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Lake Colorado City State Park

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4582 Fm 2836, Colorado City, TX 79512-7602
+1 325-728-3931
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Ok for an hour or two

We did the trail which is about a mile but it only goes to a parking area then you walk back for... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
via mobile
Not my favorite park - too many prickly, itchy things

This isn't the prettiest park in the Texas parks system, but if you've never hiked around cacti or... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
Diedre C
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4582 Fm 2836, Colorado City, TX 79512-7602
+1 325-728-3931
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We did the trail which is about a mile but it only goes to a parking area then you walk back for another mile. Not very interesting. Quite prickly. $4 each person.

Thank CarolynChester
Reviewed 29 September 2017

This isn't the prettiest park in the Texas parks system, but if you've never hiked around cacti or rattlesnakes, you might find it interesting in a cowboy and Indian sort of mindset. Do not recommend hiking when it's hot out as there is little cover....More

Thank Diedre C
Reviewed 25 September 2017

I had signed 5 of us up to have some fun on Kayaks, we were supposed to be there at the park by 10 am. Well due to the fact that I could not get my group moving fast enough, we were one hour late....More

Thank noonalae
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Beautiful park and lake. Cabins are clean, remodeled, and comfy. HIghly recommend this park to campers.

Thank wtxtraveler
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

We choose this Park as our first night of a 28 day trip to the west. Made reservations online and before we arrived we received a call from the park advising us that the office would be closing early and for us the pick out...More

Thank HykoHyko
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful gem of a park off and away from the Interstate. It was very quiet at the park this beautiful Sunday morning. This was our first visit and we just snooped around checking out the park. They have nice camping areas, cabins, picnic areas, a...More

Thank msch99
Reviewed 24 March 2017

...it was the only thing available for spring break camping in the area, so it was a good find. There is free firewood near the park entrance and the rangers seem friendly. It was not crowded at all. Fires are allowed only in fire rings...More

3  Thank BrendaW319
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We stayed for a couple nights while in route to Arizona for an extended stay. There were only a couple campers in the entire park so it was pretty quiet. There is a hiking trail along the lake, not a mile long but a nice...More

Thank HDSlowride
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The lake itself is not all that beautiful. It has a hydroelectric plan right on the lake. However, the employees are super nice, and the facility itself is nicely kept. Our campsite has water and the bathroom was kept warm on cold days. Most of...More

Thank Kaye E
Reviewed 3 December 2016

We stopped at this park as we camped across Texas. Really enjoyed the fact that it was out of the way and secluded. We stayed at an electric site at the back end of the park and had the place to ourselves. Very quiet and...More

3  Thank Chiliagon
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