Wright Patman Dam And Lake Campground

Texarkana, Texas
(View camping near Texarkana, TX)

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Ownership: US Army Corps of Engineer
Official website: recreation.gov
Posted by: TrailAPI on May 11, 2013

Campground Description

Wright Patman Lake is located in the beautiful piney woods of northeast Texas. The lake includes about 30,000 surface acres of water and 50,000 acres of land. Numerous recreational opportunities are available including camping, boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, hunting, and wildlife viewing including wintering bald eagles, pelicans, and various migratory ducks. Local attractions include numerous festivals such as Four State Fair and Rodeo, Quadrangle Street Festival, Jump, Jive and Jam Festival in Texarkana; Forest Festival in Atlanta; and Frontier Days Festival in New Boston. Texarkana also has numerous museums and points of interest including historic buildings and memorials.


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Campground Activities

Wright Patman Lake hosts a wide range of recreational activities, including camping, swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, hiking, picnicking and wildlife viewing. Boaters flock to the lake and anglers try their luck for largemouth bass, catfish, crappie, sunfish and bass. The campground also offers hiking and nature trails.

Campground Amenities

Boat Launch, Drinking Water, Dump Station, Flush Toilet, Grill, Hookup - Electric, Pets OK, Picnic Table, Playground, Showers, Trash, Volleyball

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Camping Fees

$12-$32 per night

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Reviews of Wright Patman Dam And Lake

Reviewed by Guest on August 16, 2010

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We park our RV at Clear Spring Park, a Core of Engineers camp ground. The entire campground is well maintained and clean. Bath houses are air conditioned in summer as well. Wildlife we see on every visit include: Canada Geese and other water birds, deer, squirrel, skunks, rabbits. We will definately go here again.
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Reviewed by Guest on January 14, 2009

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This lake can be a great area to fish or hunt, but to be honest it is dirty and i wouldnt set foot in it. If i were heading to this area to spend time i would head south to Caddo Lake or North into Arkansas to Lake Millwood.
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Wright Patman Dam And Lake 3.00 out of 5 based on 2 ratings. 2 user reviews.

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