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Fort Boggy State Park

Things to Do

Swimming, fishing, hiking and mountain biking are allowed. There is a boat ramp and the 15-acre lake is open to small boats, canoes, kayaks, etc. The park also has a day use group pavilion, that can be reserved.

Stay overnight in one of the new cabins.

Ranger Programs

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

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

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Equipment Rentals

This park participates in the Angler Education “Tackle Loaner Program"; individuals can borrow rods, reels and tackle boxes with hooks, sinkers and bobbers.

Area Attractions

Nearby points of interest include Fort Parker State ParkTexas State Railroad; Old Fort Parker (operated by the city of Groesbeck); Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historic Site; and the cities of Rusk, Palestine and Fairfield (where the Freestone County Museum in the century-old jail is located).

4994 Highway 75 South
Centerville, TX 75833

Latitude: 31.187372

Longitude: -95.976646

(903) 344-1116

Make reservations online

Reserve by phone: (512) 389-8900

Entrance Fees
  • Adult: $3 Daily
  • Child 12 Years and Under: Free

Open daily from 6 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Busy Season

Spring and summer


January average low is 35 degrees. July average high is 96 degrees. Average rainfall is 39 inches.

National Weather Service forecast for this area

496 feet

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