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Whitney, Texas

Thousand Trails Lake Whitney

Whitney, Texas



417 Thousand Trails Dr
Whitney, Texas 76692
Phone: (254) 694-2583

Sites: 240
Recent Rate: $1 9/2016

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Latitude: 32.009822714014
Longitude: -97.343974113464
Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • $1.50 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 1.50
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available yes
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter no
  • RV Wash RV Wash no
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • 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 yes
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area yes
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) yes
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room yes
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp yes
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) no
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa yes
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit yes
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball yes
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf yes
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake yes
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

Review Details

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22 Reviews

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Review Count: 66
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: September, 2016 - $3.00
Overall Rating:      

This campground is one of the better Thousand Trails we have visited. It does appear that the staff is making improvements and maintaining the property. The check in method could be improved. It would be helpful if the staff could inform which sites are available so driving around looking is minimized. The 5o amp sites were difficult to find but site maintenance was good. Will likely return here when we visit Texas again. We camped at Thousand Trails Lake Whitney in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
127
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: September, 2016 - $1.00
Overall Rating:      

I read reviews both good and bad before visiting this location. We thought it was really neat with all of the cedar trees and rustic touches. If you are expecting a resort, it is not. You had to choose a site carefully because the cedar trees in some sights were really tight and you couldn't open your slides. The activity areas were more than adequate including the internet at these locations but you had to drive to them. They were not a quick walk away. We used the adult pool, spa, and activity area and enjoyed them. The location borders Lake Whitney which has been closed for a while but their are trails that walk along the banks that are beautiful. The campground was quiet with friendly people and staff. The worst part of the park was the roads. They are pretty bad with lots of pot holes. I was not comfortable riding my bike on them even. 50 amp sites are limited but if you get one they work well. So, was it a resort, NO. Was it a decent campground that I would visit again, YES. We camped at Thousand Trails Lake Whitney in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
54A
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Sun & Foliage
Covered Forested
Interior Roads
Poor Conditions
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

This is destination location in that there is not much really close by. There is a grocery store that is just 4 miles away and even a couple RV repair places. It is however within an hour of Dallas and Fort Worth.

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Review Count: 51
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: August, 2016 - $1.00
Overall Rating:      

At first sight, we weren't too sure about Lake Whitney but as our two week stay progressed we really started to Love it. The adult and Family Pool's were very nice. The adult lodge was a comfy retreat during the Hot days....amazing not many enjoy it, it was always empty. The roads need some work but its doable. Wooded sites with enough room around them so you don't feel crowded. We would return. We camped at Thousand Trails Lake Whitney in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

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Review Count: 19
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $1.00
Overall Rating:      

This park has come along way in improving its service. Staff was friendly and went out of their way to help. Sites have been cleaned up to allow bigger rigs without damaging the rv yet still maintain privacy. Pools where clean and maintained. Only two issues I had, one was the road condition is poor and pot holes need to be filled. Second issue was 50 amp service was poor. They are very limited and not well marked when they had it. We camped at Thousand Trails Lake Whitney in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
61
Site Surface
Asphalt, Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Interior Roads
Tight Turns, Poor Conditions
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

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Review Count: 85
States Visited: 31
Helpful Reviews: 21

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

I don't know where the excellent reviewers were staying but it couldn't have been this campground. I reserved a campsite for 2 weeks and this review is being submitted at the end of the first day here.

Pros: there is a lot of space between most campsites which are spread among the cedar trees.

Cons: Wi-Fi is advertised but there are only 2 hotspots in the campground and one is currently down and the other one doesn't show up on my phone.

Cable TV is advertised but it is nonexistent. Roads are terrible and full of potholes.

Adult lodge and laundry room are closed with no advertised reopening. Went to the Family Activity Center and it was closed for renovations. Campsites are not level and have not been attended to in awhile. No over-the-air TV channels. If you use a satellite dish you have to pick your site wisely. Verizon cell service is iffy and spotty, so my Jetpack is constantly dropping service. The water pressure is low and water flow is poor.

