Lake Kyle is a managed conservation preserve. These rules and regulations are adopted by ordinance to protect and preserve Lake Kyle for future generations:
City of Kyle Code of Ordinances, Chapter 26
(1) Lake Kyle Park is open to the public during posted hours, which hours shall be set by the Parks Director and are subject to seasonal changes. Lake Kyle Park is closed to the public when the main access gate from Lehman Rd is closed. Click here for hours of operation.
(2) A person’s presence in Lake Kyle Park when the park is closed constitutes criminal trespassing unless the person has obtained a permit to be present in the park while it is closed.
(3) No outside pets or animals, except registered service animals, are permitted within the boundaries of Lake Kyle Park.
(4) No smoking is permitted in Lake Kyle Park.
(5) No alcohol is permitted in Lake Kyle Park.
(6) No swimming is permitted in Lake Kyle Park.
(7) No hunting is permitted in Lake Kyle Park without a hunting permit obtained from Parks Department and Texas Parks & Wildlife Department (TPWD) or US Fish & Wildlife.
(8) No overnight parking or camping is permitted in Lake Kyle Park without first obtaining a permit from the Parks Department.
(9) No personal watercraft, with or without motors, is permitted on Lake Kyle Park without first obtaining a permit from the Parks Department.
(10) No fishing is permitted in Lake Kyle Park without first obtaining a valid Texas Parks & Wildlife Department freshwater fishing license, which license must be available for display to a City official or TPWD Official upon request. Exceptions and exemptions to this rule will be the same exceptions and exemptions permitted and allowed by Texas Parks & Wildlife Department.
- For channel and blue catfish, no minimum length.
- Fishing is by pole and line only.
- Anglers may use no more than two poles while fishing.
- The slot length limit for largemouth bass is 14-21 inches. Those fish caught within this slot MUST be released.
- The daily bag limit is five of which only one may be more than 21 inches in length
Lake Kyle is considered a "Non-Contact" Recreational Use body of water. The quality of the water is not regularly tested and park users are encouraged to wash hands after being in contact with water, fish and fishing equipment. Consumption of fish caught in Lake Kyle is not recommended.