Oak Park Day Use

Purdon, Texas

Overview

Oak Park is located on the northeastern shore of Navarro Mills Lake in central Texas. Oak Park Day Use area is open from April through September with picnic tables, restrooms, and a swimming beach. Visitors can enjoy a view of the lake from the facility and participate in popular outdoor actives like swimming and picnicking. The lake area provides the perfect setting to get away from it all, especially for city-dwellers from the nearby Dallas-Fort Worth metro area.The brilliant array of native flowers draws visitors from all over to the lake area during the spring. Bluebonnets, paintbrushes and a myriad of other native plants transform the often-bleak winter landscape into an incredible palette of colors.

Recreation

Oak Park offers day use swimming and picnic tables from 10:00am- Sunset, April 1- September 30.

Natural Features

A wide variety of habitat provides a home and abundant food supply to diverse wildlife. Visitors might stumble across squirrels, rabbits, coyotes, foxes, bobcars, white-tailed deer, raccoon or armadillo. Birding is a favorite year- round pastime for lake guests. Many species of songbirds, hawks, great blue heron, ducks, geese, other shorebirds and even an occasional bald eagle visit the area.

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