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ROCKY POINT(WRIGHT PATMAN DAM), TX

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

Overview

Rocky Point Park offers a campground and group day use picnic shelter use on the shore of 30,000-acre Wright Patman Lake within the piney woods of northeast Texas. This large facility offers campers a complete range of services and year-round outdoor activities like fishing, hunting and wildlife viewing.

Natural Features:

The park is situated in a mixed hardwood-pine forest next to Wright Patman Lake. 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:

Rocky Point has hiking and walking trails for registered campers, including a 1.3-mile trail that connects with nearby Piney Point Campground. Children enjoy the facility's swimming beach, playground, volleyball court and amphitheater with educational programs.

Boaters and anglers can take advantage of the accessible boat ramp. Bass, catfish, crappie and sunfish are found in the lake.

Facilities:

The campground has beautiful, mostly-shaded campsites, many which are on the waterfront. All 124 campsites consist of a hard surface parking pad, water and electric hookups, a picnic table, grill, utility table and trash can. Fifteen of the sites have sewer connections; eight sites have 50-amp electric service.

Visitors who don't wish to stay overnight can reserve a group picnic shelter that can accommodate up to 60 people.

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
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Fishing
  • Hunting
  • Interpretive Trails
  • Pay Phone
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Swimming
Know Before You Go

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
33.28694, -94.16583
33°17'13"N, 94°9'57"W

From Texarkana, take Highway 59 south to Wright Patman Lake. Just south of the Sulphur River Dam, turn right into the park area, following entrance signs. Rocky Point is just south of Piney Point Park.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

ROCKY POINT(WRIGHT PATMAN DAM)
64 CLEAR SPRINGS PARK
TEXARKANA TX 75501

Phone Number:

Information: (903)838-8781
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