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YEGUA CREEK, TX

part ofSomerville Lake, US Army Corps of Engineers
Status: Open through Wed Sep 30 2015   Season Dates
 

Overview

Yegua Creek is located at Somerville Lake near Somerville, Texas. The lake offers various types of recreation such as camping, fishing, boating, swimming, nature trails and much more.

Natural Features:

The campground is situated on the shoreline of scenic Somerville Lake. Pelicans and other waterfowl frequent the shoreline.

Recreation:

Somerville Lake offers many opportunities for outdoor recreation. Water sports, hiking and biking are popular activities.

White and hybrid-striped bass, crappie and catfish populate the lake, as well as largemouth bass which can reach 10 or more pounds.

Facilities:

Yegua Creek Campground has 82 sites, 65 of which have 50-amp electrical and water hookups; 8 sites have water hookups.

Flush toilets and showers are provided, as are picnic tables and fire rings. Two boat ramps, an interpretive trail, playground and dump station are located on-site.

Nearby Attractions:

Rocky Creek Park is nearby, offering additional access to Somerville Lake and all its great water activities.

The city of Somerville, Texas is less than 10 miles from Rocky Creek, offering restaurants and shops.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Fishing
  • Interpretive Trails
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Vault Toilets
Know Before You Go
  • Park attendants are on duty; entrance to the park is controlled with a gatehouse that is open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • No all-terrain or off-road vehicle use permitted in park
  • 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):
30.30278, -96.54472
30°18'10"N, 96°32'41"W

From Austin, Texas, take US 290 east to Brenham. Follow HWY 36 north 11.5 miles to FM 1948. Turn left and follow FM 1948 2.5 miles. Turn right into park complex, following campground signs.

From Houston, Texas, take HWY 290 west to Brenham. Follow HWY 36 north 11.5 miles to FM 1948. Turn left and follow FM 1948 2.5 miles. Turn right into park complex, following campground signs.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

YEGUA CREEK
1560 Thornberry Drive
SOMERVILLE  TX  77879-6347

Phone Number:

Information:  (979)596-1622
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