Panhandle Plains
Hords Creek Lake
Hords Creek Lake Information:
The 510 surface acre Hords Creek Lake was impounded on Hords Creek in 1948. It has a maximum depth of 39 feet. Three parks are located lakeside. There are no marinas. The lake is jointly owned by the City of Coleman and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and is managed by the Corps of Engineers. The lake is located on Friendship Park Road, 10 miles west of Coleman and 63 miles south of Abilene, Texas.
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Hords Creek:
The creek rises 5 miles northwest of the town of Glen Cove in western Coleman County and runs east for thirty-five miles, passing through the fringes of the Coleman city limits before reaching its mouth on Jim Ned Creek.  
Lakeside Park USACE:
The recreation area is divided into 2 separate parks. The parks offer screened shelters, 3 group camping pavilions with electricity, and over 50 campsites with water and electric hookups; 16 sites have sewer hookups. Other amenities include fishing piers, 3 boat ramps, restrooms with showers, a dump station, a swimming beach and potable water. Open year round. The gates are open 6am to 10pm. Reserve shelters: (877) 444-6777, or Online. Before arriving, call the lake for any last minute changes: (325) 625-2322, Ext. 15. From Coleman, take SH 153 west 8 miles to the main entrance to Hords Creek Lake; follow the signs to the campground.   
Flatrock Recreation Area, USACE:
This park is located 8 miles west of Coleman on land covered with huge live oak trees. It is divided into two separate parks, each having more than 50 RV campsites with water and electric hookups; ten of these have sewer hookups. Additional amenities include 10 screened shelters, 7 group shelters, restrooms with showers, boat ramps, fishing piers, fish cleaning stations, nature trails and a dump station. Activities include swimming, fishing and boating. The recreation area is open May-Sept, and access is available from 6am to 10pm. Cabin and group shelter reservations: (877) 444-6777, or Online. Before arrival, call the lake office to check for last minute changes: (325) 625-2322, ext. 10. The park is located at 230 Friendship Park Road, Coleman, TX 76834. From Coleman, take SH 153 west 8 miles to the main entrance of Hords Creek Lake; follow the signs to campground.
Friendship Beach Day Use Park, USACE:
Amenities include a one lane concrete boat ramp with a maximum parking capacity of 15 trailers, a courtesy dock, restrooms, and picnic areas and parking. Open year round; a launch fee applies. (325) 625-2322. The park is located at the north end of the lake off FM 153 west of Coleman.