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Lake Brownwood State Park

Park Road 15, RR 5 Box 160, Brownwood, TX 76801
915-784-5223
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Ranked #1 of 7 Attractions in Brownwood
Type: State Parks
Activities: Camping
Description: Great stargazing and nice cabins to stay in.
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Rockdale, Texas
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79 reviews 79 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We drove through just to check it out to see if we wanted to bring our boat back to fish later in the year. The lake was very low and it looked as if the boat ramps were closed. There were a few people camping there and it looks like a very nice place to camp and spend some time.... More

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pflugerville,tx
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My husband and I rented a 2 person cabin (#6) for Memorial Day weekend. Although it rained the entire time, we still enjoyed our stay and will definetly return. The cabin was rustic, clean and just perfect. It was secluded with a beautful view. We had wildlife come and visit us (wild turkeys, deer, armadillo and a fox twice!) and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Easter w/ extended family at Lake Brownwood is always a treat. Cabin #5 this time around. Secluded and quiet, away from the bustle of the campground but close enough to walk over and join the fray. Have always enjoyed this park, even though the old fort style playground of my youth is long gone, it's still a great park.

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Vidor, Texas
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34 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Been to many Texas Parks and I enjoyed this one for the trails and the quiet. Buildings from the CCC still on site, with one area having full hook ups. Very nice scenery.

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Salado, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

The Cabins for two were very well kept, good hot water, clean stove & refrigerator, and the hiking trails were GREAT! We saw two foxes, an armadillo, and many different birds. We enjoyed the amazing sunrise over the lake and plan on camping out again in the near future. They had a water break and the park ranger worked late... More

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Hewitt, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Cabin 1 is comfortable and cozy. It's situated overlooking the lake and you can enjoy watching the birds fly home to roost as the sun sets. Windows allow for watching the sunrise from bed. The fireplace is large and at the foot of the bed. The hiking trail is nearby but the cabin is shielded from direct view. We had... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

Spent a long weekend (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) at Lake Brownwood State Park. Stayed in the Council Bluff campground - site 88. The staff at check in was excellent. The park is nice and clean including the rest rooms/showers. The park was pretty busy on Saturday and Sunday which was no surprise sine the weather was clear and sunny with highs... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

We brought our camper to the lake to stay in, but found some lovely cabins around the lake. We plan to go back on our anniversary to stay in the secluded cabins to enjoy the sunsets at the lake. If you enjoy fishing there is a pier that is open 24 hours. A great place for family events or week-... More

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Harker Heights
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67 reviews 67 reviews
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Outstanding examples of cabins and lodge building built by the CCC in '30's. Nice campground and boat ramp. Lake Brownwood has suffer from the Texas drought and as of this writing is about 9-10 ft low, so if you are boating be very careful, since there are rocks and stumps waiting to grab your boat motor's lower unit.

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Midland, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Rented a cabin and I was very pleased. Awesome park!!! We will definitely return. We saw a few deer, armadillo, and cardinals near the cabin. My eight year old was impressed. The park has some neat hiking trails also.

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