Praries & Lakes
Navarro Mills Lake
Navarro Mills Lake Information:
The 5,060 surface lake was impounded on Richland Creek in 1963, and has a maximum depth of 49 feet.  It is used for flood control, water supply, and recreational purposes. A late 1800s family cemetery is located in Liberty Hill Park. All swimming beaches, Pecan Point Park, and Wolf Creek Park are closed during the winter. Volunteer positions are available. The lake is located on FM 667 and CR 3360, approximately 4 miles northwest of Dawson, 16 miles southwest of Corsicana, and 35 miles northeast of Waco, Texas. Current Lake Level  TPWD Public Access Facilities Map    
Richland Creek:
The creek rises 5 miles south of Files Valley in northeastern Hill County and flows southeast and then east, for eighty-eight miles to its mouth on the Trinity River, ten miles north of Amerada Camp in northeastern Freestone County. The creek is dammed in Navarro County to form Navarro Mills Lake, and is dammed to form Richland Chambers Lake, southeast of Corsicana, Texas.