Attention: Due to the current weather conditions, the lake water level is low. Swimming, boating and fishing is currently not possible. For lake water levels, please check with the campground by calling (936)-653-3448.

DOUBLE LAKE RECREATION AREA, TX

Double Lake Recreation Area was built in 1937 by the Civilian Conservation Corps and offers a little of everything, including camping, fishing, swimming, picnicking, hiking and simply relaxing in nature. A variety of tent, RV and group campsites are available.The area has rolling ...
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Know Before You Go
  • One vehicle included with each site fee; extra vehicles charged $9 per night on-site
  • No access from 10 p.m.-6 a.m. for newly arriving campers
  • No alcohol in beach area
  • Picnic shelter and lodge reservations are handled at the park; call 936-653-3448; fees are dependent on number of people in group
  • Day use fee of $6 per vehicle per day (up to 5 people); annual pass $45 per family; walk-in or bicycle $1 per person per day; dump station use $6 per use
  • Firewood $5 per bundle
  • Click here for more information on National Forests and Grasslands in Texas


Due to the spread of invasive insects, firewood from outside the area is not permitted. Help protect our forests by purchasing or collecting firewood at or near your camping destination and burning it on-site. Click here for more information.
  • Don't Move Firewood: Help protect our forests! Prevent the spread of tree-killing pests by obtaining firewood at or near your destination and burning it on-site. Moving firewood is illegal in some states. Visit dontmovefirewood.org to learn more.
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Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
*** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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Overview

Overview

Double Lake Recreation Area was built in 1937 by the Civilian Conservation Corps and offers a little of everything, including camping, fishing, swimming, picnicking, hiking and simply relaxing in nature. A variety of tent, RV and group campsites are available.

Natural Features:

The area has rolling hills forested with hardwood and pines. The campground is surrounded by the 23-acre Double Lake.

Temperatures are moderate to cool from September through May, and hot and humid from June to August. Winters are cool and wet.

Recreation:

Double Lake is stocked with bass, bream and catfish. There are three fishing piers and a limited access boat ramp with parking nearby for trailers. Only boats with small electric motors are allowed. Boat and canoe rentals are available seasonally.

A 5-mile hiking trail leads to Big Creek Scenic Area, and there is access to part of the 128-mile Lone Star Hiking Trail. An 8-mile mountain bike trail meanders around the lake.

Swimmers can relax on a sandy beach after taking a cool plunge.

Learn more about recreation in the national forest.

Facilities:

Double Lake Recreation Area facilities includes family camping units, group camping, picnicking units, a picnic shelter, beach with swimming area and a concession stand with bathhouse.

Booking Window

GROUP TENT ONLY AREA NONELECTRIC

Fri Aug 22 2014 - Thu Aug 20 2015

Reservations must be made 2 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

RV ELECTRIC

Fri Aug 22 2014 - Fri Feb 20 2015

Reservations must be made 2 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

STANDARD ELECTRIC

Fri Aug 22 2014 - Fri Feb 20 2015

Reservations must be made 2 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

STANDARD NONELECTRIC

Fri Aug 22 2014 - Fri Feb 20 2015

Reservations must be made 2 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC

Sun Aug 24 2014 - Fri Feb 20 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Wed Jan 01 2014 Wed Dec 31 2014
Peak Thu Jan 01 2015 Thu Dec 31 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Biking
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boat Rentals
  • Canoeing
  • Concessions
  • Educational Programs
  • Firewood
  • Fishing
  • General Store
  • Hiking
  • Lodging
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Showers
  • Swimming
Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

Changes and Cancellations
A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
Jan 01 2014 -
Dec 31 2014
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $18.00
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $18.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $18.00-$46.00
RV ELECTRIC $18.00-$50.00
GROUP TENT ONLY AREA NONELECTRIC $75.00-$85.00
Peak Season
Jan 01 2015 -
Dec 31 2015
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $18.00
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $18.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $18.00-$46.00
RV ELECTRIC $18.00-$50.00
GROUP TENT ONLY AREA NONELECTRIC $75.00-$85.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
30.53306, -95.12889
30°31'59"N, 95°7'44"W

From New Waverly, Texas, go 22 miles east on Highway 150 to FM 2025. Turn and drive south 0.25 miles to the campground.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

DOUBLE LAKE RECREATION AREA
301 FM 2025
COLDSPRING  TX  77331

Phone Number:

Information:  (936)653-3448