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The Science Behind Summer Solstice

    Today officially marks the first day of summer, also known as Summer Solstice (or “the longest day of the year”). In honor of this day, we decided to investigate why summer days are considered “longer”. Weather.com helped us learn that the northern hemisphere gets the most sunlight during this season because it is […]


Survey on Heat Comfort: What Did Texas Say?

  Last year, The Weather Channel’s official website, www.weather.com, reported the results of a survey that was given to our nation about what temperature they feel is too hot to enjoy. (Hawaii and Alaska were not surveyed.) Through the results, they found that the responses highly relied on where the person is from. This would […]



3 Ways to Enjoy Hidden Cove Park and Marina!

With summer just around the corner, many of us are starting to plan vacation outings, weekend ideas and day trips to enjoy the warmer weather! At Hidden Cove, we offer many different options so that every member of your family can enjoy the sun while feeling the refreshing waters. If you are looking for a […]


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Picnic Essentials For You & Your Family

  A nice picnic under the beautiful sun is the perfect idea for a romantic date or a fun day with the whole family. Be sure to run through this checklist so you can prepare for the perfect picnic.   1. Check the Weather Make sure that no rain gets in the way of your […]


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Is This Rainy Spring A Repeat of Last Year?

  Simply put, the answer is No. Not for DFW. Last year’s flood did immense damage to Hidden Cove Park, the bulk of which has now been fully repaired. This April, while it admittedly has seen some rain, is no cause for panic just yet in our area. Remember, it’s typical for more rain to […]


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Re-Opening Week!

In case you haven’t heard, the park has now re-opened! The flood of 2015 held us back for a while, and it was so great to see the smiling faces of both regular visitors and newcomers. Some areas are still being worked on, but most of it is available for use, including: Picnic pavilions Swimming […]


Irving Camping, Irving Lake

Great Spring Activities That Won’t Break the Bank

Spring has arrived – and the kids are ready to make the most of it! If you’re wanting to have family time but don’t want to spend much (who does?), consider this list.   Plan a family photo session! Spring is the season where your family and Mother Nature are both looking their best! Take […]


Carrollton Camping, Carrollton Lake

Why Camping in Fall Might be Even Better Than Summer

Few images can top the picturesque appearance of a calming lake, surrounded by the beautiful warm colors of fall. Whether your camping trip is intended to be a romantic weekend getaway or for quality time with the family that you love, autumn sets the perfect background for a tranquil “stay-cation” in Frisco or The Colony. […]


How Cold Is Too Cold When It Comes To Swimming?

Fall will be here before we know it, and, like the rest of our surroundings, the lake water here at Hidden Cove will soon be cooling off. While some parents may think “If they get cold, they will get out,” and decide to let their children dive in, the risks of swimming in water that […]


Lewisville Camping, Lewisville Lake

3 Swimming Tips That Could Save Your Life at the Lake

  While we love knowing that you choose our facility to enjoy your summer, we want to make sure that everyone is as safe as possible while doing so. There are several safety tips listed throughout the pages of our website, and here are three more that you may not have thought of.   If […]


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