LAKE MCSPADDEN. Lake McSpadden is a small artificial lake on the junction of Hackberry and Tierra Blanca creeks (at 34°58' N, 101°54' W), a half mile southeast of downtown Canyon in Randall County. It was named for a pioneer family on whose land it was built. The lake follows the serpentine course of the creek channel through Canyon's Southeast Park. The area is characterized by flat to rolling terrain with local escarpments and mostly deep, fine, sandy loams. Vegetation consists primarily of brush and grasses.
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