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part ofLavon Lake, US Army Corps of Engineers
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates


Lavonia Campground is a scenic Texas getaway just beyond the Dallas metropolitan area. Here, visitors can swim, hike or boat the day away on the waters of Lavon Lake and surrounding area.

Natural Features:

The Lavon Lake, in northern Texas, spans 21,400 acres and stems from the East Fork of the Trinity River.


Visitors of all ages can enjoy activities like fishing, boating and picnicking. Anglers seek species like channel catfish, crappie and striped bass.


The campground offers 53 sites with water and electric hookups. Additional perks include hot showers,swimming and a boat launch.

Nearby Attractions:

The paved Sister Groves Trail at Sister Grove Creek is a hot spot for biking and hiking.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Boat Ramp
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Drinking Water
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilets
  • Host
  • Showers
  • Swimming
Know Before You Go
  • Day-use area closes at sunset
  • 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):
33.03778, -96.44556
33°2'16"N, 96°26'44"W

From Wylie, take Highway 78 east to County Route 486 (Lake Road). Follow signs into the campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

1301 CR 486
LAVON  TX  75166

Phone Number:

Information:  (972)442-3141
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