Lake Colorado City State Park

The boat ramp is currently closed due to low lake water levels. Please contact the park for more information.

History

Lake Colorado City State Park is a 500-acre park, leased for 99 years from a utility company in Mitchell County, located southwest of Colorado City. It was acquired in 1971 and was opened in 1972. 

Lake Colorado City was built in 1949 on Morgan Creek, a tributary of the Colorado River, by Texas Electric Service Company to provide cooling water for the power plant, a water supply for Colorado City, and recreation. Morgan Creek Power Plant is the largest modern steam electric station in West Texas.


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