Trinity River Refuge New Paved Road is Open

LIBERTY, July 12, 2012 - Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge’s new paved road is back open for public use starting on Friday, July 13.

This site located at the end of CR 417 off of FM 1409. In addition to the road, there is new striping, signage and a speed bump along with the butterfly garden parking area being paved.

An electric gate that will automatically close at sundown and re-open at sunrise is planned for the near future.

The Champion Lake Public Use Area is free and open to fishing, hiking, butterfly and bird watching, waterfowl hunting with a refuge permit, and limited boating. It is open 7 days a week during daylight hours only. This new road is posted at 20 mph speed limit and radar enforced. If you have any questions, please call Stuart Marcus, Refuge Manager, at 936/336-9786.


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