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Caddo Lake State Park, Karnack

4.5
#40 of 219 in Nature in Texas
Must see · Water Body · State Park
Caddo Lake State Park is a state park located in eastern Texas and operated as a wildlife management area (WMA), Caddo Lake is the lake that the state park encompasses, and is one of only a handful of natural lakes in Texas. The park consists of 8,253 acres (3,340 ha) west of the lake itself, in Harrison County, near Karnack, Texas. The lake and surrounding area was drilled for petroleum in the 1900s. The lake was created by a gigantic log jam known as the Great Raft.
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  • We enjoyed our walk around the bayou! Trees are interesting looking and the picture doesn’t do the justice! It’s also great on water activities. Recommended!  more »
  • We spent 5 nights here October 2020. A beautiful and quiet park. The staff was friendly, the amenities clean. Highly recommend. We really enjoyed our stay. We stayed in Armadillo Loop site 29. The...  more »
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  • Amazing, the park is like nothing I have seen before. The trees in the lake are a sight to behold. There are campgrounds, trails, fishing, picnic tables, so many wonderful things to see and do. The entrance fees are very reasonable and the staff were very friendly. There are tours available as well. if you are in there area this is a place that should be on your list to visit
  • We went on a night hike with a park ranger and quite a few others. It was very interesting. Although, we could've potentially seen/heard more if people respected what they were repeatedly asked - to not talk it be loud. That never happened - but the park employee handled it very very well. I highly recommend visiting.

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