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Places to Camp near Waxahachie, TX

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Searching for the best camping near Waxahachie, TX? Waxahachie is filled with the activities, sights, and experiences to make everyone in your crew a happy camper. Find the best campgrounds near Waxahachie, plus reviews and photos from other campers like you.

Best Camping Sites Near Waxahachie, TX (130)

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

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    Cedar Hill State Park Campground

    59 Reviews
    177 Photos
    67 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 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

  3. Camper-submitted photo from Northside RV Resort

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    Northside RV Resort

    9 Reviews
    21 Photos
    4 Saves
    Waxahachie, Texas
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Equestrian
    • Cabins

    $50 - $60 / night

  4. Camper-submitted photo from North Texas Jellystone

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    North Texas Jellystone

    14 Reviews
    26 Photos
    62 Saves
    Burleson, Texas

    North Texas Jellystone Park™ was created as a way to bring the whole family together for a time worth sharing. We’re making family memories happen every day. Our award-winning resort caters to family fun, offering numerous activities and amenities on-site. From fishing and hiking to hay rides and visits from Yogi Bear™ and Friends, North Texas Jellystone Park™ (previously “Rustic Creek Ranch”) offers its own unique family camping experience.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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    The Range Vintage Trailer Resort

    7 Reviews
    45 Photos
    50 Saves
    Ennis, Texas

    An Airstream and vintage trailer resort on 30 acres in beautiful Bristol, Texas. Stay in one of our renovated vintage campers, or stay on an open site with your own Airstream or vintage trailer! All the amenities of a hotel, including a pool, free Wifi, bathhouse, a restaurant and bar, boutique store, walking trails, ponds for fishing, and more!

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

    $98 / night

  6. 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

  7. Camper-submitted photo from High View

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    High View

    5 Reviews
    6 Photos
    39 Saves
    Bardwell, Texas

    Overview

    High View Park is on a long peninsula on the western shore of Bardwell Lake, less than an hour south of the Dallas-Fort Worth area in north-central Texas.

    Recreation

    Many local fishermen consider Bardwell Lake one of the best kept secrets in the state. Bass fishermen seldom leave empty-handed. Crappie fishing is moderate, and catfish are usually excellent.

    Facilities

    High View Park offers campsites with water and 50-amp electric hookups, and 30-amp electric hookups, picnic sites and one reservable Day Use group picnic pavilion, accommodating up to 50 people.A four-lane boat ramp and a courtesy dock make access to the lake easy. While public restrooms with showers help provide a comfortable camping experience.

    Natural Features

    The park is grassy and partially forested with a mix of shade and sun. The lake's cool, blue water provides a refreshing break from the Texas heat, while bluebonnets and other wildflowers surround the lakeshore each spring.

    Nearby Attractions

    Numerous amenities, as well as cultural and historical attractions, lie in the nearby cities of Dallas and Fort Worth.

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

    $50 / night

  8. Camper-submitted photo from Waxahachie Creek Park

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    Waxahachie Creek Park

    5 Reviews
    15 Photos
    8 Saves
    Bardwell, Texas

    Overview

    Waxahachie Creek Park is on the western shore of Bardwell Lake, less than an hour south of the Dallas-Fort Worth area in north-central Texas. City-dwellers frequent the park's campground and day-use area to enjoy outdoor activities without going far from home. The lake has favorable fish and wildlife habitats, providing plenty of opportunities for fishing and hunting, and great locations for camping, boating and hiking. Deer, armadillo, rabbit, squirrel and a variety of bird species inhabit the area.

    Recreation

    Many local fishermen consider Bardwell Lake one of the best kept secrets in the state. Bass fishermen seldom leave empty-handed. Crappie fishing is moderate, and catfish are usually excellent. The lake has a marina with fishing piers, two of which are enclosed (a small fee is charged for the use of these facilities), and there are several designated hunting areas around the lake, including those for duck hunting. The Bardwell Lake equestrian and multi-use trail begins at this facility. It provides over 13 miles of trails for horseback riding, biking or hiking. Visitors should be advised that the trail is located within a designated hunting area from September through March.

    Facilities

    Waxahachie Creek Park offers something for everyone with 65 campsites with water and 30-amp electric service, seven non-electric picnic sites and one reservable group pavilion, which can accommodate up to 200 people. There is also a day use area for visitors who are not camping overnight. The boat ramp at the upper end of the park is very shallow at normal lake level and not suited to launch ski boats or larger vessels. The boat ramp at the lower end of the park is suitable for all types of boats at normal lake level and has a courtesy dock for loading and unloading boats.

    Natural Features

    The park is located on the upper reaches of the lake, near the mouth of a main tributary, Waxahachie Creek. The word "Waxahachie" is believed to be the Tonkawa Native American word for "Buffalo Creek." The lake's waters provide a refreshing break from the Texas heat and enormous blooms of bluebonnets and other wildflowers surround the lakeshore each spring.

    Nearby Attractions

    Numerous amenities, as well as cultural and historical attractions, lie in the nearby cities of Dallas and Fort Worth.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Equestrian

    $16 / night

  9. Camper-submitted photo from COE Bardwell Lake Mott Park

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    COE Bardwell Lake Mott Park

    5 Reviews
    21 Photos
    11 Saves
    Bardwell, Texas

    Overview

    Mott Park is located on the western shore of Bardwell Lake, less than an hour south of the Dallas-Fort Worth area in north-central Texas. The lake has favorable fish and wildlife habitats, providing plenty of opportunities for fishing and hunting, and great locations for camping, boating and hiking. Deer, armadillo, rabbit, squirrel and a variety of bird species inhabit the area.

    Recreation

    Many local fishermen consider Bardwell Lake one of the best kept secrets in the state. Bass fishermen seldom leave empty-handed. Crappie fishing is moderate, and catfish are usually excellent. The lake has a marina with fishing piers, two of which are enclosed (a small fee is charged for the use of these facilities), and there are several designated hunting areas around the lake, including those for duck hunting.

    Facilities

    Mott Park offers 33 campsites with water and 30-amp electric hookups and seven picnic sites. The group camping pavilion has four 30-amp electric and water connections and may accommodate 100 people and four RVs. The facility also has a day use area for visitors who are not camping overnight. Additional amenities include a swimming area with benches, two fishing areas, public restrooms with showers, one four-lane boat ramp and a courtesy dock.

    Natural Features

    The park is grassy and partially forested with plenty of open space where children can play. The lake's blue water provides a refreshing break from the Texas heat, while bright bluebonnets and other wildflowers surround the lakeshore each spring.

    Nearby Attractions

    Numerous amenities, as well as cultural and historical attractions, lie in the nearby cities of Dallas and Fort Worth.

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

    $5 - $80 / night

  10. Camper-submitted photo from Treetops RV Resort

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    Treetops RV Resort

    9 Reviews
    24 Photos
    46 Saves
    Arlington, Texas
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

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