Copper Breaks State Park RV & Campground Guide


Copper Breaks State Park is located 12 miles south of Quanah and 9 miles north of Crowell. It was opened in 1974 and is home to one of four places in the state to see an official Texas longhorn that is part of the state herd. Copper Breaks has also earned the official Dark Sky designation, and park rangers hold monthly stargazing programs from April to November. The rugged canyons and grassland are also great places to explore on bike, horse, or foot. Bring along your canoe or kayak to explore the 60-acre lake. You can also go fishing and swimming.

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Spring 48-75 F
Summer 70-95 F
Fall 44-81 F
Winter 27-55 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Copper Breaks State Park

You will love watching the sunrise in the morning and the stars at night at this state park, so bring your RV. If you do not have one, then rent one at RVshare.com

Copper Breaks State Park

The campgrounds at this state park are divided into seven different sections, including sites with full hookups, equestrian and group sites, and hike-in sites. Rates start at $12 per night.

• Water hookup: Yes 

• Electrical hookup: Yes 

• Sewer hookup: Yes 

• Wi-Fi: No 

• Pet-friendly: Yes 

• Other amenities: Equestrian and group sites 

Ole Town Cotton Gin RV Park

Featuring a great room to hold family reunions and meetings, this campground has a variety of camping options available. Rates start at $20 a night.

• Water hookup: No 

• Electrical hookup: Yes 

• Sewer hookup: No 

• Wi-Fi: No 

• Pet-friendly: Yes 

• Other amenities: Meeting room, swimming pool, laundry and bathroom facilities 

Rockin “A” RV Park

Relax in the pool at the end of a day of sightseeing at this campground in Vernon, Texas, that has a playground and horseshoe pit. Rates start at $40 per night with weekly and monthly rates available.

• Water hookup: Yes 

• Electrical hookup: Yes 

• Sewer hookup: Yes 

• Wi-Fi: Yes 

• Pet-friendly: Yes 

• Other amenities: Dog run, swimming pool, playground, laundry facilities, dump station

Red Roof Inn and RV Park

There are eight camping spots with electricity available at this hotel in Childress, Texas. Rates start at $28 per night.

• Water hookup: No 

• Electrical hookup: Yes 

• Sewer hookup: No 

• Wi-Fi: No 

• Pet-friendly: Yes 

• Other amenities: Gravel camping pads 

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What to Do at
Copper Breaks State Park

Inside Copper Breaks State Park

Near the entrance gate, you can see some of the longhorns belonging to the state herd. You may want to bring your fishing gear to fish in the 60-acre pond from a canoe or the fishing pier. There are over 10 miles of trails waiting to be explored on horseback, foot, or mountain bike. This park is an excellent place to see the Milky Way and constellations on a clear night. 

Outside Copper Breaks State Park

There are many fascinating small towns nearby to explore once you have finished exploring the park. You can eat your meals out at delicious nearby establishments. Alternatively, consider participating in some retail therapy or visiting attractions.


Medicine Mound Depot Restaurant

Stop for a Southern comfort entrée for lunch, or come back on weekend evenings for a juicy rib-eye.

Type: Southern comfort food

Location: 1802 U.S. Highway 287 East, Quanah, TX 79252

Dutch’s Restaurant

Get all your café favorites here, including fried pork chops, turkey and gravy, and fried catfish.

Type: Cafe

Location: 1501 West 11th Street, Quanah, TX 79252

Old Bank Saloon

Get all your favorite pub food at this saloon that is located in a bank building that was constructed in the 1900s.

Type: Pub food

Location: 201 South Main Street, Quanah, TX 79252

Sisters Café

Start your day with a hearty breakfast at this restaurant, or choose to come at lunchtime for Southern favorites. 

Type: Breakfast/Lunch

Location: 1101 W. 11th Street, Quanah, TX 79252

Holy Smokes BBQ

Start your day with biscuits and gravy along with your favorite breakfast meat, and make sure to grab their barbecue on the weekends. 

Type: BBQ

Location: 1301 W. 11th Street, Quanah, TX 79252


Rustic Relics

Find an extensive collection of metal art outside this building, and be amazed at the wide assortment of collectibles once you venture inside. 

