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Lake-O-The-Pines is located in the east Texas town of Jefferson. Most of the reservoir is within Marion County, although small portions are also in Upshur and Morris Counties. The lake offers some of the best fishing, camping and boating in the state of Texas. The dam and reservoir are located about 8.5 miles west of Jefferson. Lake O The Pines, which was formerly known as Ferrells Bridge Reservoir, was created by the construction of the Ferrells Bridge Dam on the Big Cypress Bayou approximately 81 miles upstream from the bayous confluence with the Red River. is a historic city located in northeastern Texas in Marion County. The town of Jefferson has about 2,000 residents and is called the "Riverport to the Southwest." the town sits between Caddo Lake and Lake O' the Pines. Attractions in Jefferson include Jay Gould's Railroad Car, the Sterne Fountain, the Jefferson Carnegie Library, the Excelsior House, and the many bayous located in and around the city. Jefferson is a very walkable town; one can walk to the restaurants, coffee shops, museums, antique shops, parks, etc. You can also take a riverboat ride along the river, travel on a 19th century steam-driven train, relax in a horse-drawn surrey, or explore the shops and museums on foot. All of this, along with Lake O The Pines makes this a tourist hot spot in east Texas.

Surrounding areas: Avinger, Texas (8.0 mi), Jefferson, Texas (16.1 mi), Daingerfield, Texas (17.3 mi), Gilmer, Texas (19.4 mi), Pittsburg, Texas (24.4 mi), Holly Lake, Texas (34.5 mi), Holly Lake Ranch, Texas (34.6 mi)

Lake O The Pines Vacation Rentals

Lake O The Pines Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Inn Of Jefferson400 S Walcott StJefferson, TX15.6 mi.(903) 665-3983
Longview Comfort Suites3307 N 4th StLongview, TX18.7 mi.(903) 663-4991
Longview Fairfield Inn3305 N 4TH StLongview, TX18.7 mi.(903) 663-1995
Holiday Inn Express & Suites300 Tuttle CirLongview, TX19.2 mi.(903) 663-6464
Wingate Inn-longview431 Ne Loop 281Longview, TX19.4 mi.(903) 663-3196
Globe Inn Motel1300 E Marshall AveLongview, TX20.7 mi.(903) 758-8263
Guest Inn605 N Acess RdLongview, TX21.6 mi.(903) 753-0350
Ramada LTD Suites419 Spur 63Longview, TX21.6 mi.(903) 757-0500
Wingate Inn Longview431 North East Loop 281Longview, TX21.6 mi.(903) 663-3196
Homewood Suites205 W Spur 63Longview, TX21.9 mi.(903) 234-0214
Quality Inn203 N Spur 63Longview, TX22.0 mi.(903) 757-7858
Hampton Inn5100 S East End BlvdMarshall, TX22.2 mi.(903) 927-0079
Comfort Suites5204 S E End BlvdMarshall, TX22.8 mi.(903) 927-1139
Fairfield Inn & Suites By Marriott Marshall105 W Interstate 20Marshall, TX22.8 mi.(903) 938-7666
Holiday Inn Express Marshall100 Ih-20 W Hwy 59 & Ih-2Marshall, TX22.8 mi.(903) 935-7923
Motel 6 #422 Marshall300 Ih-20 EastMarshall, TX22.8 mi.(903) 935-4393
Travelodge Longview3304 S Eastman RdLongview, TX24.3 mi.(903) 758-0711
Comfort Inn5904 East End BlvdMarshall, TX24.3 mi.(903) 935-1135
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suite900 S Access RdLongview, TX24.6 mi.(903) 247-3000
Microtel Inn & Suites803 n Access RdLongview, TX24.6 mi.(903) 234-2001
Stratford House Inn3100 Estes PkwyLongview, TX24.7 mi.(903) 758-4322
Holiday Inn Longview Conference CNTR3119 Estes PkwyLongview, TX24.8 mi.(903) 758-0700
Baymont Inn502 S Access RdLongview, TX25.0 mi.(903) 757-3663
Hampton Inn Longview112 South Access RdLongview, TX25.1 mi.(903) 758-0959
Motel 6 #0158 Longview110 West Access RdLongview, TX25.1 mi.(903) 758-5256
Best Western Gladewater1009 East BroadwayGladewater, TX25.7 mi.(903) 845-8003
Days Inn Marshall100 I-20 WestMarshall, TX26.0 mi.(903) 927-1718
Best Western Executive Inn5201 East End Blvd SouthMarshall, TX26.4 mi.(903) 935-0707
Days Inn & Suites5555 E End Blvd SMarshall, TX26.4 mi.(903) 935-1941
Laquinta Inn Marshall5301 E End Blvd SMarshall, TX26.4 mi.(903) 927-0009
Quality Inn4911 E End BlvdMarshall, TX26.4 mi.(903) 935-7923
Cajun Cowboy Motel & RV Park400 Hwy 259NOmaha, TX27.5 mi.(903) 884-2622
Bed & Breakfast
Carson House Inn & Grill302 Mt Pleasant StPittsburg, TX24.3 mi.(903) 856-2468

