Tonkawa Lake

Time for fishing, boating, or just relaxing at the water – Hilltop Lakes has five lakes just for that! Property owners in good standing and their guests when accompanied by that property owner have use of these amenities.

All lakes have been stocked in the last three years with channel catfish, blue catfish, crappie, bass, bluegill, and fathead minnows.  Complete rules for fishing are available at the Welcome Center; only fish allowed to be kept are: 1)   bass – 5 fish limit 12″ – 18″  2) catfish – 5 fish limit over 12″  3)  crappie – 10 fish limit over 10″   4) panfish – 15 fish limit.   Limits are per person, per day.   All others are to be released.

Tonkawa Lake breeds over 87.1 acres. Tonkawa Lake does have a marked-off swimming area but please remember it is “SWIM AT YOUR OWN RISK.” Tonkawa Park is located on the south end of the lake where there are picnic tables and BBQ grills for your use and a playground to keep the children entertained while grilling. Also located in the park are restroom facilities.


  • Fishing
  • Boating
  • Water Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Grilling


All watercraft powered by gasoline or electric trolling motors and any watercraft that is paddled must have a sticker which can be obtained from the Welcome Center.

Only property owners can acquire a sticker for their watercraft which includes ski boats, bass boats, Jon Boats, plastic boats, aluminum boats, jet skis, Paddle boats, canoes, kayak, etc. Please note that watercraft travels only in a counter clockwise direction.

Everyone using the facilities must have their Property Owner I.D. Photo Card or written authorization in their possession and be ready to show the Security Officer upon request.

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