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Cedar Hill State Park, TX

707 RV rentals

In the northwest part of Texas, near Dallas and Fort Worth, is Cedar Hill State Park. This state park is a fantastic place to visit when you book an RV in Dallas County. There are also state park RV campgrounds here to stay the night at. Cedar Hill State Park was established in 1982 but didn’t open to the public until 1991. The park can trace its modern history back to 1854 when John Anderson Penn settled in the cedar-covered hills on the land that eventually became the park.

With nearly 2,000 acres of land to explore, guests who …

Cleburne State Park, TX

716 RV rentals

The Lone Star State is known for its open spaces, big cities, forever-skies, and great food. If you enjoy all that, but the big city hustle and bustle is too much, maybe try something new. Want to enjoy a tranquil campsites with a spring-fed lake and beautiful trails? We’ve found the campground for you. In northeastern Texas, just an hour and change south of the Dallas and Fort Worth area and three hours north of Austin lies the quaintness of Cleburne, a small city with a big heart and the home of Cleburne State Park.

One of the earliest settlements …

Lake Tawakoni State Park, TX

685 RV rentals

When you book an RV in Hunt County, which is to the east of Dallas and Fort Worth, you’ll definitely want to check out Lake Tawakoni State Park. This state park is new, compared to many in the state, and was only opened in 2002. It contains over 370 acres of land and has more than five miles of shoreline on Lake Tawakoni. The total lake has over 200 miles of shoreline, as the state park is only a small section of the shore.

The name of the state park comes from the historic Native American tribes that …

Ray Roberts Lake State Park, TX

684 RV rentals

Ray Roberts Lake State Park is located smack bang in the middle of Texas, not far from the sprawling metropolis of Dallas. Ten minutes from both Interstate Route 35 and Highway 377, those traveling from Denton, TX or Oklahoma City, OK can easily reach the park.

The state park takes its name from Ray Roberts, an influential Texan man in the mid 20th century. As a member of Texas’ 4th Congressional District, he was a keen advocate for water conservation in the state. In fact, he was so passionate that he helped to assure the money to build the Aubrey …

Pilot Knoll Park, TX

688 RV rentals

Pilot Knoll Park lies in northeastern Texas, just north of the cities of Fort Worth, Dallas, and Lewisville. The park itself takes up a peninsula jutting out into the western shores of Lewisville Lake. With the metropolitan areas of Fort Worth and Dallas to the west and the picturesque landscape of Lewisville Lake to the east. Pilot Knoll Park sits in perfect balance with its surroundings.

The many outdoor enthusiasts from these major Texan cities have the perfect location right on their doorstep. Lewisville Lake offers fantastic lakeside recreation such as boating and fishing, while Pilot Knoll …

Purtis Creek State Park, TX

679 RV rentals

Purtis Creek State Park is located in the eastern Texas, between the metropolis of Dallas and the city of Tyler. Just to the west is the large Cedar Creek Reservoir which is extremely popular for fishing, boating, and other water sports.

The area is generally made up of rolling hills and farmland, interspersed with lakes and woods, and on the eastern edge of numerous national forests stretching into neighboring Louisiana and Arkansas.

Native Americans are known to have inhabited the area and just to the east is a cliff overhang that petroglyphs carved into the rock. Many early settlers …

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