Praries & Lakes
Caddo National Grasslands
Caddo National Grasslands Information:
The 17,785 acre Caddo National Grasslands are located along the Red River. The grasslands consist of the Ladonia Unit and the Bois d’ Arc Unit. Amenities at the Bois d’ Arc Unit include the 651 Acre Lake Coffee Mill with a developed recreation area, the 388 Acre Lake Davy Crockett with two developed recreation areas, the 5 Acre Lake Fannin with an earthen boat launch, and the 30 mile Bois d’ Arc equestrian trail. Several multi-use trails lead from the two largest lakes. Activities include camping, hunting, fishing, horseback riding, biking, hiking, boating, stargazing, and picnicking. The Caddo National Grasslands are managed as a Wildlife Management Area in a cooperative agreement with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. The Caddo Grasslands are located northeast of Dallas near Honey Grove and Bonham, Texas. Maps are available for purchase from the U.S. Forest Service Ranger Office. To reach the Bois D’Arc Unit from Bonham go northeast on SH 121 for 15 to 20 miles to the WMA. To reach the Bois D’Arc Unit from Honey Grove drive 10 miles north of town on FM 100. To reach the Ladonia Unit from Honey Grove, go approximately 10 miles south on SH 34 and then 4 miles west on SH 34.  Caddo National Grasslands Units Map
Historic Lake Fannin Parkin the Bois d’ Arc Unit:
The park was built as a recreation area by the Rural Resettlement Administration from 1935-1936. The lodge and the original 16 cabins were built in the rustic style. Volunteers are restoring the buildings. This park is listed on the National Historic Register of Historic Places.