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


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.

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...

Buggy Whip Equestrian Campground

Buggy Whip Equestrian Campground has 15 campsites with water and electric hookups and a 20-foot tether cable. Only eight people are allowed per site. There are restrooms, picnic tables, and potable water.

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...

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.

Jim Chapman Lake What To Do


Classic Lanes

Classic Lanes is a fun place to visit especially for kids. a perfect place to enjoy bowling and laser tag. Strictly only 14 years old and up are allowed to come. All minors should be guided by a parent. This...

Sand Hills Golf & Country Club

Sand Hills is a course that overlooks Cooper Lake and is densely forested, however it lacks bunkers. The 270-yard par 4 No. 6 and the 220-yard par 3 No. 8 are the two most tough holes on the par 36 layout. The...

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...

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...

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.

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Jim Chapman Lake Current Weather Alerts

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Jim Chapman Lake Weather Forecast

Wednesday

Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 83

Wednesday Night

Thunderstorms Likely

Lo: 68

Thursday

Severe Tstms

Hi: 78

Thursday Night

Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 56

Friday

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 82

Friday Night

Clear

Lo: 60

Saturday

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 90

Saturday Night

Clear

Lo: 71


Jim Chapman Lake Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 5/5: 437.94 (-8.06)