Texas Recreation Areas

Looking for awesome outdoor recreation areas in Texas? View Texas parks and recreation areas below, listed in alphabetical order. Each listing has images, full description, map, directions, activities, phone number, and links to campgrounds and hiking trails within the recreation area.

Abilene State Park, Texas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Address: 150 Park Road 32 Tuscola, TX 79562 To reach the park, travel 16 miles southwest of Abilene through Buffalo Gap on FM 89, and then continue on Park Road 32 to the park entrance. Phone (325) 572-3204 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE

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Amistad National, Texas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Six miles west of the HWY 90 and 277 North intersection. Phone (830)775-7491 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PADDLING, SWIMMING, DIVING Campground Reservations Texas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Texas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Texas Recreation Areas | Amistad National Recreation Area Official Website |

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Aquilla Lake, Texas Recreation Area Info & Images

Phone (254) 694-3189 Activities BOATING, FISHING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING Campground Reservations Texas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Texas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Texas Recreation Areas | Aquilla Lake Map | Aquilla Lake Website This 3,280-acre lake is located on Aquilla and Hackberry Creeks.

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Bardwell Lake, Texas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions To Bardwell Lake Headquarters Office, from Dallas head south on I-45 towards Houston. Head 36.4 miles to exit 247, US-287 North/Congressman Joe Barton Parkway towards Waxahachie/ Ft.Worth. Head north 3.4 miles to Ensign Rd. Turn left and go 1.5 miles to Observation Dr. Turn right on Observation Dr. and

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Belton Lake, Texas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Belton, 3 miles north on TX 317, 2 miles west on FM 439, 1 miles north on FM 2271. Phone (254) 939-2461 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE Campground Reservations Texas Campgrounds | CEDAR RIDGE

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Benbrook Lake, Texas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Interstate Highway 20 / 820, take exit 429A for US Highway 377, go 2.5 miles / 4 km southwest to the lake. The Corps of Engineers Lake Office is then 2 miles / 3.3 km east on Winscott Road and Lakeside Drive. Phone (817) 292-2400 Activities BOATING, CAMPING,

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Big Thicket National Preserve, Texas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Big Thicket National Preserve consists of 15 units spread across 7 counties. The visitor center is located approximately 30 miles north of Beaumont, and 8 miles north of Kountze, along US 69/287. Phone (409) 951-6700 Activities CAMPING, HIKING, HUNTING, PADDLING Campground Reservations Texas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Texas Hiking Trails

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Buffalo Bayou, Texas Recreation Area Info & Images

Phone (281) 497-0740 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Campground Reservations Texas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Texas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Texas Recreation Areas | Buffalo Bayou Photo Album | Buffalo Bayou Website These normally dry reservoirs are on the west

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Canyon Lake, Texas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From New Braunfels, 15 miles northwest on FM 306. Phone (830) 964-3341 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Campground Reservations Texas Campgrounds | POTTERS CREEK PARK | CRANES MILL

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Cooper Lake, Texas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Cooper, east on FM 154, 1549 turn right, corps office on left across the Dam.From I30 to Sulphur Springs, Exit 127 Loop 301 to 19 North Approx. 10 miles turn left on CR 4795. Phone (903) 945-2108 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE

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Georgetown Lake, Texas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions To visit the Lake Office, From I-35, travel west on Williams Dr. approx. 5 miles to D.B. Wood Road and continue for approx 0.5 miles to Lake Overlook Drive. Turn right on Lake Overlook Drive and continue 1 block. Turn right to access the Lake Office. Office hours are

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Granger Lake, Texas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions The dam is located 7 miles east of Granger, Texas via FM 971 on the San Gabriel River. Phone (512) 859-2668 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Campground Reservations Texas Campgrounds | TAYLOR | WILLIS CREEK | WILSON H

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Grapevine Lake, Texas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Grapevine, 2 miles northeast on TX 121. Phone (817) 865-2600 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Campground Reservations Texas Campgrounds | MURRELL PARK Hiking

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Hords Creek Lake, Texas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Coleman, 8 miles west on FM 153. Phone (325) 625-2322 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Campground Reservations Texas Campgrounds | FLATROCK (TEXAS) | LAKESIDE (TX) Hiking Trails Texas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Texas Recreation Areas | Hords Creek

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Joe Pool Lake, Texas Recreation Area Info & Images

Phone (972) 299-2227 Activities BIKING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED Campground Reservations Texas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Texas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Texas Recreation Areas | Lynn Creek

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Lake O’ The Pines, Texas Recreation Area Info & Images

Phone (903) 665-2336 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE Campground Reservations Texas Campgrounds | ALLEY CREEK CAMP | BUCKHORN CREEK | JOHNSON CREEK CAMP | LAKESIDE DAY USE | BRUSHY CREEK DAY USE | JOHNSON CREEK DAY

