Lockhart State Park
History: Lockhart State Park is 263.7 acres west of Lockhart in Caldwell County. The land was deeded by private owners between 1934 and 1937. The park was constructed by Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), between 1935 and 1938 and was opened as a state park in 1948. In August 1840, the Battle of Plum Creek was fought a few miles north of the park.
Camping and Important information: Facilities include restrooms with showers; picnic sites (including a group picnic area, with 4 tables); campsites with water and electricity; campsites with water, electricity, and sewer; 1.5 miles of hiking trails; a recreation hall with restrooms without showers, a patio, a picnic area, playground equipment, and a kitchen with a stove and a refrigerator available, (day-use capacity 75, overnight-use capacity 75); and a swimming pool (the pool will be open for the 2009 season), with individual and family seasonal passes available. The golf course offers daily, weekend, and holiday rates; annual individual and family passes; and carts for rent; there is a trail fee for private golf carts.
Hours: Open 7 days a week year-round; gate does not close.
Reservations: Check Availability/Make Reservations for Lockhart S.P. You can also make E-mail Reservations, Fax Reservations or Phone Reservations
Admission fees: do apply, see Park website for details.