Possum Kingdom State Park

Caddo, Texas


3901 St Park Rd 33
Caddo, Texas 76429
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Sites: 116
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 32.876478592822
Longitude: -98.561460971832

Elevation: 1030' (approximate)
Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access no
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets no
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • RV Wash RV Wash no
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking yes
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • Free WiFi Free WiFi ?
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service yes
  • ATT, Verizon Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers ATT,Verizon
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area no
  • yes-lake Waterfront Waterfront yes-lake
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms no
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities no
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services no
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) yes
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access yes
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp yes
  • Marina Marina yes
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals yes
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) no
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking yes
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field no
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games no
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment no
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre no
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards no
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong no
  • Lake Lake yes
  • Pond Pond no
  • River River no
  • Creek Creek no
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

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9 Reviews

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice view of lake, large swimming area but steep entry. Some sites easier to back into than others with large trailer. Easy access to water from most sites. Fully stocked store in park - but beer nowhere near so come prepared. We camped at Possum Kingdom State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
20
Site Surface
Concrete, Gravel, Dirt, Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious, Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Not Convenient
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Review Count: 23
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 14

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed at Possum Kingdom SP on our way out of Dallas headed west towards Tahoe. We chose to avoid driving on Interstates, so our drive found us passing by Possum Kingdom Lake State Park. We got a late start out of Dallas, so decided to stay at the park for the night. It was very dark and a long way off the state highway (like a half hour). The road was twisty and 2 lane...had we known how far it was, we'd have stayed elsewhere. We arrived after hours, so drove around in our 25' Motorhome with tow vehicle and found a spot. We needed to unhook the toad to back into our site. We had a premium site near the water with full hookups...something not all state parks offer, so this was a bonus. You might want to reserve ahead during peak season to get a spot with hookups if you want them. Most of the other campers were undoubtedly there for the water sports as many had boats. We had our two dogs and walked around with them before leaving and it was typical of many lakes in Texas. I am sure this is a beautiful park, but we didn't really have a chance to explore it...the area we were in was pretty basic. The area we were in had a few trees, but our site was treeless. There was a covered picnic table adjacent to our site and a bath house nearby. I really don't have any complaints, but generally prefer more trees. This is a park more for people into water sports. I'd recommend it if you are looking to enjoy the lake, but for an overnight stop, there might be better options since it's so far off the road and doesn't offer much aside from the lake. For this trip, it wasn't a great choice, but in the future, if we had more time to stick around and enjoy the lake, I'd happily stay here again. The park rangers were friendly. We camped at Possum Kingdom State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
Spanish Oaks Site 2
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open, Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Water sports

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Review Count: 132
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 46

Date of Stay: September, 2016 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

Possum Kingdom State Park is on the southwest shore of Possum Kingdom Lake near Caddo, Texas. The park is nestled in the Palo Pinto mountains. The lake is one of the finest in Texas with the clearest water of any lake in the state. The park was the last CCC built park in Texas. Nice hiking trails. Wildlife abound. Great swimming.

Very remote park, the closest town, Graham, is 30 miles away. The park has a well stocked park store.

There are 20 sites in the premium section with 50A electric and water. Many sites on the lake. Only 10 sites can accommodate a 30'+ RV. The water and electric section of the park has 40 sites. Best suited for tents and RV's under 20'. If you have a large RV you should arrive before Friday for best site selection.

We were in site 17 with a great view and access to the lake. We will return. We camped at Possum Kingdom State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Number
17
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 21
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 12

Date of Stay: October, 2015 - $17.00
Overall Rating:      

This is an older, somewhat tired Texas State Park that hasn't been properly maintained for sometime. The beach area was poorly kept with litter, pet droppings, and tall grass. Our first campsite had a damaged power connection and so we moved to another site. The Park seemed popular in that all the lakefront campsites were booked weeks and months in advance. The area has not recovered from years of drought and several large fires. The actual lake is probably among the best you'll find in this part of Texas. We camped at Possum Kingdom State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
10
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

This Park is some isolated and would be a longer drive to any of the smaller towns or cities in the area. The Park offers canoe rentals and has 2-3 swimming areas.

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Review Count: 15
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: March, 2011 - $22.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice clean campground on the lake. Only down side was that it is 30 miles to town. There is a marina and camp store on site. We camped at Possum Kingdom State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2010 - $17.00
Overall Rating:      

Plenty of cedar trees that, if not the prettiest tree, still provide shade. And the kids loved hiking up the "mountain." The premium sites are suggested for vehicles over 20', but we were able to fit our 31' FW in the non-premium sites and liked the scenery much better. We hiked, biked, boated, and a nondenominational ministry group had games for the kids one afternoon. We've already reserved for next year. We camped at Possum Kingdom State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2010 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

This was our very first experience at camping in a State Park. We have already made reservations to return in July. The staff was wonderful, the store owners very friendly and accommodating. Our campsite (#13) was shady, level, free from fireants, waterfront, and just a great experience all around. We hiked two days of the three that we stayed. Restrooms were very clean with hot showers. We will be staying here often. We camped at Possum Kingdom State Park in a Tent Trailer.

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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: November, 2009 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

My kids loved this place! There's hiking trails, a nice camp store, boat rentals and great fishing from the bank. Our site was somewhat difficult to get into. We camped at Possum Kingdom State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2006 - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

We enjoyed our visit here. This lake is in a swamp type area with moss on the trees and plenty to see. We had a great time and the park has been recently renovated. Unfortunately it was 100+ degrees, so we did not get to spend much outdoor time in the afternoon. There is a tour boat at the park that tours at 10am, 12pm , 2pm and 4pm for $15 per adult and $13 for children. This is the 4th state park we have visited in the last 6 weeks and have yet to be dissapointed. We camped at Possum Kingdom State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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