Martin Creek Lake State Park

Martin Creek Lake State Park which consists of 286.9 acres is located in Rusk County southeast of Longview. It was deeded to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department by the Texas Utilities Generating Company on June 23 1976 and was opened to the public the same year. The park is located on 5000-acre Martin Creek Lake constructed to provide cooling water for a lignite-fired electric power generation plant.