Get yourself into some deep water.

Richland-Chambers Lake is home to one of the largest lakes in Texas. It’s rural setting makes it the perfect place to retreat for some uninterrupted time on the lake.

Own lake property? Review TRWD permits

Fishing Richland-Chambers

Richland-Chambers provides great fishing opportunities.The lake is regularly stocked with fish and is a great place to catch White & Hybrid Striped Bass, Blue & Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Crappie, Smallmouth Buffalo and Carp.

Species Poor Fair Good Excellent
Largemouth Bass  yes  
Catfish    yes
Crappie    yes
White & Hybrid Striped Bass    yes
Sunfish yes   

Richland-Chambers News

Trinity Trails By The Numbers

Did you know TRWD manages more than 70 miles of Trinity Trails? Learn more about recreational opportunities like watersports at

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Current Lake Levels

Amount Above or Below Conservation Level
*Provided by USGS. Read the Daily Report.

Want to Host an Event?

The Trinity Trails are a great place to host charity walks, 5Ks, adventure runs, triathlons and more. Interested in hosting an event? A special operating permit is required for any commercial activity or event on TRWD property.


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Richland-Chambers Lake is located in Navarro and Freestone Counties. Sitting at 45,000 acres, it is the third largest lake to lie totally within the state of Texas. In addition to the private marinas, docks and ramps that operate on the lake, TRWD has created several public access ramps around the lake making getting on the water a breeze!

Permits, Applications & Ordinances

General Improvement Applications and Guidelines, Dock Licenses, Septic Applications, etc.
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Richland-Chambers Rules

Activity upon this lake is governed by the General Ordinance of the Tarrant Regional Water District, in addition to all applicable state and federal regulations pertaining to inland waterways.

Lake Location

Richland-Chambers is located in Navarro and Freestone counties.

Lake Hours

Richland-Chambers is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. When accessing the water after dark, all watercraft must follow rules regarding proper lighting as outlined in the TRWD General Ordinance & TX Safe Boating Act.

Lake Contacts

Reservoir Manager:
Buckley Butler
For Non-Emergencies:
(817) 335-2491
Emergency: 911