The lake can be a busy place during the summer and one of the common questions first time visitors have is "where can I launch my boat?" Fortunately getting your boat into the water at Joe Pool Lake is not a problem most of the time. You may run into trouble if you try to get to a boat ramp during a busy time of day during a summer weekend or worse yet - a summer holiday weekend. Human nature being what it is, when we are faced with having to wait for a line of boats to get launched before we can get in the water, we bemoan the lack of there being more boat ramps. If only someone would have planned ahead and built more boat ramps we would not be standing around losing precious time out on the lake. Planning ahead, now there is a good idea.......
The map below has blue anchors that mark boat ramp locations. You can point to any of the locations and the name of a park or marina will appear. Clicking on that name will bring you to a webpage with details about the park or marina and what you need to know so you can get your boat into Joe Pool Lake. You can also skip the map and take a look at the list of sites further down the page. This list also has links to the webpages that tell you more about accessing each of Joe Pool Lake's boat ramps.
Clickable Joe Pool Lake Map(or scroll down to see a list, and short description, of the area's boat ramps.....)
Loyd Park boat ramp - A single 4 lane boat ramp. Your park entry fee of $10 includes use of the boat ramp. The park is open all year, 24 hours a day.
Lynn Creek Park boat ramps - There are 2 boat ramps for a total of 8 lanes. Park entry fee of $10 includes use of the boat ramps. Call the city of Grand Prairie (817) 467-2104 for hours.
Lynn Creek Marina boat ramp - A single 2 lane boat ramp. Call the marina for hours and fees (817) 640-4200.
Britton Park boat ramp - A single lane ramp. $5 entry fee. Park hours vary by season and the facility is closed during the late fall and most of the winter. Visit their website or call the city of Grand Prairie for dates and hours (817) 467-2104
Cedar Hill State Park boat ramps - Two boat ramps. A $7 entry fee. The park opens at 6 a.m.