From Houston, take Highway 290 West to Brenham. Take SH 36 North through Somerville to Lyons. Turn left on Highway 60. Travel approximately eight miles. Turn left on Park Road 57. Park is four miles down Park Road 57.
From Austin (north), take Highway 290 East to Highway 21. Left on 21 approximately 30 miles. Right on FM 60, 11 miles to Park Rd. 57. (Please note – Bridge located on FM 60, just before Deanville, has a max clearance of 12’ 10”). 4 miles on Park Road 57 to Park entrance.
From Austin (south), take Highway 71 East to Bastrop. Highway 21 East approximately 45 miles. Right on FM 60, 11 miles to Park Road. 57 (Please note – Bridge located on FM 60, just before Deanville, has a max clearance of 12’ 10”). 4 miles on Park Road 57 to park entrance.
The Trailway from the Birch Creek Unit is open to the Newman’s Bottom Bridge providing approximately seven miles of one-way access. Equestrian use is permitted on The Trailway only. Equestrian users must check-in at the park HQs upon arrival to provide a current, negative Coggins test for each horse. Fish cleaning facilities are not available; please remove fish remains from the park.
If your plans change, please modify or cancel your reservation as soon as possible to allow someone else to enjoy the park.
DAY USE FEE:
$5 per day, per person 13 and over.
OFFICE AND GATE INFORMATION:
Park does not have a gate.
No vehicles allowed on the trails in the primitive area.
PARK PHONE NUMBER: 979-535-7763
There is no gate; no gate code is necessary for entry. Please contact the park prior to 5pm on your arrival date for late arrival an self-pay instructions. All late arrivals must register at the Park Headquarters between 8:30am and 9am the next morning.
Lake Somerville State Park Birch Creek camping trips are easy to plan with ReserveAmerica. Lake Somerville State Park Birch Creek campground reservations can be made online. Click one of the links below to see available campsites at Lake Somerville State Park Birch Creek or day pass availability.