The campground was hit by a tornado in May 2015 and 6 months later they still use this as a reason for the condition of the campground. Poor management and poor maintenance are the reasons, not a tornado. We camped at Thousand Trails Lake Whitney in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
A14
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady, Covered Forested
Tips for other Campers:

Go to a different campground.

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Review Count: 14
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: November, 2015
Overall Rating:      

The park for bit hard with the fall rains. Apparently most of the facilities got flooded and they are in the process of renovating. The laundry is finally open and the family center is the hub of activity until the adult center is finished, should be by the end of the month. The roads are in need of repair, as they are very pot holed. The member activities are still going on and the staff is working hard to get the park back into tip top shape. We had no problem with the electric or WiFi through our Verizon hotspot. We camped at Thousand Trails Lake Whitney in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
B3
Site Surface
Asphalt, Gravel

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tips for other Campers:

Patience is the key word until they get the park back up to normal status.

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

The campground was hard hit by the spring storms, but the staff is working hard to repair and reopen all the facilities. There are a good number of sites, but some are small and uneven for larger rigs. Small trailers seem to fit just fine. The electrical hook-ups have had some problems, be sure to test before settling in completely. The water pressure and septic systems worked fine. The internal park roads are terrible - potholes everywhere. There are two pools which are well maintained and clean. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The park is pretty, quite wooded, serene and great for walking. We camped at Thousand Trails Lake Whitney in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
B9
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

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

Lake Whitney is within walking distance.

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Review Count: 83
States Visited: 26
Helpful Reviews: 21

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $3.00
Overall Rating:      

On Mother's Day, 2015, Lake Whitney Thousand Trails was hit by a tornado that damaged some buildings and did considerable tree damage throughout the park. When we arrived a tree trimming crew was hard at work clearing campsites so the park could be open over Memorial Day weekend. We couldn't get level on the first site we tried so we moved across the way to the other available 50 amp site. It wasn't perfect but it we much better and we settled in with no further problems. The campground has two nice pools and two activity centers. The main pool and activity center is near the check-in booth. The adult pool is at the far western end of the campground. There is also a workout room, library, and spa at the adult activity center. It's more common than not for Thousand Trails to have roads in poor repair and that's true here. In fact, getting to Loops A & B, which are closest to the adult sections of the park, entails a drive of a few minutes over some of the worst roads in the place. There's no real access to the lake from the campground aside from parking in a parking lot at the western end of the road and then hiking a trail onto Corps of Engineers land to a finger of the lake. We found the staff to be very friendly and helpful. Usually, they told us, there is very good Wi-Fi in Loop D where we stayed. However, the tornado had taken all that out and it will have to be repaired. Our Verizon, though, worked pretty good. Also, there was what looked to be a nice mini-golf course. Sorry to say it was close to tornado ground zero and was buried underneath downed trees and limbs. The campground is in a forest of cedar. If you have a problems with cedar you might want to think twice before coming during the time of the year when the trees are pollinating. As I understand it the tornado has spurred several big upgrades for the campground. We camped at Thousand Trails Lake Whitney in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
Loop D
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Covered Forested
Tips for other Campers:

Whitney is just down the road and there are plenty of fast food places, a grocery store, and an old downtown that is showing some life.

