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Interested in water skiing, tubing, or taking your jet ski for a spin? Gibbons Creek
Reservoir has plenty of room for the watersports you enjoy. The following regulations
are designed to ensure your safety as you play on the lake.
Watercraft on Gibbons Creek Reservoir must be equipped and operated in accordance
with applicable provisions of the Texas Water Safety Act and all water safety rules
and regulations adopted by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
In addition to any reporting requirement required under applicable Texas laws and
regulations, the operator of any watercraft involved in an accident on Gibbons Creek
Reservoir shall immediately report the accident to a Park Attendant. The Park Attendant
shall report the accident to the General Manager and a Texas Parks and Wildlife
Department Game Warden or other law enforcement official.
No person may operate a motorboat on Gibbons Creek Reservoir at a speed greater
than the minimum speed necessary to maintain steerage and headway within 50 feet
of swimmers, structures, restricted areas or the shoreline.
No person may operate a motorboat faster than 20 miles per hour at night on Gibbons
No person shall anchor any watercraft or construct or maintain any floating or fixed
structure that impedes or interferes with safe navigation on or public access to
Gibbons Creek Reservoir. No person shall place any navigation buoy or marker on
Gibbons Creek Reservoir.