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Lake Corpus Christi State Park

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Nearest city  Mathis
Phone  +1 361-547-2635
Area  144 ha
Established  1934
Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Location  San Patricio County, Texas
Governing body  Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Address  23194 Park Rd 25, Mathis, TX 78368, USA
Hours  Open today · 7AM–10PMSaturday7AM–10PMSunday7AM–10PMMonday7AM–10PMTuesday7AM–10PMWednesday7AM–10PMThursday7AM–10PMFriday7AM–10PM
Management  Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Similar  Goliad State Park and Histo, Bonham State Park, Kickapoo Cavern State Park, Daingerfield State Park, Atlanta State Park

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Lake Corpus Christi State Park is a state park located on Lake Corpus Christi in San Patricio County, Texas, United States southwest of Mathis. The land was leased from the City of Corpus Christi in 1934 and the park was opened in 1934.

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History

The park was constructed by Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Company 886 between 1934 and 1935. CCC buildings included a bathhouse, park residence, boat house and a refectory, but only the refectory remains. Other CCC structures include a lookout tower, Park Road 25, and bridges.

Flora

The park is a mixture of brushlands, wetlands, woodlands and the open waters of Lake Corpus Christi creating a diverse ecological area.

Fauna

Common birds within the park include the black-bellied whistling duck, American purple gallinule, white-winged dove, pauraque, long-billed thrasher, white-eyed vireo, pyrrhuloxia and black-throated sparrow. Common mammals include javelina, cottontail rabbits and white-tailed deer. Popular fish include blue, channel and yellow catfish and sunfish, bass and crappie.

References

Lake Corpus Christi State Park Wikipedia


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