Double Lake Recreation Area: (936) 344-6205

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

SHNF - Double Lake Entrance Sign

Double Lake Recreation Area was built in 1937 by the Civilian Conservation Corps and offers camping, fishing, swimming, picnicking, hiking or just getting back in touch with nature.

Campsites, a shelter for groups up to 100, and a lodge for group events are available by reservation through the National Recreation Reservations Service (NRRS).

A 21-mile mountain bike trail meanders around the lake which is stocked with bass, bream and catfish.  For hikers, a 5-mile hike (one way) on the Lone Star Hiking Trail provides an opportunity to experience the Big Creek Scenic Area.

*NOTICE* - An eight-mile stretch of the mountain bike trail is currently closed.  See attached map for trail closure.

At a Glance

Current Conditions:  The mountain bike trail is OPEN, except for an eight-mile stretch on the western side which is CLOSED.  See map for closed section of this bike trail.
Reservations: Reservations are required by contacting the National Recreation Reservations Service (NRRS) at 877-444-6777 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. seven days a week. Reservations may also be made on the Internet at www.recreation.gov.
Rentals & Guides: Boat and canoe rental available seasonally.
Area Amenities: Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees Fees for Double Lake may be found at www.recreation.gov
Closest Towns: Coldspring, Texas; Cleveland, Texas
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Flush toilets with showers
Operated By: Concessionaire

General Information

Directions:

From Hwy. 59 in Cleveland, take FM 2025 north 17 mi., turn right at Double Lake.

From I-45, exit at New Waverly, take SH 150 east 25 mi., take FM 2025 S 1/2 mi., turn left at Double Lake.


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Activities


Bicycling

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Camping & Cabins

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Group Camping

RV Camping

Hookup - SewerYes
Hookups - Electric50 amp
Dump StationsNo
Pavement Type for ParkingAsphalt
No. of Sites 65
Reservation Info www.recreation.gov
Hookup - WaterYes

Campground Camping


Fishing

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Hiking

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Picnicking

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Water Activities

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Amenities

Picnic tables
Drinking water Drinking water is available within a short distance of each camping site
Toilets Flush
Parking
Tent camping Tent pads provided
Accessible 37 accessible campsites
Camping trailer Contact district office for parking spur size
Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
30.5526

  Longitude : 
-95.1325