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Somerville Lake Parks Somerville Lake has RV and tent camping facilities. The US Army Corps of Engineers operates two (2) parks (Rocky Creek Park and Yegua Creek Park ) with overnight camping facilities. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department operates two State Parks units (Nails Creek Unit and Birch Creek Unit) with overnight camping facilities. Big Creek Park/Marina and Overlook Park/Lake Somerville Marina, each with overnight camping facilities, are operated by private individuals. The City of Somerville operates a city park (Welch Park) with overnight camping facilities.

Yegua Creek Park

Yegua Creek Park is operated by the US Army Corps of Engineers year-round. Entrance to the park is controlled with a gate house complex (open from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM, seven days a week).

Camping Facilities
# 47 campsites with 20 and 30 amp electric service and water hookups
# 35 non-electric campsites with water available

Other Facilities
# Restrooms/Showers
# Playground
# Boatramp
# Off-Road Vehicle Area
# Nature Trail

Fees
# Camping
# 20 and 30 amp electric service with water hookup
# $18.00/night (1 Mar - 30 Sep) $16.00/night (1 Oct - 29 Feb)
# Non-Electric (Sites 57-82)
# $16.00/night (1 Mar - 30 Sep) $14.00/night (1 Oct - 29 Feb)
# Non-Electric (Sites 42-50)
# $14.00/night (1 Mar - 30 Sep) $12.00/night (1 Oct - 29 Feb)
# Boat Launching
# $3.00/boat
# Off-Road Vehicle Area
# No Charge

Rocky Creek Park

Rocky Creek Park is operated by the US Army Corps of Engineers year-round. Entrance to the park is controlled with a gate house complex (open from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM, seven days a week).

Camping Facilities
# 34 campsites with 20, 30, and 50 amp electric service and water hookups
# 40 campsites with 20 and 30 amp electric service and water hookups
# 75 non-electric campsites with water available
# 46 primitive campsites with water available

Other Facilities
# Restrooms/Showers
# Group Shelter
# Playground
# Nature Trail
# Boatramp

Fees
# Camping
# 20, 30, and 50 amp electric service with water hookups
# $20.00/night (1 Mar - 30 Sep) $18.00/night (1 Oct - 29 Feb)
# 20 and 30 amp electric service with water hookup
# $18.00/night (1 Mar - 30 Sep) $16.00/night (1 Oct - 29 Feb)
# Non-Electric
# $16.00/night (1 Mar - 30 Sep) $14.00/night (1 Oct - 29 Feb)
# Primitive
# $10.00/night (year-round)
# Boat Launching
# $3.00/boat

# Annual Passes and Golden Age and Golden Passport Cards

Welch Park Information

Located on the northeast end of the lake, Welch Park offers non-electrical sites and a group shelter with electricity. Please contact the City of Somerville directly at (979) 596-1122.


Address: From Somerville, 1 mi W of TX 36
Phone: 979-596-1622

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Somerville Lake State Parks

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department operates two State Parks units (Nails Creek Unit and Birch Creek Unit) at Somerville Lake with overnight camping facilities. The State Parks offer a multitude of recreational opportunities such as camping, picnicking, boating, fishing;

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Somerville Lake Trails

Somerville Lake has two (2) nature trails. Yegua Creek Park in the US Army Corps of Engineers park system has a nature trail approximately 1 mile long within the park. The trail is self-guided, with a trail guide available at the gatehouse. Lake Somerville State Park Trailway System<

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Somerville Lake Parks

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