Lake Brownwood State Park

The park will be closed on the following dates in December and January for wildlife management activities...

Lake Brownwood State Park

Things to Do

Activities include picnicking, camping, hiking (2.5 miles of hiking trails and a 0.5-mile nature trail), boating (motors allowed), water skiing (jet skis allowed), fishing, nature study, swimming (in an unsupervised swimming area), and bird watching.

Ranger Programs

The park offers a variety of educational opportunities. Check the calendar for upcoming events or contact the park for special tours.

Get more information on the Civilian Conservation Corps, which helped develop this park and numerous others over 70 years ago, by visiting our CCC page that includes the interactive online exhibits and education resource, “The Look of Nature:  Designing Texas State Parks During the Great Depression” and “A New Deal for Texas Parks."

Area Attractions

Nearby points of interest in Brownwood include Howard Payne University and Douglas McArthur Academy of Freedom, Camp Bowie Memorial Park, Coleman City Park, Camp Colorado Museum Replica, Rattlesnake Roundup (March), and Brown County Rodeo (July).

First Day Hike at this park on January 1, 2015

200 State Highway Park Road 15
Lake Brownwood, TX 76801

Latitude: 31.858162

Longitude: -99.029785

(325) 784-5223

Make reservations online

Reserve by phone: (512) 389-8900

Entrance Fees
  • Adult: $4 Daily
  • Child 12 Years and Under: Free
  • Group - Adult: Contact the Park
Hours

Open daily.

Office Hours

8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Busy Season

Summer for all facilities
Weekends and holidays for cabins and lodges

Climate

January average low is 34 degrees. July average high is 94 degrees. First freeze occurs early November. Last freeze occurs early April.

National Weather Service forecast for this area
Elevation

1,342 feet

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