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Introduction

Daingerfield State Park is a haven for RV campers seeking a unique and immersive experience in nature. Established in 1938 as part of the Works Progress Administration, the park boasts a rich history and cultural significance. Its most notable feature, an 80-acre lake nestled within the pine forest, was created by the damming of Little Pine Creek. This picturesque lake is the result of the area’s geological history and natural water flow patterns.

The park’s climate is characterized by mild winters and hot summers, making it an ideal year-round destination for RV camping. However, RV renters should take precautions during the summer months, as temperatures can reach the mid-90s. It is recommended to equip your RV with air conditioning and ensure that you have access to shaded campsites.

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Transportation

Daingerfield State Park offers several transportation options for visitors. The most convenient way to access the park is by private vehicle as it is located just off State Highway 49. There are no restrictions on rig sizes making it an ideal destination for RVs of all shapes and sizes. Additionally the park has multiple entrances allowing visitors to easily access their desired campsites and recreational areas.

RV parking is available at Daingerfield State Park with designated areas for RVs throughout the park. However overnight parking outside of designated campsites is not permitted. It’s recommended to camp with an RV and use alternative transportation methods such as biking or hiking to explore the park.

Daingerfield State Park offers several options for getting around the park without a car. There are walking paths and hiking trails that allow visitors to explore the park’s natural beauty. Additionally the park offers a shuttle bus service that runs during peak season making it easy to get from one area of the park to another without having to drive.

Top Campsites in Daingerfield State Park

If you’re looking for the most popular campsites and KOAs near Daingerfield State Park look no further! Here are our top four

Piney Woods RV Park & Cabins
Location

10 minutes from Daingerfield State Park
Sites

50 RV sites and 12 cabins
Activities

Fishing hiking and swimming in the pool
Amenities

Full hookups free Wi-Fi laundry facilities and a general store
Pet-friendly

Yes
Open

Year-round
RV and trailer sizes

Up to 45 feet

Lake O’ the Pines Campground
Location

20 minutes from Daingerfield State Park
Sites

119 RV sites
Activities

Fishing boating and hiking
Amenities

Electric and water hookups dump station boat ramp and a playground
Pet-friendly

Yes
Open

Year-round
RV and trailer sizes

Up to 40 feet

Daingerfield State Park Campground
Location

Inside Daingerfield State Park
Sites

50 RV sites
Activities

Fishing hiking and swimming in the lake
Amenities

Water and electric hookups dump station boat ramp and a playground
Pet-friendly

Yes
Open

March through November
RV and trailer sizes

Up to 40 feet

Johnson Creek RV Park
Location

30 minutes from Daingerfield State Park
Sites

31 RV sites
Activities

Fishing boating and hiking
Amenities

Full hookups free Wi-Fi laundry facilities and a general store
Pet-friendly

Yes
Open

Year-round
RV and trailer sizes

Up to 45 feet

If you’re looking for first-come first-served campsites in Daingerfield State Park here are three options to consider

Daingerfield State Park – Screen Shelters
Sites

10 screened shelters
Accommodations

Picnic table grill and water nearby
Pet-friendly

Yes
Open

March through November
RV and trailer sizes

Not suitable for RVs or trailers

Daingerfield State Park – Hike-In Campsites
Sites

4 hike-in campsites
Accommodations

Picnic table grill and water nearby
Pet-friendly

Yes
Open

March through November
RV and trailer sizes

Not suitable for RVs or trailers

Wright Patman Lake – Ragtown Campground
Sites

33 campsites
Accommodations

Picnic table grill and water nearby
Pet-friendly

Yes
Open

Year-round
RV and trailer sizes

Up to 30 feet

If the campsites inside Daingerfield State Park are full there are alternative camping options nearby such as private campgrounds and backcountry camping. Here are a few options

RV Station of Marshall
Location

30 minutes from Daingerfield State Park
Sites

73 RV sites
Amenities

Full hookups free Wi-Fi laundry facilities and a general store
Pet-friendly

Yes
Open

Year-round
RV and trailer sizes

Up to 70 feet

Longview RV Park
Location

40 minutes from Daingerfield State Park
Sites

66 RV sites
Amenities

Full hookups free Wi-Fi laundry facilities and a general store
Pet-friendly

Yes
Open

Year-round
RV and trailer sizes

Up to 70 feet

Backcountry Camping at Caddo Lake
Location

30 minutes from Daingerfield State Park
Accommodations

Primitive camping no amenities or electricity
Pet-friendly

Yes
Open

Year-round
RV and trailer sizes

Not suitable for RVs or trailers

Fishing

Reel in a big catch at Daingerfield State Park’s 80-acre lake stocked with largemouth bass crappie and catfish. The park offers fishing piers a boat ramp and rental boats for a fun-filled day on the water.

