Although fishing is by far the most popular pastime on Toledo Bend, the lake also offers water sports areas for jet skiing, water-skiing, wake boarding, tubing, and more.
Canoeing opportunities are available in quiet protected coves along the reservoir and in the dam area off Toro Creek.
Pedal boats are a pleasure for the young and young at heart. A number of public beaches, numerous RV and primitive camping sites, ATV trails, hiking trails and birding opportunities are available to enhance your experience with nature.
Toledo Bend lake is also a good spot for scuba diving with many sunken artifacts to explore. You will find the remains of buildings & towns, flooded cemeteries, and sunken boats hiding beneath the waters. There are some big catfish and gar that many divers hunt with spear guns.