Lake Ray Hubbard is a fresh water lake that spans more than 22,000 acres and is located in the Counties of Kaufman, Dallas, Collin, and Rockwall. The lake was created when the Rockwall-Forney dam was built in 1968. The lake was renamed from Forney Lake to Lake Ray Hubbard in honor of Ray Hubbard, who presided over the Dallas Parks and Recreation System board from 1943 to 1972. Lake Ray Hubbard and its surrounding communities are not only a great place to live and play but also raise a family. One of the more popular destinations on Lake Ray Hubbard is Rockwall Harbor located on the eastern shores of the lake. There are several popular shopping and dining destinations as well as a Cinemark movie theater, walkways along the harbor and live music during the summer. Lake Ray Hubbard also boasts excellent fishing at several locations around the lake where anglers can catch Large Mouth Bass, Catfish, Crappie, White Bass, and Hybrid Striped Bass.