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part ofLavon Lake, US Army Corps of Engineers
Status: Open through Wed Sep 30 2015   Season Dates


Clear Lake Campground has a prime location on the shores of Lavon Lake. It is the only shaded campground at the lake, and provides a quiet space for anglers, bird watchers and photographers.

The park is just northeast of Dallas, Texas, and just east of the Southfork Ranch, where the hit TV series, "Dallas," was filmed.

Natural Features:

Grassy flat fields and leafy shade trees cover the campground. The Lavon Lake spans 21,400 acres and stems from the East Fork of the Trinity River.


Visitors of all ages enjoy outdoor opportunities like fishing, boating, hiking, and picnicking. Anglers often find channel catfish, crappie, striped bass and hybrid bass.


The Clear Lake Campground offers 23 sites with water, sewer and electric hookups. Hot showers, a boat ramp and fishing dock are also available.

The group campground fits 200 people and has toilets reserved solely for group campers. The picnic shelter at the group site comes with electric and water hookups, four cookers, and a campfire ring. There's also a large playing field for sports.

Nearby Attractions:

The town of Wylie is home to a wildlife rescue and education center. Visitors can see lions, leopards, cougars, bobcats and more.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Boat Ramp
  • Accessible Fishing Dock
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Boating
  • Drinking Water
  • Group Picnicking
  • Picnic Area
  • Showers
Know Before You Go
  • Help reduce energy costs when you leave by turning off the air conditioning, lights, fans, and electric water heater. When not in use, please turn down the temperature on the electric water heater, unplug chargers and appliances, turn off radios and the television.
    • Don't Move Firewood: Protect your forests from tree-killing pests by buying your firewood locally and burning it on-site. Visit Dontmovefirewood.org for further information.

    Getting There:

    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    33.05528, -96.48194
    33°3'19"N, 96°28'55"W

    From Princeton, TX, take County Route 982 south (County Route 982 changes into County Route 735). Watch for Clear Lake signs. Take State Route 436 east and follow to a dead end into Clear Lake Park.

    Contact Information:

    Mailing Address:

    8199 County Road 436
    PRINCETON  TX  75098- 75407.

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (972)442-3014
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