Little Elm Beach

Sandy beach
135 Lighthouse Beach Dr, Little Elm, TX 75068, USA
253 miles from Houston, TX
Water quality
Grades suggested by our reviewer
Water Quality
Unknown (read more)

Beach amenities

  • ParkingCar parking nearby
  • WCPublic restrooms nearby
  • Public grillsGrills or fire pits
  • PlaygroundKids will have fun!
  • Picnic tablesPicnic benches available
  • RestaurantsF&B places nearby
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About this beach

Warnings and hazards

No lifeguards on duty – swim at your own risk.

Dogs are not allowed on the beach.

Little Elm Park is located on Lake Lewisville in Little Elm and offers a variety of opportunities for outdoor recreation such as swimming, sunbathing, picnicking, boating, fishing, hiking, biking, and camping.

Location and Access

Little Elm Park is located at 701 W. Eldorado Parkway in Little Elm, Texas, and is open from 10 a. m. to 9 p. m. on weekdays and from 10 a. m. to 10 p. m. on weekends. There is plenty of free parking. On weekends, however, the entry fee is $10 per vehicle. They accept cash as well as credit cards. You can purchase seasonal parking passes for residents or non-residents at the Little Elm Recreation Center, 303 Main Street.

Dog Policies

You can bring a leashed dog to Little Elm Park but not to the beach. Nevertheless, there is plenty of water access for pets further down, so you can take your furry companion there.

Beach Access

Little Elm Park has an artificial sandy beach, which offers safe swimming in a dedicated area where boats are not allowed. There are no lifeguards on duty, but they provide free life jackets. The swimming area is roped off. The sand is soft and clean, good for building castles. Bring your towels, beach chairs, umbrellas, coolers, floaties, plenty of sunscreen – and enjoy a beach holiday!

Facilities and Amenities

Little Elm Park also provides a boat ramp, sand volleyball court, and softball fields. There are clean and well-maintained public restrooms throughout the parking area. If you bring food, you can have a picnic in one of the covered picnic areas with tables. There are also fire pits you can use. If you travel with kids, they’ll be happy to visit the park’s playground.

Other Activities

There are hiking trails running through the woods with occasional views of the lake, which are good for strolling, jogging, and biking. Fishing is allowed, so it’s another good option to pass the time if you bring a fishing rod. There are also designated areas for camping where you can put up a tent.

Driving Time

  • 5 minutes from Little Elm, TX

  • 50 minutes from Dallas, TX

  • 1 hour from Fort Worth, TX

Hotels and rentals

If you're considering staying for one or even a few nights, there are plenty of options available near the beach. Chose your preferred accomodation type and your favourite room provider:

Beaches nearby

Additionally, there's a number of beaches near Little Elm Beach which you can visit:

Beach reviewed by:
Phil R.
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Visitor questions:

Question: Are there still fire pits open to any one by the sand volleyball courts?
Asked by Ava about 2 years ago
Answer: Yes, the fire pits are still here. According to the Little Elm Beach rules, no outside grills and cooking equipment is allowed. Please use available provided grills in the park and on the beach.

Little Elm Beach videos

A very nice video of the beach
Sunset at Little Elm Park | Lake Lewisville
A fantastic drone made video of the beach and of the bridge

Weather conditions

Current weather at the beach and 3 day forecast

Best times to visit

Average temperature (°F)
Beach map and directions
The beach is located in Little Elm, Texas 135 Lighthouse Beach Dr, Little Elm, TX 75068, USA (Open on Google Maps)
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Reviewed on: July 22, 2019