352 Fort Sherman Dam Road Mount Pleasant Texas 75455 | 903.572.1844


Welcome to Lake Bob Sandlin

On the border of Titus and Camp counties, Lake Bob Sandlin is on Big Cypress Creek about six miles southwest of Mount Pleasant and six miles northwest of Pittsburg.  The lake was named in honor of its major proponent, local businessman, civic leader, and Titus County Fresh Water Supply District No. 1 president Bob Sandlin.  A formal ceremony dedicated the lake on June 25, 1978.

Important Information Regarding TCFWSD Park

Titus County Fresh Water Supply District #1 Park will close effective March 25th at 8:00 a.m. and remain closed until further notice due to Health concerns with COVID-19. This includes all boat ramps in the park, camping, fishing and restroom facilities. The office will remain open by appointment only. If you have questions or would like to set up an appointment, please e-mail us at nfierro@tcfreshwater.com or call 903-572-1844. We apologize for this inconvenience but at this time we feel it necessary for the safety of everyone.


Fort Sherman Dam

Named after the local historic site, first construction of Fort Sherman Dam began in 1974. The earthfilled dam was built to a maximum height of 69 feet, a top width of 25 feet, and is 10,800 feet long.


Recreation & Wildlife

As well as being well known for its water storage and industrial use, the reservoir is known as a top bass-fishing lake for anglers.  Visitors may also enjoy swimming or watching the various wildlife that can be seen around Lake Bob Sandlin.



Lake Bob Sandlin is patrolled by the Titus County Fresh Water Supply District No. 1 Police Department and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to ensure safety and offer assistance when needed.