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Ratcliff Lake Recreation Area

13 Reviews

About This Campground

Ratcliff Lake Recreation Area was built in 1936 by the Civilian Conservation Corps. It surrounds a picturesque 45-acre lake that was once a log pond and a source of water for the Central Coal and Coke Company sawmill which operated from 1902 to 1920.

The facility is open year-round and includes…

Features

For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • 30 amp Hookups
  • Water Hookups
  • Max Length: 60 ft.

Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite
  • Boat In
    Boat to your campsite

Reviews

13 Reviews of Ratcliff Lake Recreation Area

Ratings Breakdown

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Tony E.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Mar. 2, 2021

Wonderful, well-spaced campground under the East Texas tall pines

What the campsites lacks in remoteness it makes up for with everything else. 

Very well-maintained National Forest site just off Texas Highway 7 in the middle of the Davey Crockett National Forest. 

Highlights for the site include:

  • very well-spaced apart offering more privacy than…
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Chris K.
Reviewed Jan. 6, 2021

In my top 10

This is one of our favorite campgrounds due to the sense woods, well spaced campsites, clean family style bathrooms, and activities such as hiking, fishing, and swimming. Highly recommend!

Daniel L.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Oct. 16, 2020

Spacious and peaceful

In the fall I could imagine staying here for a week. I didn't, this time, but I could imagine doing it. campsites were large and deep. Obviously you don't want to hang around the grass near the lakefront too much, cause of gators. Pick your site carefully online before you go, there are good and…

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Location

Ratcliff Lake Recreation Area is located in Texas

Directions

From Crockett, take State Highway 7 east for 15 miles. The recreation area is on the left between the towns of Ratcliff and Kennard.

Coordinates

31.3883335 N
95.1550004 W

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