Travelers are voting White Rock Lake, Grapevine Lake and Joe Pool Lake as the best of 7 lakes near Dallas. There are 3 lakes near Terrell a city just 30 km from Dallas and 3 lakes near Royse City which is 31 km distant. The most popular of these are Lake Lavon near Terrell and Lake Tawakoni in Royse City. Want more? Check out our map of lakes near Dallas.