Texas Tropical Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

Calliham: Choke Canyon State Park

Photo by TPWD

This 1,400-acre park is divided into two units and hugs the shoreline of the Choke Canyon Reservoir. The South Shore Unit is a day-use only park (6 a.m.-10 p.m.) and offers boating, fishing, picnicking, wildlife viewing and birding. The Calliham Unit offers camping, picnicking, boating, hiking, wildlife viewing, birding, fishing, lake beach and softball and volleyball areas. Seasonal guided bird walks are conducted on scheduled days.


  • 700 Hwy 72
  • Calliham, Texas
  • 78071


Hours & Fees

  • Open 7 days a week year-round, 6 a.m. – 10 p.m., except for public hunts.

  • Ages 13 and older: $5 per day

Map & Directions

12 miles west of Three Rivers on State Highway 72 toward Tilden