Texas Brazos Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

Meridian: Meridian State Park

Meridian State Park is a 504-acre park with a 72-acre lake with many features built in 1933 and 1934 by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). Today there are still CCC structures present in the park including the entrance portal, vehicle bridges, lake dam, and concession building, The park is comprised mostly of ash juniper trees, a favorite home to the rare golden-cheeked warblerduring the early spring and first part of summer.  Activities include swimming, no-wake boating, birding, camping, picnicking and bicycling on park roads. A hiking trail encircling Lake Meridian features limestone outcroppings with fossils, a scenic overlook and aquatic vegetation.


  • 173 Park Rd 7
  • Meridian, Texas
  • 76665


Hours & Fees

  • Monday-Sunday, 8 a.m.-10 p.m.

  • Adult: $5, Children (Age 12 and under): Free

Map & Directions

Take State Highway 174 from Cleburne, State Highway 144 from Glen Rose or State Highway 6 from Waco. Join State Highway 22 and proceed to the park. Take State Highway 22 from Hillsboro or Hamilton. The park is located about 3 miles southwest of Meridian off State Highway 22