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Location Reagan County, Texas
Coordinates 31°10′N 101°29′W / 31.167°N 101.483°W / 31.167; -101.483
Type intermittent lake
Primary inflows Big Lake Draw
Basin countries United States
Surface area 1,000 acres (400 ha)

Big Lake is an intermittent dry lake located one-mile (1.6 km) south and southwest of the city of Big Lake in Reagan County, Texas.

Covering approximately 1,300 acres (530 ha), the playa lies in a floodplain and is fed primarily by Big Lake Draw and a number of other, unnamed smaller draws. Scrub brush, mesquite, juniper, grasses, and water-tolerant hardwoods grow around the lake.

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