About half of the 44 campsites off of the Bright Star loop in the South Sulphur Unit sit close to the lake’s edge; for a premium location, try to snag spots 5 through 15 if you can. Each site is equipped with water and electric hookups, as well as picnic tables and fire rings. ###
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
44 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.


Find biking opportunities at both the South Sulphur and Doctors Creek sections of Cooper Lake State Park. Beginner cyclists wil...Read more


Take your boat out for an afternoon of fishing and swimming on Cooper Lake. Find boat ramp access at both Doctors Creek (on the...Read more


A fishing pole is a must on any Cooper Lake State Park getaway! Covering 19,305-acres and with a depth of 55 feet, this lake is...Read more


Cooper Lake offers numerous hiking opportunities at both South Sulphur and Doctors Creek. The trails vary in length, from the a...Read more

Horseback riding

Bring your horse to Cooper Lake State Park’s South Sulphur Unit and head out on the Buggy Whip Equestrian trail. You’ll pass th...Read more


Bring your kayak or canoe for peaceful fishing or exploring out on the water. Canoes are available for rent at Cooper Lake Stat...Read more


A swimsuit is a must if you’re visiting Cooper Lake State Park during the warmer months. The park offers a designated swimming ...Read more

Wildlife watching

You’ll find a variety of animals at Cooper Lake State Park, which is situated in a place where the Tallgrass Prairies and Post ...Read more


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Cooper Lake State Park
United States
Phone Number
(512) 389-8900
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33.288° N, 95.673° W
Tent / RV / Trailer: 44 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)

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