This map requires WebGL
Please update your web browser or enable WebGL to view the map.Troubleshooting Info
Cyber Monday Gift Extended Try Pro Free for 6 Months
Plan 5-star camping road trips with PRO Trip Planner.
Find free camping on public lands with PRO Map Layers.
Roam freely with PRO Offline Access and PRO Map Downloads.
Save on camping reservations and camping gear with PRO Discounts.
There was so much to do in this area of the state. We visited Ardmore for a day. Wandered around town and the shops. Another day we visited the tower and enjoyed the clear water on a jet ski and Kayaks. Lots to see and do here. The only thing that happened that kept this from being the best trip ever was that our travel trailer had a blow out on the way home.
We stayed overnight here but wouldn't plan on longer just for the fact that there's not much room. The site is small, maybe 20 or so campsites right next to each other all on gravel. Pretty clean, though the feral cats are abundant. Very nice staff and reasonable prices in the store, and though their hours are short you can call if you need something. Right across the highway from the water.
We love this place! It’s free and close to DFW. There’s cattle roaming around and a lot of stocked ponds to fish in and some hiking through the different areas. Very peaceful and still close to the city if you forget anything. Be sure to use your GPS because you’ll want to drop a pin when you find a spot so you can find it again. There are absolutely no facilities so pack out what you pack in and clean up after yourself! The park ranger stops by at times which was nice since it’s remote.
The site we stayed at was at least 300 feet from the nearest spot but no one occupied that spot either time we stayed here so we were pretty much by ourselves. This place is very minimalistic so if that’s what you’re looking for this is a good place to come. The spots here are first come first serve no reservation needed. The was a nice fire pit made and enough trees at at least 4 of the 7 sites to be able to hang hammocks if you want and are fairly shady which is so nice. Ground is kind of hard to drive a stake into. No water or restrooms that we saw but I know wherever the group site is there is supposedly a restroom. There were a few trails but it was too hot for me to drag myself to them. This is our second time camping here in a week, and I’m sure we will be back again when the weather is cooler.
So many trails, sites on the lake, playgrounds, marina, beautiful lake! If you come here don’t miss out on Tucker’s Tower! Tucker’s tower is a nature center/museum inside lake Murray state park. We’ve stayed here many times and made beautiful memories!
Nice store and RV park on Lake Amon Carter near Bowie, TX. I came out for the night to escape the virus lockdown. Full hookups available and very good WiFi. I was getting 20mb which is great for free WiFi. Store has a little bit of everything that you might need.