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Overlook Day Use (Tx)

Lake O' The Pines



Overlook Day Use area is a great spot to relax and explore nature, located 10 miles from Jefferson, TX. With scenic views, activities like skiing, wakeboarding, tubing, fishing and kayaking, as well as a pavilion, boat ramp and dock there is plenty to do. The area also offers rolling hills and tall pines, with amazing views of Lake O' the Pines.


The Overlook Day Use area feuatures a beautiful lookout point at the north end of the dam at Lake O' the Pines. Here, almost 4 miles stright of lake can be season when the weather conditions are right. A great place to spend time with large groups and lots of nearby areas to recreate.

Day Use Overlook is about 10 miles from Jefferson, TX. At the intersection of 49 and 59, follow 49 West Northwest for 4 miles till you reach FM 729. From there, turn left onto 729 and go 3.5 miles till you reach a left turn at FM 726. Follow 726 2.5 miles till you reach the dam. Overlook Day Use will be on the right about 100 yards past Buckhorn Creek Campground.


From Overlook you can see the main body of the lake where most recreation takes place like skiing, wake boarding, and tubing. There is also great access to areas for those looking to kayak, sail or fish.


A pavilion with electric and water is available upon rental. A boat ramp with boat and trailer parking near the Fishing and Boat dock. There are also plenty of palces to fish from the shoreline.

Natural Features

An area with a large open field overlooking Lake O' the Pines from the south end, features rolling hills and tall pines all around.

Nearby Attractions

Lakeside Day Use and Buckhorn Creek Campground.

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