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MALDEN LAKE CAMPGROUND, TX

part ofWright Patman Lake, US Army Corps of Engineers
Status: Open through Wed Dec 31 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Malden Lake Campground is situated on the shore of 30,000-acre Wright Patman Lake within the piney woods of northeast Texas. This facility offers year-round enjoyment of outdoor activities like fishing, hunting and wildlife viewing.

Natural Features:

The campground overlooks the lake and is set among a thick pine forest that provides plenty of shade.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers manages approximately 55,000 acres of public forestland around the lake, providing habitat for wild turkey, bobwhite quail, squirrel, white-tailed deer, waterfowl and migrating bald eagles, pelicans and ducks. Some poisonous snakes inhabit the area.

Recreation:

Wright Patman Lake hosts a wide range of recreational activities, including camping, swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, hiking, picnicking and wildlife viewing. Boaters flock to the lake, and anglers try their luck for bass, catfish, crappie and sunfish.

Malden Lake Park has a trail system behind the campsites in the H Loop, which is great for walking and enjoying the the park.

Facilities:

Malden Lake Campground offers 39 campsites, all with water and electricity. Ten of the sites have 50-amp electric service, and all sites contain a picnic table, grill, utility table, lantern post and trash can.

RV campers have the convenience of a dump station. The nearby day-use area has a boat ramp and dock.

Nearby Attractions:

The Texarkana region is full of activities such as shopping, movies, restaurants and local historical sites. Shreveport, Louisiana offers river boat gambling, horse races and numerous festivals, including the Four State Fair and Rodeo and the Jump, Jive and Jam Festival.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Boat Ramp
  • Bait Shop
  • Biking
  • Birding
  • Boating
  • Campfire Rings
  • Canoeing
  • Dock
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Entrance Station
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Firewood
  • First Aid Kit
  • Fishing
  • Fuel Available
  • Grills
  • Hunting
  • Marina
  • Pay Phone
  • Picnic Tables
  • Restaurant
  • Showers
  • Tent Pads
  • Trash Collection
  • Vending Machines
  • Visitor Center
  • Waterfront Sites
  • Wildlife Viewing
Know Before You Go
  • An electric gate system is located at the entrance and requires a code after hours; host will issue code to campers upon check-in

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
33.27472, -94.34778
33°16'29"N, 94°20'52"W

From I-30, exit onto Highway 8 at New Boston, Texas. Take Highway 8 south through Maud. Approximately six miles south of Maud, the park road will be on the left.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

MALDEN LAKE CAMPGROUND
64 CLEAR SPRINGS PARK
TEXARKANA TX 75501

Phone Number:

Information: (903)838-8781
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