Lake Livingston State Park RV & Campground Guide


Calm waters lap against tree-lined shores in Lake Livingston State Park, a popular family getaway in southeastern Texas. With its long stretch of waterfront and gentle terrain, this is the perfect spot to get away from it all. Hike along shaded paths, or take your mountain bike down winding single-track. The park is also an ideal place for fishing, swimming, and boating. Houston lies just 74 miles to the southwest, and the small town of Livingston is conveniently located 8 miles to the northeast. The extended warm season in the area creates plenty of opportunities to enjoy the water, and the cool winters draw hikers and bikers.

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Spring 50-75 F
Summer 70-95 F
Fall 60-85 F
Winter 45-60 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Lake Livingston State Park

Whether you’re visiting on a hot, sunny summer weekend or a breezy winter day, an RV is a comfortable place to kick back during your trip to Lake Livingston State Park. If you’re bringing small children or pets, your RV also offers a bit of extra peace of mind; alligators live in the park, so caution is key. If you’re not an RV owner yet, renting an RV is the perfect way to camp in comfort and try out the model you’re curious about. Some of the area's top RV campgrounds are listed below.

Lake Livingston State Park Campgrounds

Set up a convenient home base inside the park at one of the Lake Livingston State Park Campgrounds. With a wide range of full-hookup sites, this is a terrific spot for RVers. You can choose from 20- to 50-amp electric service, and every site comes with a lantern post, fire ring, and picnic table for outdoor dining. The restrooms and hot showers are a convenient perk. Keep in mind that some camping areas, including Pin Oak, Yaupon, and Hercules, require a two-night stay if you’re coming on the weekend. Nightly rates start at $18 for electricity-only RV sites and $20 for ones with full hookups.

Camp Jason RV Resort

Located just 10 minutes from Lake Livingston State Park, Camp Jason RV Resort offers just about all the luxury you could ask for from an RV trip. This family-owned campground offers full-hookup sites in an area with plenty of shade trees. It’s a great option if you’re bringing a pet—there’s even an off-leash park so your dog can run free. Inside the park, enjoy amenities like a catch-and-release pond, laundry room, free Wi-Fi, and a playground. Rates start at $50 per night for up to two adults and two kids; campers get great discounts for weekly stays. Choose from pull-through or back-in sites.

Wolf Creek Park

Camp right across the lake from Lake Livingston State Park at Wolf Creek Park. This well-maintained park offers full-hookup sites and a family-friendly atmosphere, making it a great choice for RVers with kids. Rent canoes and kayaks at the on-site marina, or fish from the shore. With a playground, volleyball court, and basketball court, there’s always something active to do here. For the most relaxing vibe, book ahead to get one of the sites next to the water. Forty-six of the park’s 103 sites offer full hookups with 50-amp electricity. Rates start at $25 per night for an RV site and $35 per night for a waterfront RV site.

Lake Livingston / Onalaska KOA Holiday

Fall asleep to the sound of gentle waves at Lake Livingston / Onalaska KOA Holiday, which is located on the lake about 19 miles north of Lake Livingston State Park. It's hard to beat this park for perks—overnight guests get access to the clubhouse kitchen, a dog-sitting service, a swimming pool, and a hot tub. With Wi-Fi and cable TV, staying connected and comfortable is a breeze. Feel free to bring your big rig; the biggest site is 100 feet long. The RV sites offer full hookups, and many have spectacular water views. Rates vary by season, and you can often find special deals and discounts listed on the campground's website.

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What to Do at
Lake Livingston State Park

Inside Lake Livingston State Park

At Lake Livingston State Park, you can choose your own adventure. If you want to relax, simply kick back by the fire at your campsite or head to the pier and fish for white bass or catfish. If you’re feeling active, go for a swim in the designated area or rent a canoe or kayak from the park store and explore the water; just be sure to check the park’s alligator safety tips first. Hiking, mountain biking, geocaching, and bird-watching are also popular activities with visitors.

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How to Get to
Lake Livingston State Park

To get to Lake Livingston State Park, you’ll need to access County Road 3126. From Livingston, take County Road 1988 or County Road 350 west until you meet County Road 3126.

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Entering Lake Livingston State Park

Lake Livingston State Park is open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Lake Livingston State Park Adults and teens 13 and over : $5.0

Lake Livingston State Park Children 12 years and under : $0.0

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Frequently Asked Questions About Lake Livingston State Park

What kind of wildlife can be found in Lake Livingston State Park?

Lake Livingston State Park is a great place to observe wildlife. A few of the interesting species known to inhabit the area include armadillos, raccoons, white-tailed deer, bobcats, coyotes, and opossums.

What is the climate of Lake Livingston State Park?

Lake Livingston State Park has a very warm climate. Between May and September, the temperature is frequently between 70 and 90 degrees, and it almost always remains above 40 degrees during the winter months.

What is the best time of year to visit Lake Livingston State Park?

If you want to do some swimming to cool off, any time between June and August will be a perfect time to visit Lake Livingston State Park. For activities like hiking and mountain biking, May and September offer pleasant weather.

Are there designated RV camping spots in Lake Livingston State Park?

Lake Livingston State Park features several different camping areas with a huge selection of RV campsites. Many of the campsites offer full hook-ups as well as a wide variety of amenities and activities.

Is Lake Livingston State Park accessible for disabled visitors?

Several areas of Lake Livingston State Park offer wheelchair access for visitors. These areas include the Pineywoods Boardwalk Interpretive Trail, the wooden fishing pier, the Group Hall, and several screened shelters.