Choke Canyon Reservoir and State Park
Choke Canyon Reservoir with 26,000 surface-acres is one of the largest fresh water lakes in South Texas. It is the site of many fishing tournaments throughout the year.
The state parks, that surround the reservoir, is noted for its wildlife including white tailed deer, javelina, wild turkey and even alligators. There have been sightings of bald eagles within the Choke Canyon area. Some of the largest big mouth bass caught in Texas have been were landed at Choke Canyon. Fishing guides are available. Call Three Rivers Chamber of Commerce at (361)786-4330 for more information.
There are excellent camping facilities at Choke Canyon including cabins and motor home and RV hookups. Just outside the park are a variety of accommodations and restaurants. The entrances to the lake are four (South Shore Unit) and ten miles (Calliham Unit) from Three Rivers.