Nails Creek Campground
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6280 FM 180
Lake Somerville State Park
Open: Open all year
Number of Sites: 100
About: Lake Somerville State Park and Trailway offers a multitude of recreational opportunities. The extensive Lake Somerville Trailway links the Birch Creek unit to the Nails Creek unit. More than 20 miles of trails are open to hikers, mountain bikers and equestrians. Water lovers can enjoy fishing, swimming, boating, and skiing on Lake Somerville.
Nails Creek Unit facilities include restrooms with and without showers; 10 equestrian campsites with water in the area; 10 boat ramp area walk-in tent campsites with water in the area; 20 campsites with water & electric in the Bent Tree Equestrian area; 20 campsites with water & electric in the Cedar Creek area; 2 group picnic pavilions; kids fishing pond; fish cleaning shelters; a double-lane boat ramp; and multi-use trails. Total trail mileage (including the Trailway) is 16 miles with 13 for backpacking and equestrian use and the entire 16 for day hiking, mountain biking, birding, and nature study.
From Houston take US 290 west to Burton (Go through Brenham) Exit at Spur 125. Stay on 125. Turn left on FM 1697. Stay on FM 1697 to FM 180. Turn right on FM 180 to the park.
From Austin take US 290 East to about 6 miles East of Giddings. Turn left on FM 180 to the park.
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