• Huntsville St Park February 22-24, 2019
    February 22, 2019 - February 24, 2019
    5:00 pm - 12:00 pm

Huntsville is another can’t miss tent camp. Conveniently located outside Huntsville, Texas, and just off I-45, it is easy to get to, and a great camp for kids. In years past, my kids have enjoyed riding bikes, hiking, fishing, and just being a kid. The park does offer canoe and paddle boat rentals for an additional fee of $20 an hour. But, if you are like me – the only one paddling, then an hour is all I can handle anyway. So load your gear up, and join us for another great camp out at Huntsville State Park. There is a park entrance fee payable at the gate (separate from tent reservation fee), pricing listed below.

When: February 22-24
Where: Huntsville State Park
Cost: $15 per person
Park Entrance Fee: $7 per person, per day, over the age of 13 (kids 12 and under free)
Park Website: https://tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/huntsville
Park Address: 565 Park Road 40 west, Huntsville, TX 77340

**Anyone wishing to bring an RV will need to reserve a spot directly through the Texas Parks and Wildlife website.

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Venue Phone: (936) 295-5644

Venue Website:

565 Park Road 40 west, Huntsville, Texas, 77340, United States


Pine Trees and Wildflowers

Lose yourself among the majestic trees and natural beauty of the East Texas Pineywoods. Rent a canoe, explore our trails or just relax by the lake. We are a short drive north of Houston, in the Sam Houston National Forest.

Things to Do

At Huntsville State Park, you can camp, hike, bike, picnic, fish, swim, paddle, geocache and study nature. We have 21 miles of trails, playgrounds, a bird blind and nature center. Take a virtual tour with our interactive trails map. Alligators live in the park; read our alligator safety tips.  

On the lake

Enjoy water activities on the 210-acre Lake Raven:

  • Fish for crappie, perch, catfish and bass. We have a boat ramp, fishing piers and fish cleaning stations. We allow motor boats, but at idle speed only.
  • Swim in our designated area from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. (no lifeguards). Read our swimming safety tips before you swim.
  • Rent a canoe, kayak or paddle boat.
  • Borrow fishing equipment to use in the park.