Moss Lake

Texas

7Listings
$175K-$2.3M
$5.4MTotal Value
Moss Lake, Texas

Moss Lake real estate is a tight inventory market for lake homes and land in Texas.

The closest major airport, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, is only 67 miles away.

  • 68Deepest Depth
  • Dam Name
    Fish Creek Dam
  • Year Built
    1966
  • Managed By City of Gainsville
  • Water Drops
    1 ft
  • Ownership
    Public
  • Acreage
    380
  • Public Boat Ramps
    2
  • Water Level
    Seasonal Full Pool
Campgrounds
(580) 276-4411
19691 US-77
Thackerville, OK 73459
  • Counties: Cooke County
  • Fish: Black Crappie, Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Spotted Bass, White Bass, White Crappie
  • Condos available (No)
  • Interesting facts: It cost $1,639,000 to build.
  • History: Named after a former superintendent at Gainesville High School
Hospitals
(940) 759-2271
605 N Maple St
Muenster, TX 76252
Airports
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
International Pkwy, Grapevine, TX 75261
67 miles away
Whittington Ranch
Thackerville, OK 73459
23 miles away
About Moss Lake
Moss Lake's Convenient Location

Located in Cooke County, Texas just 60 miles north of Dallas and 12 miles northwest of Gainesville sits Hubert M. Moss Lake, or more commonly known as Moss Lake.

The History of Moss Lake

Moss Lake was named in memory of Hubert M. Moss. Moss was a local superintendent and outdoorsman who lead the movement for a city lake. Before he was superintendent, he was a chemistry teacher at Gainesville High School and Junior College. Construction of the Fish Creek Dam completed Moss Lake in 1966.

Popular Activities on Moss Lake

Fishing and boating are among the most popular activities at Moss Lake. The lake covers 380 acres and contains a number of species of fish including: black bass, small-mouth bass, channel catfish, and red-ears. There are two boat ramps and a public use area that are run by the city of Gainesville.

Lake Living at Moss Lake

If you are looking for a small lake with scenic views and plenty of fishing opportunity, Moss Lake is the place for you!