Tailrace Channel Recreation Area

This small recreation serves primarily as a boat ramp and fishing area, however the Sabine River Authority of Texas says that primitive camping is allowed here, but only for self-contained visitors, which we understand to mean vehicles with their own black and gray tanks. The only amenities here are trash cans.

Bubba Cowser Recreation Area

This small recreation area is largely a boat ramp and some parking for trucks and trailers. However, there are a couple of picnic tables here with trash cans, and there are no signs stating that camping is prohibited. Moreover, the Sabine River Authority of Texas says this recreation area is free.

Swede Johnson Recreation Area

This small campground and boat launch area is operated by Sabine River Authority of Texas. It's a free campground that also happens to be in the North Toledo Bend Wildlife Management Area and co-jointly managed by Texas Department of Wildlife and Parks. It has covered picnic tables, trash cans, cooking grills, boat ramp, and fishing deck.

Sam Forse Collins Recreation Area

This free campground and picnic area is operated by Sabine River Authority of Texas. It offers numerous picnic tables, cooking grills, a restroom facility, and playground for kids. There's a swimming beach here, and plenty of trash cans. A convenience store is only a mile away,