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


The Box Ranch RV Park

The Box Ranch RV Park has ten campsites with 30 and 50 amp, including water, electric, and septic hookups. They offer daily, weekly, and long-term stay and pricing. The place is nice and has a kind owner, too.

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...

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.

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.

Jim Chapman Lake What To Do


Southwest Dairy Museum

Southwest Dairy Museum is located in the beautiful city of Sulphur Springs in Texas. A museum depicting the lives of a dairy farm family prior to the introduction of electricity to rural America. This place is...

Sulphur Springs Country Club

Sulphur Springs Country Club is located in the heart of East Texas, Sulphur Springs Country Club. The par 72 course takes full advantage of the SSCC development's natural splendor, winding its way across...

Webb Hill Country Club

Webb Hill Country Club is nestled in Wolfe City, TX that has an 18-hole. It is also renovated with more beautiful golfing course and new amenities. There is a dining room, grill, bar, pro shop, and swimming...

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...

The Sundance Bar

The Sundance Bar is a perfect place to socialize with other people. It has 2 pool tables, top golf game, and gamble computers. There is also a DJ that gives good and happy music. Also, smoking is allowed...

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Jim Chapman Lake Current Weather Alerts

Jim Chapman Lake Weather Forecast

Friday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 102

Friday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 76

Saturday

Hot

Hi: 100

Saturday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 76

Sunday

Hot

Hi: 98

Sunday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 77

Monday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 99

Monday Night

Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 76


Jim Chapman Lake Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 8/5: 436.15 (-9.85)