Campgrounds in Etoile, Texas

Campgrounds in Etoile, Texas
Etoile, Texas is amidst the Angelina National Forest in the western end of Texas. The Forest's main attraction is the Rayburn Reservoir, a 142,700 reservoir hailed as premier largemouth bass fishing waters. The reservoir is also the focus of outdoor activities including camping. Campgrounds surround the water and range in type from small and secluded lakeside campgrounds to large, modern campgrounds with many sites and modern bathroom facilities.

Townsend Park

Townsend Park is on the eastern shore of the Sam Rayburn Reservoir, south of Etoile. This park is more secluded than most of the others on the reservoir. The 19 rustic campsites in the park are small and set up for tents or small RVs. Lake access is available on site, as is drinking water and portable toilets. RVs can use the waste dumping station in Jackson Hill Park. Activities around the campground include hiking, swimming, boating and fishing.



Townsend Park

FM 2923

Broaddus, TX 75929

936-897-1068

fs.fed.us

Hanks Creek Park

Hanks Creek Park is located on a peninsula sticking out into the Rayburn Reservoir's western bank. RV electrical hook-ups are available at all 53 of the campground's sites and a modern restroom and shower facility are also provided in the park. A boat in the park makes it a good place to set out for a day of fishing and hiking and biking trails around the park offer additional recreational opportunities. The park also features comfort station, dump site, picnic shelter and nearby gas, propane and convenience retailers.



Hanks Creek Park

Sam Rayburn Reservoir

F.M. Road 2801

Huntington, TX 75949

409-384-5716

recreation.gov

Rayburn Park

Rayburn Park is a modern camping facility on the North side of the Rayburn Reservoir. Of the park's 68 campsites, 46 are equipped with electrical hook-ups and water, while the remaining 22 are primitive sites with no hook-ups. Indoor restroom and shower facilities are available on site in addition to a boat launch and swimming area. Hiking trails surround the park, making it an adequate place for a base camp while you explore the pine forests in the area.



Rayburn Park

Sam Rayburn Reservoir

F.M. Road 3127

Broaddus, TX 75929

409-384-5716

recreation.gov

Ebenezer Park

Ebenezer Park is the only campground on the reservoir designed for equestrian use. Selected campsites are equipped with horse accommodations. Although there is no boat ramp in the park, you may user the one in nearby Twin Dikes Park to launch your vessel on the Rayburn Reservoir. A beach, and swimming area are available on site and public marina is within 10 miles of the park.



Ebenezer Park

County Road 49

Jasper, TX 75951

409-384-5716

recreation.gov

Article Written By Jim Jansen

Jim Jansen has been writing articles since 2005 and has been featured in publications such as "The River Watch," and also contributes to Trails.com and LIVESTRONG.COM. He has a Bachelor of Arts in professional writing from Michigan State University. Jansen specializes in outdoor recreation and environmental topics.

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