Campgrounds in Garland, Texas

Campgrounds in Garland, Texas
Garland, Texas, is home to more than 2,500 acres of park land and sits close to two large lakes: Lake Ray Hubbard and Lavon Lake. Most of the campsites serving the area are clustered around Lavon Lake, providing exceptional opportunities for many forms of boating and waterborne recreation.

East Fork Park Campground

East Fork Campground is located on the south end of Lavon Lake, 12 miles northeast of Garland. This campground offers 50 sites with partial hookups. Tent and RV sites, group camping and equestrian sites are available with accompanying restrooms and shower facilities. A dump station is provided for RV campers. A swimming beach, playground, volleyball and horseshoes are all supplied on the grounds. The campground gives visitors access to multiple boat docks and ramps serving Lavon Lake, and a marina is found off the east dock. Travelers can avoid a launch fee by paying to stay at the campground and having their base of operations right on the water.

East Fork Park Campground
Lavon Lake Office
3375 Skyview Dr.
Wylie, TX 75098
(972) 442-3141
(877) 444-6777
www.swf-wc.usace.army.mil/lavon

Clear Lake Park Campground

Clear Lake Park is situated near the southern tip of the peninsula jutting into Lake Lavon, 23 miles north of Garland. This park offers 23 sites with electric and water hookups provided. The campground has mostly paved roads and a gate with an attendant. Restrooms, showers and a dump station are strategically placed in the park to accommodate guests' needs. A boat dock and two launch ramps serve Lavon Lake. Clear Lake Park closes during the winter months, but the south boat ramp is open all year. Travelers who pay for their campsite do not have to pay a launch fee to head out for sailing or skiing.

Clear Lake Park Campground
Lavon Lake Office
3375 Skyview Dr.
Wylie, TX 75098
(972) 442-3141
(877) 444-6777
www.swf-wc.usace.army.mil/lavon

Collin Park

Collin Park is on the west side of Lavon Lake, 14.5 miles north of Garland. Tent and RV campers are welcome at this location, and waterfront sites are available. Showers, restrooms and RV hookups are provided. The park has a full-service marina, offering boat slips, maintenance, oil and fuel. Guests can rent boats from the marina and cruise for pleasure or sport. Boat ramps and docks give visitors access to Lavon Lake. Stay on shore and relax at the sandy beach swimming area or hike the park trails.

Collin Park
2200 St. Paul Rd.
Wylie, TX 75098
(972) 442-5755
collinpark.com

Article Written By Alice Moon

Alice Moon is a freelance writer with more than 10 years of experience. She was chosen as a Smithsonian Institute intern, working for the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., and has traveled throughout Asia. Moon holds a Bachelor of Science in political science from Ball State University.

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