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Loyd Park Now Open - Boat Ramp Opens August 22!
Loyd Park is open for camping and day-use. A limited number of cabins and camping sites are available. Call 972-237-4120 for reservations.

Please note:The Lynn Creek Marina remains closed at this time. No fuel will be available at Joe Pool Lake.



Back-in-Business Beach Bash
Loyd Park and Lynn Creek Park are back in business! Water levels at Joe Pool Lake have receded after flooding rain forced the parks to close in May. Celebrate the grand reopening of the Grand Prairie Lake Parks at the Back-in-Business Beach Bash on Labor Day weekend at Loyd Park!

Friday, September 4 • 7-10pm
Double Ace Beach Jam
Bring the whole family, lawn chairs & blankets for a concert on the beach at Loyd Park on Joe Pool Lake. Celebrate Labor Day and the GRAND reopening of Grand Prairie’s Lake Parks! Food & beverage available for purchase. Free lawn games (washers and cornhole) and sand volleyball! $15/vehicle admission fee.

Saturday, September 5 •  7-10pm
“The Lego Movie” on the beach!
A movie for the whole family! Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. Food & Beverage available for purchase. Free lawn games (washers and cornhole). $15/vehicle admission fee.

And, ½ price Canoe, Kayak, and Paddleboard rentals all weekend long (Friday-Monday)

For more information, call 972-237-4120.


About Loyd Park

On the west shore of Joe Pool Lake, Loyd Park covers about 791 acres of native Texas landscape. Centrally located, camping at Loyd Park is conviniently close to the major DFW attractions. In a peaceful tree filled setting right on the lake. Individual campsite sizes are large (avg 1000 sq ft.) and each one has a picnic table and pavilion, grill, fire ring, and more Texas tranquility than you can handle!

Loyd and Lynn Creek Parks are also home to many special events.

Boat Dock at Loyd ParkPark Amenities include:

  • 221 camping sites
  • Water & 30amp electric hookups
  • All concrete pads
  • Camping cabins
  • Restrooms and showers/ changing house
  • Picnic areas
  • Large picnic pavilions
  • Four-lane boat ramp with trailer parking
  • Boat dock
  • Volleyball & softball field
  • Swimming beach
  • Hiking, biking and equestrian trails
  • Paddling Trail
  • Canoe & Kayak Rentals (more info)
Loyd Lodge - NOW BOOKING!

Now taking reservations for the brand-new 18-room Loyd Park Lodge and the historic Loyd Home on Joe Pool Lake! The fully furnished kitchen, covered porch with rockers, grills, a fire pit, big screen televisions and many more amenities make this a perfect spot for family reunions or corporate and church retreats. Located just steps from the swimming beach!

For additional information and to make a reservation, please call 972-237-4120.

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Park Admission Fees

Park Pass
- Primary Pass
- Secondary Pass
*Family Can purchase 2 maximum. May not be used on Holidays and some Special Events. All park passes expire one year later on the last day of the month that that the primary pass was purchased.


Vehicle Fee, per day

Up to 6 people. Additional people $2 each. Children 5 and under are free.


Vehicle Fee, per day
(Holidays & Holiday Weekends)

Up to 6 people. Additional people $2 each. Children 5 and under are free.

Vehicle Fee, per day
(Fourth of July)

Seniors per person
(a senior in a vehicle with a person ages
6-64 will be charged $10 for that vehicle.)


Boat Launch Fee



Hours of Operation
Gate House Hours:
24 hours a day, all year long

Business Office Hours/ Reservations:
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm


Please note:
To make reservations for October 16-17 & 23-24, 2015, you MUST call the Loyd Park office at 972-237-4120. Online reservations are not available for these two weekends.

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Loyd Park • 3401 Ragland Rd. • 972.237.4120 • Contact Us