- The Lake Casa Blanca International State Park offers visitors to the area a variety of land and water based activities. Moreover, wildlife species which have been noted in the park include jackrabbit, ground squirrel, cottontail, deer, and javelina. Birds commonly seen include killdeer, heron, egret, mockingbird, house sparrow, and grackles.
Park facilities include restrooms with showers; picnic sites; campsites with water; and campsites with water and electricity (30 amps). There are 5 day-use group facilities: 1) a group recreation hall (electricity, water, a stove, a refrigerator, air-conditioning/heating; indoor restrooms, picnic tables, and a barbecue pit); 2) Sports Group Picnic Pavilion (picnic tables, a large barbecue pit, water facility nearby, volleyball and basketball courts nearby, well-lighted outside); 3) a group picnic pavilion, also known as El Ranchito, (partially enclosed has water, electricity, outdoor restrooms, a volleyball court, a playground, a barbecue pit, and outdoor picnic tables; a portion of the facility is enclosed and has picnic tables near a fireplace; another section is screened for food preparation); 4) a group picnic pavilion, also known as Lago Vista, has picnic tables, electricity, water, a barbecue pit, and outdoor restrooms; 5) Rock Barn, also known as La Hacienda, is an enclosed building: with an outdoor slab, picnic tables, a barbecue pit, and a restroom facility nearby which is accessible to the disabled (no air-conditioning); and 6) a group picnic pavilion, known as Bird Aviary, (capacity 35) has 6 tables under a metal roof, electricity, water and a large BBQ pit with a playground and restrooms nearby. There is a Texas State Park Store; playgrounds; basketball, volleyball and tennis courts; a baseball field; an amphitheater (capacity 500-stone benches, no stage, no electricity); a boat ramp; 2 miles of mountain bike trails; and a trailer dump station.
Nearby attractions include the City of Laredo, a major Tourist gateway to Mexico, plus several shopping centers, and the Rio Grande Art Festival in April. A golf course operated by Webb County is available.
Camping and entrance fees vary. For reservations call 512/389-8900. Current conditions including fire bans and water levels can vary from day to day. For more details, call the park or Park Information at 1-(800) 792-1112.
Recreational opportunities offered by the Lake Casa Blanca International State Park include camping, picnicking, lake swimming, boating, mountain biking, nature viewing and fishing
Lake Casa Blanca International State Park is situated within the Gulf Coast region of Texas. The park is located east of Laredo, off US Highway 59, off Bob Bullock Loop (loop 20).