The Palo Duro River Authority and Lake Palo Duro began with the completion of the Lake Palo Duro Dam in March 1991. Lake Palo Duro is located 10 miles North of Spearman. It consists of 8,983.50 acres. Lake Palo Duro's surface area is 2,413 acres. The depth at this time is 20 to 30 feet. In 2017, the Palo Duro River Authority changed to the Palo Duro Water District. The Palo Duro Water District is supported by Moore County, Hansford County, and the City of Stinnett.
Board of Directors
Jay Goodwin Moore County
Gene Legg Moore County
Gary Bain Moore County
Lee Gibson Moore County
Roger Odegaard Hansford County
Paul Stavlo Hansford County
Ben Butler Hansford County
Chuck Ball Hansford County
Loren Tooley City of Stinnett
RV Camping with hookups $25.00/per night
Tent Camping $10.00 /per night
Day Use Permit $5.00/per vehicle
Boat Use Permit $5.00/per boat
Shelter Rental $35.00 plus $25.00 deposit
Permits are required at all times.
Fishing requires a Texas Fishing License
Keep all areas clean
No skiing, jet skis, or tubing allowed
No trotlines or jug fishing allowed
Leash law enforced on pets
Palo Duro Water District promotes conservation of nature so there is ABSOLUTLY NO HUNTING ON LAKE PROPERTY!
Board Meetings are held every month on the second Tuesday at 2:00pm at the Palo Duro Lake Office Board Room.
We love our visitors, so feel free to visit the office during normal business hours.
General Manager Robert Howell
Office Manager Lila Flores
P.O. Box 99, 14320 River Authority Road, Spearman, TX 79081, US
08:00 am – 05:00 pm
Lake Palo Duro and park areas are open at all times