Houston Area - Swim near Lampasas, Texas
30.2497, -94.1765
0.7 miles E of Lampasas, Texas
GPS: 30°14'58.9"N 94°10'35.4"W
Maps | Directions
State: Texas


Several swimming place in parks near Houston...Courtesy of swimmingholes.org

For more information, visit:

Add Reference URL

Link to another great resource

  1. Plan Ahead and Prepare
  2. Travel & camp on durable surfaces
  3. Dispose of waste properly
  4. Leave what you find
  5. Minimize campfire impacts
  6. Respect wildlife
  7. Be considerate of other visitors


From Lampasas, Texas

  1. Head west on E 4th St/Ford St toward S Key Ave (108 ft)
  2. Turn left at the 1st cross street onto US-183 S/S Key Ave
    Continue to follow US-183 S
    (40.7 mi)
  3. Continue straight onto TX-183A Toll Rd S
    Partial toll road
    (9.9 mi)
  4. Keep left to stay on TX-183A Toll Rd S
    Toll road
    (0.4 mi)
  5. Continue onto US-183 S (13.3 mi)
  6. Take the exit onto 290 Toll toward Houston
    Toll road
    (6.7 mi)
  7. 290 Toll turns slightly left and becomes US-290 E (1.8 mi)
  8. Continue straight to stay on US-290 E (72.5 mi)
  9. Merge onto TX-36 S/US-290 E via the ramp to Houston/Bellville
    Continue to follow US-290 E
    (65.1 mi)
  10. Take exit 11 to merge onto I-10 E (14.7 mi)
  11. Keep left at the fork to stay on I-10 E (13.4 mi)
  12. Keep left at the fork to stay on I-10 E (57.0 mi)
  13. Take exit 845 toward Farm to Market Rd 364/Major Dr/Brooks Rd (0.4 mi)
  14. Keep left to continue on Interstate 10 Access Rd (3.2 mi)
  15. Take the ramp on the left onto I-10 E (3.7 mi)
  16. Keep right at the fork to continue on US-287 N/US-69 N/US-96 N, follow signs for Lufkin/Jasper (9.8 mi)
  17. Take the exit toward Farm to Market Rd 3513/Mitchell Rd (0.3 mi)
  18. Continue straight (0.4 mi)
  19. Turn right toward S Farm to Market Rd 3513 (154 ft)
  20. Turn left onto S Farm to Market Rd 3513 (1.7 mi)
  21. Turn right onto Tram Rd (157 ft)
  22. Turn left onto Alma Dr (0.5 mi)
  23. Slight left onto Park Rd 74 (0.4 mi)

All directions are from Houston or Beaumont.

VILLAGE CREEK S. P. [VILL]: Hike 1 mile in State Park to sandbar swimming area on Village Creek. WEB SITE. Phone: 409-755-7322. Camping. Fee. LAT, LON lat=30.2497, lon=-94.1765(source: DeLorme) (accuracy: approximate) LINK TO GOOGLE MAP. From Beaumont, take RT 69/96 north; take Mitchell Road exit onto Mitchell Road (just before the RT 69/96 split). Go approximately .4 mile on the access road and turn east (right) onto Mitchell Road. Then turn immediately north (left) onto FM 3513 (Village Creek Parkway). Go approximately 2 miles and turn East (right) on Alma Drive. Cross the railroad tracks (veer to the left) and go .5 mile to park entrance. Very confident. Not Verified. Updated 12/28/07.

HUNTSVILLE S. P. [HUNV]: Swim in a roped-off area of Lake Raven - beautiful clear water lake in forested area adjacent to Sam Houston N. F.. There are alligators in the far reaches of this lake but there have not been reported problems with people. Do not swim at dusk or dawn. WEB SITE. Phone: 936-295-5644 . Camping. Fee. LAT, LON lat=30.6156, lon=-95.5341(source: web site) (accuracy: approximate) LINK TO GOOGLE MAP. From Beaumont, take I-45 north to Huntsville. The park is 6 miles southwest of Huntsville on Park Road 40. Very confident. Not Verified. Updated 12/28/07.

Courtesy of swimmingholes.org

to add photos & videos and suggest edits

Guest Review/Comments

Edit Review Delete Review
Reply Cancel

Other Swimming Holes Nearby

More Similar Arenas Near Houston Area:

Swimming Holes Things to Do

Embed Arena

Where do you plan to embed this code?

<script src="https://www.freearenas.com/embed/a28219243"></script>


Add an Arena

Just some quick info about this location to get started...

New Collection

Update Review


Edit Your Experience

Log Your Visit to This Location

We've logged that you went. Is there anything else you want to add?

Thank you for your review/comment

We've recorded your comments. Is there anything else you want to add?

By recording your visit on FreeArenas.com, you'll have a collection of all the great places you've been and provide valuable information for yourself and others in the future.

Have you been to this location?


Donate to the Cause

We're trying to get people off their couches and off their phones to responsibly enjoy the great outdoors. It takes a lot of work to populate, curate, develop, and market our website and mobile application. Even the smallest contribution can go a long ways towards helping this all happen faster and better. Thank you!