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, TX 76665