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Village Creek State Park is a state park in the Piney Woods of eastern Texas in the Hardin County city of Lumberton. The heavily forested, 1,090 acres (441 ha) park opened in 1994. It is named for Village Creek, a clean, sand-bottomed, free-flowing tributary of the Neches River.

Village Creek State Park
Map showing the location of Village Creek State Park
Map showing the location of Village Creek State Park
LocationHardin County, Texas
Nearest cityLumberton
Coordinates30°15′19″N 94°09′42″W / 30.25528°N 94.16167°W / 30.25528; -94.16167Coordinates: 30°15′19″N 94°09′42″W / 30.25528°N 94.16167°W / 30.25528; -94.16167
Area1,090 acres (441 ha)
Established1994 (1994)
Governing bodyTexas Parks and Wildlife Department State Parks and Historic Sites

The forested area features cypress swamps including bald cypress, water tupelo, river birch, riverflat hawthorn, and yaupon holly trees.

Wildlife includes snapping turtle, white-tailed deer, diamondback water snake, and possum.

Fishing includes channel catfish, bass, crappie, and bluegill.


Overnight featuresEdit

  • 25 water & electric campsites
  • 16 walk-in tent campsites
  • Restroom with showers
  • RV dump station
  • An eight-person cabin
  • Group primitive camping area

Day-use featuresEdit

  • Picnic area
  • Group picnic pavilion
  • Children's playground
  • Canoe launch, with access to 40 miles (64 km) of flat water canoe float stream.
  • Hiking trails totaling 10 miles. Bicycles are allowed on most trails.
  • An unsupervised swimming beach, (at the end of a 1.0 mile (1.6 km) hike.)


Pamphlets and maps issued by Texas Parks and Wildlife.

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