Choke Canyon Reservoir Facilities

food nearby lodging nearby primitive campground bait and tackle public facilities Boatramp available hiking/nature trails swimming information center maps available license required disabled angler facilities

Choke Canyon State Park, Calliham Unit, P.O. Box 2, Calliham, TX 78007; (361) 786-3868; Choke Canyon State Park, Choke Canyon South Shore, P.O. Box 1548, Three Rivers, TX 78771, (512) 786-3538; and Daughtrey Wildlife Management Area, P.O. Box 388, George West, TX 78022; (512) 358-2124. Nearest highway, State 72. Nearest city, Three Rivers. When full, the lake provides approximately 26,000 acres of water surface. Accessible from numerous roads. Several boat ramps and camping facilities. Fishing year-round. Available species include black and white bass, striper, crappie, and several species of catfish.

  Choke Canyon Reservoir  
  Nueces River
(managing entity)
Texas Parks and
Wildlife Department
  4200 Smith School Road  
  Austin TX 78744  
Land Area (acres) Total 9127
  Developed Public Use 490
  Undeveloped 8637
Water Surface (acres) Total 25733
  Available for Recreation 25733
Shoreline (miles) Total 135
  Available for Recreation 135
Fees Area Entrance yes
  Campgrounds yes
  Picnic Areas yes
  Boat Launch Facilities yes
  Parking yes
  Other no
Facilities (number) Campgrounds 5
  Campsites 135
  Tent Only Campsites 60
  RV Hookups yes
  Mobile Home Parks 0
  Mobile Home Sites 0
  Camp Shower Facilities yes
  Picnic Areas 9
  Picnic Tables 150
  Picnic Shelters 20
  Swimming Beaches 2
  Swim Shower Facilities yes
  Boat Launch Ramps 8
  Boat Launch Lanes 22
  Mooring Buoys 0
  Slip Mooring Spaces 0
  Concessions 1
Potable Water Campgrounds 21
  Picnic Areas 29
  Other Locations 0
Toilets Campgrounds 4
  Picnic Areas 4
  Other Locations 1
Sanitary Stations Trailer / RV 2
  Boat 0

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