Hiking

Explore the beauty of East Texas on over five miles of hiking trails that wind through the park’s forest along the lake and up to the highest point in Morris County Raven’s Nest. The trails offer various levels of difficulty making them perfect for hikers of all skill levels.

Biking

Cruise through the park’s scenic landscape on over five miles of paved and unpaved bike trails. The trails provide a mix of challenging terrain and leisurely rides making them great for both experienced cyclists and families.

Picnicking

Enjoy a relaxing day in the great outdoors at one of the park’s many picnic areas. Each area offers tables grills and nearby restrooms. Some areas also have covered pavilions that can be reserved for larger groups.

Camping

Experience the beauty of Daingerfield State Park by staying overnight in one of the park’s many campsites. The park offers RV and tent camping as well as cabins for those who prefer a more comfortable stay. Each campsite has water and electric hookups a picnic table and a fire ring.

For those who prefer a more leisurely pace Daingerfield State Park offers a variety of alternative recreational activities that are perfect for RV campers.

Sightseeing

Take in the stunning views of East Texas from the park’s many scenic overlooks. The park’s highest point Raven’s Nest offers breathtaking views of the surrounding forest and lake.

Nature Watching

Observe the park’s diverse wildlife from one of the many birdwatching platforms or nature trails. The park is home to over 150 species of birds as well as deer raccoons and other small mammals.

Instagram-Worthy Photo Opportunities

Capture the beauty of Daingerfield State Park with your camera. The park’s many photo opportunities include the historic dam the scenic lake and the picturesque forest.

Picnicking

Relax and enjoy a meal in one of the park’s many picnic areas. Each area offers tables grills and nearby restrooms. Some areas also have covered pavilions that can be reserved for larger groups.

Geocaching

Go on a modern-day treasure hunt with geocaching. The park offers several geocaches that are hidden throughout the park providing a fun and challenging activity for the whole family.

Season-specific experiences in Daingerfield State Park

Springtime in Daingerfield State Park brings a burst of color and activity making it the perfect destination for RV campers. One popular activity is hiking the Rustling Leaves Trail which offers breathtaking views of the park’s wildflowers and wildlife. The trailhead is located near the park’s entrance and is a moderate 2.4-mile loop. Another must-see is the historic CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps) water tower which offers panoramic views of the park from its observation deck. Visitors can reach the tower by taking a short hike from the campground. For those looking to relax the park’s spring-fed lake is perfect for fishing boating or simply taking in the scenery. The lake is located in the heart of the park and boat rentals are available at the park store. Lastly birdwatching is a popular activity in the spring with over 100 species of birds frequenting the park. The best spots for birdwatching are along the park’s nature trails and at the lake’s edge.

Summer is an ideal time to visit Daingerfield State Park for RV campers looking for outdoor recreation. One popular activity is swimming in the park’s spring-fed lake which is surrounded by towering pine trees and offers a refreshing escape from the summer heat. The swimming area is located near the campground and has a designated beach area and a bathhouse. Another must-do is paddling on the lake with kayaks and canoes available for rent at the park store. Visitors can explore the lake’s many coves and inlets keeping an eye out for wildlife such as turtles and beavers. For those looking for a more challenging hike the Dogwood Trail is a 3.5-mile loop that takes hikers through a beautiful hardwood forest and offers stunning views of the lake. The trailhead is located near the park’s group picnic area. Lastly the park hosts guided nature programs and events throughout the summer such as birdwatching tours and stargazing parties which are led by knowledgeable park rangers.

In the fall Daingerfield State Park offers a variety of recreational activities for RV campers. One popular option is hiking the Rustling Leaves Trail which showcases the park’s beautiful fall foliage. The trail is located near the park’s entrance and is an easy one-mile loop. Another must-see attraction is the historic Daingerfield State Park CCC Bathhouse which was built in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps. Visitors can take a self-guided tour of the bathhouse and learn about its history. For those interested in fishing the park’s 80-acre lake is stocked with a variety of fish including bass catfish and crappie. The lake is located in the center of the park and is easily accessible from the RV campgrounds. Lastly the park offers a variety of ranger-led programs including guided hikes and nature talks which are a great way to learn about the park’s flora and fauna.

During the winter months Daingerfield State Park is a popular destination for RV campers looking to enjoy the great outdoors. One of the most popular activities is hiking the park’s trails which offer a peaceful and serene experience during the winter months. The park’s most popular trail the Piney Woods Trail is a 2.5-mile loop that winds through the park’s pine forests and offers beautiful views of the lake. Another popular winter activity is fishing as the park’s 80-acre lake is stocked with rainbow trout during the winter months. Visitors can also enjoy ice skating on the lake weather permitting. The park’s ranger-led programs are also a great way to learn about the park’s flora and fauna during the winter months and include guided hikes and nature talks. Additionally the park’s historic CCC bathhouse is open year-round and offers a unique glimpse into the park’s history.