Fairfield Lake State Park RV & Campground Guide

Texas

Located to the north of Fairfield, Texas, Fairfield Lake State Park is an expansive natural space built around Fairfield Lake. A popular spot for campers coming from nearby Fairfield, Ward Prairie, Turlington and many other places in the state and around the country, the park has tons to do both in the water and on land. The roughly 1,460-acre state park makes a great RVing destination for anyone looking for someplace to get away. Temperatures at Fairfield Lake State Park tend to be fairly warm throughout the year, with summer really peaking in terms of heat. Winters can be chilly but are still relatively warm depending on the month. If this sounds like a good fit for you, though, you'll be able to enjoy all the amazing things you can do on the grounds as well as everything the surrounding area has to offer.

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Weather
Spring 56-77 F
Summer 73-93 F
Fall 57-79 F
Winter 39-60 F
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Nearby Cities
Fairfield, TX
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Fairfield Lake State Park

Using a rental RV to visit Fairfield Lake State Park would be a wise decision. RVs are a fun means of going to and from your vacation destination with plenty of comfort, and rentals make it a financially viable option for those who might not want to purchase an RV for themselves. If you're lucky enough to be vacationing in a vehicle like this, try staying at one of these great RV campgrounds when it's time to camp out at night.

Fairfield Lake State Park Campground

Fairfield Lake State Park has several options for people who would like to camp out on the park grounds. There are three main camping spots to choose from with a total of 136 sites. Over 90 of these sites include water and electrical hookups and start at $20 per night. All camping sites in the park give you access to things like showers, restrooms, fire rings, grills, playground equipment, and more while you're there. Pets are also welcome as long as they don't bother other campers. Phone reception isn't great but is of little concern when there's so much nature to explore.

Fisherman's Point Marina

Fisherman's Point Marina in nearby Streetman offers campers a lovely waterside campground to spend their vacation in fun and luxury. In total, there are 55 spaces available, and the majority of them have water, sewer and electrical hookups. Spaces with just water and electric or water only are also available. Spots start at $42 per night with a $5 additional fee for every person in the party above four people. In exchange, you'll get great benefits like large concrete RV pads, water access (with a gorgeous view), restrooms and showers, an on-site general store and a restaurant. Pets are also welcome on the grounds.

Lazy Bottom Retreat RV Park Resort

At Lazy Bottom Retreat RV Park Resort, you can enjoy the great outdoors in a scenic forested area complete with all sorts of exciting things to do and great amenities to enjoy. All 15 of the park's 50-foot RV spots are available for $30 a night with the option to lodge a horse for use on their riding trails for an additional $10 each day. The park also offers electrical, water and sewer hookups at all spots as well as free Wi-Fi throughout the area. Showers, restrooms, trash service and a fully stocked fishing lake with equipment for rent are offered to guests, and there's the added benefit of being able to take your pets with you everywhere.

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What to Do at
Fairfield Lake State Park

Inside Fairfield Lake State Park

If you're vacationing at Fairfield Lake State Park, you're in for the time of your life. In addition to the standard activities like hiking, picnicking, bird-watching, and the like, one of the main things people love about Fairfield Lake State Park is the ability to explore equestrian trails. If you have your own horse, you can ride over 15 miles of trail each day. Sailing and swimming in the lake are also fun, and fishing for the many different kinds of fish that live in the water is a favorite activity among visitors. 

Outside Fairfield Lake State Park

The space outside of Fairfield Lake State Park is just as fun as the area inside the park. This means that you'll have tons of options for entertainment. While you're here, check out some of these great restaurants, shops and places of interest in the surrounding towns and cities:

Restaurants

El Jimador

El Jimador (formerly Los Ranchos Bar and Grill) is a delicious Mexican restaurant with plenty of flavors and an absolutely enormous menu. While just about anything you set your eyes on would be a fantastic feast, some of their standout items are their enchiladas, fajita burritos and steak a la Mexicana. Their fried ice cream is also pretty great and a nice way to cap off dinner.

Type: Mexican

Location: 1320 W US Highway 84, Fairfield, TX 75840

Sam's Original Restaurant & BBQ

Sam's Original Restaurant & BBQ is a great southern American eatery specializing in delicious barbecue and fried foods. Stop in for some barbecue beef and sausage, crispy chicken fried steak with gravy, buttery mashed potatoes, creamy macaroni and cheese, and much more piled high in their buffet. They also sell their famous handmade pies, meaning you can stop in and take one for later even if you're not hungry at the moment.

Type: American, BBQ

Location: 390 East I-45, Fairfield, TX 75840

Padrinos

Padrinos is an Italian restaurant specializing in quality food, especially their robust number of seafood menu items. Shrimp scampi, fried catfish, calamari pistola and more are all quite fresh and delicious, as are their homemade garlic knots, veal de la casa and chicken cacciatore. Their homemade pasta dishes and build-your-own pizza are a treat as well.

Type: Italian

Location: 350 W US Highway 84, Fairfield, TX 75840

Shopping

Accessories, Etc.

Accessories, Etc. is a fun local gift shop with a varied stock. Kitchen supplies, silverware, clothes, jewelry, and more are available for purchase here, making it an excellent one-stop-shop for your last-minute souvenirs. They even offer free gift-wrapping services.

Location: 115 E Commerce St, Fairfield, TX 75840

Cooper Farms Country Store

Cooper Farms Country Store is a family-owned shop selling all sorts of fun toys, souvenirs, and confections fresh from the farm. Stop in to satisfy that sweet tooth on their signature fudge or homemade peach ice cream and Texas pecans. You can also grab some fun T-shirts or hats, plus some delicious jams and jellies to take home with you.

Location: 301 Interstate 45, Fairfield, TX 75840

Sightseeing

Freestone County Fair & Rodeo

The Freestone County Fair & Rodeo is an annual summer festival held at the W.L. Moody Reunion Fairgrounds. It's almost a full week of fun with parades, a livestock sale, pageants and the all-important rodeo.

Location: 839 E. Hwy 84, Fairfield, TX 75840

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How to Get to
Fairfield Lake State Park

In order to get to Fairfield Lake State Park, you should ideally head out from the city of Fairfield, which is easy to get to from several major roadways and neighboring towns. Heading out, you'll want to stick to East Main Street for close to two miles before bearing to the right of the road and onto FM-2570. A little over a mile after that, take a right onto FM-3285 and travel another three miles to turn left onto Ranch Road 3285. Shortly after that is State Park Road 64, which will lead you to the park itself.

Entering Fairfield Lake State Park

To enter Fairfield Lake State Park, you'll want to look to the left side of Ranch Road 3285 to see where to turn off onto State Park Road 64. You'll see the gate where you can pay your entry fee. The park stays open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. under normal situations.

Per adult : $4

Children 12 and under may enter for free.

Fairfield Lake State Park is a fantastic natural space that any RVer will love. Whether you're coming here for just a day visit or you want to camp out, we here at RVshare are sure it'll be a great experience. Like any amazing vacation, you're going to want to take some pictures to preserve those memories. If you'd like, we wouldn't mind taking a look at what you come up with. Tag us on our social media accounts or email your photos and stories directly to [email protected] so that we can see what you were up to. We might even showcase your photos in a blog post about the area in the future.