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Bonham State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Bonham, TX 75418 (151.304 miles)

Bonham State Park is a 261-acre park located in Fannin County northeast of Dallas. It includes a 65-acre lake, rolling prairies, and woodlands. There is (unsupervised) swimming and fishing in the man-made lake, built in 1935, as well as camping, picnicking, mountain biking, boating (5 mph speed limit).

Official Website: Bonham State Park

Lake Wister State Park Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Biking Boating

Wister, OK 74966 (153.616 miles)

Lake Wister State Park, in southeast Oklahoma, is a gateway to the beautiful Ouachita National Forest. 7300 acre lake with five camping areas. The park offers many recreational activities including hiking, camping, bicycling, picnics, fishing, hunting, boating and water skiing. A waterfowl refuge is nearby, and hunting is allowed at Wister Wildlife Management Area. Camping facilities include cabins, tent sites and RV sites with both modern and semi-modern. Hiking trails include a self-guided nature trail, handicapped trail and a 4-mile round trip trail.

Official Website: Lake Wister State Park

Copper Breaks State Park Hiking Camping Biking

Quanah, TX 79252 (155.045 miles)

Copper Breaks State Park consists of 1898.8 acres. Activities include camping, picnicking, boating, fishing, mountain biking, swimming, wildlife viewing, backpacking, kite flying, summer educational/interpretive programs, horseback riding, astronomy, and natural and historical exhibits. A portion of the official Texas longhorn herd is maintained at the park. The park features rugged, scenic beauty with mixed grass/mesquite-covered mesas and juniper breaks. North Texas wildlife abounds at Copper Breaks State Park.

Official Website: Copper Breaks State Park

Fort Richardson State Park, Historic Site & Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Jacksboro, TX 76458 (157.791 miles)

Ft. Richardson State Park, Historic Site & Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway contains 454.16 acres. Fort site structures include seven of the original buildings which have been restored. Activities include historical study, picnicking, camping, fishing, hiking, biking, day-use equestrian, nature study, wading in the creek, and swimming. Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway is an approximately 10-mile hike, bike and equestrian trail that runs adjacent to Fort Richardson and along Lost Creek, which is the main watershed for the two city lakes. The trail follows scenic Lost Creek and travels the east side of Lake Jacksboro and Lost Creek Reservoir.

Official Website: Fort Richardson State Park, Historic Site & Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway

Raymond Gary State Park Fishing Camping Boating

Ft. Towson, OK 74735 (159.930 miles)

This park is located in southeast Oklahoma on the shores of Raymond Gary Lake. The lake offers fishing, boating, and swimming. Camping and picnic facilities are available, and include RV sites with full hookups, tent sites, group pavilions, comfort stations with showers, a playground, swim beach, and cabin rentals. Six primitive cabins are available, three featuring restrooms and showers. Unlighted boat ramps provide access to the lake, and an ADA accessible fishing dock is also on site. Paddleboats, canoes, and fishing boats are available for rental. Lakefront cabins are available.

Official Website: Raymond Gary State Park

Heavener Runestone State Park Hiking

Heavener, OK 74937 (166.167 miles)

Heavener State Park is a day-use only park offering group shelters for picnics, picnic tables, outdoor grills, comfort stations, amphitheater, playground, hiking, exploring, and educational programs about the Runestone. Overnight camping can be found in nearby Lake Wister State Park. The park offers a park office, gift shop and interpretative center with educational information.

Official Website: Heavener Runestone State Park

Cooper Lake State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Cooper, TX 75432 (178.529 miles)

Cooper Lake State Park, 3,026 acres, is situated in northeast Texas. The park consists of two units and a lake: Doctors Creek Unit and South Sulphur Unit, 2,310.5 acres and Cooper Lake, 19,300 acres. The rolling hills of Cooper Lake State Park offer spectacular views of Cooper Lake. Species likely to be caught in the lake are Blue and Channel Catfish, Blue Gill, Florida Largemouth Bass, Crappie and Hybrid Striped Bass. Features include camping, fishing, water skiing, picnicking, boating, swimming, bird watching, nature study, fun and educational nature programs and tours.

Official Website: Cooper Lake State Park

Ouachita National Forest Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Broken Bow, OK 74728 (184.862 miles)

The forest showcases the Winding Stair Mountain National Recreation Area located in LeFlore County, Oklahoma. This congressionally designated area is recognized for outstanding outdoor recreation opportunities, especially horseback riding, scenic driving, wildlife viewing and hiking. The Talimena Scenic Byway traverses the national recreation area as it winds along the top of Winding Stair and Rich Mountains on its way into Arkansas. The Kerr Arboretum and Nature Center, a self-guided environmental education area is located here. Developed picnic areas, scenic overlooks, and historical interpretive exhibits can also be found along the drive.

Official Website: Ouachita National Forest

Beavers Bend State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Broken Bow, OK 74728 (184.862 miles)

Towering timbers, crystal clear waters and mountainous terrain form what is affectionately referred to as Oklahoma's "Little Smokies." With a Riverbend area featuring acres of events and recreational programs, this park is an outdoor lover's paradise. Trout streams, hiking trails, tree identification trail, nature center and an outstanding forestry museum make this park the perfect choice for a family getaway.

Official Website: Beavers Bend State Park

Devil's Den State Park Hiking Camping Biking Horseback

West Fork, AR 72774 (185.281 miles)

Lee Creek Valley, a picturesque setting in northwest Arkansa's Ozark Mountains, was selected as a park site in the 1930s.

Official Website: Devil's Den State Park