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 , TX Camping
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;
Somerville Lake has enjoyed a reputation of being an excellent catfish lake for many years. Fisherman also enjoy catching Largemouth Bass, White Bass, Hybrid Bass, White Crappie, Bluegill Sunfish (Perch), Channel Catfish, Blue Catfish, and Flathead (Yellow) Catfish.
Two private floating marinas, Big Creek Marina and Lake Somerville Marina, and 11 boat ramps provide plenty of lake access for water recreation.
The fee for boat launching at US Army Corps of Engineers operated parks is $3.00