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Lake Texoma, Texas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Fom Denison, TX, 5 miles northwest onTX 91. Phone (903) 465-4990 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Campground Reservations Texas Campgrounds | BUNCOMBE CREEK | BURNS

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Lavon Lake, Texas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Wylie, 3 miles east on TX 78, 1 mile north on county road. Phone (972) 442-3141 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Campground Reservations Texas Campgrounds | CLEAR LAKE (TX) |

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Lewisville Lake, Texas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions At Lewisville, east of I-35E. Phone (469) 645-9100 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Campground Reservations Texas Campgrounds | HICKORY CREEK | WESTLAKE DAY USE Hiking Trails Texas Hiking

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Northwest Trailhead: (936) 344-6205

National Forests and Grasslands in Texas, Texas Recreation Area Info & Images

Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, SWIMMING, HORSE CAMPING Campground Reservations Texas Campgrounds | DOUBLE LAKE RECREATION AREA | BOYKIN SPRINGS RECREATION AREA | CAGLE RECREATION AREA | RATCLIFF LAKE RECREATION AREA Hiking Trails Texas Hiking Trails | Neches Bluff Overlook: (936)

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Navarro Mills Lake, Texas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Corsicana, 20 miles southwest on TX 31, 1 mile north on FM 667. Phone (254) 578-1431 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE Campground Reservations Texas Campgrounds | LIBERTY HILL (Navarro Mills Lake) | OAK (Navarro

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O.C. Fisher Lake, Texas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Adjacent to the western city limits of San Angelo, off FM 853 and Mercedes Avenue. Phone (325) 625-2322 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Campground Reservations Texas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Texas Hiking Trails Related Link(s)

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Pat Mayse Lake, Texas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Paris, 15 miles north on US 271, 3 miles west on FM 906. Phone (903) 732-3020 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING Campground Reservations Texas Campgrounds | PAT MAYSE WEST | SANDERS COVE Hiking Trails Texas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Texas Recreation Areas | Pat

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Proctor Lake, Texas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Comanche, 5 miles east on US 377, 2 miles north on FM 2861. Phone (254) 879-2424 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Campground Reservations Texas Campgrounds | COPPERAS CREEK | PROMONTORY | SOWELL CREEK Hiking Trails Texas Hiking Trails Related

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Ray Roberts Lake, Texas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Sanger, 5 miles east on FM 455. Phone (469) 645-9100 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Campground Reservations Texas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Texas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Texas

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Rio Grande Wild & Scenic River, Texas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Hwy 118 south from Alpine; Hwy 385 south from Marathon; FM 170 from Presidio through Study Butte. Phone (432) 477-2251 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, PADDLING Campground Reservations Texas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Texas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Texas Recreation Areas | Rio Grande Wild & Scenic River Official Website |

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Sam Rayburn Reservoir, Texas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Jasper, 15 miles northwest on TX 63, then east on TX 255. Phone (409) 384-5716 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED Campground Reservations Texas Campgrounds | HANKS CREEK | MILL

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Somerville Lake, Texas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Somerville, 1 mile west of TX 36. Phone (979) 596-1622 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED Campground Reservations Texas Campgrounds | ROCKY CREEK (SOMERVILLE LAKE) | YEGUA CREEK Hiking

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Steinhagen Lake, Texas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Jasper, 15 miles west on US 190, then 5 miles south on FM 92. Phone (409) 429-3491 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Campground Reservations Texas Campgrounds | MAGNOLIA RIDGE | SANDY CREEK |

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Stillhouse Hollow Lake, Texas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Belton, 5 miles southwest on US 190, 4 miles left on FM 1670. Phone (254) 939-2461 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE Campground Reservations Texas Campgrounds | DANA PEAK | STILLHOUSE | UNION GROVE Hiking

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Waco Lake, Texas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From IH 35, west on Texas 6. Exit either end of Twin Bridges. From IH 35 , West on Loop 340 and turn right on Steinbeck Bend Road, Turn right on Skeet Eason Road Office to left and Airport Park is on left. Phone (254) 756-5359 Activities BOATING, CAMPING,

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Wallisville Lake, Texas Recreation Area Info & Images

Phone (409) 389-2285 Activities BOATING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING Campground Reservations Texas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Texas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Texas Recreation Areas | Wallisville Lake Photo Album | Wallisville Lake Website NULL

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Chisholm Trail Park

Whitney Lake, Texas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Located in the Praires and Lakes region of Texas, Whitney Lake is 65 miles south of Ft. Worth and 35 miles north of Waco on the Brazos River. Phone (254) 622-3332 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE,

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Wright Patman Lake, Texas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Texarkana, 9 miles south on U.S. Hwy. 59. Phone (903) 838-8781 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE Campground Reservations Texas Campgrounds | CLEAR SPRING | PINEY POINT | ROCKY POINT(WRIGHT PATMAN DAM) |

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