ACOE Fort Worth District

Learn about camping and boondocking at Army Corps of Engineers projects within their Fort Worth District

Thomas Lake Park, Naples, TX

Thomas Lake Park is operated by the Army Corps of Engineers as a free campground and boat ramp along Thomas Lake, about 10 miles north east of Naples, TX. The campground has picnic tables, and trash cans, and that's about it. The campground and boat ramp are under the jurisdiction of Wright Patman Lake.

Jackson Creek Park, Douglassville, TX

This Army Corps of Engineers campground is heavily wooded, but comes with the usual amenities the ACOE is known known for, including restrooms, picnic tables, fire rings, and boat ramp. The campsites here are small, and may be difficult, if not impossible, for larger RVs to get in and out of.

Soldiers Bluff Park, Lake Whitney, Texas

Soldiers Bluff Park is located on the west end of the Whitney Dam on State Highway 22. There are 14 camp/picnic sites in Soldiers Bluff Park. There is one restroom (with toilet facilities only) and a day use group pavilion. Camping, group, and picnic facilities are free and available on a first come-first serve basis. The gates are opened at 6:00 a.m. and are closed at 10:00 p.m. There is a night exit that allows campers to exit the park after hours.

Walling Bend Park, Lake Whitney, Texas

Walling Bend Park is located on the west side of Whitney Lake off of FM 2841. The campground has 10 camp/picnic sites, one group pavilion, two restrooms (with toilet facilities only), and two, double lane boat ramps. All picnicking, boat launching, group, and camping facilities are free.

Steele Creek Park, Lake Whitney, Texas

Steele Creek Park is located on the west side of the lake off of FM 56 near Lakeside Village, Texas. The park has 21 camp/picnic sites with ground cookers. Water faucets are located throughout the park. There are two restrooms (with toilet facilities only) and two boat ramps in the park. Camping, picnicking, and boat launching facilities are free.

Cedar Creek Campground, Lake Whitney, TX

Cedar Creek Campground, Lake Whitney, TX Cedar Creek Campground stands as a natural haven for outdoor enthusiasts. Surrounded by rocky cliffs, limestone formations, and the serene waters of the lake, this campground offers a diverse and captivating landscape. As documented in various sources, Cedar Creek is praised for its well-kept facilities, expansive camping grounds, and an array of amenities, making it an enticing destination for nature lovers and campers alike. Free for 14-days, there are dozens of smaller campsites suitable for tents, cars, and vans, along with about a half-dozen larger sites for RVs. During the winter season, most of ... Read more