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PROMONTORY, TX

part ofProctor Lake, US Army Corps of Engineers
Status: Closed through Tue Mar 31 2015   Season Dates
 

Overview

Promontory Campground sits along Proctor Lake in the Cross Timbers Region of Texas. The area appeals to sportsmen, birders, naturalists or those simply wanting to relax in the outdoors.

Natural Features:

Large grassy areas dotted with black willow trees and buttonbush characterize the campground. Shade is sparse, but lake views are plentiful.

Recreation:

Fishing is Proctor Lake's main draw; anglers enjoy the lake's tremendous populations of bass, shad and crappie. The lake is also recognized as one of the best hybrid striped bass lakes in the state.

Boating and swimming are popular activities on the water as well, and boat ramps and docks provide easy lake access for visitors.

The surrounding wildlife areas at Proctor Lake provide ample hunting opportunities for game like duck, dove, hog and other small game animals.

High Point Park, located just 2 miles from the campground, offers more than 10 miles of of hiking and equestrian trails.

Facilities:

This campground offers a variety of campsites, some with screened shelters, some with electrical hookups and some primitive sites for tent camping.

Nearby Attractions:

The nearby town of Comanche, Texas, offers historical attractions, antique stores. museums, events and more.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Boat Ramp
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Beach Access
  • Boating
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Electric Hookups
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding Trails
  • Host
  • Hunting
  • Pit Toilets
  • Showers
  • Trails
Know Before You Go
  • Off-road vehicles not permitted
  • Gray water must be held
  • $4 fee per additional vehicle
  • 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):
31.98, -98.49
31°58'48"N, 98°29'24"W

From Comanche, Texas, HWY 16 north for 12 miles to the town of Downing. Turn right on FM 2318 and continue for five miles to the park entrance.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

PROMONTORY
2180 FM 2861
COMANCHE  TX  76442-9210

Phone Number:

Information:  (254)893-7545
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