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Lake-Bridgeport is a freshwater reservoir located in Wise and Jack Counties in north-central Texas. There is also a community located along the shore of the lake called Lake Bridgeport. As of the 2010 census, the population of the village was 418 permanent residents. Lake Bridgeport, the lake, was created by the damming of the west fork of the Trinity River. It is upstream from Eagle Mountain Lake. Lake Bridgeport is used for flood control, residential and commercial sales, irrigation, and recreation. It's a popular boating and fishing destination for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, catfish, sunfish, crappie, hybrid bass and sand bass. The lake is rated "good" for largemouth and smallmouth bass. Boat ramps and marinas are located at various locations along the shoreline. Wise County Park, (located on the northern end of the lake) provides camping and day use facilities. Lake Bridgeport is 11,954 acres with a maximum depth of 85 feet. The lake was created in 1932 with a flood control capacity of 580,000 acre-feet and conservation capacity of 290,000 acre feet. Other recreational activities in the Lake Bridgeport area include hiking, biking camping, and picnicking.

Surrounding areas: Eagle Mountain Lake, Texas (27.9 mi), St Jo, Texas (38.0 mi)

Lake Bridgeport Vacation Rentals




Lake Bridgeport Hotels and Resorts

 
Hotels & Motels
Days Inn & Suites1900 S Trinity StDecatur, TX14.0 mi.(940) 627-2463
Comfort Inn1709 Hwy 287 SDecatur, TX14.2 mi.(940) 627-6919
Holiday Inn & Suites Express1051 US 81/287Decatur, TX14.2 mi.(940) 627-0776
Ramada LTD1507 Hwy 287 SDecatur, TX14.2 mi.(940) 627-6262
Super 81600 South Hwy 287Decatur, TX14.2 mi.(940) 627-0250
Econo Lodge624 Boyd RdAzle, TX26.8 mi.(817) 270-4207
Homestead Studio Suites Hotel1601 River RunFort Worth, TX29.2 mi.(817) 338-4808

Lake Bridgeport Weather & Climate

Central Texas has a humid subtropical climate with hot summers and mild to cool winters. Precipitation is fairly evenly distributed throughout the year, but the area receives lots of sunshine year-round. Large amounts of rain falling within short periods of time can cause flash floods. Severe thunderstorms are possible in the springtime. Hail is reported around Central Texas an average of 31 days per year and tornadoes are reported on an average of 12 days per year. Winters are mild and relatively dry. Snowfall is rare, but ice storms occur about once every two years or so. On average, central Texas receives 33.6 inches of rain per year, mostly in the spring and fall. Summer highs exceed 100 degrees F. on an average of 18 days per year and exceed 90 degrees F. on 116 days per year.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 56°F 30°F 1.53 in. -
February 61°F 35°F 2.06 in. -
March 70°F 43°F 2.63 in. -
April 78°F 50°F 2.83 in. -
May 85°F 59°F 5.53 in. -
June 91°F 66°F 3.54 in. -
July 98°F 70°F 2.26 in. -
August 97°F 68°F 2.01 in. -
September 89°F 61°F 2.97 in. -
October 80°F 51°F 4.37 in. -
November 66°F 41°F 2.28 in. -
December 58°F 32°F 2.01 in. -

Lake Bridgeport Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Fort Worth Alliance airport (AFW) located about 33 miles southeast of Lake Bridgeport in Fort Worth, Texas, the Dallas Fort Worth International airport (DFW) located approximately 50 miles southeast of Lake Bridgeport in Dallas / Fort Worth, Texas, Dallas Love Field (DAL) located roughly 61 miles southeast of Lake Bridgeport in Dallas, Texas, and finally the Grayson County airport (GYI) located around 75 miles east of Lake Bridgeport in Sherman Denison, Texas.

Lake Bridgeport Attractions

 
Amusement and Theme Parks
Six Flags Over TexasArlingtonTX53.0 mi.
Sandy Lake Amusement ParkCarrolltonTX57.1 mi.
Boardwalk Fun ParkGrand PrairieTX57.8 mi.
State Fair of TexasDallasTX66.4 mi.
SpeedZoneDallasTX66.4 mi.
 
Water Parks
Six Flags Hurricane HarborArlingtonTX53.0 mi.
Native Sun Water ParkLawtonOK102.1 mi.
 
Golf Courses
Bridgeport Country ClubBridgeportTX4.5 mi.
Runaway Bay Golf ClubBridgeportTX4.5 mi.
Decatur Country ClubDecaturTX14.5 mi.
Jacksboro Country ClubJacksboroTX18.6 mi.
Top O the Lake Country ClubBowieTX23.7 mi.
Bryan Golf CourseBryanTX25.5 mi.
Cross Timbers Golf CourseAzleTX27.6 mi.
 
State Parks
Lake Mineral Wells State ParkTX27.1 mi. 
 
Museums
Courthouse-On-The-Square MuseumDentonTX40.2 mi.(History)
Amon Carter MuseumFort WorthTX44.5 mi.(Art)
Kimbell Art MuseumFort WorthTX44.5 mi.(Art)
Modern Art Museum of Fort WorthFort WorthTX44.5 mi.(Art)
Modern at Sundance SquareFort WorthTX44.5 mi.(Art)
Sid Richardson Collection of Western ArtFort WorthTX44.5 mi.(Art)
Imgisphere Children's MueumBedfordTX47.0 mi.(Children's)
 
Zoos and Aquariums
Fort Worth Zoological ParkFort WorthTX44.5 mi.
Dallas Aquarium at Fair ParkDallasTX66.4 mi.
Dallas World AquariumDallasTX66.4 mi.
Dallas ZooDallasTX66.4 mi.
Fossil Rim Wildlife CenterGlen RoseTX67.3 mi.


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