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Winter is a Good Time to Visit Cooper Lake State Park

According to Steve Killian, Park Complex Supervisor at Cooper Lake State Park, Winter brings a unique experience for people who visit the park. In January, seven programs are offered which focus on family and learning about our natural world. Local fishermen as well as kids will be interested in an all-day Trout Fishing Day on Saturday January 25, 2020. Admission to the park is always just $5 per adult, and kids 12 and under are always admitted free. There is no cost to participate in the trout fishing event, and no fishing license is required during the hours of the hours of the event.

This Saturday January 18, there’s an archery event and on the afternoon of Sunday January 19, there’s a guided Walk n Talk for education, fun and great outdoor exercise. All programs are free with paid entrance fees. and year-round, the South Sulphur Unit of Cooper Lake State Park also offers Equestrian Trails for horseback riders and campers.

Contact the Ranger Station at Cooper Lake State Park by calling 903-945-5256 South Sulphur Unit, or phone 903-395-3100 for the Doctor’s Creek Unit.

Here’s a great idea for gifts for for your family vacations! Get a Season Pass to all of Texas’ 88 State Parks is only $70! The season pass-holder gets unlimited free admission to any or all the parks for a year, and that goes for everyone in his/her vehicle too! Find out more at

Author: Enola Gay

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