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Lake Meredith National Recreation Area

Fritch, Texas


419 E Broadway St
Fritch, Texas 79036
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Sites: ?
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 35.67805
Longitude: -101.59091

Elevation: 3116' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access no
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • 55+ 55+ no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Dump Station Dump Station no
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup no
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) no
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) no
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Water Water no
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup no
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
  • Sprint Cellular Provider Sprint
  • T-Mobile Cellular Provider T-Mobile
Amenities
  • Restrooms Restrooms no
  • Showers Showers no
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities no
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available no
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault yes
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Playground Playground no
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails ?
  • Rec Room Rec Room no
  • Casino Casino no
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Beach Beach ?
  • Biking Biking no
  • Boating Boating yes
  • Golf Golf no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes no
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf no
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts no
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access yes

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4 Reviews

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Review Count: 158
States Visited: 41
Helpful Reviews: 29

Date of Stay: July, 2018 - $1.00
Overall Rating:

NRA park overlooking Lake Meridith reservoir and dam. Scattered sun shelters and picnic tables and dirt/gravel more or less flatten ill-defined "sites" by the cliffs giving great views of the water, hills and sunsets. First come, serve, for free. There are several more recent paved pull through real sites with electricity and apparently reservable further away up the hill with a bathhouse that I didn't investigate. We were dry camping and really enjoyed our short stay. We camped at Lake Meredith National Recreation Area in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Other
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

See the Alibates Flint quarries about 15 miles away.

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Review Count: 47
States Visited: 25
Helpful Reviews: 13

Date of Stay: June, 2016
Overall Rating:

It is amazing that places like this are available for free. No hookups, but the view of the lake / dam was great. Picnic tables, elevated grills, sun shelters were present at each site. Sites were pretty much wherever you could fit your rig in. Larger rigs have limited availability, but there were two or three fifth wheels there. We put our 30' bumper pull in on a cliff-side site. It's about a 15 minute drive from Fritch, so get your necessities before heading to the campground. We stayed one night here after visiting the nearby (~30 min) Flint quarries nat'l park. We camped at Lake Meredith National Recreation Area in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open, Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 32
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $1.00
Overall Rating:

I stayed in the Sanford-Yake Campground. It's pretty hard to argue with free. There is no charge, no electricity, no sewer and no water. I think there is a dump and water at the entrance by the Ranger's Office. The restroom is a bit of a walk from most sites, but reasonably clean. The campground appears to be a combination of both a campground and a picnic ground. There are no clearly designated camping spots. You choose a picnic table and park on the gravel. The campground overlooks Lake Meredith and the dam that forms the lake. There is no screening of any kind between the sites but that wasn't a problem because there was almost nobody there. This wouldn't be a destination for me but is adequate for an overnight stay while passing through the area. The signage directing one from the highway to the campground is extremely poor to nonexistent - have Google maps, or an equivalent, to help guide you in if you haven't been before. We camped at Lake Meredith National Recreation Area in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

You turn to the left at the end of the road to go to the campground/picnic ground. You turn to the right to go to the boat launch into the lake.

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Review Count: 21
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: April, 2011
Overall Rating:

What a find! We can't believe this campground is free and has such a low usage. There are multiple campgrounds located around the lake - camping is somewhat dispersed, thus there is not an absolute number of sites listed. For additional info, please refer to the website. Some have dump stations with fresh water and flush toilets. Most have covered picnic tables and grills. Most sites are lake-front. However, the shoreline is rugged and at the time we were here, the lake level was down excessively. There are boat ramps for boaters and fishermen. When we were here, there were only a handful of campers and sometimes we were the only campers in our campground. The park is patrolled by National Park rangers. The only negative we had was unpredictable winds. We will definitely camp here again after we reach the 14-day limit. We camped at Lake Meredith National Recreation Area in a Motorhome.

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