Copperas Creek Park is nestled within the beautiful Cross Timbers Region of Texas and located on the southwestern side of Proctor Lake. Copperas Creek appeals to sportsmen, birdwatchers, naturalists or those simply wanting to relax in the outdoors.
Copperas Creek provides 67 campsites and two group shelters during the summer (April - September); and 30 campsites and one group shelter during the winter (October - March). Campsites are equipped with electric hookups ranging from 50 amp, 30 amp, and 20 amp; water hookups; sewer; and a covered picnic table. Amenities include flush and pit toilets, showers, drinking water and a dump station thus creating a comfortable camping environment for visitors.
Visit Proctor Lake's website at https://www.swf-wc.usace.army.mil/proctor/Recreation/Boating/Boatramps.shtml for updates on boat ramp closures.
Park hours are from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily
Off-road vehicles, golf carts, ATVs, or UTVs are NOT permitted in the parks.
Campsites are allowed 2 extra vehicle permits at a cost of $4 per permit. Each campsite is not to exceed a total of 4 vehicles per campsite.
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.
Some campsites may not have a shelter top over the picnic table.
STOP THE SPREAD OF INVASIVE SPECIES. Remove plants, seeds, animals, and mud from boots, gear, pets, and vehicles. Clean your gear before entering and leaving the recreation site. Stay on designated roads and trails, and follow local guidelines for firewood. CLEAN, DRAIN, DRY boats and any other recreational equipment that contacts water. Dispose of unwanted bait, worms, fish parts, or other organisms into the trash and not into the environment. For more information visit https://www.invasivespeciesinfo.gov/rec.
Large, open grassy areas; Cottonwoods; Black Willow; and Cypress trees characterize the campground: Some campsites have shade and the lake views are plentiful.
The surrounding towns of Comanche, De Leon, and Dublin offers historical attractions, antique stores. museums, events and more.
Copperas Creek offers families and friends with an excellent venue to enjoy the outdoors. The park offers overnight camping as well as a day-use area for picnicing and several swim beaches for folks to soak up the sun and enjoy the beautiful lake water. Fishing is Proctor Lake's main attraction: anglers enjoy the lake's tremendous populations of Bass, Crappie, and Catfish. The lake is also recognized as one of the best Hybrid Striped Bass fishing areas in the state. Copperas Creek offers three boat ramps that provides guests with easy access to the lake. Also, two fishing docks are located within the park and one fishing platform located in deep water and immediately in front of the Proctor Lake dam. High Point Park, located adjacent to Sowell Creek Park on FM 1496 (31.999944, -98.470486), offers more than 10 miles of of hiking and equestrian trails.
2000 FM 2861 COMANCHE TX 76442-9210
For campground inquiries, please call: 254-879-2498
From Comanche, Texas, take HWY 67/377 northeast for 5 miles, then turn left on FM 2861. Follow for 2.5 miles to the park entrance. Park entrance is on the North side of FM 2861.