Possum Kingdom State Park RV & Campground Guide

Texas

Thanks to almost 18,000 surface acres of water and 310 miles of shoreline at this state park located about 130 miles east of Dallas, you will want to bring your fishing gear to Possum Kingdom State Park. Don't forget your canoes, boat slips, wakeboards, kneeboards, water skis and tubes, either. Grab your swimsuit and your hiking boots as you will want to do both while visiting. The closest cities are Caddo, located about 16 miles to the south, and Breckenridge, Texas, about 30 miles northeast of the park.

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Weather
Spring 46 F – 85 F
Summer 71 F – 97 F
Fall 45 F – 88 F
Winter 34 F – 59 F
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Nearby Cities
Caddo, TX
Breckenridge, TX
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Possum Kingdom State Park

With so much water fun, hiking and other activities to enjoy at this park, it's recommended that you bring along your RV so that you do not miss a minute of the action. If you do not have one of your own, rent an RV through RVshare. 

Possum Kingdom State Park Campground

With rates starting at $10 per night, you can find a variety of campsites at this campground, including primitive campsites and those with full hookups. Some of the campsites are open year-round while others are only open from March to November.

• Water hookup: Yes 

• Electrical hookup: Yes 

• Sewer hookup: Yes 

• Wi-Fi: No 

• Pet-friendly: Yes 

• Other amenities: Grills, fire rings, picnic tables, playground, dump station, showers, park store

Lake Eddleman City Park

This city park in Graham, Texas, provides 12 camping spots with full hookups. The rates start at $12 per night.

• Water hookup: Yes 

• Electrical hookup: Yes 

• Sewer hookup: Yes 

• Wi-Fi: No 

• Pet-friendly: Yes 

• Other amenities: Grills, fire rings, picnic tables, dump station

Young County Arena

Sixty camping spots are available at this special events arena. Rates start at $25 per night at this campground that also rents horse stalls.

• Water hookup: Yes 

• Electrical hookup: Yes 

• Sewer hookup: Yes 

• Wi-Fi: No 

• Pet-friendly: Yes 

• Other amenities: Horse stalls for an additional fee 

Dark Canyon RV Park

This campground features showers and a clubhouse. Daily and monthly rates are available, but you'll need to email the friendly managers to find out the rates.

• Water hookup: Yes 

• Electrical hookup: Yes 

• Sewer hookup: Yes 

• Wi-Fi: No 

• Pet-friendly: Yes 

• Other amenities: Clubhouse, shower and restroom facilities

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What to Do at
Possum Kingdom State Park

Inside Possum Kingdom State Park

Inside Possum Kingdom State Park, you can fish for bass, crappie, and catfish. Use the boat ramp to launch your boat and enjoy some time spent on the lake. Some of the best fishing occurs in water between 25- and 50-feet deep. You can also hike or bike on nine different trails with most offering beautiful views of the lake. After you get hot, change into your swimsuit for a dip in the water.

Outside Possum Kingdom State Park

You can find great places to play golf along with historical attractions to visit. This is ranching country, so do not be surprised if there is a summer rodeo happening nearby. There are plenty of delicious places to eat and shops to visit as well.

Restaurants

Possum Hollow

Located just outside the park, Possum Hollow serves great steaks, red snapper, broiled salmon and fresh salad. You should not leave without trying the delicious brownies. 

Type: American

Location: 4801 Possum Hollow Lane, Graham, TX 76450

Hungry Fox Restaurant

Get great catfish or burgers and onion rings at this restaurant located just outside the park where you can dine inside or out. 

Type: American

Location: 4705 Fox Hollow Rd., Graham, TX 76450

2 Old Crows

Get pizza, fajitas, peel-and-eat shrimp and other entrees at this restaurant where the menu changes nightly.

Type: Cajun, Creole

Location: 108 LaVilla, Graford, TX 76449

Mary’s Cafe

While you will have to drive about 40 miles if you want to eat what many people claim is the best chicken fried steak in the state, the tender meat at Mary's Cafe is well worth it.

Type: American

Location: 119 Grant Ave., Strawn, TX 76475

Shopping

Rustic Charm Candles

Get car scents, homemade candles and reconditioned furniture at this store that is a fun place to go window shopping. 

Location: 1410 E. Walker St., Breckenridge, TX 76424

The Vintage Butterfly

Find decorated caps, repurposed furniture, handmade jewelry, home décor and more at this store where you will need to slow down and take your time to see it all. 

Location: 102 W. Williams, Breckinridge, TX 76424

Bertie & Olif

Browse western womenswear, jewelry, health and beauty products, used Louis Vuitton bags and an assortment of antiques at this store set in one of the oldest buildings in town. 

Location: 207 W. Walker, Breckenridge, TX 76424

Sandy Creek Marina

Discover new or used boats or the parts that you need to keep your vessel on the water at this shop that also provides various services. 

Location: 1770 FM 2951, Graford, TX 76449

At Ease Organics

You can choose from a wide selection of organic CBD oil at this shop. 

Location: 1503 E. Hubbard St., Mineral Wells, TX 76067

Sightseeing

Lake Mineral Wells State Park

Go fishing, boating, hiking or rock climbing at this state park. 

Location: 100 Park Road 71, Mineral Wells, TX 76067

Mineral Wells Fossil Park

Collect fossils from the "Pennsylvanian Period" at this city park. 

Location: 2375 Indian Creek Rd., Mineral Wells, TX 76067

Texas Frontier Western Heritage Trail

This 1.1-mile hike has signs along the dog-friendly path explaining the activities that took place here during the 1860s cattle drives. 

Location: 3051 N. Oak Ave., Mineral Wells, TX 76067

Breckenridge Country Club

The small, dome-shaped greens at this golf course and the seven water hazards will challenge most players. 

Location: 4111 W. Walker St., Breckenridge, TX 76424

Swenson Memorial Museum

See historical artifacts to understand the development of this part of Texas and its oil boom. 

Location: 116 W. Walker St., Breckenridge, TX 76424

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How to Get to
Possum Kingdom State Park

You can reach Possum Kingdom State Park from Fort Worth, Texas, by taking Interstate 30 West. Merge onto Interstate 20. Get off at Exit 405, and turn right on Ric Williamson Highway. Take it until it intersects with US 180 West in Mineral Wells, Texas, where you need to turn left. Drive to State Park Road 33. Turn right, and you will reach the park in about 16.5 miles.

This park is easy to reach from Wichita Falls, Texas. Get on US 281 South, and go to Graham, Texas. In Graham, follow TX 16. Turn a slight right onto FM 1287 South. Continue straight to get on FM 1148. Turn left onto FM 3253 South. Turn left onto State Park Road 33, and you will see the park on your left. 

Entering Possum Kingdom State Park

The park is open on a daily basis from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Per person : $4

Children 12 and under are free

This 1,528.7-acre state park opened to the public in 1950. Construction of the lake started in 1936 and was completed in 1941. Nine years after it was completed, the Brazos River Authority gave the state the area to develop. If you have memories of visiting this park, then please share them on your social media feed and tag RVshare. You can also send your photos and stories to [email protected] Everyone can learn from your experience at this state park, or they may be inspired to share their own memories of their trip to this state park.