Lake Colorado City State Recreation Park

By: H. Allen Anderson

Type: General Entry

Published: 1976

Updated: March 1, 1995

Lake Colorado City State Recreation Park, located in Mitchell County eleven miles southwest of Colorado City, provides a variety of water activities, including fishing, swimming, boating, and waterskiing, as well as facilities for picnicking and camping. The 500-acre park was acquired in July 1970 through a fifty-year lease agreement with the Texas Electric Service Company and is adjacent to Lake Colorado City.

George Oxford Miller, Texas Parks and Campgrounds: Central, South, and West Texas (Austin: Texas Monthly Press, 1984).

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

H. Allen Anderson, “Lake Colorado City State Recreation Park,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed August 15, 2022,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

March 1, 1995