Fort Boggy State Park

Fort Boggy State Park

Back in 1840, Fort Boggy offered early Texans safe haven from frontier raids, food shortages and foul weather.The pristine and peaceful parkland offers a safe haven from stressful work weeks, hectic schedules and busy lives.

Things to Do

Swimming, fishing, hiking and mountain biking are allowed. There is a boat ramp and the lake (approximately 15 acres) is open to small boats, canoes, kayaks, etc.

Ranger Programs

The park offers a variety of educational opportunities. Check the calendar for upcoming events or contact the park for special tours.

Photo of an Explorer PackAsk about the Junior Ranger Explorer Packs available for free checkout at the park!

Equipment Rentals

This park participates in the Angler Education “Tackle Loaner Program"; individuals can borrow rods, reels and tackle boxes with hooks, sinkers and bobbers.

Area Attractions

Nearby points of interest include Fort Parker State ParkTexas State Railroad; Old Fort Parker (operated by the City of Groesbeck); Confedeate Reunion Grounds State Historic Site; and the cities of Rusk, Palestine and Fairfield (where the Freestone County Museum in the century-old jail is located).

4994 Hwy. 75 South
Centerville, TX 75833

Latitude: 31.189837

Longitude: -95.98588

(903) 344-1116

Reserve by phone: (512) 389-8900
Reserve by fax

Entrance Fees
  • No Entrance Fee: Free
Hours

Open Saturday & Sunday for day use only from 8 a.m. to sunset.
Closed Monday through Friday.

Busy Season

Spring and summer

Climate

January average low is 35 degrees. July average high is 96 degrees. Average rainfall is 39 inches.

National Weather Service forecast for this area
Elevation

496 feet

Social Media

Back to Top
Back to Top