This Beloved Texas Beach Is Finally Reopening And We Couldn’t Be Happier
Summer has arrived in Texas and the quest to find ways to stay cool is in full force. In addition to spring-fed pools and natural waterslides, you can add one of the state’s most beloved swimming spots to your bucket list. After over a decade, the gates at Island View Park have re-opened and swimmers can again enjoy Lake Texoma. Here’s more information about the cleanup process that has transformed this summer destination:
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
Get a sneak preview of the newly-restored beach by watching this YouTube video posted by Exception Productions:
For directions and more, visit the official Island View Park website. Do you have memories of visiting Island View Park? Are you planning on heading there again this summer? We’d love to hear from you!
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Alexandria. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.
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