Lake Colorado City State Park

Only kayaks and canoes may be launched from the boat ramp.

Lake Colorado City State Park

Jump in for a swim, set sail, or ski to your heart’s content. Just come on in — the water’s fine!

Things to Do

Activities include picnicking, camping, fishing, swimming (unsupervised), kayaking/canoeing, hiking, geocaching, nature photography, and birding. Featuring more than five miles of shoreline and 500 acres of parkland bordering the Lake.

In addition to campsites with and without electricity, the park also has 11 limited cabins with air-conditioning, and group facilities

Equipment Rentals

The park rents kayaks. Paddles and life vests are provided.

Ranger Programs

Check the calendar for upcoming events or contact the park for special tours.

Area Attractions

Lake Champion is a popular attraction nearby on State Highway 208. Other areas of interest include the Heart of West Texas Museum, Heritage House, Ruddick Park and numerous antique stores. Events of interest include the annual 4th of July Fly-In; annual Boer Goat Cook-Off; annual St. Ann's Fall Festival; Railhead Arts and Crafts Weekend, the third weekend each March, July and November; annual bass tournament; annual golf tournament; Hunters Appreciation Banquet, held the opening weekend of hunting season; annual Cowboy Breakfast and Old-Timers Reunion; High Plains Junior Rodeo, Parade and Queen's Contest; and the annual Courthouse Lighting and Parade, which includes the Little Mr. and Ms. Merry Christmas contest.

4582 FM 2836
Colorado City, TX 79512

Latitude: 32.324143

Longitude: -100.932756

(325) 728-3931

Make reservations online

Reserve by phone: (512) 389-8900
Reserve by fax

Entrance Fees
  • Adult: $4 Daily
  • Group - Adult: $2 Daily
  • Child 12 Years and Under: Free
Hours

Office Hours
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Gate Hours
8 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Busy Season
Easter weekend through Labor Day

Maps & Publications
Climate

January average is 46.2 degrees. July average is 95 degrees. First freeze occurs late November. Last freeze occurs mid-March.

National Weather Service forecast for this area
Elevation

2,067 feet

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