Lake Mineral Wells State Park

Imagine a peaceful retreat in the heart of North Texas. That’s Lake Mineral Wells State Park for you, a place where nature lovers and outdoor adventurers can find solace. This vast park covers more than 3,200 acres, featuring a variety of landscapes and plenty of ways to enjoy the natural world. It’s a place where you can escape the hustle and bustle, immerse yourself in outdoor activities, and rediscover the beauty of the great outdoors.

The 645-acre lake provides a stunning backdrop for a wide range of activities, from boating and fishing to swimming and picnicking. Birdwatchers and wildlife enthusiasts can observe the diverse ecosystem. Hikers can explore a network of well-maintained trails that wind through the park, offering breathtaking views of the lake and surrounding countryside. Rock climbers can test their skills on Penitentiary Hollow, a unique limestone bluff that provides some of the best climbing opportunities in the region. Kayakers, paddleboarders, and anglers flock to the lake’s crystal-clear waters. The lakeside is perfect for sunbathers and swimmers, providing a great way to cool off during the hot Texas summers.

The park offers a variety of camping options. Choose from traditional tent sites, RV hookups, and even screened shelters for a comfortable overnight experience beneath the stars. With numerous picnic areas equipped with grills and tables, the park is an ideal spot for family gatherings and lazy afternoon get-togethers.

@ people fishing off dock at Lake Mineral Wells
LakeMineral Wells State Park Trailway aerial overview of park and lake

100 Park Rd 71, Mineral Wells, TX 76067