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Lake Colorado City Texas State Park
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Lake Colorado City State Park Information:
In 1971, the TPWD obtained a 99 year lease for the 500 acre parkland from the Texas Electric Utility Company. Lake Colorado City State Park opened to the public in 1972. Park activities include camping, picnicking, hiking, and lake recreation. Wildlife includes white-tailed deer, mallard duck, raccoon, armadillo, and squirrels. Texas Horned Lizards (sometimes called toads) live in the park; please avoid running over them on the roads. A portion of the Texas State Longhorn Herd resides within the park, including Poncho and Lefty. Park entrance and camping fees apply. The park is located 7 miles southwest of Colorado City on the south shore of Lake Colorado City at 4582 FM 2836. For more complete park information, watch the Park VideoThe park is located 7 miles southwest of Colorado City on the south shore of Lake Colorado City at 4582 FM 2836.   Lake Colorado City State Park Facilities Map
 
In 1949, the Texas Electric Company constructed the 1,618 surface acre Lake Colorado City on Morgan Creek, a tributary of the Colorado River, in order to provide cooling water for its Morgan Creek Power Plant. The lake has over 5 miles of shoreline, and has a maximum depth of 51 feet. Lake facilities include the Lake Colorado City State Park and Cooper’s Cove Marina. The lake is managed by Colorado City. (325) 728-5331. The lake is located south of IH-120, 5 miles southwest of Colorado City.
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Lake Colorado City State Park Directions:
The park is located 10 miles southwest of Colorado City on the south shore of Lake Colorado City at 4582 FM 2836.