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Nice Drive

Good roads and a very pretty drive make is State Park worth the trip. The camping areas need a... read more

Reviewed June 25, 2018
Nell L
Spacious sites. Ok bathrooms. Family fishing pond (catfish).

Sites are spacious and you cannot see your neighbors. Bathrooms need some renovations. 3 toilets, 2... read more

Reviewed March 30, 2018
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A 300-acre park with many fun outdoor activities.
14222 Park Road 57, Somerville, TX 77879-9713
+1 409-535-7763
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Reviewed June 25, 2018

Good roads and a very pretty drive make is State Park worth the trip. The camping areas need a little work but we did not stay in any of the areas so we are not sure of the facilities. Overall a very pleasant trip

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Nell L
Reviewed March 30, 2018

Sites are spacious and you cannot see your neighbors. Bathrooms need some renovations. 3 toilets, 2 shower stalls, 1 sink. Hot water was not hot at all. Lake has good access to the water, ok for kids to swim. I saw people bring their dogs,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank OlgaD2607
Reviewed August 28, 2017

Only the boat ramp section is open. There is also only one trail open. Before visiting this park, make sure to call the phone to check which parts of the park are open. Currently, the park is not suitable even for a picnic. There are...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Eco_Travel_Explorer
Reviewed June 29, 2017

I visited Birch Creek Unit at Lake Somerville for the first time yesterday after finding disappointment over at the Nails Creek Unit earlier in the day. What I found was a friendly office with a couple of people who knew their way around the area....More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Mike C
Reviewed June 13, 2017

We held our first family reunion at Lake Somerville. We had reserved the pavilion and was very pleased to see picnic tables provided with plenty of seating. We did take tables for food, games, etc... The bathrooms were clean and fairly close. Our view looked...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed May 1, 2017

We made reservations to stay 2 nights, but are very disappointed to find that the park is 75% closed. According to a park ranger, there was a flood one year ago, and the roads are too dangerous one year later. We are not able to...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank George R
Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

Got off I10 to have picnic lunch at the lake on our journey from Mazatlan Mexico to NJ via Memphis, TN. It was closed. Flooding in 2015 & 2016 according to apologetic Park lady. It sure would've been nice if someone marked the sign where...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Luvmazz
Reviewed February 26, 2017

We were visiting the area of Round Top and Brenham and were told to drive up to Somerville State Park to get a view of the lake and walk around. It was a nice day and many were camping, cooking out and riding bikes around...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed September 9, 2016

It is a good place for the day until they get it all fixed back up after the rain made a mess of it.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Patty K
Reviewed January 30, 2016 via mobile

Small small town with lots of lake fun. Beautiful drive and lake. Peaceful, tranquil. Fishing! boating! Camping! What more do you want?!

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank survivor5804
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October 21, 2018|
Response from Nell L | Reviewed this property |
There was a large RV facility with about 10 full size RVs parked and functioning. I can only assume that there was full hook-ups
May 4, 2018|
Response from Debra R |
Park Road 57