Cooper Lake

Doctors Creek - Trails

brochure Cooper Lake - Doctors Creek - Trails

Trails Map of the Doctors Creek Unit of Cooper Lake State Park (SP) in Texas. Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.

Cooper Lake State Park Trails Map Doctors Creek Unit 449 450 PARK BOUNDARY 452 450 1664 FM 1529 South Cooper, Texas 75432 (903) 395-3100 www.texasstateparks.org Great Blue Heron PARK BOUNDARY 0 45 To Cooper and Commerce POINTS OF INTEREST 1529 (GPS coordinates shown in decimal degrees) 1 WETLAND WONDERS 2 PAST AND PRESENT 33.3413° -95.6715° This beautiful view of Cooper Lake was once a view of the Sulphur River floodplain. Can you imagine what this area looked like before the lake? Pause for a minute to reflect. Cedar Creek West Loop 0.6 mi. 0.9 0.45 5 0.5 5 Liberty Grove Camping Area 0.39 0.1 0.6 mi. 4 IF TREES COULD TALK Granny's Neck Shelter Area Cedar Creek South Loop 0.1 8 Bluebonnet Day Use Area 0.0 7 0.5 mi. 04 0. WATER IS LIFE 33.3450° -95.6684° Take a moment. Watch for wildlife like farmers watched their livestock at this old farm pond to the north. You may just see an egret or a heron. 3 0.18 LEGEND 2 1 0.04 Pelican Point Day Use Area COOPER LAKE MIGHTY OAKS 33.3450° -95.6803° Gnarled oak trees throughout the park provide cavities and dens, sheltering birds, squirrels, and other small mammals. Lone Pine Boat Ramp Cedar Creek North Loop 0.03 6 1.3 mi. 456 6 33.3434° -95.6719° Over 100 years ago, oak trees like this one were only saplings. What stories can they tell about the grasslands, where fences changed life on the land forever? 5 Cedar Creek East Loop ad Ro FROM GRASSLAND TO PASTURE 33.3417° -95.6732° During the mid-1800s, the grasslands were transformed with barbed-wire fence. The fertile bottomland soil grew healthy crops and held water for ponds, making it ideal for farmsteads and tenant farms. 452 PR 8154 ne 4 33.3415° -95.6703° After sunset, listen as a chorus of frogs welcomes the night from among the cattails and other wetland plants. Li 3 To Sulphur Springs 0 0 In accordance with Texas State Depository Law, this publication is available at the Texas State Publications Clearinghouse and/or Texas Depository Libraries. © 2020 Texas Parks and Wildlife Department PWD MP P4508-0154J (7/20) Texas State Parks is a division of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. 1,250 0.25 2,500 FEET 0.5 MILE No claims are made to the accuracy of the data or its suitability to a particular use. Map compiled by Texas State Parks staff. TPWD receives funds from the USFWS. TPWD prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, and gender, pursuant to state and federal law. To request an accommodation or obtain information in an alternative format, please contact TPWD on a Text Telephone (TTY) at (512) 389-8915 or by Relay Texas at 7-1-1 or (800) 735-2989 or by email at accessibility@tpwd.texas.gov. If you believe you have been discriminated against by TPWD, please contact TPWD, 4200 Smith School Road, Austin, TX 78744, or the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office for Diversity and Workforce Management, 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041. Headquarters Restroom Parking Playground Interpretive trail Fishing Area Fish Cleaning Swimming areas Boat Ramp Amphitheater Picnic Area Water/Electric Sites Screened Shelters Cottages Dump Station

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