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Notice: Due to low lake levels the entire lake is a NO WAKE ZONE. Unknown underwater hazards may exist, boat at your own risk! Be safe, always wear a life jacket!


part ofHords Creek Lake, US Army Corps of Engineers
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates


The Lakeside Campground and Recreation Area is open year-round on the northern side Hords Creek Lake.

Natural Features:

The lake is nestled in the middle of Texas, surrounded by gently rolling hills dotted with Live oak trees.


Bring your rod for fishing that includes largemouth bass, white crappie, channel and flathead catfish and sunfish. The record largemouth bass caught here is 11 pounds 4 ounces.


More than 50 campsites have water and electric hookups, some of which have sewer hookups. Boat ramps, fishing piers and showers can be found throughout the campground. Also, six sites come with screened shelters to aid with windy weather.

Nearby Attractions:

Drive through neighboring Friendship Park and Lakeside Park or for a dose of city conveniences, head to Coleman, just eight miles east of the lake.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Fishing Dock
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Boat Ramp
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Showers
  • Swimming
Know Before You Go
  • Due to low lake levels, unknown underwater hazards may exist; boat at your own risk
  • Please wear a life jacket for all lake activities
  • Don't Move Firewood: Protect your forests from tree-killing pests by buying your firewood locally and burning it on-site. Visit Dontmovefirewood.org for further information.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
31.84667, -99.57944
31°50'48"N, 99°34'46"W

From Coleman, TX, take Hwy 153 west 8 miles to the main entrance to Hords Creek Lake. Follow signs into the campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

COLEMAN  TX  76834-8845

Phone Number:

Information:  (325)625-2322
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