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Lake Somerville Birch Creek Unit

12 Reviews

About This Campground

US Army Corps of Engineers

**Max bridge clearance (on FM 60, just before Danville) is 13'4" ** Four units make up Lake Somerville State Park. Birch Creek Unit is on the north side of the lake, while Nails Creek Unit is on the southwest side. The 13-mile Lake Somerville Trail-way connects the two units. Somerville Public…

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Hike In
    Hike a trail to your campsite
  • Boat In
    Boat to your campsite

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Available
  • Verizon
    Unknown
  • AT&T
    Available
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Dispersed
  • Group
  • Equestrian

Features

For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Pull-Through Sites

Reviews

12 Reviews of Lake Somerville Birch Creek Unit

Ratings Breakdown

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Justin Y.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 14, 2021

Beautiful lake

Well maintained and plenty of trails around the lake. Enjoyed two night here. Site 108

Site108
Month of VisitSeptember
JThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 9, 2021

Great campground.

This was our first time here at lake Somerville birch creek. It was a great one. We stayed in old hickory loop. Lots of trees and plenty of shade. Short trip from Houston so we will definitely be going back!

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Site64
Month of VisitAugust
Margaret P.
Reviewed Dec. 27, 2020

So Peaceful...

This is the second time we have stayed here. This time was from Christmas Eve until the Sunday after. This place doesn’t disappoint. There are nice hiking trails. The lake views are beautiful. All the campsites appear to be very well kept. My husband went fishing for a bit. He didn’t catch…

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Location

Lake Somerville Birch Creek Unit is located in Texas

Directions

To Birch Creek Unit From Houston, take Highway 290 West to Brenham. Take SH 36 North through Somerville to Lyons. Turn left on Highway 60. Travel approximately eight miles. Turn left on Park Road 57. Park is four miles down Park Road 57. From Austin (north), take Highway 290 East to Highway 21. Left on 21 approximately 30 miles. Right on FM 60, 11 miles to Park Rd. 57. 4 miles on Park Road 57 to Park entrance. Note: The bridge on FM 60, just before Deanville, has a max. clearance of 13’ 4”. From Austin (south), take Highway 71 East to Bastrop. Highway 21 East approximately 45 miles. Right on FM 60, 11 miles to Park Road. 57. 4 miles on Park Road 57 to park entrance. Note: The bridge on FM 60, just before Deanville, has a max. clearance of 13’ 4”.

Address

14222 Park Road 57

Coordinates

30.30900068 N
96.6350004 W

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About This Campground

**Max bridge clearance (on FM 60, just before Danville) is 13'4" ** Four units make up Lake Somerville State Park. Birch Creek Unit is on the north side of the lake, while Nails Creek Unit is on the southwest side. The 13-mile Lake Somerville Trail-way connects the two units. Somerville Public Hunting Land is nearby, also on the lake. Birch Creek and Nails Creek offer access to the lake for fishing, boating, paddling and swimming. On land at either unit, you can camp, picnic, hike, ride mountain bikes, play horseshoes or volleyball, geocache, and go birding. Explore miles of multi-use trails. Host your next group gathering at one of our pavilions or group halls. Camp with amenities at our sites with water and electricity, rough it at primitive sites along the Trailway, or choose something in between. Both units have restrooms with showers. Chemical toilets are located along the Trailway.

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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