Description

Scout Area is a primitive campground in disguise! This area is awesome for groups to become one around the communal fire ring lined with log seats, or on a trip to see nearby historical landmarks. Wander just a half-mile from camp and the primitive life is just a fleeting thought with access to a plethora of amenities: a playground, restrooms, group picnic area, and a money fishing spot! If you wanna get really primitive, why not bite right into that first catch of yours? Survivorman-style!
Campsite area
Bring your own tents
20 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Hike in
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking

Hit up the Lost Creek Trailway for ten miles of scenic biking along Lost Creek, through the park, and across the reservoir dam....Read more

Fishing

Fish for catfish, bass and trout at Quarry Lake, or bring your equipment along for the hike down Lost Creek Nature Trail, where...Read more

Hiking

Easy and moderate trails will satisfy any type of hiker. Bird lovers can explore the Kicking Bird Trail, while families can enj...Read more

Horseback riding

The best place to take your horse is the Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway, which offers a smooth surface and plenty of miles...Read more

Swimming

Plenty of prime swimming spots are accessible by road or by the Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway, so if you head out on the ...Read more

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Scout Area Primitive Campground.

Lake
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Park
Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site
State
Texas
Country
United States
Phone Number
(940) 567-3506
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
33.207° N, 98.166° W
$5/night
Tent Only - Hike In: 20 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)

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  1. Know before you go
  2. Practice physical distancing
  3. Plan ahead
  4. Play it safe
  5. Explore locally
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  2. Travel and camp on durable surfaces
  3. Dispose of waste properly
  4. Leave what you find
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