Location: 200 W. 11th Street, Quanah, TX 79252

Quanah Flower Shop

Find a wide assortment of silk flower wreaths and arrangements at this local shop.

Location: 1210 W. 3rd Street, Quanah, TX 79252

Rustics N Rhinestones

Get women’s and older children’s clothing at this store that also sells some home décor. 

Location: 1009 W. 11th Street, Quanah, TX 79252

The Tumbleweed

Find women’s clothing, air fresheners, laundry bags, and much more at this store. 

Location: 205 W. 3rd Street, Quanah, TX 79252

287 Antiques

If you are looking for collectibles and antiques, shop at this store because you never know what you might find. 

Location: 906 E. 11th Street, Quanah, TX 79252


Acme & Pacific Railway Depot Museum

Considered one of the finest examples of Spanish Colonial architecture in Texas, this museum contains exhibits related to Quanah Parker and early companies that left their mark on the city, including a room created by NASA and the Smithsonian Institute. 

Location: 100 Mercer Street, Quanah, TX 79252

Red River Valley Museum

See taxidermy animals from the Red River Valley, and learn more about this area’s history. 

Location: 4600 College Drive, Vernon, TX 76384

Vernon Plaza Theater

The first theater in Texas built to show 3D movies, this facility opened in 1955 and still shows movies and has an exciting display case and wall murals. 

Location: 1717 Cumberland Street #3, Vernon, TX 76384

River Creek Golf Course

Bring your golf clubs and your best game to this par-71 golf course that stretches 6,700 yards where you can play off four sets of tee boxes. 

Location: 1605 FM 1107, Wichita Falls, TX 76305

Boomtown Bay Family Aquatic Center

Swim in the pool, ride the water slides, and relax on the Lazy River at this water park. 

Location: 104 Tommy Thornton Way, Burkburnett, TX 76354

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How to Get to
Copper Breaks State Park

This park is located about 90 minutes northwest of Wichita Falls, Texas. To get to the park from Wichita Falls, take U.S. 287 North to FM 2568, and turn left. Turn left on Highway 6, and continue for 11 miles to reach the park.

If you are coming to the park from Fort Worth, take TX 199 to U.S. 281 North. Veer left to get on TX 114 West. Turn right on U.S. 183. Turn left on Farm to Market Road 1919. Turn right on U.S. 267. Turn left on Texas 70. Turn right on Texas 6. Continue until you reach the park.

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Entering Copper Breaks State Park

The park is open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Copper Breaks State Park Per person : $3.0

Children 12 and under are free

If you have visited Copper Breaks State Park, what were your favorite memories? Was it getting to see the longhorns, fishing in the lake, a discovery on a nature hike, or seeing the dark sky at night? Perhaps it was gathering around a campfire at night or participating in a ranger-led program. Share your memories on your social media feed, and tag RVshare in your comments. You can also send your photos and stories to [email protected]

Frequently Asked Questions About Copper Breaks State Park

What kind of wildlife can be found in Copper Breaks State Park?

Copper Breaks State Park is inhabited by armadillos, raccoons, bobcats, porcupines, coyotes, turtles, lizards, frogs, owls, hawks, roadrunners, great blue herons, and many other bird species.

Are there designated RV camping spots in Copper Breaks State Park?

Copper Breaks State Park offers a dump station with water access free to registered campers. Those RVs which do not stay at the campgrounds can use the dump station for a $5 fee.

Are pets allowed at Copper Breaks State Park?

You're welcome to bring your pets to Copper Breaks State Park, but they must always be leashed and cleaned up afterward. In addition, pets are not allowed inside any buildings around the park.

What is the climate of Copper Breaks State Park?

Copper Breaks State Park has a scorching climate. The area experiences very sporadic rainfall and the summertime temperatures often exceed 95 degrees. During the winter, the temperatures are usually between 30 and 60 degrees.

What is the best time of year to visit Copper Breaks State Park?

You'll find the ideal conditions if you visit Copper Breaks State Park in spring or fall. That way, you can avoid the scorching heat of the summer, but it will still be nice and warm.