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Top Tent Camping near Dallas, TX

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Best Tent Camping Sites Near Dallas, TX (81)

  1. Camper-submitted photo from Cedar Hill State Park Campground

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    Cedar Hill State Park Campground

    58 Reviews
    177 Photos
    66 Saves
    Cedar Hill, Texas

    Relax by the lake, tour an old Texas farm, or explore our rugged limestone hills and rare prairie pockets. Though we’re just a short drive from the DFW Metroplex, it feels like you’re a world away from the city.

    Visit Cedar Hill State Park for the day or weekend. Bring your family to hike, bike, picnic, camp, geocache and nature watch. The park sits on the shore of Joe Pool Lake, so you can also swim, fish, and boat or paddle.

    Camp at one of 350 developed campsites, all near restrooms with hot showers. All sites have water and electricity; 150 have sewer hookups, too. Several sites are ADA-accessible. Or hike to a primitive campsite, if trails are open.

    Primitive Campsites (Hike-in) People per Site: 4 Number of Sites: 30 Campfires are not permitted in the area. Trail continues about 2.25 miles. Chemical toilets Non-reservable

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $10 - $30 / night

  2. Camper-submitted photo from Hickory Creek - Lewisville Lake

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    Hickory Creek - Lewisville Lake

    30 Reviews
    93 Photos
    68 Saves
    Lake Dallas, Texas

    Overview

    Hickory Creek sits on the extremely popular Lewisville Lake near Dallas, Texas. The almost 30,000-acre reservoir attracts a fair amount of visitors in summer months with warm water temperatures and excellent fishing opportunities.

    Recreation

    Visitors at Lewisville Lake enjoy picnicking, swimming, boating, fishing and relaxing. Photographers will stay entertained with wildlife and colorful sunsets, while hikers and bikers like to explore the 50 miles of natural surface and paved trails surrounding the lake.

    Facilities

    The large campground boasts 121 sites with electric hookups. Tent primitive walk-in sites are not available at this time. Park amenities include hot showers, a dump station, and boat ramp.

    Natural Features

    The lake stems from the Elm Fork of the Trinity River in northern Texas, and offers little visibility, but plenty of room for boating and watercraft. The park sits on the Hickory Creek Arm of Lewisville Lake, very near to the suburbs of Dallas, Texas.

    Nearby Attractions

    Several public golf courses are located around the lake, and horseback riding opportunities are available, too. Hickory Creek is just 35 miles away from downtown Dallas.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $30 / night

  3. Camper-submitted photo from The Vineyards Campground & Cabins

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    The Vineyards Campground & Cabins

    16 Reviews
    35 Photos
    179 Saves
    Grapevine, Texas

    Our nationally acclaimed campground is well-known for its peaceful setting, lovely grounds, lakefront views and accommodating staff. The Vineyards Campground & Cabins offers something for everyone. We know you will enjoy any number of our fine amenities, including many spacious Pull-thrus and our cozy, fully-furnished Cabins. Once you get checked-in, take the kids to the playground or grab your swimsuit and head down to our private sandy beach to enjoy Grapevine Lake.

    If you forgot something, we offer a wide selection of camping supplies, firewood, Vineyards clothing line, and personal gifts in our Camp Store. Adjacent to the Camp Store at Grapevine Station, we provide onsite washers and dryers to take care of all your laundry needs. In addition, Grapevine Station will be the Center Stage for many of our complimentary weekend special events held for our guests. Take time to explore the campground and enjoy many of the amenities we offer as well. Experience the great fishing on Grapevine Lake, hike on our private nature trail or venture out for a paddle in our kayaks. Minutes from the campground, downtown Grapevine offers a variety of entertainment venues, restaurants, and fun for all ages.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
  4. Camper-submitted photo from Loyd Park

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    Loyd Park

    16 Reviews
    42 Photos
    138 Saves
    Grand Prairie, Texas

    Experience the adventures of a nature get-a-way without venturing far from the metroplex. On the west shore of Joe Pool Lake, Loyd Park covers about 791 acres of native Texas landscape. Loyd Park is in a peaceful tree-filled setting right on the lake but is centrally located - camping is conveniently close to major DFW attractions. Individual campsites are large (avg 1000 sq ft.), and each one has a picnic table and pavilion, grill, fire ring, and more Texas tranquility than you can handle!

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $17 / night

  5. Camper-submitted photo from Hidden Cove Park & Marina

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    Hidden Cove Park & Marina

    17 Reviews
    43 Photos
    173 Saves
    The Colony, Texas

    This recreation area is part of Lewisville Lake

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
  6. Camper-submitted photo from East Fork Park Campground

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    East Fork Park Campground

    11 Reviews
    14 Photos
    11 Saves
    Wylie, Texas

    Overview

    East Fork Campground, on the southern shores of Lavon Lake, is a popular escape for city dwellers in the Dallas, Texas area or for any visitors passing through the Northern Texas region. The campground boasts everything including RV campsites, tent campsites, equestrian campsites, a group shelter and a swimming beach to keep visitors entertained during their stay.

    Recreation

    Boating and fishing are consistently popular activities for lake-goers. Horseback riding and hiking is great along the Trinity Trail, with a trailhead beginning adjacent to the East Fork campground.

    Facilities

    The campground offers 50 sites with water and electric hookups, plus 12 tent-only sites. There are not sewer hook-ups at the campsite, but there is a dump station located near the park entrance. It's the only campground at Lavon Lake with 50-amp electricity. Extra conveniences include hot showers and two boat ramps. The group campground is available year-round and fits 175 guests. Horses are allowed at the Equestrian Loop, and each equestrian site has a portable horse stall.

    Natural Features

    Lavon Lake, in northern Texas, flows from the East Fork tributary of the Trinity River. Its surface area spans 21,400 acres and the maximum lake depth of around 59 ft..

    Nearby Attractions

    The Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary features natural history exhibits and nature trails.

    • Pets
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group

    $30 / night

  7. Camper-submitted photo from Idle du Bois — Ray Roberts Lake State Park

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    Idle du Bois — Ray Roberts Lake State Park

    33 Reviews
    136 Photos
    184 Saves
    Aubrey, Texas

    This recreation area is part of Ray Roberts Lake

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $25 / night

  8. Camper-submitted photo from Pilot Knoll Park - Lake Lewisville

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    Pilot Knoll Park - Lake Lewisville

    11 Reviews
    28 Photos
    98 Saves
    Corinth, Texas
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $20 - $35 / night

  9. Camper-submitted photo from Treetops RV Resort

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    Treetops RV Resort

    9 Reviews
    24 Photos
    45 Saves
    Arlington, Texas
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
  10. Camper-submitted photo from Loyd Park

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    Loyd Park

    7 Reviews
    2 Photos
    99 Saves
    Grand Prairie, Texas

    This recreation area is part of Joe Pool Lake

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $20 - $40 / night


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