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Lake Brownwood State Park, Brownwood

#79 of 219 in Nature in Texas
Must see · State Park · Nature / Park
Lake Brownwood State Park is a state park located on the shore of Lake Brownwood in Brown County, Texas, United States and is administered by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. The 537.5 acre park was acquired by deed from the Brown County Water Improvement District No. 1 in 1933. The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) developed the park between 1934 and 1942. The park opened in 1938.

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  • The last time we were here, the lake level was very low. This trip there was lots more water. It was nice and green. It wasn’t full, but there were a bunch of campers. It looked like a park again. It....  more »
  • Historic CCC State park with fun water activites for the whole family. This park is rich with CCC history with outdoor living rooms and dance halls. The cabins and camping areas are updated. The...  more »
  • The Sandy shoreline and Beach area is very good . Picnic tables are very well covered by oak trees which leaves a lot of shade. Swimming areas slowly tapers off with no abrupt drop offs. Swimming area is also protected by several buoys. That tell the boaters not the inner the swimming area. Parking area is close by right up the little Hill as well as women and men's bathroom and shower
  • We pulled our camper here for the first time for a family reunion. The lake was beautiful as was the area we set up camp. The rec center that was rented out was quite an amazing building. Overall, I would definitely go back to this area for a quick get away or for another family reunion. My one and only critique would be that the trails were not marked very well so it was a bit confusing to figure out which way to follow. However, the wildflowers completely made the hike worth while.

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