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


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.

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


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.

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...

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...

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...

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

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Jim Chapman Lake Weather Forecast

Friday

Becoming Sunny

Hi: 93

Friday Night

Clear

Lo: 73

Saturday

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 93

Saturday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 72

Sunday

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 91

Sunday Night

Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 69

Monday

Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 82

Monday Night

Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 65


Jim Chapman Lake Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 6/7: 444.40 (-1.60)