Clear Springs Campgrounds in Texarkana, Texas

Clear Springs Campgrounds in Texarkana, Texas
Clear Springs is a park on the Wright Patman Lake, a manmade lake in northeast Texas near Texarkana. There are four parks around the lake, with many camping areas and trails. The area is also a great place to watch eagles and pelicans in the winter, as it is on the route for major bird migrations.

Clear Springs, Wright-Patman Dam

The campground at the Wright-Patman Dam is owned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service.
There are 87 RV-type sites; 66 have full hookups and 30-amp connections, and 21 sites have 50-amp connections. There are 15 sites for pop-ups with no connections. These sites have partial shade, but six of them not in the above number, have electricity, water and full shade. There are five more sites with full hookups that are handicapped accessible.

Facilities include restrooms, showers, flush toilets, swimming and boat ramps. Hunting and fishing are allowed at the lake.

Clear Springs, Wright-Patman Dam
64 Clear Springs Park
Texarkana, TX 75501
(903) 838-8781
recreation.gov/recAreaDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&facilityId=371093&agencyCode=130

Rocky Point

Rocky Point Campground is another Army Corps of Engineers campground on the Wright-Patman lake in northeast Texas. The campground has 54 sites with 30-amp electric connections, along with water, and 27 sites that are larger and have 50-amp connections with water. There are 42 sites that have electricity and are designed for small campers and pop-ups.

Rocky Point is the most developed site and offers a complete range of services to campers such as propane and other supplies.

There are showers, restrooms, swimming, interpretive trails and boat ramps.
This campground is off U.S. Highway 59, north of the dam.

Rocky Point
64 Clear Springs Park
Texarkana, TX 75501
(903) 838-8781
.recreation.gov/campgroundDetails.do?topTabIndex=CampingSpot&contractCode=NRSO&parkId=71398

Piney Point

The Piney Point campground has 44 campsites with 15-amp connections and water. These sites are geared toward small campers and pop-ups, though a small RV would work there. There are four handicapped accessible sites.

Piney Point is off U.S. Highway 59 and is south of the Wright Patman Dam.
This campground is open from March 1 through December 1, and the park offers a full range of services for campers. There are showers and restrooms, as well as a boat ramp and courts for basketball and volleyball. There are also several hiking trails in the area.

Piney Point
64 Clear Springs Park
Texarkana, TX 75501
(903) 838-8781
recreation.gov/camping/Piney_Point_Tx/r/campgroundDetails.do?page=details&contractCode=NRSO&parkId=71357&topTabIndex=CampingSpot

Article Written By James Jordan

James Jordan has been a writer and photographer since 1980. He has worked for newspapers in Arkansas, Tennessee, South Carolina and Kansas, winning state press association awards for writing, photography and page design. In 1995 he received his master's in Christian education and completed two years of Ancient Greek at the graduate level. Jordan holds a Bachelor of Arts in journalism.

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