outdoor

TOWN LAKE FIREMEN'S PARK

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TOWN LAKE FIREMEN'S PARK

Town Lake is a 3-acre lake with ½ mile paved running and bicycling trail circumnavigating it, which connects with the 2nd Street Hike & Bike Trail. Pedal boat, kayak and stand up paddleboard rentals are offered, as well fishing poles for rent. Learn to Fish classes and guided camping experiences are offered seasonally. Tackle, bait, and refreshments are available for purchase during the seasonal, staffed operating hours. A nearby pavilion is available for groups by reservation only, and two picnic table shelters, which include a barbecue grill, are first-come, first serve. Two playgrounds are also present in the park. The park is open to the public from 6 am – 11 pm daily.

201 N 1st Street, McAllen TX 78501

https://www.facebook.com/McAllenTownLake/

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Rental Fees (30 minutes):
Double Kayak - $15, Single Kayak - $10
Pedal Boat- $20, Four Seater, $15 Two Seater
Stand Up Paddleboard* - $10

*Ages 10+ only on the Stand Up Paddleboards (300 lb limit) and Single Kayaks
Ages 10 - 17 with parental supervision only. 
CUSTOM GROUP BOAT RENTALS
Arrangements can be made for groups who want to rent our boats. Contact Tiffany at 681-3333 or tkersten@mcallen.net for details.


FISHING

Fish include bass, catfish, bluegill and tilapia.

Ages 16 and under can fish without a license. Ages 17 and up require a valid state fishing license as per Texas Parks & Wildlife regulations. For Texas residents, this fee is currently $30 for the year or $11 for the day. Information on purchasing a license can be found at 

http://tpwd.texas.gov/business/licenses/online_sales/

CATCH AND RELEASE ONLY.
CAST NETS ARE NOT PERMITTED.

CUSTOM GROUP FISHING CLASSES
Arrangements can be made for groups who want to learn to fish. Contact Tiffany at 681-3333 or tkersten@mcallen.net for details. 


CUSTOM GROUP CAMPOUTS

Groups may make reservations for a custom guided overnight campout, depending on staff and pavilion availability. Boat rentals and additional programs are available to be added for an additional fee. Contact Tiffany at 681-3333 or tkersten@mcallen.net for details.

PAVILION & PUMPHOUSE RENTALS

Hosting a birthday or retirement party, family reunion or business social? Our pavilion and pumphouse building are available to rent!