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Atlanta State Park

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Nearest city  Atlanta
Area  5.969 km²
Established  1954
Visitors  39,940 (in 2007)
Phone  +1 903-796-6476
Atlanta State Park
Location  Cass County, Texas, United States
Governing body  Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Address  927 Park Road 42, Atlanta, TX 75551, United States
Hours  Open today · Open 24 hoursTuesdayOpen 24 hoursWednesdayOpen 24 hoursThursdayOpen 24 hoursFridayOpen 24 hoursSaturdayOpen 24 hoursSundayOpen 24 hoursMondayOpen 24 hours
Management  Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Similar  Daingerfield State Park, Bonham State Park, Big Spring State Park, Wright Patman Lake, Abilene State Park

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Atlanta State Park is a state park in northeast Texas in the United States. It is located on Wright Patman Lake in northern Cass County.

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Location

Atlanta State Park is on the south shore of Wright Patman Lake, about 11 miles (18 km) northwest of Atlanta, Texas. This is about 18 miles (29 km) southwest of Texarkana, Texas. The entrance to the park is on highway FM-1154.

History

The state of Texas acquired the land for Atlanta State Park in 1954, under a long-term lease with the Department of the Army. In past centuries, the Caddo Indians settled in this area and worked the land as farmers.

Recreation

Atlanta State Park provides access to Wright Patman Lake for boating and fishing, and has a sandy beach area for swimming. Picnic and overnight camping areas are available. The park includes a nature trail and a 3.8-mile (6.1 km) hiking trail.

References

Atlanta State Park Wikipedia


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