Bonham State Park RV & Campground Guide

Texas

There are many reasons that you will enjoy visiting Bonham State Park, which is located about 75 miles northeast of Dallas, Texas, and approximately 35 miles west of Paris, Texas. You can go fishing in Bonham Lake, which is also a great spot to go canoeing or kayaking. Other fun activities to enjoy in the park include biking and hiking. After exploring Bonham, you can take in the sights at nearby communities, including those in Dodd City. The relatively mild temps at Bonham State Park make this area a great year-round destination: 

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Weather
Spring 50-73 F
Summer 70-93 F
Fall 49-83 F
Winter 36-58 F
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Nearby Cities
Paris, Texas
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Bonham State Park

You will want a comfortable place to rest after exploring this state park, so bring your RV. If you do not have an RV, then you can rent one on RVshare, which features all types of vehicles for all types of travelers. 

Bonham State Park Campground

Rates start at $15 at this state park campground with a variety of camping options. Each site comes with electricity and a water spigot. 

• Water hookup: No 

• Electrical hookup: Yes 

• Sewer hookup: No 

• Wi-Fi: No 

• Pet-friendly: Yes 

• Other amenities: Grills, fire rings, picnic tables 

Bois d’Arc RV Park

Curl up next to the fireplace while watching your favorite television show in the clubroom, do your laundry in the 24-hour laundromat, or play in the outdoor recreation area at this campground. Rates start at $45 a day, and weekly and monthly rates are available. 

• Water hookup: Yes 

• Electrical hookup: Yes 

• Sewer hookup: Yes 

• Wi-Fi: Yes 

• Pet-friendly: Yes 

• Other amenities: Laundry, clubroom, outdoor recreation area 

82 RV Park

This campground in Savoy, Texas, has lots of shade trees and its own fishing pond. You can do your laundry, use the business center, and relax in the recreation room at this campground. Rates start at $30 per night with weekly and monthly rates available. 

• Water hookup: Yes 

• Electrical hookup: Yes 

• Sewer hookup: Yes 

• Wi-Fi: Yes 

• Pet-friendly: Yes 

• Other amenities: Business center, internet, laundry, fishing pond 

Sandy Creek RV Park

Located in Telephone, Texas, Sandy Creek RV Park gives you the ability to camp under tall shade trees. At this tranquil campground, rates start at about $60 per night. 

• Water hookup: Yes 

• Electrical hookup: Yes 

• Sewer hookup: Yes 

• Wi-Fi: No 

• Pet-friendly: Yes 

• Other amenities: Laundry, shade trees 

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What to Do at
Bonham State Park

Inside Bonham State Park

Many choose to come to Bonham State Park to fish for bass, catfish, and bluegill on the 65-acre lake while others choose to go canoeing or kayaking. Watching the sunset or sunrise from the fishing pier while listening to the sounds of nature is another option at this park. Other visitors choose to reconnect with nature while hiking or biking on the 8.75 miles of trails running through the area. Visitors can also participate in ranger-led programs discussing the park’s history and natural features.

Outside Bonham State Park

The area surrounding Bonham State Park is filled with other fishing and water sport opportunities. However, you can find many other things to do. The small towns in this area would love to have you visit them, and they offer plenty of dining and shopping opportunities along with places to see. 

Restaurants

Muddbones

If you get hungry for a burger while visiting this state park but do not want the hassle of cooking, then head to Muddbones. Here, you can choose to sit inside or on the patio while eating your burger. 

Type: American

Location: 1701 N State Highway 121, Bonham, TX 75418

Roma Italian Restaurant

Choose between Stromboli, chicken marsala, sausage pizzaiola, or spaghetti with meat sauce at this restaurant. Do not forget to try the fresh garlic rolls. 

Type: Italian

Location: 1919 N State Highway 121, Bonham, TX 75418

Bamboo House

Shrimp pad Thai, spring rolls, egg rolls, and wonton soup are just a few of the dishes served at this restaurant. It's located on Bonham’s main square. 

