Possum Kingdom Lake

Texas

268Listings
$5K-$11.6M
$135.4MTotal Value
Possum Kingdom Lake, Texas

The Possum Kingdom Lake real estate market is a top ten marketplace for lake property in Texas.

The average list price for Possum Kingdom Lake homes for sale is $628,000. Normally there are about 160 lake homes for sale at Possum Kingdom Lake, and 210 listings for lots and land.

Possum Kingdom Lake is a mid-sized Texas lake, and has 310 miles of shoreline. Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, the closest major airport, is only 100 miles away.

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  • 310Mi. of Shoreline
  • 37Avg. Depth
  • 145Deepest Depth
  • Shoreline Borders
    State Park (Some)
  • Dam Name
    Morris Sheppard Dam
  • Year Built
    1941
  • Managed By Brazos River Authority
  • Ownership
    Public
  • Acreage
    17,000
  • Public Boat Ramps
    7
  • Water Level
    Full Pool Year Round
Campgrounds
(888) 779-8330
2053 FM2951
Graford, TX 76449
(940) 549-1803
3901 St Park Rd 33
Caddo, TX 76429
(940) 779-3004
1239 Willow Beach Rd
Graford, TX 76449
  • Counties: Palo Pinto County, Stephens County, Young County
  • Fish: Blue Catfish, Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Striped Bass, White Bass, White Crappie
  • Condos available (Yes)
  • Notable events: Mardi Gras and Shrimp Fest, Easter Egg Hunt, Firework Show at Hell%apos;s Gate
  • Interesting facts: The inspiration for the song "Possum Kingdom" by The Toadies
  • Known for: Huge cliffs and blue waters.
  • Landmarks: Hell's Gate
Hospitals
(940) 549-3400
1201 Montgomery Rd
Graham, TX 76450
Airports
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
International Pkwy, DFW Airport, TX 75261
100 miles away
Possum Kingdom Airport
Graford, TX 76449
1 miles away
About Possum Kingdom Lake
Palo Pinto County, Texas

Possum Kingdom Lake is located near the areas of Graham, South Bend, Caddo, Graford, and Palo Pinto, Texas. The Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan Area is around three hours away.

Palo Pinto County has a population of around 28,000 people and is located in central Texas.

While there are many smaller airfields closer to Possum Kingdom Lake, the closest major airport is Dallas/Fort Worth International and is about two and a half hours from the lake. Emergency care can be found at Graham Regional Medical Center, about 45 minutes away.

Residents and visitors have a couple of different options when it comes to buying groceries, and the closest grocery store depends on what side of the lake they are on.

Locals recommend restaurants such as Bonitaville Restaurant and Possum Hollow Restaurant & Lodge.

Endless Opportunities

At 17,000 acres, a maximum depth of 145 feet, and an average depth of 37 feet, Possum Kingdom Lake has lots to offer and has something for everyone.

Boasting over 280 bird species, the lake includes other popular activities like boating, fishing, skiing, scuba diving, hiking, and mountain biking.

Anglers can expect to find largemouth bass, white crappie, striped bass, channel catfish, and blue catfish here.

Monster fish hunters will be delighted to know that this lake has held some massive fish in the past. The largest striper caught in this lake was 34.19 pounds, and the largest largemouth bass caught here was 16.02 pounds.

Entertainment Options

Avid golfers should hit the links at The Cliffs Resort Golf Course, but don’t be fooled by its short length. This course has been rated as one of the hardest courses in Texas.

Explore Nature

The area surrounding Possum Kingdom Lake offers many hiking and biking trails of varying lengths. Those who love to canoe should row down the Brazos River.

Excellent Location for Lake Life

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