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Massey Lake


Massey Lake, Texas

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

This lake is one of the many smaller Texas lakes and has 2 miles of shoreline. The closest major airport, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, is only 34 miles away.

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  • 2Mi. of Shoreline
  • Dam Name
    Soil Conservation Service Site 1 Dam
  • Managed By State of Texas
  • Ownership
  • Acreage
  • Water Level
    Full Pool Year Round
  • Counties: Ellis County
  • Fish: Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Rainbow Trout, Smallmouth Bass, Walleye
  • Condos available (No)
  • Interesting facts: Private, no public access.
  • Known for: Soil conservation dam and reservoir, privately owned
  • History: Earthen dam, natural lake. Included in soil conservation efforts by state of Texas.
  • Landmarks: Soil Conservation Service Site 1 Dam
  • Permit is not required to use the lake.
  • Jet skis are not allowed.
  • Motorized boats are not allowed.
  • Houseboats are not allowed.
  • Boating restrictions (No).
  • Dock restrictions (No).
(903) 731-1000
4000 TX-256 Loop
Palestine, TX 75801
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
International Pkwy, DFW Airport, TX 75261
34 miles away
Midlothian - Waxahachie Municipal Airport
131 Airport Dr, Midlothian, TX 76065
5 miles away
About Massey Lake
Ellis County, Texas

Massey Lake is a private body of water located in the Waters Edge gated community near Midlothian, Texas. Dallas is under 35 miles away, and Fort Worth is under 50 miles away.

The Dallas Love Field Airport is under 40 miles away, and the Texas Health Hospital Mansfield is under 20 miles away for easy travel and medical care.

Fishing Massey Lake

Being part of a gated community means 25-acre Massey Lake is a private oasis to residents. Kayaks and unmotorized boats are allowed here.

Out on the water in Massey Lake, the main fish here are largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, catfish, rainbow trout, and walleye.

Explore Dallas

If you are looking for activities to do in Dallas, there are plenty of options to suit your tastes.

If you wish to see some nature in person, The Dallas World Aquarium is right for you. They are accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and a member of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums.

If you are in more of the mood for a museum, both the Museum of Illusions and The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza are both excellent options.

There are also many places to dine in Dallas. Some of these are Hard Eight BBQ or Yardbird Southern Table and Bar.

Excellent Location for Lake Life

Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or waterfront property, Massey Lake is an excellent choice.