Sabine National Forest

Learn about camping and boondocking in Sabine National Forest

Free Camping at Toledo Bend Reservoir, Center, TX

Most of the free camping areas along the shoreline of Toledo Bend Reservoir lies on the Texas side, all within a 30 to 60 minute drive from Center, TX. There's only one free camping area on the Louisiana side, and it's located at the south end, near the dam.

Forest Road 147, Huxley, TX

This is a forest road where dispersed camping frequently occurs, though technically, according to Sabine National Forest's motor vehicle use map (see link below), this forest road is not on the list of roads permitted for dispersed camping. Yet, it remains a popular area for tent camping, car camping, and RVs.