Oak Park Day Use
Navarro Mills Lake
Oak Park is located on the northeastern shore of Navarro Mills Lake in central Texas.
Oak Park Day Use area is open from April through September with picnic tables, restrooms, and a swimming beach.
Visitors can enjoy a view of the lake from the facility and participate in popular outdoor actives like swimming and picnicking. The lake area provides the perfect setting to get away from it all, especially for city-dwellers from the nearby Dallas-Fort Worth metro area.The brilliant array of native flowers draws visitors from all over to the lake area during the spring. Bluebonnets, paintbrushes and a myriad of other native plants transform the often-bleak winter landscape into an incredible palette of colors.
Need to Know
- This facility is open from April through September
- Oak Park Day use is open from 10a.m. to Sunset
- Day use fees are $5 per vehicle or $2 per person walk in/bike-in
- Off-road vehicles are not permitted
- Fires are restricted to designated areas only
- Camping is not allowed in park Please be advised that Argentine ants exist in our parks. They are listed by the World Conservation Union as one of the world’s 100 worst invasive species. There is currently no reliable treatment or chemical available to effectively control Argentine ant populations, but we are aware of the problem and are working with pesticide applicators, other agencies and partners to find an effective means of control, so we may provide pleasant, safe, and healthy recreation opportunities for you and other members of the public.You can help during your visit to Navarro Mills Lake by following these steps:
- 1) Do not leave food and drinks sitting around.
- 2) Keep sites free of trash.
- 3) Hang trash bags during the day.
- 4) Do not leave trash bags out overnight.
- 5) Spread (Argentine) ant poison around the tires and jack of your campers, as well as power and water connections.
- 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.
A wide variety of habitat provides a home and abundant food supply to diverse wildlife. Visitors might stumble across squirrels, rabbits, coyotes, foxes, bobcars, white-tailed deer, raccoon or armadillo. Birding is a favorite year- round pastime for lake guests. Many species of songbirds, hawks, great blue heron, ducks, geese, other shorebirds and even an occasional bald eagle visit the area.
Oak Park offers day use swimming and picnic tables from 10:00am- Sunset, April 1- September 30.
1175 FM 667 Purdon TX 76679
For campground inquiries, please call: 254-578-1431
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From Waco or Corsicana, Texas, take State Highway 31 to the intersection with FM 667. Turn north on FM 667 and travel about 1.5 miles to the park entrance on the left side of the road.