Lake O The Pines Weather & Climate

The Northeast Region of Texas has a humid, subtropical climate with hot, humid summers and mild to cool winters. Warm, dry winds from the north and west cause summer temperatures to soar over 100 degrees F. This is one of the hottest regions of the U.S. during the summer. Winters are generally mild with clear, sunny skies. Sometimes, strong cold fronts in winter known as "Blue Northers" will pass through the region, causing nighttime lows to drop below 25 degrees F. It generally snows 1 or 2 days per year, with an average accumulation of 1.8 inches. However, daytime highs around 70 are not uncommon in winter. Spring weather is warm but can be volatile. Severe thunderstorms are common, along with lightening, heavy rain, hail and possible tornadoes. Northeast Texas is located in the heart of Tornado Alley.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 55°F 33°F 4.23 in. -
February 61°F 37°F 3.69 in. -
March 69°F 44°F 4.40 in. -
April 76°F 52°F 4.13 in. -
May 83°F 61°F 4.05 in. -
June 90°F 68°F 4.15 in. -
July 95°F 72°F 2.62 in. -
August 95°F 71°F 2.33 in. -
September 88°F 65°F 3.64 in. -
October 78°F 54°F 4.68 in. -
November 66°F 44°F 4.71 in. -
December 58°F 36°F 4.87 in. -

Lake O The Pines Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the East Texas Regional airport (GGG) located about 29 miles south of Lake O The Pines in Longview, Texas, the Shreveport Regional airport (SHV) located approximately 52 miles southeast of Lake O The Pines in Shreveport, Louisiana, the Tyler Pounds Regional airport (TYR) located roughly 54 miles southwest of Lake O The Pines in Tyler, Texas, and finally Texarkana Regional Webb Field (TXK) located around 58 miles northeast of Lake O The Pines in Texarkana, Arkansas.

Lake O The Pines Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Hamel's ParkShreveportLA53.9 mi.
Water Parks
Water TownShreveportLA53.9 mi.
Golf Courses
Rusty Rail Golf ClubJeffersonTX16.5 mi.
Beaver Brook Country ClubDaingerfieldTX17.1 mi.
Alpine Golf ClubLongviewTX21.7 mi.
Cherokee Country Golf AssociationLongviewTX21.7 mi.
Divine Nine & Alpine Target GolfLongviewTX21.7 mi.
Wood Hollow Golf ClubLongviewTX21.7 mi.
Cypress Valley Golf ClubMarshallTX23.3 mi.
Oak Lawn Country ClubMarshallTX23.3 mi.
Princedale Country ClubPittsburgTX23.9 mi.
Longview Country ClubLongviewTX25.1 mi.
State Parks
Daingerfield State ParkTX14.6 mi. 
Caddo Lake State ParkTX27.1 mi. 
Lake Bob Sandlin State ParkTX32.8 mi. 
Atlanta State ParkTX37.1 mi. 
Longview Museum of Fine ArtsLongviewTX21.6 mi.(Art)
Zoos and Aquariums
Caldwell ZooTylerTX50.2 mi.
Ellen Trout ZooLufkinTX101.0 mi.

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