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: February, 2015 - $3.00
Overall Rating:      

Stay here was just ok. We stayed for 4 weeks. Sites were teeny tiny. Very wooded. Trees and bushes need serious trimming. We like rustic, but we also like to pull our rv and car in without causing huge gouges. There is a happy medium, they need to work on this. Wifi nonexistent at the sites, which wouldn't be a big deal except they advertise it. Stop advertising if you can't follow through. Kids activities are good in theory, poorly executed. We would show up for an activity just to find out it had been rescheduled or cancelled altogether. Of course, it was off season. But again, don't advertise it. Lots of older people who obviously don't like children. Had to explain to our children more than once to ignore the grumpy old man/woman yelling at them or giving them attitude for no reason. Kind of perplexed as to why older people who hate kids would be hanging out in the "family center" anyway when there's a perfectly good "adult lodge" in the park. Had a run in with the staff on our second to last day of our stay because they were rude to our 10 year old daughter who was just sitting putting together a puzzle in the family center. Would stay again, if we were in the area. I mean, can't beat the price with a TT membership. But would know to take what they advertise as a grain of salt. We camped at Thousand Trails Lake Whitney in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Dirt
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady

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Review Count: 27
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: December, 2014 - $1.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed here on 3 times in 2014 during the fall and winter. We love this park even if the roads are a little rough. Sites are gravel and mostly level. No problem with satellite reception at sites we stayed in, but at some sites if you don't have portable dish - no service. Power, water, and sewer all worked great. Traveling with kids - loop "D" is close to the family pool and family lodge. Loops "A and B" are a hike to the family lodge but closer to the Adult lodge, Adult pool and laundry room. Fond memories of this park with my parents in the 80s and 90s. We camped at Thousand Trails Lake Whitney in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
B52 A29 B47
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 36
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: December, 2013 - $3.00
Overall Rating:      

We are Thousand Trails Zone Members and price reflects the membership. Great park even though we were not able to take advantage. There was an ice storm in the Dallas area and we hunkered down for 4 days waiting for it to pass. Staff was helpful and provided everything we asked. Not many people there and no activities during this time since it was not crowded. We use laundry facilities and showers were clean. Electric was excellent. We were at a 30 amp site. No sewer where we were located, but I do not know about the rest of the park. We camped at Thousand Trails Lake Whitney in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 45
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: August, 2013 - $3.00
Overall Rating:      

We enjoyed our visit here. Activities for adults and kids. Enjoyed the Adult pool and Adult activity center. This is a large campground and with the heat you couldn't walk from area to area very well. We were in the "A" campground which is closer to the Adult area. Rate reflects Thousand Trails Membership and 50A rate. Personnel very friendly. Saw some roadrunners and a bobcat. They only have 13 pull-through spots. 1 with 50 amp and 6 with 30 full hookup and the other 5 with 30 water/electric. In the entire complex there are only 14 sites with 50 amp hook ups. Some sites had more shade than others. Most sites were gravel. We would definitely return. We camped at Thousand Trails Lake Whitney in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 26
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: April, 2013 - $4.00
Overall Rating:      

It's a nice clean park with a lot to offer. Roads are showing some long term wear, and need to be repaired. We were unable to get a 50 amp site, but the 30 amp site had clean electric. In Loop B, we were able to get a solid Wi-Fi signal, which worked flawlessly during our stay. We would stay here again. We camped at Thousand Trails Lake Whitney in a Motorhome.

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

Date of Stay: April, 2013 - $2.00
Overall Rating:      

The roads are really bad. Speed limit is 15 mph but you cant travel much faster than that. We stayed in loop B so we could have WiFi but we had to call office several times to get them to reset their modem. The sites are ok but there are a lot of cedar sharp branches about head high so be very careful. The picnic tables are in really bad shape. The boards have decayed and have big holes in them. The filling station (dinning hall) is fine but to get in you have to pass by equipment stacked with dust. It seems that the workers are so use to it that it doesn't bother them. When we arrived we were greeted by folks that had just eaten sour pickles and it showed. They need a good course of smiles and welcoming people in to park. We camped at Thousand Trails Lake Whitney in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 23
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2012 - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

Membership park that is now available to public for a fee. We are members so rate shown is for public stay. Adult pool was fantastic and recently redone. Activities are generally only on the weekend but water aerobics were M-W-F at adult pool. Family pool is also open and miniature golf course was fun. Roads need work. We camped at Thousand Trails Lake Whitney in a Fifth Wheel.

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