Jim Chapman Lake


Jim Chapman Lake and the Cooper Dam sit in Delta and Hopkins Counties two miles south of Cooper, Texas, eight miles east of Commerce, Texas, in northeast Texas. Jim Chapman Lake is 12 miles north of Sulphur Springs, Texas. It was formerly named and is also known as Cooper Lake. Dallas is 67 miles southwest. It covers 19,305 acres with a maximum depth of 50 feet. The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (USACE) manages Jim Chapman Lake.  More Lake Information

Jim Chapman Lake Camping


Tira Boat Ramp - Jim Chapman Lake

Tira Boat Ramp is located near the east side of the dam. It has a two-lane concrete ramp, a parking space for 90 vehicles, a courtesy dock, and a restroom. This is open all year round, and with a parking fee.

Oak Grove Campground

Oak Grove Campground has 15 sites, and eight people are allowed per site. There is a picnic table, restroom, fire ring, water nearby, and a lantern post. This is a beautiful campsite.

Honey Creek Boat Ramp South Sulphur Unit

Honey Creek Boat Ramp South Sulphur Unit has two-lane ramps, a parking area that can accommodate 63 vehicles, a cleaning station, a courtesy dock, a restroom, a picnic area, and a campsite. This is open all...

Liberty Grove Campground

Liberty Grove Campground has 30 sites, and only eight people are allowed per site. Inclusions are electric hookups, water hookups, restrooms, fire rings, and picnic tables. The staff is friendly. The place is...

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit Campground has 39 sites, and only eight people per site are allowed. It has an electric hookup, water hookup, picnic table, outdoor grill, and nearby restrooms. The...

Jim Chapman Lake What To Do


Pioneer Cafe

Pioneer Cafe is located in Sulphur Springs, Texas. It offer home-cooked meals for breakfast and lunch. Daily Specials are chicken fried steak and fried chicken, as well as a full menu featuring specialty...

Redbarn Cafe

Redbarn Cafe offers home-style cooked food with lots to choose from. Chicken fried steak and baked potatoes are a must-try. The place is friendly as well as the staff. Its price is affordable and has right...

Fatboy's BBQ

Fatboy's BBQ is a family-owned business operating in Cooper, TX. Texas BBQ, Old Fashioned Hamburgers, strong support for the Second Amendment, and a welcoming staff. The place is cozy and clean.

Tejanos Mexican Grill

Tejanos Mexican Grill is a place for Mexican food lovers. They offer wide variety foods. Serving with an inviting ambiance, and delicious foods at a reasonable price. The service is fast and staff is kind.

Marlene's Sass & Class Boutique

Marlene's Sass & Class Boutique is a locally owned and operated store specializing in clothing, accessories, and shoes. The shop carries a wide selection of sizes from XS-3XL. The place is nice and has a...

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Jim Chapman Lake Weather Forecast

Wednesday

Increasing Clouds

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Wednesday Night

Mostly Cloudy

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Thursday

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Thursday Night

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Friday

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Saturday

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Saturday Night

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Jim Chapman Lake Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 2/7: 440.26 (-5.74)