The Corps of Engineers maintains 11 parks with boat ramps, picnicking, camping, and bank access for fishing. Three marinas offer basic supplies and fuel. An entrance fee is charged at most parks. Courtesy docks are provided at boat ramps.
Mother Neff State Park
The main activities are camping, hiking, picnicking, fishing from the river bank, and wildlife observation. The park provides a junior ranger program that allows children from ages 4-12 to earn a special badge & certificate. For interested hikers a tree guide is available at the park headquarters which provides a self guided tour along the lost trail. Facilities include campsites with water and electricity; campsites with water nearby; primitive campsites; a group primitive area; picnic sites; a group (wooden) picnic pavilions and a group (rock) picnic pavilion that are often used for reunions, church group gatherings, and weddings; a heated and air-conditioned recreation hall with kitchen facilities; restrooms with and without showers; a playground; and an outdoor sports area.
Cedar Ridge Park
254-986-1404, Cedar Ridge Park Rd, Temple, TX 76502
Local Area Businesses
Nearby attractions include:
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame
Fort Fisher Municipal Park in Waco;
American Railroad Museum and
Scott and White Hospital in Temple;
the Grove Country Life Museum.