

There are typically around 10 lake homes for sale on Lake Amon G Carter, and 20 lots and land listings available. Lake Amon G Carter homes for sale have an average list price of $389,000.

This lake is a mid-sized Texas lake and has 709 miles of shoreline. The closest major airport, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, is only 80 miles away.

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  • 709Mi. of Shoreline
  • 50Deepest Depth
  • Year Built
    1955
  • Managed By City of Bowie
  • Ownership
    Public
  • Acreage
    1,848
  • Public Boat Ramps
    2
  • Water Level
    Seasonal Full Pool
  • Schedule
    August-November
Marinas
Harbor One Marina
(817) 236-8150
9315 Boat Club Rd
Fort Worth, TX 76179
(817) 236-8362
9290 Live Oak Ln
Fort Worth, -1 76179
Runaway Bay Marina
(940) 575-4745
Runaway Bay
Runaway Bay, TX 76426
Golf Courses
(940) 627-3789
211 Country Club Rd
Decatur, TX 76234
Indian Oaks Golf Club
(940) 825-4213
912 US-82
Nocona, TX 76255
Twisted Oaks Golf Club
(940) 872-4000
676 Country Club Rd
Bowie, -1 76230
Campgrounds
(940) 627-5475
Fs 902
Decatur, TX 76234
(940) 872-2429
4242 US-287
Sunset, TX 76270
(940) 627-7176
1081 Co Rd 2461
Decatur, TX 76234
  • Fish: Black Crappie, Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass
  • Condos available (No)
  • Notable events: Fishing Tournaments
  • Interesting facts: Two reservoirs in one lake, a Fishermans Paradise
  • Other notes: Located about six miles south of the City of Bowie in Montague County, Texas on Big Sandy Creek, a tributary of the West Folk Trinity River which is tributary of the Trinity River. Fort Worth businessman and philanthropist Amon G. Carter, for whom the lake was named.
  • Permit is not required to use the lake.
  • Houseboats are allowed.
  • Boating restrictions (No).
  • Dock restrictions (No).
Hospitals
(940) 825-3235
100 Park Rd
Nocona, TX 76255
Airports
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
2400 Aviation Dr, DFW Airport, TX 75261
80 miles away
Bowie Municipal Airport
Bowie, TX 76230
17 miles away
About Lake Amon G Carter
Montague County, Texas

Lake Amon G Carter is a 1,848-acre lake in North Texas, right around the city of Bowie. The Dallas-Fort Worth area is around two hours away, perfect for a day trip.

The lake is around 45 minutes from Nocona General Hospital and 1.5 hours from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.

On the Water

With a surface area of 1,848 miles and a maximum depth of 50 feet, Lake Amon G Carter has plenty of space for activities.

There are two accesses on the lake: Selma Park and Big Sand Creek. Both are open all year, operated by the City of Bowie, and accommodative to all boat types. Selma Park, in particular, offers campsites, a swimming pier, a beach area, and a playground.

Anglers at Lake Amon G Carter might catch channel catfish, largemouth bass, crappie, and white bass.

Local Attractions

If you're a fan of fun statues or landmarks, Bowie will meet your needs. Visit the "World’s Largest Bowie Knife" here for a fun photograph with the family.

The Johnson Family's Cross Trails Boarding Stable is around 30 minutes away, offering horseback riding adventures and lessons for all ages and skill levels.

Wine lovers may also find Lake Amon G Carter appealing. Less than half an hour away is the Brushy Creek Vineyards, one of Texas’ premium wine producers. Brushy Creek produces lots of varieties of wine and offers tastings.

Find Your Paradise

Whether you’re looking for a vacation home, retirement home, or just want a simple retreat from civilization in a rural area, Lake Amon G Carter may be the lake for you!