Top Tent Camping near Angelina National Forest

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Best Tent Sites Near Angelina National Forest, TX (11)

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    ANGELINA (Sam Rayburn Reservoir Area) 936-897-1068

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    5 Saves
    Angelina National Forest, Texas

    Located in the heart of east Texas, the 153,179-acre Angelina National Forest is located in Angelina, Nacogdoches, San Augustine and Jasper counties. The forest lies in the Neches River Basin and on the north and south shores of Sam Rayburn Reservoir, a 114,500-acre lake on the Angelina River formed by the construction of Sam Rayburn Dam in the early 1960's. A family enjoys a walk at Boykin Springs Recreation Area in the Angeling National Forest.

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    Slay Creek

    3 Reviews
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    8 Saves
    Diboll, Texas
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    Po-Man Outdoor Collective R&R

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    14 Saves
    Jasper, Texas

    21.56 acre homestead in the Piney Woods of Deep East Texas that you will have the freedom to explore, hike, bike, and camp on without pesky campground neighbors breathing down your neck! 

    Our grounds are maintained much like public lands would be. We don't want to feel like a campground- we strive to maintain the integrity of being out in nature- there's plenty of"campgrounds". 

    We will limit the number of reservations to always ensure that hidden spot in the woods feel when you stay with us! Each campsite will receive a fire ring and portable camp toilet system. We do offer an outdoor hot/cold shower for our guests. 

    You're encouraged to bring your fishing gear as there multiple opportunities at the areas famous fishing holes including Lake Livingston, Lake Conroe, and Lake Sam Rayburn- just to name a few! 

    If you are a mountain biker- feel free to bring your setup! We would encourage help in designing a great ride through course! Hiker- we have you covered there as well! 

    Bring your horses and enjoy riding on our property- we dont have stalls or a barn for them, but you are welcome to graze them for hours and ride them freely on our land. 

    ATV's are welcome to be used on our property so long as our property and other guests are respected. 

    We will be building this campground as we go, using input from our guests! We offer loyalty bonuses, too! 

    Due to having no paved roads- 4WD currently recommended. 

    Children and well behaved furry family friends are welcome to join us. We do have livestock you are welcome to interact with including pigs, roosters, miniature horses and more as we are also a farm animal rescue and sanctuary. 

    The park as a whole will be under constant growth and expansion. As a result, prices will evolve as amenities are added.

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    $15 / night

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      Alazan Bayou

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      8 Saves
      Nacogdoches, Texas

      The Alazan Bayou WMA has 2,063 acres located in southern Nacogdoches County. The WMA was purchased in 1991 to preserve mature bottomland hardwood forests adjacent to the Angelina River. In addition to the Angelina River other significant drainages include Loco Bayou and Moral Creek. The bottomland forest typically begins to flood during mid winter as the river and bayous overbank and inundation continues through early spring. Hunting is permitted with an Annual Public Hunting Permit (APH) and some special permit hunts may be offered. Check the Outdoor Annual and the Public Hunting Lands Maps Booklet for information on methods, species, seasons and bag limits.

      Please note:

      -Bring your own drinking water.

      -Insect repellant is recommended for mosquitoes.

      -High heat and humidity in the summer should be taken into consideration when planning a visit.

      -There are no restroom facilities.

      -The WMA is not wheel-chair accessible.

      -Primitive camping is available.

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      • Equestrian

      $12 - $42 / night

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        Hoot Owl Campground

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        6 Saves
        Dallardsville, Texas
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        $25 / night

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            Bluffview Park

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            2 Saves
            Spurger, Texas

            Overview

            Bluffview Park is located on the southwest side of B.A. Steinhagen Lake, in Town Bluff, Texas. The lake provides a great getaway for fishing, boating, picnicking, camping and birding.

            Recreation

            B.A. Steinhagen Lake is a prime location for boating, canoeing, fishing and wildlife viewing. Several parks with boat ramps and docks are scattered around the lake. Fishing is a popular pastime. Largemouth bass, catfish and crappie are the primary sport species found in the lake. Younger anglers love the children's fishing pond within Magnolia Park, just 6.5 miles north. A Kid's Fish Day is held annually in June. The road systems within nearby Magnolia Ridge and Sandy Creek Parks offer excellent family biking opportunities for 3-5 mile rides.

            Facilities

            Bluffview Park is a year-round day-use area that offers one large group picnic shelter with electricity and water. Numerous individual picnic sites, some of which have shelters, are available on a first come, first served basis. Flush toilets, drinking water and trash collection are provided. A small store is located across the road from the campground with bait, fuel and ice.

            Natural Features

            The lake lies in the heart of the East Texas Pineywoods, a beautiful region known for its pine uplands, bottomland hardwoods and pine-hardwood mixed forests, which provide habitat for a wide range of wildlife. White-tailed deer, squirrels, rabbits, red and gray fox, bobwhite quail, and numerous species of ducks, geese, waterfowl and songbirds make their home in the area.

            Nearby Attractions

            Nearby Martin Dies, Jr. State Park offers hiking, canoeing, fishing, swimming, biking and wildlife viewing opportunities. The Walnut Slough, Sandy Creek and Neches Paddling Trails meander from 3-16 miles on the park's backwater sloughs, the open lake and the swift Neches River. The Angelina-Neches/Dam B Wildlife Management Area is located at the north end of the lake, covering nearly 13,000 acres. The area boasts beautiful mature hardwoods, including cypress, sweet gum and red and water oak. Some areas feature stands of loblolly and shortleaf pine. Visitors have the opportunity to hunt, fish, hike and view wildlife in this extraordinary ecosystem.

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            $45 / night

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