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


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...

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.

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.

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.

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...

Bright Star Cinemas

Bright Star Cinemas is an old style movie theater located in Sulphur Springs, TX. They are offering new and good movies. Plus, a comfortable setting.

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...

DeeZ

DeeZ is nestled in Cooper Texas that offers homestyle cooked food. They offer breakfast and lunch foods. The place is very fun with friendly staff. This is a must visit restaurant in Cooper.

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...

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Jim Chapman Lake Current Weather Alerts

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Jim Chapman Lake Weather Forecast

Tuesday

Partly Sunny

Hi: 66

Tuesday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 40

Wednesday

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 57

Wednesday Night

Clear

Lo: 36

Thursday

Sunny

Hi: 59

Thursday Night

Clear

Lo: 39

Friday

Partly Sunny

Hi: 66

Friday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 49


Jim Chapman Lake Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 1/3: 438.15 (-7.85)