DOUBLE LAKE RECREATION AREA

Type: Camping – COLDSPRING TX

Phone: 936-653-3448
Email (If available): 

Description: 

Overview

Double Lake Recreation Area was built in 1937 by the Civilian Conservation Corps and offers a little of everything, including camping, fishing, swimming, picnicking, hiking and simply relaxing in nature. A variety of tent, RV and group campsites are available.

Natural Features:

The area has rolling hills forested with hardwood and pines. The campground is surrounded by the 23-acre Double Lake.

Temperatures are moderate to cool from September through May, and hot and humid from June to August. Winters are cool and wet.

Recreation:

Double Lake is stocked with bass, bream and catfish. There are three fishing piers and a limited access boat ramp with parking nearby for trailers. Only boats with small electric motors are allowed. Boat and canoe rentals are available seasonally.

A 5-mile hiking trail leads to Big Creek Scenic Area, and there is access to part of the 128-mile Lone Star Hiking Trail. An 8-mile mountain bike trail meanders around the lake.

Swimmers can relax on a sandy beach after taking a cool plunge.

Learn more about recreation in the national forest.

Facilities:

Double Lake Recreation Area facilities includes family camping units, group camping, picnicking units, a picnic shelter, beach with swimming area and a concession stand with bathhouse.

Directions: From New Waverly, Texas, go 22 miles east on Highway 150 to FM 2025. Turn and drive south 0.25 miles to the campground.

DOUBLE LAKE RECREATION AREA

Latitude: 30.5330555556
Longitude: -95.1288888889

Address (If available):
DOUBLE LAKE RECREATION AREA
301 FM 2025
COLDSPRING, TX 77331

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