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Trailer

Trailers for all types of towing vehicles, including SUVs and pickups.

Folding Trailer

Trailers you can tow with passenger vehicles or SUVs. A great way to transform average cars into adventure cars.

Fifth-Wheel

Larger trailers that attach to towing vehicles with a gooseneck extension in the truck bed.

Toy Hauler

Living quarters in the front with dedicated space for hauling motorcycles or other “toys” in the back.

Utility Trailer

All other types of towable trailers.

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Class C

Popular with small families and first-time RV drivers who want a little more room than a van. Comparable to driving a truck.

Camper Van

The smallest and nimblest of fully enclosed RVs. Drives like a van. Loves posing for Instagram.

Class B

A formal-sounding name for camper van, but just as photogenic.

Class A

Drivers should be comfortable driving bus-sized vehicles and dealing with parking limitations. Great for delivery.

Truck Camper

If you can drive a truck, you can drive a truck camper. Makes roughing it significantly less rough.

Other

All other types of drivable vehicles.

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Discover Fort Richardson State Historical Park


When you’re planning a vacation with a campervan rental in North Texas, you may want to stay and play at the Fort Richardson State Park in Jacksboro. The park offers excellent educational and recreational opportunities, including an extensive trail system, a creek, and a lake.

Fort Richardson State Park campsites have gravel parking pads, picnic tables, and fire rings. Some sites have pull-through access. RV sites may have full hookups, electric hookups only, water hookups only, or no hookups at all. Service is 20/30/50-amp. Campers have access to amenities including restrooms and showers, dumpsters, and a park store. The campground is family-friendly and pet-friendly, although pets are not allowed in buildings.

The Great Outdoors

You’ll be right in the middle of the great outdoors at the Fort Richardson State Park and Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway when you camp in an RV near Jacksboro. The park’s Quarry Lake is stocked with catfish, bass, and trout. Fishing equipment is available on loan. The nine-mile Lost Creek Trailway is a scenic, linear trail system with plenty of shade, wildflowers, and wildlife. An interactive trail map is available. Other recreational activities at the park include hiking, biking, swimming, horseback riding, picnicking, nature study, and photography.

You can enjoy a great sense of community at nearby Possum Kingdom State Park while you're RV camping at Fort Richardson State Park. Possum Kingdom Lake features over 300 miles of shoreline, scenic coves, a boat launch, a fishing pier, and a fish cleaning station. Canoes, kneeboards, water skis, and tubes are available for rent. An interactive trail map is available. Ranger-led and Junior Ranger programs are also offered. Other recreational activities include swimming, scuba diving, snorkeling, hiking, biking, geocaching, and nature study.

Lake Mineral Wells State Park and Trailway is also well worth a visit when you're staying at the Fort Richardson State Park campground. Lake Mineral Wells State Park is located near what was once a popular health resort and vacation destination. The 640-acre Lake Mineral Wells features six fishing piers and a boat ramp. Fishing gear and tackle are available on loan. Flat-bottom boats with trolling motors, rowboats, canoes, kayaks, and paddleboards are available for rent. The trailway spans 20 miles with four trailheads and 16 bridges. There are also nearly 13 miles of other trails to traverse here, ranging from easy to challenging. Penitentiary Hollow is a natural rock climbing venue with a downloadable climbing route map. Ranger-led programs include kids’ wilderness survival, wildflower walks, astronomy, and cowboy history through music and poetry. Other recreational activities to try include hiking, biking, horseback riding, geocaching, and nature viewing and photography.

Exploring the Area

There is plenty to explore and learn right at the Fort Richardson State Park and Historic Site when you're camping with a Jacksboro motorhome rental here. Restored historic structures include the commanding officer’s quarters, the post hospital, a guardhouse, the commissary, a powder magazine, the morgue, and a bakery (which produced over 600 loaves every day). There are also replicas of officers’ and enlisted men’s barracks. The officers’ barracks also contains the Interpretive Center. Two-hour ranger-guided tours are offered every weekday. Educational and special events that take place here include living history presentations, military reenactments, and a barbecue cookoff.

You can also head to the Dallas/Fort Worth area if you’re in the mood for some big-city attractions and amenities while you’re staying at one of the RV parks in Jacksboro. This area is one of the cultural and industrial hubs of the region, and it has a great deal of historical significance. Some of the top things to do and see include the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Six Flags Over Texas, Reunion Tower, the Fort Worth Zoo, and the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden. Special events that take place in and around here every year include the Fort Worth Food and Wine Festival, Dallas Blooms, the North Texas Irish Festival, the National Day of the American Cowboy, and the Edge of Texas. Be sure to check out Visit Dallas, Visit Fort Worth, City of Dallas Tourism, and Tour Texas for the latest in local news, attractions, events, and visitor guides.

When it’s time to leave your campsite at Fort Richardson State Park for a taste of the town, you’ll find comfort food, burgers and chophouses, pizza, and familiar fast-casual chains. If you need to fill up your motorhome rental, there are plenty of service stations, convenience stores, and truck stops with both gasoline and diesel fuel.

Popular nearby hiking trails and campgrounds


  • Hiking TrailLocation
  • Rumbling Spring Trail, TXJacksboro, TX
  • South West Bank of Lost Creek Trail, TXJacksboro, TX
  • Kicking Bird Trail, TXJacksboro, TX
  • Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway, TXJacksboro, TX
  • Texas Frontier Western Heritage Trails, TXMineral Wells, TX
  • Lake Mineral Wells Trail, TXLake Mineral State Park & Trailway, TX
  • Penitentiary Hollow Trail, TXLake Mineral State Park & Trailway, TX
  • Lake Mineral Wells State Trailway, TXMineral Wells, TX
  • Possum Kingdom Hike & Bike Trail, TXPossum Kingdom State Park, TX
  • John Graves Scenic Riverway, TXPalo Pinto, TX

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