Built in 1937 by the Civilian Conservation Corps, Double Lake offers a little of everything including camping, fishing, picnicking, hiking or just getting back in touch with nature.  The Double Lake Recreation Area is open to day use and camping year round, and is a popular destination all four seasons.Campers have ample places to park their gear with 65 family sites (some with electric and sewer hookups) and an additional nine groups sites. Thirty-seven campsites are accessible for persons with disabilities. With national forest trees surrounding the area, each site is equipped with a picnic table, level pad, lantern holder and a campfire ring or cooking grill.  Showers, drinking water and toilet facilities are located throughout the campground areas.


  • Double Lake Campground is the highest rated campground in Texas according to tripleblaze.com

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Double Lake Campground



Spring is already in the air in Coldspring, Texas at Double Lake and the fish are jumping in the lake!! ⛵The lake is once again full and ready for boating, swimming and fishing.

Our Day Use/Picnic Area also enjoys a new face by the addition of a new and enlarged parking area to be completed very soon.

Come on down and enjoy the great outdoors with us at Double Lake Recreation Area! Hope to see you real soon!
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The rain we received yesterday was enough to push the lake over the spillway. It should continue to run for a while as there is still plenty of runoff.
We now just need the bike trail to dry up enough to have a successful race next weekend.
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