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Caddo Lake State Park

245 Park Road 2, Karnack, TX 75661-3921
+1 903-679-3351
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Beautiful Cyprus Trees

Earler in July, we enjoyed canoeing on beautiful Caddo Lake It was beautiful, still and serene... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Indianapolis, Indiana
Great location in beautiful Caddo Lake

My son and I stayed in a 4-person cabin at the state park. During our visit, we enjoyed Captain... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dallas, Texas
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A highly recommended park in northeast Texas with the largest natural lake in Texas and interesting swamp-land. This park is near the towns of Karnack, Uncertain, and Marshall.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cypress trees” (26 reviews)
“boat ramp” (11 reviews)
“fishing pier” (9 reviews)
245 Park Road 2, Karnack, TX 75661-3921
+1 903-679-3351
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Earler in July, we enjoyed canoeing on beautiful Caddo Lake It was beautiful, still and serene. The trees are beautiful, and I enjoyed seeing the reflections they made in the water. We saw a couple of herons as we paddled by. Getting the canoe into...More

Thank Madelinejane
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son and I stayed in a 4-person cabin at the state park. During our visit, we enjoyed Captain Ron's Swamp Tour nearby in Karnack. The state park is beautiful and has piers and scenic views of the lake. The historic cabins are very comfortable...More

Thank chipmay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The drive through the State Park is short but get out and walk!! The views are gorgeous! There are adorable cabins to rent, camping, and fishing does not require a license as it is in the state park. The gift shop has some amazing books...More

Thank Natalie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I spent 6 nights camping at Caddo Lake State Park. The facilities were very good and the park staff friendly and helpful. We especially enjoyed the peace and quiet and the respect for others exhibited by the campers nearby. We enjoyed our...More

Thank DougTX1
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We were there during the week. It was so quiet and peaceful. This place is awesome with cypress. We spent a night at their 2 people cabin which has microwave, coffee maker and hot showers. It's comfortable for 2. I highly recommend canoeing in the...More

Thank ZxTravel
Reviewed 1 June 2017

I would not drive out of your way to see this state park. It is a small park with not much to do unless you go out in the muddy water. The cypress trees in the water were pretty unique.

1  Thank DavidP404
Reviewed 31 May 2017

First, the positives. The park office had some interesting displays. The office staff was helpful and polite. The fishing dock was fun to use and the kids caught a fish. The cabin spots looked nice. Now for the negatives. The campgrounds are absolutely inundated with...More

Thank jharrellwilson
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

There is no place like this on earth. If you are not from here, you HAVE to see and experience it before you leave the area. There are so many cabins and B&Bs, canoe and boat rentals, restaurants, and lake tours, and if you are...More

Reviewed 26 May 2017

In my mind, Caddo Lake is one of the most beautiful places in the world. Sitting amongst the baldcypress trees is akin to sitting in a beautiful cathedral. To me, it's an amazing feeling to "paddle through the woods". Simply said, I just LOVE Caddo...More

Thank beeham2
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

The roads are a little tight for large rigs and they have limited sites for these. Smaller units should have no problems. However, the park is simply magnificent. The fishing pier overseas Millers Pond which is totally encompassed with exceptionally large cypress trees. We rented...More

Thank Don T
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3 April 2017|
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Response from DCinCowtown | Reviewed this property |
Spring or fall would be fine. Personally I prefer the fall.
Heather D
31 March 2017|
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Response from Janice S | Reviewed this property |
there is a very nice playground and hiking trails that are well maintained.