Martin Creek Lake State Park

Martin Creek Lake State Park


Location:20 miles southeast of Longview in the northeastern portion of the state.
Facilities:Campsites with water and electricity hookups, primitive campsites, 2 cottages, showers, restrooms, day-use group facility, picnic areas, screened shelters, hiking trails, bike trails, boat ramp, fishing pier, park store, playground, amphitheater.
Activities:Camping, boating, fishing, swimming, water-skiing, hiking, mountain biking, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Martin Creek Lake was constructed to provide cooling water for a lignite-fired, electric power generation plant. The park area was deeded to the state by the Texas Utilities Generating Company in 1976.
Address:9515 CR 2181D
Tatum, TX 75691

Phone:903-836-4336
Web: www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/findadest/parks/martin_creek
Size: 287 acres.

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