Navarro Mills Lake, TX
About Oak Park Day Use
Oak Park is located on the northeastern shore of Navarro Mills Lake in central Texas. Oak Park Day Use area is open from April through September with picnic tables, restrooms, and a swimming beach. Visitors can enjoy a view of the lake from the facility and participate in popular outdoor actives like swimming and picnicking. The lake area provides the perfect setting to get away from it all, especially for city-dwellers from the nearby Dallas-Fort Worth metro area.The brilliant array of native flowers draws visitors from all over to the lake area during the spring. Bluebonnets, paintbrushes and a myriad of other native plants transform the often-bleak winter landscape into an incredible palette of colors. A wide variety of habitat provides a home and abundant food supply to diverse wildlife. Visitors might stumble across squirrels, rabbits, coyotes, foxes, bobcats, white-tailed deer, raccoon or armadillo.Birding is a favorite year-round pastime for lake guests. Many species of songbirds, hawks, great blue herons, ducks, geese, other shorebirds and even an occasional bald eagle visit the area. Fishing is also popular at Navarro Mills, and the lake holds the current state record for white crappie. Fishermen come from near and far to sample some of the best crappie fishing anywhere.
US Army Corps of Engineers
Oak Park Day Use is located in Navarro Mills Lake in Texas
From Waco or Corsicana, Texas, take State Highway 31 to the intersection with FM 667. Turn north on FM 667 and travel about 1.5 miles to the park entrance on the left side of the road.
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