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Eeny, meeny, miny, moe! You might as well flip a coin to pick which campsite you’ll stay at when visiting Martin Dies Campground because they’re all loaded with amenities, activities, and awesome. The campground is split up into two groups, the Hen House Ridge Unit and Walnut Ridge Unit. At the Hen House Ridge Unit you’ll find multiple fishing piers and cleaning stations, 3+ Continue reading...
Eeny, meeny, miny, moe! You might as well flip a coin to pick which campsite you’ll stay at when visiting Martin Dies Campground because they’re all loaded with amenities, activities, and awesome. The campground is split up into two groups, the Hen House Ridge Unit and Walnut Ridge Unit. At the Hen House Ridge Unit you’ll find multiple fishing piers and cleaning stations, 3+ miles of hiking trails, restroom and shower facilities, picnic areas, and diverse wetlands out the whazoo. Swamps and sloughs in Texas, who knew? 43 sites have a picnic table and water (the basics), 33 sites are equipped with picnic tables, water and 30-amp electric hook-ups (kinda fancy), and the remaining 23 sites are decked out with all of the previous plus 50-amp hookups (super fancy!). In the Walnut Ridge Unit, 11 sites come with a picnic table and water, and the other 68 with picnic tables, water and 50-amp hook-ups.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans, trailers, rv & moto...
No. of sites
176
RV details
Not specified
RV hookups
Sewage
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to 8 people per site
Potable water available
Fires allowed
Toilet available
Showers available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking

How do you explore as many of Martin Dies Jr. State Park’s 730 acres as possible? By bike, of course! Eight miles of trails wea...Read more

Boating

With seven boat ramps to choose from, it’s not too difficult to get out on the water at Martin Dies Jr. State Park. Campsites a...Read more

Fishing

Miles and miles of shoreline are a fisherman’s (or woman’s) best friend here. Wake up early and go fishing right off the shore ...Read more

Hiking

If you’re heading to Martin Dies Jr. State Park for its impressive biodiversity, jump on the trail. Hiking is the best way to s...Read more

Paddling

Kayaking and canoeing at Martin Dies Jr. State Park is one big game of choose your own adventure. Seven boat launches lead to f...Read more

Swimming

The enormous reservoir makes for great swimming, and after a day of hiking, biking or fishing in the hot Texas sun, you’ll be r...Read more

Wildlife watching

You can thank the converging Angelina and Neches rivers for the spectacular wildlife on display at Martin Dies Jr. State Park. ...Read more

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Martin Dies Campground.

Forest
Lake
River, stream or ...
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Hipcamper Joe
Joe F.
didn't provide a recommendation.
October 11th, 2015

Martin Dies has a wide variety of different types of campsites. We chose a fairly open spot right on the water's edge. We were glad we did because the sunset views were awesome, and there was a breeze that kept the bugs away. We went on a bike ride down to the campsites in the wooded portion and the bugs were awful. The kayak dock looked very peaceful, and you can rent them there. However, certain times of the year I would bet the mosquitoes would eat you alive.

The only weird part of our stay was when people drove up two sites over and set off fireworks for over 20 mins (illegally). THIRTY minutes later a ranger showed up on a golf cart saying that she heard someone might be shooting a gun. 30 min response time for gunfire?!?

A lot of people were launching kayaks from this dock, which you can rent in the parkWe chose a campground out on the edge of the reservoir.   We were glad we did, because when we went on a bike ride down through the campground in the forest the bugs were awful.  Out next to our campsite on the water there was a constant breeze which helped.  Another perk of getting the best campsite right on the water was the excellent view of the sunset.
Hipcamper Lisa
Lisa P.
didn't provide a recommendation.
November 3rd, 2016

Camped here a few years ago. It was great. We saw plenty of gators!

Hipcamper Kelsie
Kelsie L.
recommends this listing.
November 24th, 2017

Ive only been in July on two separate occasions and the campground was basically abandoned. We had no one camping near us and had tons of amazing trees to keep us shaded. We went canoeing while there and there is easy access to a boat launch. It can get pretty warm so you can rinse off in the showers in the bathroom facilities that were always kept up with. Though right along Caddo Lake the waters are warm so they offer great relief from the hotter days. Opportunities to see deer, ratcoons, opposums, squirrels and owls. It was always a fun trip and has beautiful sunsets along the water.

Hipcamper Heather O.
recommends this listing.
July 20th, 2018
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January 15th, 2019
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December 24th, 2018
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May 8th, 2018
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February 25th, 2018
Hipcamper T A.
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October 10th, 2017
Hipcamper Stacy  H.
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May 27th, 2017
Park
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
State
Texas
Phone Number
(409) 384-5231
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
30.85° N, 94.165° W
$12/night
Tent / RV / Trailer: 176 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)