Looking for the ultimate bare-bones camping experience without the excess of some of the other sites? Park near the Park Timbers Campgrounds and take the 2.5-mile Primitive Campgrounds Access Trail, appropriately named, to reach these rustic grounds on the northern periphery of the park. If you’re looking for a bit more privacy away from all the hubbub, these secluded sites are just the place for you.
Campsite area
Tent site
1 site
Up to 4 guests per site
No wheelchair access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
No pets
Potable water available
Picnic table available
No showers


Offered near the campground.


Over 11 miles of trails are waiting for you here, so don’t forget to pack your helmet. You can try out three different legs of ...Read more


Once you see the 640-acre lake, you won’t want to wait to get down to the ramp with your boat. Don’t have your own? No worries....Read more


Crappie and sunfish love this lake, and so will you. You might get ahold of some catfish and bass, too. The park has installed ...Read more


There are plenty of trails to choose from at Lake Mineral Wells State Park, from the easier Cross Timbers to the most challengi...Read more

Horseback riding

Start your journey from one of 20 horse-friendly campsites and enjoy a day on the Cross Timbers Trail. While you're there, be s...Read more


Bring your own or rent one here, but don't miss out on a kayak or canoe trip around this lake. There are 640 acres to explore, ...Read more


If you like the horizontal hikes here, you'll love the vertical climbs! The natural climbing area in this park is located in Pe...Read more


In the south end of the lake, the swimming area is a great place to take a break from taking in the sights along the Trailway o...Read more

Wildlife watching

This park is home to colorful wildflowers like Coreopsis and Bluebonnet, and some of the largest American Oaks in Texas! Keep y...Read more


Natural features you'll find at Lake Mineral Wells Primitive Campground.

Swimming hole
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Randy G.
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November 1st, 2017

Better than you would think.

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Lynne C.
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October 24th, 2017

It's 2-2 1/2 miles either route to get to the primitive campsites, but the remoteness makes it worth it

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Lake Mineral Wells State Park
United States
Phone Number
(940) 328-1171
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32.862° N, 98.031° W
Tent Only - Hike In: 1 Site
(Up to 4 people per site)