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PLOWMAN CREEK, TX

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

Overview

Plowman Creek Campground is located on the west side of Whitney Lake off the main channel of the Brazos River in Central Texas. Over two million people visit Whitney Lake each year to enjoy the plethora of recreational activities and scenic beauty the lake provides.

Natural Features:

The Brazos River flows gently over sand and rocks at Plowman Creek. The surrounding rolling hills are covered with cedar, Live oak and Post oak.

Recreation:

Boating, fishing, swimming, canoeing and kayaking are popular activities on the river and downstream at Whitney Lake. Anglers can fish for a variety of bass, crappie, and catfish.

The 12.5 mile Hopewell Trail allows hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding. Visitors can choose to travel north on the trail to Kimball Bend Park, or south to Lakeside Village and Powelldale Mountain.

Facilities:

This year-round campground offers 22 family sites and 10 equestrian sites with water and/or electric hookups. 10 primitive tent sites are also available. Amenities include flush toilets, showers, drinking water, a dump station, boat ramp and playground.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Basketball Courts
  • Biking
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Entrance Station
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilets
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Host
  • Playground
  • Showers
Know Before You Go
  • Inbound gates open at 6 a.m. and close at 10 p.m.
  • A maximum of three vehicles allowed per campsite, group sites excluded
  • No ATVs/OHVs allowed
  • A fishing license is required to fish at all parks on Lake Whitney
  • Please call the Whitney Lake Project Office 254-622-3332 for more information and burn ban restrictions

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
32.07, -97.49333
32°4'12"N, 97°29'36"W

From Kopperl, Texas, travel 1 mile south on FM 56. Follow signs into campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

PLOWMAN CREEK
15188 FM 56
Kopperl  TX  76652

Phone Number:

Information:  (254)694-3189
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