2-Night Family Camping Workshop at Cooper Lake State Park
Nov24

2-Night Family Camping Workshop at Cooper Lake State Park

We are wanting to promote a 2-night family camping workshop at Cooper Lake State Park – South Sulphur Unit December 5th-7th. The workshop includes a screened shelter with electricity that will provide more warmth and security. Activities will include geocaching (outdoor treasure hunt using GPS units), fishing, Dutch oven campfire cooking, animal night sounds program, campfire stories and more! All the equipment is provided and...

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SCHEDULE OF PROGRAMS AT COOPER LAKE STATE PARK FOR NOVEMBER, 2014
Nov03

SCHEDULE OF PROGRAMS AT COOPER LAKE STATE PARK FOR NOVEMBER, 2014

What is it that makes November so special? Veteran’s Day? Thanksgiving? The month before December and Christmas? That first cold snap that lets you know that winter is just around the corner? Hunting season? Whatever it is that makes November special to you enjoy it to the fullest! I enjoy building a fire and hearing the crackle of wood and the smell of the campfire. There is little better than roasting hot dogs and having s’mores and...

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October Schedule of Events at Cooper Lake State Park/South Sulphur Unit
Oct06

October Schedule of Events at Cooper Lake State Park/South Sulphur Unit

As the cooler shorter days of fall begin their journey that will take us to the unknown of winter all of the animals and plants begin to take note and change as well. Plants like the smooth sumac have begun changing colors as the chlorophyll moves from the leaves back into the trunk and roots of the plant. We begin to see the arrival and departures of birds like the pelican and some songbirds as they migrate to warmer climates....

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State Park Swimming Holes – Texas Parks and Wildlife

Swimming in State Parks Great Way to Beat the Summer Heat AUSTIN- With temperatures around the state hitting the 90’s and 100’s, Texans everywhere are looking for a way to keep cool. Parks around the state offer a variety of swimming options such as spring-fed rivers, lakes, and Gulf water to help the entire family stay cool and enjoy what Texas’ natural resources have to offer. In the Austin area, state parks such as McKinney Falls,...

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July Programs at Cooper Lake

June is in the rear view mirror and straight ahead is July! And right off the bat is July 4th weekend. If you haven’t made your reservations for camping that weekend you need to make them soon. There are a handful of sites still available. There will be several additional programs being offered over the weekend that might be of interest, and whether you are a camper or just want to come out for the programs we look forward to having...

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