Camping at Possom Kingdom Lake in Texas

Camping at Possom Kingdom Lake in Texas
Possum Kingdom Lake offers public and private camping in tents, cabins and for recreational vehicles. Public campgrounds are managed by the Brazos River Authority. Most of the private campgrounds are on the east side of the lake, with the exception of Paradise on the Brazos, which shares the west side with the Possum Kingdom State Park.

Free Public Camping at Possum Kingdom Lake

Scenic Cove, Downtown PK (no water access), South D&D, Bug Beach, Brazos River Area and the West Side Public Ramp all offer free camping, with no water or electric hookups. The Brazos River Authority doesn't accept reservations--all sites are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Brazos River Authority
301 Observation Point Road
Graford, Texas 76449
(940) 779-2321
brazos.org

Public Camping at Possum Kingdom Lake

The Brazos River Authority charges a fee for camping at the Sandy Beach and North D&D campgrounds on weekends and during the peak season. These sites fill up quickly, and reservations are not accepted.

Brazos River Authority
301 Observation Point Road
Graford, Texas 76449
(940) 779-2321
brazos.org

Dale River Ranch

Just 15 minutes from Possum Kingdom, the Dale River Ranch offers hunting, fishing, camping, canoe rentals, inner tubing and horseback riding. Campsites are along the river and atop hillsides. Wild turkey and deer are frequently spotted at the ranch.

Dale River Ranch
5343 N. FM 4
Palo Pinto, Texas 76484
(817) 925-0250
daleriverranch.com

Possum Kingdom Lodge

Possum Kingdom Lodge offers tent camping, cabins and RV hookups. They have plenty of recreational amenities, like rentals on golf carts, canoes, paddle boats, inner tubes and pontoon boats. They're also pet-friendly and have an exotic bird display, horseshoe games and guided boat tours.

PK Lodge, LP
505 Fish Haven Road
Graford, Texas 76449
(940) 779-2757
pklodgelp.com

Rock Creek Camp

Rock Creek Camp offers RV hookups and cabin rentals, as well as golf carts and paddle boats. They have a shallow shoreline for swimming and a convenience store in case you forget something.

Rock Creek Camp
201 Rock Creek Loop
Graford, Texas 76449
(940) 779-2766
rockcreekcamp.com

Paradise on the Brazos

Paradise on the Brazos features an eight-mile custom single track mountain biking loop. This RV park offers quiet camping with full hookups. They are one of the few campsites that have fire pits and wireless Internet access

Paradise on the Brazos
7600 Highway 16 S.
Graham, Texas 76450
(940) 549-9435
paradiseonthebrazos.com

Possum Kingdom State Park

The state park offers cabins for rental as well as tent campsites that range from primitive to premium, with water and electricity. They also have a trailer dump station, picnic area, a fishing pier, fire pits, playgrounds and two miles of hiking and biking trails. They do accept reservations.

Possum Kingdom State Park
3901 Park Road 33
Caddo, Texas 76429
(940) 549-1803
TPWD.State.TX.US

Article Written By Lisa Russell

Lisa Russell has been a freelance writer since 1998. She's been published in "Rethinking Everything Magazine," "Playdate" and "Home Educator's Family Times." She has a professional background in education, cosmetology and the restaurant industry. Russell studied early childhood education at Antelope Valley College, and is pursuing a degree in law.

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