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Lack of freedom with Lake Gilmer development frustrates Gilmer officials

Lake O' Pines shoreline rules under review as Corps of Engineers seeks input from public

Water Planners Floating Several Reservoir Projects

Lake Gilmer first opened to the public on September 29th 2001 and is located at FM 852, 4 miles west of downtown Gilmer.

Lake size is 1,010 surface acres. There is an additional 1,557 acres of mitigation property that will be developed into combination hiking and nature trails and bird watching stations. A swimming and picnic area will be developed on the north end of the lake near the dam area.

Lake Gilmer Park and Kelsey Creek Sanctuary Nature Trails Are Now Open at Lake Gilmer located on Armadillo Road, just off Cherokee Trace.

Lake Gilmer Trails Map

Lake Gilmer Location Map

Lake Gilmer Map (PDF)

For More Info. Contact City of Gilmer 903-843-2552