Lake Colorado City State Park
Open: Open all year
Number of Sites: 103
Number of Sites with Electric and Water: 69
About: Activities include picnicking, camping, fishing, and lake swimming (unsupervised). Containing more than five miles of shoreline, the 500 acres of park land afford numerous outdoor activities for lake swimmers, fisherman, skiers, jet-skiers, campers, hikers, and naturalists. Park visitors of all ages enjoy seeing part of the Texas Longhorn herd.
The park now has 11 Limited Use Cabins, 10 are lakefront. They all have a small refrigerator, microwave, 2 bunk beds that sleep 4 people total (8 person max. per cabin), A/C, heat, ceiling fans, and shutters. Outside of each is a picnic table on a covered porch, a fire ring and a waist high grill. There is a 50-amp electric service hook-up for RVs available for an additional fee. The park also has campsites with water hook-ups and campsites with water and electrical hook-ups.
Day use facilities at the park include picnic tables with grills and water. There is a Group Picnic Pavilion with a capacity of 40 people and a Group Recreation Hall with a kitchen and a capacity of 75 people. While you are at the park be sure and visit the Texas State Park Store.
Some of the wildlife that can be observed and photographed includes white-tailed deer, mallard duck, raccoon, armadillo, and squirrel. Popular fish are crappie, perch, catfish, bass, and red drum. Note: Fishing is currently slow, contact the park for more information.
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