Type: Chinese

Location: 413 N Main St, Bonham, TX 75418

The Breakfast Shop

Put off your adventures in Bonham and the surrounding area long enough to start your day here. Biscuits and gravy, cheesy eggs, and hot pancakes are just some of the dishes served. 

Type: American

Location: 119 E 5th St, Bonham, TX 75418

The Hickory Bar-B-Que

Get your barbecue at this restaurant that serves a wide variety of sides. You should be sure to leave room for the banana pudding. 

Type: American

Location: 208 E Sam Rayburn Dr, Bonham, TX 75418

Shopping

My Clutter Antiques

Not everything you will find in this store is an antique, but each item was in someone’s collection. You can find home décor, furniture, gardening supplies, and more.

Location: 405 N Main St, Bonham, TX 75410

Rebel Roots Boutique

Find affordable clothing for women and children at this boutique. You will have plenty of options for tops, bottoms, dresses, and shoes. 

Location: 406 N Center St, Bonham, TX 75418

Fix & Feed

This is the place to find small appliances for your home or RV. The store also carries animal feed and supplies. 

Location: 603 N Center St, Bonham, TX 75418

The Village Antiques & Uniques

Find china, silver, linens, housewares, vintage clothing, and more at this mall. Over 20 vendors are on-site selling their wares. 

Location: 321 N Main St, Bonham, TX 75410

Eagerly Sought

Find unique antique and vintage gifts at this shop. Eagerly Sought sells everything from large architectural pieces to small items such as scented candles. 

Location: 402 6th St, Honey Grove, TX 75446

Sightseeing

Sam Rayburn Library and Museum

Stop by this museum to see a replica of the Texas Speaker of the House office and learn more about Sam Rayburn. He held this office longer than anyone else in history. 

Location: 800 W. Sam Rayburn Dr, Bonham, TX 75418

Texas Barn Quilt Trail

Looking for a unique activity? Get the map and go on a scenic drive to see how many of the 100 wooden and metal quilt squares you can spot hanging on the outside of homes and businesses in Bonham and the surrounding area. 

Location: 327 N Main St, Bonham, Texas 75418

Fort Inglish Village

See relocated buildings from Fort Inglish, which was the first permanent settlement in the Bonham area. The site includes cabins, a stockade, and a broom-making factory. 

Location: TX-56 & Chinner St, Bonham, TX 75418

Bonham City Lake

Catch bass, catfish, and crappie at this 1,020-acre lake. You can also choose to take a stroll around the lake or simply kick back and relax in the sun. 

Location: 301 E 5th St, Bonham, TX 75418

Lake Bonham Recreation Area

This park contains a double boat ramp, event center, public beach, fishing dock, and playground. You'll find plenty for the whole family to enjoy here. 

Location: 2300 Recreational Road 3, Bonham, TX 75418

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How to Get to
Bonham State Park

To reach this park from Bonham, take TX 78 southeast and turn on FM 271. Go southeast on FM 271 until you reach Park Road 24 and take that into the park. It is also easy to reach this park from Dallas. Get on US 75 N. and take Exit 44 to get on TX 121 N. Continue until you come to Farm to Market Road 1629. Turn right and drive until you reach TX 78 N. Turn left and in about 1 mile, turn right on Farm to Market Road 271 South. Then, you'll turn left on Park Road 24 to reach this state park. 

Entering Bonham State Park

Bonham State Park is open daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Passes must be reserved online or by phone prior to visiting the park. 

Per person : $4

Children 12 and under are free

If you have spent time exploring Bonham State Park and the surrounding area, then tell RVshare about your experience. Perhaps you caught a big fish or had one get away. Maybe, you cooked a memorable meal over a campfire at this state park. Whatever stands out the most, post it to your social media account and tag RVshare. You can also send your memories to [email protected]