Copperas Creek

Comanche, Texas

Overview

 Copperas Creek Park is nestled within the beautiful Cross Timbers Region of Texas and located on the southwestern side of Proctor Lake. Copperas Creek appeals to sportsmen, birdwatchers, naturalists or those simply wanting to relax in the outdoors.

Recreation

Copperas Creek offers families and friends with an excellent venue to enjoy the outdoors. The park offers overnight camping as well as a day-use area for picnicing and several swim beaches for folks to soak up the sun and enjoy the beautiful lake water. Fishing is Proctor Lake's main attraction: anglers enjoy the lake's tremendous populations of Bass, Crappie, and Catfish. The lake is also recognized as one of the best Hybrid Striped Bass fishing areas in the state. Copperas Creek offers three boat ramps that provides guests with easy access to the lake. Also, two fishing docks are located within the park and one fishing platform located in deep water and immediately in front of the Proctor Lake dam. High Point Park, located adjacent to Sowell Creek Park on FM 1496 (31.999944, -98.470486), offers more than 10 miles of of hiking and equestrian trails.

Facilities

Copperas Creek provides 67 campsites and two group shelters during the summer (April - September); and 30 campsites and one group shelter during the winter (October - March). Campsites are equipped with electric hookups ranging from 50 amp, 30 amp, and 20 amp; water hookups; sewer; and a covered picnic table. Amenities include flush and pit toilets, showers, drinking water and a dump station thus creating a comfortable camping environment for visitors.

Natural Features

Large, open grassy areas; Cottonwoods; Black Willow; and Cypress trees characterize the campground: Some campsites have shade and the lake views are plentiful.

Nearby Attractions

The surrounding towns of Comanche, De Leon, and Dublin offers historical attractions, antique stores. museums, events and more.

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