Medina Lake Facts
Brining you the facts about our beautiful lake
Facts about Medina Lake in Texas
Medina Lake is located in the heart of Texas hill country 40 miles north west of San Antonio in Bandara and Medina counties. It is a reservoir on the Medina River.
It is a crescent-shaped reservoir runing west and east. It is man made and was created for farming irrigation. It was impounded in 1913. It is contained by the Medina Dam at the lake’s south end.
The Lake surface is the area of about 5426 acres. The deepest point of the lake is 152. This lake is very clear and scuba diving teams come to this lake often to practice and teach others how to scuba dive.
Communities located along the lake are Mico, Lake Medina Shores, and Lakehills.
Medina Lake is perfect for fishing becaue of the variety of fish. Fish species that can be caught in Medina Lake are; Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Catfish, Crappie, White Bass and Hybrid Stripped Bass.
Medina Lake allows motor boats on the lake. Joe’s Place is one of the only few marina’s that offer boat rentals on Lake Medina.
There are lots of places to lauch a boat. Joe’s Places has a concrete ramp to launch you boat.
If you are looking for camping. There are several locations to camp at. Joe’s Place seems to have it all – camping, cabin rental, boat launch, boat rental, boat marina and dock.