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Best places to beat the heat in and around Sunray, TX

Kids having fun in waterpark

The City of Sunray is part of the Texas Panhandle, the northernmost part of the state that juts out like what it’s named after – the handle of a pan.

Temperatures in Sunray are generally lower than the average in other parts of Texas it’s a feature that should be good news for buyers looking for Sunray, TX homes for sale.

There are, however, more ways to cool down in case temperatures soar. Locals and residents in the general vicinity can head off in any one ofthese great destinations in and beyond the borders of Sunray.

Treasure Island Waterpark
7th Street Avenue R, Sunray, TX

Treasure Island Waterpark has been the City of Sunray’s favorite family-friendly destination for over 15 years. This municipal water park has everything you need for a fun day out with the whole family.

The zero-depth entry pool covers 7,000 square feet and features two 20-foot-tall water slides perfect for those looking for some extra thrill. Younger children, on the other hand, can splash away in the area with an age-appropriate slide while toddlers can wade in the small pool area with soft toy animals.

What really makes Treasure Island a huge hit with kids (and kids at heart) is the USS Bobcat pirate ship with functioning water cannons.

Lake Meredith
Approx. 43 miles southeast of Sunray, TX

Lake Meredith lies in the scenic Texas Plains Region. This 16,441-acre reservoir is a wonderful place for quick weekend getaways or for longer stays. The lake, which is also known as Meredith Reservoir, offers an array of recreational activities that are guaranteed crowd pleasers.

Plunge into cool, bracing waters. Rent a houseboat with perfect views of the cliffs and rocks. For activities that get the adrenaline pumping, waterskiing, sailing, and scuba diving are popular in the area.

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has also declared Lake Meredith as the site of the best walleye fishing in the state. Anglers will also find the reservoir stocked with a variety of fish to make it the perfect fishing spot. Here they’ll find:

  • Bass
  • Largemouth bass
  • Black bass
  • Perch
  • Catfish
  • Smallmouth bass
  • Channel catfish
  • Crappie
  • White bass
  • Flathead catfish
  • Yellow perch

Pampa H2O Aquatic Center
1400 North Sumner Street, Pampa,TX

If you want to make a road trip of it, take the 75-minute drive to Pampa H2O Aquatic Center. The facility is perfect for all ages with slides and other exciting water features. For younger children, the lazy river and splash pad are great for hours of water fun. At nearly four stories high, the Bowl or water slide is a crowd favorite. The centeris also equipped with a competition-size pool with two diving boards.

Learn more about Sunray, TX and Moore County with the Real Estate Gals Team. For inquiries on buying and selling property in the area, call us today at 806.930.8888 (Cheryl) or 806.884.8769 (Jayme). You can also get in touch with us here.