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JOHNSON'S RANCH MARINA, located on Caddo Lake in Uncertain, Texas, is the oldest inland
marina still operating in the State of Texas. Caddo Lake is the only natural lake in Texas (and was
the only lake until the construction of reservoirs.) JOHNSON'S RANCH has been serving the
sportsmen of Texas since 1908.

Johnson's Ranch has the only boat gasoline on Caddo Lake. Their 93 Octane Super Unleaded will keep your motors running smoothly.


Today JOHNSON'S RANCH MARINA is a full service marina supplying the sportsman with fuel, live bait, artificial lures, snacks, get-and- go food, boats (with or without motors), canoes and kayaks. Uncertain population signs, Caddo inspired books, matted photographs, postcards and koozies are for sale. A parking lot and concrete boat launch is easily accessable.


The large covered, over-the-water dock at JOHNSON'S RANCH affords visitors a relaxing spot to get together and socialize or fish. The pier offers a panoramic view of Caddo's main waterway, Big Cypress Bayou and the quaint stilt house across the bayou, called "Dick and Charlie's Tea Room" (used in the opening scene of the series, "Trueblood" (Caddo Lake has served and continues to serve the film industry with a spectacular background for numerous films, documentaries and product promotions).

During inclement weather (or televised ball games) a lounge inside the office building entices folks at JOHNSON'S RANCH to warm themselves near a wood-burning stove in a comfortable setting of tables and chairs (dominoes anyone?) Displays of memorabilia from days gone by accent the room. And, there is free wireless internet! (Yes, JOHNSON'S has gone high tech!)

A friendly staff includes owners, Billy Carter and his wife, Dottie, Sherlyn, Lori and Angi. The staff welcomes your visit to JOHNSON'S RANCH. Each is more than welcome to answer questions and share their knowledge of Caddo Lake.


Year round lodging is available at JOHNSON'S RANCH offering clean, comfortable, accommodations, a/c's, full kitchens, baths with showers and a view of Caddo Lake. Possum Trot, Knotty Pine and Lizzie V and two mobile homes, Kermit's Kastle and Rolling On The River are all located on the 4.5 acres of the marina and give access to 500 feet of waterfront and all the excitement that goes on at JOHNSON'S, the center of Caddo Lake activity. JOHNSON'S RANCH strives to provide a wholesome, safe family environment.Johnson's has reasonable lodging. Possum Trot and Knotty Pine offer clean comfortable accommodations with great screened porches. Rollin' on the River and Kermit's Kastle are spacious manufactured rentals. Lizzie V is our little honeymoon cottage. All cabins are located on the 4.5 acres of the marina and give access to 500 feet of waterfront. JOHNSON'S RANCH strives to provide a wholesome, safe, family environment.

The public restrooms at Johnson's have been updated and improved. Nestled in a backdrop of cane brake, a new board walk and freshly painted facade replicate a walk through a jungle of giant bamboo.


Johnson's giant Tomato Soup Can? You'll have to come and see for yourself. Johnson' Ranch owners, Billy and Dottie Carter welcome you.


For Souvenirs, JOHNSON'S RANCH has the popular "Uncertain City Limit" signs, maps, koozies, post cards, matted professional lake photgraphs and books of interest to Caddo Lake fans.


Caddo Lake Aerial Maps for Sale at Johnson's Ranch. $10.95 in Store or Shipped for $14.95 (Tax and shipping included in price) to anywhere in the USA. For more information or to order, call 903-789-3213.


Johnson's Ranch recommends Caddo Outpost for all those last minute things you forgot to pack.

Johnson's Ranch Marina
On Caddo Lake
5131 East Cypress Drive
Uncertain, TX 75661


Email: billy@johnsonsranch.net

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