Spanish Moss: A Southern Lake Icon

French and Spanish explorers gave Spanish moss its name. Native Americans called the plant Itla-okla, which meant “tree hair.” But amazingly, Spanish moss does not harm trees or weigh down branches of healthy trees. It is simply one of the most superb plants the South has to offer.  What is Spanish Moss? Spanish moss is…

Spotlight on Broken Bow Lake

Southeastern Oklahoma is home to a wide variety of lakes, and one of the lakes that has gained popularity in the last several years is Broken Bow Lake. Situated just north of Broken Bow, OK and set in the beginning of the Ouachita Mountains, this azure-blue lake is a summertime favorite in a growing area.…

Spotlight on Possum Kingdom Lake

Possum Kingdom Lake is a wonderful serpentine lake set on the infamous Brazos River where North Texas meets West Texas. With spectacular geography and geology, wild history, amazing waterfront homes and seemingly endless miles of fun, “PK” is truly a remarkable place. Possum Kingdom Lake has long been a favorite weekend destination from the Dallas…

Spotlight on Caddo Lake

Caddo Lake is a natural wonderland. Formed some untold hundreds of years ago by a massive logjam on the Texas-Louisiana state line, it is often referred to as the “only natural lake in Texas”. It has been impounded by a man-made dam for about 100 years, but one thing is sure – Caddo Lake is…

Texas lake levels

Texas Lake Levels: 2022 Update

When you’re planning to head out to the lake, there is no bigger surprise than finding out when you get there that the lake is much higher or lower than expected. Some times the lake level can be so extreme that boat ramps, campgrounds, parking lots and other facilities are rendered completely useless. With the…

Lake Texoma

Spotlight on Lake Texoma

Lake Texoma lies on the Oklahoma/Texas state line, and is a major lake for tourism and outdoorsmen, drawing millions of visitors every year. With over 550 miles of shoreline, there is a lot of natural beauty, wide open water, hidden coves and endless amenities such as marinas, boat ramps and waterfront restaurants. It really does…

The Most Famous Lakes in the World

How to experience the absolute best mother earth has to offer! The most awe-invoking and inspiring lakes are natural wonders existing all over the globe. Lakehub.com recently had the pleasure to learn about some of the world’s most beautiful lakes ever! It is like the water is always prettier on the other side of the…

Making Lake Water Potable

When exploring the great outdoors, people have to plan on having enough water for drinking. If you are taking long hikes where there is no water, you have to carry your own, and water is heavy. If you plan on hiking around lakes and rivers, there are a few ways to make that water potable. …

How Many Lakes Are There In Texas?

Lakes are one of the most popular retreats during the summer months. They offer tons of entertainment opportunities, regardless if you are looking to go for a swim with your friends, get the boat out, or even bring out the fishing rod. Most Texans are probably well-aware that their state is one of the best…