Schedule of Programs at Cooper Lake State Park/South Sulphur Unit for February
Feb06

Schedule of Programs at Cooper Lake State Park/South Sulphur Unit for February

February is such an unpredictable month. One day it’s cold and the next day It’s warm. We have even seen some trees begin to bud out after these warm spring like days. Well, it’s time to plant your onions and plan your next camping trip out to Cooper Lake State Park! We would love to have you come out and enjoy the best that nature has to offer! February will still be a bit slow but the programs will still be available so plan on...

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Spring Breaking at Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
Jan28

Spring Breaking at Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

ATHENS—Families looking for a place to have an inexpensive, rewarding family vacation during spring break need look no farther than the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC) in Athens. Located just 75 miles southeast of Dallas, 100 miles east of Waco and 180 miles north of  Houston, TFFC is a one-tank round trip for about 10 million of you. TFFC offers free fishing with paid admission for channel catfish and rainbow trout with no...

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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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