Camping in North Texas

Camping in North Texas
When most out-of-staters think of Texas, they will think of sand and desert and barren lands. This, however, is simply not the case. Yes, Texas does have desert and sand, but there are also wooded areas and plenty of sites to go camping, especially in the north of the state. With multiple locations throughout north Texas, you will be able to find just about any kind of camping facility to match your needs.

Eisenhower State Park

The Eisenhower State Park has over 423 acres and sits on the border between Texas and Oklahoma. With nearby lakes and views to die for, this is one of the best camping locations in the state. You can take a boat out on the water to go fishing or hike and mountain bike on the surrounding trails, which were used to transport goods in the early 1800s.

Eisenhower State Park
50 Park Road 20
Denison TX 75020-4878

1-903-465-1956

Lake Mineral Wells State Park

Lake Mineral Wells State Park may just be the dream camping location for any outdoor enthusiast. Some of the activities you can take part in are mountain biking and horseback riding, swimming, fishing and even rock climbing.
The site has over 3,000 acres of woods and trails, which means no matter how many times you visit Lake Mineral Wells State Park, you can experience a different trail and tackle different adventures.

Lake Mineral Wells State Park and Trailway
100 Park Road 71
Mineral Wells TX 76067
940-328-1171

Cedar Hill State Park

Cedar Hill State Park has over 350 campsites, all of which offer picnic tables and are close to water. While staying at Cedar Hill State Park you can go for a swim, or take the boat out on the lake and do some fishing. The area is a good spot for any birdwatcher, amateur or professional. However, if that is too slow for you, you can take your mountain bike and ride some of the 1,200 acres of terrain.

Cedar Hill State Park
1570 F.M. 1382
Cedar Hill TX 75104
972-291-3900

Article Written By Greyson Ferguson

Greyson Ferguson is a graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design with a degree in film and television. He currently resides in Lansing, Michigan where he works on independent film projects and writes for numerous publications. Ferguson primarily focuses on computer and electronic articles. Greyson produces TheDailyUpbeat.com, focusing on only upbeat news stories with daily updates.

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