Copper Breaks State Park

Things to Do

Activities include camping, picnicking, boating, fishing, mountain biking, swimming, wildlife viewing, backpacking, kite flying, summer educational/interpretive programs, astronomy, natural and historical exhibits. A portion of the official Texas longhorn herd is at the park.

The park has campsites for tents, RVs, groups, equestrian use and backpacking.  

Copper Breaks State Park has been designated an International Dark Sky Park.

Use the Interactive Trails Map for a virtual tour of the park trails.

If you plan to swim at the park, read through our swimming safety tips before you come. 


Horseback riders can enjoy a 3.8-mile, round-trip trail over flat and rough terrain. There is a large parking area and a water tank for horses. We have 13 equestrian campsites with a 10-foot tying rail. Water faucets and restrooms are nearby. This area can also be used by a group. Visitors must provide their own horses.

Ranger Programs

The park offers a variety of educational opportunities. Check the calendar for upcoming events or contact the park for special tours.

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Ask about the Junior Ranger Explorer Packs available for free checkout at the park!

Area Attractions

Nearby attractions include the Hardeman County Historical Museum in Quanah and the Firehall Museum in Crowell, which maintain displays and exhibits of artifacts and other historical items of early Texas. On State Highway 6, between Quanah and the park, one can observe prominent hills to the east that make up Medicine Mound, a ceremonial and religious site of the Comanches. The mounds are located on private property, and trespassing is prohibited. Completed in 1967, Greenbelt Reservoir is a 1,900-acre impoundment located five miles north of Clarendon on State Highway 70. Travelers leaving Copper Breaks are only a few hours' drive from three other state parks - Caprock Canyons State ParkPalo Duro Canyon State Park and Lake Arrowhead State Park.


777 Park Road 62
Quanah, TX 79252-7679

Latitude: 34.112176

Longitude: -99.743296

(940) 839-4331

Make reservations online

Reserve by phone: (512) 389-8900

Entrance Fees
  • 13 years and older: $3 Daily
  • Child 12 Years and Under : Free

Open daily.
Gate is open from 7 a.m. - 10 p.m..

Busy Season

Spring and summer


January average low is 24 degrees. July average high is 97 degrees. Average rainfall is 23.4 inches.

National Weather Service forecast for this area

1,568 feet

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