We know you enjoy a fun night in at your American Legend home… We also know it’s fun to have a night away. Plus, it’s summer! Why not enjoy a fun family weekend at a nearby campground? CBS DFW shared some great local camping spots:
Dinosaur Valley State Park: Glen Rose, TX
Located just outside of Glen Rose, Dinosaur Valley State Park encourages visitors to walk where the dinosaurs walked 113 million years ago in an ancient seabed and explore fossils, dinosaur tracks and other evidence left behind from these ancient animals. Entrance fee: $5 per person, 13 and over (under 12 admitted free). Forty-six campsites with electric and water at $25 per night; backpack campsites available at $15 per night.
Texas State Railroad: Rusk, TX
Deep in the piney woods southeast of Dallas lies the Texas State Railroad, the original Texas railway where you can hop on and enjoy a vintage steam or diesel train ride through dense East Texas pine forests. The Rusk Depot Campground features 71 camping sites with water and electricity, restrooms, showers, picnic tables, fire rings, camp store and numerous activities. Fees: $25 full hookup site with electric, sewer and water; $18 tent site with electric and water.
Ray Roberts Lake State Park: Valley View, TX
Scenic Ray Roberts Lake is a favorite recreational area for both Dallas and Fort Worth residents. Located just north of Denton, the park offers camping, equestrian trails, biking, swimming, roller blading, fishing and boating. Entrance fee: $5 per person per day, 13 and over (under 12 admitted free). Stay on one of 104 campsites with electric, water, picnic table and fire ring at $25 per night; primitive campsites available for $12 per night.
Cedar Hill State Park: Cedar Hill, TX
Situated in beautiful natural surroundings southwest of downtown Dallas and adjacent to scenic Joe Pool Lake, Cedar Hill State Park offers mountain biking, boating, bird watching, camping, fishing and hiking trails. Camping facilities include water, electricity, restrooms, showers, picnic tables, fire rings and a grocery store. Wi-Fi is also available. Entrance fee: $5 per person per day, 13 and over (under 12 admitted free). Stay at one of 355 campsites with electric and water at $20 per night; backpack campsites available at $7 per eight people per night.