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Lake Corpus Christi State Park

Lake Corpus Christi State Park

Offering a placid lake and one of the last remaining strands of South Texas brush country, this park offers unsurpassed swimming, boating and fishing.

Things to Do

Activities include camping, picnicking, boating (motors allowed), water skiing, fishing, swimming (unsupervised beach), bird watching and hiking.

In addition to campsites for tents and RVs, the park also has screened shelters with and without air-conditioning, and two group pavilions.

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!

Get more information on the Civilian Conservation Corps, which helped develop this park and numerous others over 70 years ago, by visiting our CCC page that includes the interactive online exhibits and education resource, “The Look of Nature: Designing Texas State Parks During the Great Depression” and “A New Deal for Texas Parks."

Area Attractions

Nearby attractions include Choke Canyon State Park, Goose Island State Park, Mustang Island State Park, Fulton Mansion State Historic Site, Goliad State Park and Mission Espíritu Santo State Historic Site, Padre Island National Seashore, Aransas Wildlife Refuge, and the many attractions of the city of Corpus Christi.

P.O. Box 1167
Mathis, TX 78368

Latitude: 28.063249

Longitude: -97.873889

(361) 547-2635

Make reservations online

Reserve by phone: (512) 389-8900

Entrance Fees
  • Adult : $5 Daily
  • Child 12 Years and Under: Free

Open daily.
Gate is open 7 a.m. – 10 p.m. (Guests must check-in before 10 p.m. or the gate will be locked. The gate combination is given out to registered guests only.)

Busy Season

Weekends in late winter through summer


January average low is 44 degrees. July average high is 94 degrees. Wettest month is September. First freeze occurs mid-December. Last freeze occurs mid-February.

National Weather Service forecast for this area

161 feet

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