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Best Camping Sites Near Lavon Lake, TX (131)

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

    1.

    Cedar Hill State Park Campground

    59 Reviews
    177 Photos
    80 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

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

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    Hickory Creek - Lewisville Lake

    30 Reviews
    28 Photos
    74 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

    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.

    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

    Camper-submitted photo from East Fork Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from East Fork Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from East Fork Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from East Fork Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from East Fork Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from East Fork Park Campground

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    East Fork Park Campground

    11 Reviews
    14 Photos
    14 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

    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.

    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

    Camper-submitted photo from Idle du Bois — Ray Roberts Lake State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Idle du Bois — Ray Roberts Lake State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Idle du Bois — Ray Roberts Lake State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Idle du Bois — Ray Roberts Lake State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Idle du Bois — Ray Roberts Lake State Park
    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
    189 Saves
    Aubrey, Texas

    This recreation area is part of Ray Roberts Lake

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

    $25 / night

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

    5.

    Hidden Cove Park & Marina

    17 Reviews
    43 Photos
    178 Saves
    The Colony, Texas

    This recreation area is part of Lewisville Lake

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from COE Lavon Lake Lavonia
    Camper-submitted photo from COE Lavon Lake Lavonia
    Camper-submitted photo from COE Lavon Lake Lavonia
    Camper-submitted photo from COE Lavon Lake Lavonia
    Camper-submitted photo from COE Lavon Lake Lavonia
    Camper-submitted photo from COE Lavon Lake Lavonia

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    COE Lavon Lake Lavonia

    8 Reviews
    15 Photos
    21 Saves
    Wylie, Texas

    Overview

    Lavonia Campground is a scenic Texas getaway just beyond the Dallas metropolitan area. Visitors can camp, swim, fish, boat or use the day use area.

    Recreation

    Visitors of all ages can enjoy activities like camping, fishing, boating and picnicking. Anglers seek species like channel catfish, crappie and striped bass.

    Facilities

    Visitors of all ages can enjoy activities like camping, fishing, boating and picnicking. Anglers seek species like channel catfish, crappie and striped bass.

    Natural Features

    The Lavon Lake, in northern Texas, spans 21,400 acres and stems from the East Fork of the Trinity River.

    Nearby Attractions

    The paved Sister Groves Trail at Sister Grove Creek is a hot spot for biking and hiking.

    contact_info

    For facility specific information, please call (877) 444-6777.

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

    $30 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Tawakoni State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Tawakoni State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Tawakoni State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Tawakoni State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Tawakoni State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Tawakoni State Park Campground

    7.

    Lake Tawakoni State Park Campground

    20 Reviews
    84 Photos
    87 Saves
    Wills Point, Texas

    Imagine yourself in the shade of tall trees, listening to birds chirping and water lapping on the shores of Lake Tawakoni camping. Sounds good, right? Let’s go! Gather your fishing pole, your binoculars, your hiking shoes and your camping gear - we’re just 50 miles east of Dallas.

    Things to Do Come explore our 376 acres of oak forest, more than five miles of lakeshore, and the lake itself.

    Boat, fish or swim on the water; hike, mountain-bike, go birding or geocaching on land. Reserve a campsite for your tent or RV, or camp with a group. Rent our amphitheater for a special event. Take a virtual tour with our interactive trails map.

    Fish Lake Tawakoni is a 37,879-acre reservoir. Fish the lake from shore or boat, or try our kid fish pond. You don’t need a fishing license to fish from shore in a state park.

    Amenities: Four-lane boat ramp and fish cleaning station. Fish species: Striped and hybrid striped bass, white bass, catfish, crappie and largemouth bass Borrow fishing gear at headquarters to use in the park. Read through these Water Safety Tips before your visit. Hike and mountain bike The park has nearly five miles of trails to explore.

    Camp Choose from full hookup sites or sites with water and electricity. Two of our sites are wheelchair accessible. Or reserve our primitive group campsite (for up to 48 people).

    Shop The Lake Tawakoni Trading Post sells souvenirs, ice, firewood, cold drinks and snacks, and fishing bait and tackle.

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

    8.

    Erwin Park

    8 Reviews
    22 Photos
    52 Saves
    McKinney, Texas
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Willow Grove Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Willow Grove Park
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    Camper-submitted photo from Willow Grove Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Willow Grove Park

    9.

    Willow Grove Park

    13 Reviews
    25 Photos
    125 Saves
    Lake Dallas, Texas

    RV sites have hookups for water and electricity. Tents can be placed in RV sites, at the RV site rate.

    Primitive sites are first come, first served and DO NOT have water or electric hookups.

    All camping stays require a permit. Typically, a permit placard and/or parking pass will be installed at the RV site prior to your arrival. In cases where a reservation is made after hours or weekend, be prepared to show your email confirmation should you be asked by a City Official or Police.

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

    $15 - $25 / night

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

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    The Vineyards Campground & Cabins

    16 Reviews
    35 Photos
    189 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
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Frequently Asked Questions

Which is the most popular campground near Lavon Lake?

According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular campground near Lavon Lake is Cedar Hill State Park Campground with a 3.8-star rating from 59 reviews.

What parks are near Lavon Lake?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 16 parks near Lavon Lake that allow camping, notably Lewisville Lake and Caddo National Grassland.