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Bonham State Park, TX

643 RV rentals

Sitting on 261 acres of rolling prairies and woodlands, Bonham State Park was constructed in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps. It is within easy reaching distance of the bustling cities of both Fort Worth and Dallas, providing an ideal escape out to the Texas countryside.

The park is centered around a beautiful 65-acre man-made lake, which was built in 1935, and perfect for a range of water-based recreational activities. Whether you come to hike along one of the many trails, fish from the fishing pier or simply enjoy a picnic with friends and family, the options are …

Guadalupe Mountains National Park, TX

26 RV rentals

Tourists love to visit Guadalupe Mountains National Park to see one of the world’s largest Permian fossil reefs and the tallest mountain peaks in the state of Texas. Bring your own motorhome or book an RV in Culberson County and plan on staying a while, exploring the diverse fauna and flora of the area. Guadalupe Mountains National Park isn't far from the New Mexico border; you can find an RV rental in Carlsbad, NM and then make the hour drive southwest to the park.

Visitors enjoy learning about the history of the area as well as camping at Guadalupe Mountains …

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 …

Lake Livingston State Park, TX

577 RV rentals

When visiting the Lone Star State, you’ll want to venture roughly an hour north of Houston to the picturesque town of Livingston. Conveniently located off US 59, the town serves as the seat of Polk County and neighbors Lake Livingston State Park. A unique feature of the park is that it contains both wetland and woodland habitats. Livingston campers are likely to notice the variety of wildlife while on one of the park’s hiking trails.

Everything is bigger in Texas, and the roughly 90,000-acre Lake Livingston is no exception. The lake separates Livingston and the city of Coldspring. …

Buescher State Park, TX

983 RV rentals

South-central Texas is home to three of the biggest cities in the state: Houston, San Antonio, and Austin. And centrally located within a few hours of all of them is the scenic Lost Pines area. Buescher State Park is a 1,000-acre park nestled right in the heart of Smithville in Lost Pines.

The CCC constructed many of the buildings and structures in the park in the mid-1930s. Plagued with a recent history of record-breaking heatwaves, this park was nearly burned to the ground back in 2011. Large swathes of loblolly pines were destroyed, but a few patches …

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 …

Amistad National Recreation Area, TX

3 RV rentals

Amistad National Recreation Area is a shimmering oasis in the heart of the Southwest. The cobalt blue reservoir is surrounded by soaring limestone cliffs and set at the confluence of the Rio Grande, Pecos, and Devils Rivers. There are plenty of opportunities to make a splash, whether you're basking on the beach, launching a boat, or casting a line for black bass. The park's name is derived from the Spanish word for friendship, which makes Amistad National Recreation Area a fantastic place to enjoy quality time with your nearest and dearest. History buffs will love discovering prehistoric Native American rock …

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 …

Lake Meredith National Recreation Area, TX

35 RV rentals

Lake Meredith National Recreation Area lies in the northern panhandle region of Texas, between the towns and cities of Amarillo, Pampa, and Dumas. The land spans much of the shoreline of Lake Meredith, which gives the recreation area its name and is the main draw for visitors to Lake Meredith National Recreation Area. Campers from the big Texan cities such as Amarillo will seek out this oasis of land and water, far from the chaos of city life.

Whether they come for the fantastic fishing and boating on Lake Meredith or for hiking and hunting along with …

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park, TX

330 RV rentals

Spend time exploring Texas in an RV rental during your next vacation. Lake Bob Sandlin State Park, located just outside Pittsburg near Mount Pleasant, is a great place to spend a weekend enjoying nature. This is a relatively small state park with about 630 acres that lie along the heavily forested shore of Lake Bob Sandlin. The lake is 9,400 acres and is great for boating and fishing.

RV camping is an economical way to see different parts of the country and enjoy the beauty and peacefulness of nature. Want to camp in an RV at Lake Bob Sandlin …

Monahans Sandhills State Park, TX

18 RV rentals

Monahans Sandhills State Park may look like a rolling dessert, but it’s so much more. Famous for having towering sand dunes that sometimes reach as high as 70 feet. It is part of a semi-arid ecosystem home to both groundwater and sand, a place where the wind sculpts the ever-changing sand into peaks and valleys. While searching for an RV in Ward County, take note of the vast distances between major cities. With that in mind, the closest larger cities of interest are Carlsbad, NM, located around two hours northwest, and Big Spring, TX, an hour and …

Discover State Parks in Texas

Discover State Parks in Texas