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Established Camping

McCown Valley Park


US Army Corps of Engineers

Whitney Lake


McCown Valley is located on Whitney Lake on the main channel of the Brazos River in Central Texas. Over two million people visit Whitney Lake each year to enjoy the plethora of recreational activities and scenic beauty the lake provides.


McCown Valley offers five miles of trails in its equestrian park. Visitors enjoy riding their horses through open pastures and wooded areas near the lake. Boating, fishing, swimming, canoeing and kayaking are popular activities at Whitney Lake. Anglers can fish for a variety of bass, crappie and catfish with a state fishing license.


This year-round campground offers a variety of sites to suit all kinds of campers, including 39 equestrian sites, 48 family sites, five sleeping shelters, and a day-use picnic shelter, all with electric and/or water hookups. 13 primitive tent sites are also available. Amenities include flush and pit toilets, showers, drinking water and a dump station. A boat ramp, playground and trails are also on-site.

Natural Features

The park is situated on the lakeshore among gently rolling hills covered with cedar, Live oak and Post oak. Deer and wild turkeys roam the area.

Nearby Attractions

Reservation Info

Entire park reservation only 30 amp electric sites: 0-31, 33, 35 50 amp electric sites: 32, 34, 36-47 Non-Electric sites: 48-60 50 amp screen shelters: 62-63 20 amp screen shelters: 61, 64, 65 50 amp equestrian sites: 66-104

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McCown Valley Park is located in Texas

Detail location of campground


From I-35 in Hillsboro, take HWY 22 west 12 miles to Whitney, exit 933 north for 2.5 miles to FM 1713. Proceed 6 miles west, following signs into campground.


283 McCown Valley Park Road
Whitney, TX 76692


31.95 N
97.3830556 W

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For Vehicles

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