Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway

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Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway

Location:4 miles east of Mineral Wells on US 180.
Facilities:Campsites with water and electricity hookups, tent camping, horsemen's camp, primitive campsites, showers, restrooms (é), day-use group facility, picnic areas, screened shelters, hiking trails, nature trails, bike trail, bridle trail, beach, boat ramp, boat rentals, fishing piers (é), playground, park store, amphitheater.
Activities:Camping, boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, horseback riding, rock climbing.
Special Features:Park is located along Rock Creek, a large tributary of the Brazos River, and encompasses its namesake 646-acre lake. Lake Mineral Wells Trailway is a converted railroad track that begins northwest of Weatherford and travels 20 miles westward to the downtown district of Mineral Wells. It passes over 16 bridges, including the trailway's 500-foot signature bridge adorned with 104 Lone Stars.
Address:100 Park Rd 71
Mineral Wells, TX 76067

Size: 3,283 acres.

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Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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The Lake Mineral Wells State Trailway in Texas is an accessible 20-mile trail that connects the cities of Mineral Wells and Weatherford with the park along an abandoned rail line.

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