Ray Roberts Lake State Park RV & Campground Guide

Texas

It is incredibly easy to get to Ray Roberts Lake State Park, which is located just outside of Pilot Point, Texas, and within 60 miles of Dallas and Decatur. At the park, you can rent a boat at the marina for fun on the water and take along your fishing pole to see if you can beat the lake record of 15.48 pounds for bass. You can also go horseback riding on 12 miles of trails or bike along 10 miles of bike-and-hike trails. There are an additional 29 miles of hiking trails for those who like to get out and explore on foot. While the park centers around the 45.86-square-mile Ray Roberts Lake, you can find many fun opportunities on and off the water and in nearby communities. 

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Weather
Spring 47-74 F
Summer 71-95 F
Fall 59-82 F
Winter 32-56 F
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Nearby Cities
Pilot Point, Texas
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Ray Roberts Lake State Park

With so many fantastic opportunities to play on and near Ray Roberts Lake State Park, you will want a great place to rest at night, so bring your RV. If you do not have one, then rent one on RVshare.com

Ray Roberts Lake State Park Campground

Camping at Ray Roberts Lake State Park is available at the Johnson Unit near Valley View, Texas, and at Isle du Bois near Pilot Point, Texas. Rates start at $15 per night. 

• Water hookup: Yes 

• Electrical hookup: Yes 

• Sewer hookup: No 

• Wi-Fi: No 

• Pet-friendly: Yes 

• Other amenities: Grills, fire rings, picnic tables 

Indian Hills RV Park

This campground, which is adjacent to Ray Roberts Lake State Park, offers full hookups. Rates start at $42 a day. Weekly and monthly rates are also available. 

• Water hookup: Yes 

• Electrical hookup: Yes 

• Sewer hookup: Yes 

• Wi-Fi: No 

• Pet-friendly: Yes 

• Other amenities: Shade trees, fire rings, picnic tables 

Sanger / Denton North KOA

At this campground, you can snuggle up to the stone fireplace, use the outdoor cooking facilities, and enjoy watching the football game on the complimentary internet. Rates start at $40 per night. 

• Water hookup: Yes 

• Electrical hookup: Yes 

• Sewer hookup: Yes 

• Wi-Fi: Yes 

• Pet-friendly: Yes 

• Other amenities: Concrete pads, swimming pool 

Texas Lakes Ranch RV Park & Storage

Located about halfway between Lewisville Lake and Ray Roberts Lake, this campground offers 10 covered sites and 22 regular sites. You can also store your RV at this campground that offers monthly rates. 

• Water hookup: Yes 

• Electrical hookup: Yes 

• Sewer hookup: Yes 

• Wi-Fi: Yes 

• Pet-friendly: Yes 

• Other amenities: Laundry, shade trees 

RV Rentals Near Ray Roberts Lake State Park

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What to Do at
Ray Roberts Lake State Park

Inside Ray Roberts Lake State Park

Ray Roberts Lake is one of the premier fishing lakes in northeast Texas, and state agencies manage the entire area around this lake. This state park operates two marinas on the lake where you can keep your boat, get repair work done, or get gas or supplies for your next trip. This park connects to the Greenbelt Corridor, so there is plenty of riding, hiking, and biking options. Consider the Lone Star Lodge on this state park's property if you are looking for a place to hold a meeting or family reunion. The Interpretative Center at the Isle du Bois Unit is a great place to learn about this park’s wildlife.

Outside Ray Roberts Lake State Park

There are many things to do near Ray Roberts Lake State Park. Since urban areas are located very close, you can drive into the city to do lots of things there. There are also opportunities near the nine units of this state park to dine, shop, and see attractions. 

Restaurants

Babe’s Chicken Dinner House

Served family-style, the fried chicken, chicken strips, and other entrees at this restaurant taste excellent. You will also love the family-friendly song-and-dance routines. 

Type: American

Location: 202 N 4th St, Sanger, TX 76266

Upper Park Café

Start your day with pecan French toast and pecan coffee at this restaurant where breakfast is served until 2:00 p.m. You can also come in for a creative lunch special. 

Type: American

Location: 200 S. Main St, Aubrey, TX 76227

Nick’s Italian Restaurant

Get hot subs, pizza, or your favorite pasta at this family-owned restaurant. It boasts of offering "The heart of New York in a small Texas town!" 

Type: Italian

Location: 1340 N Highway 377, Pilot Point, TX 76258

Ernesto’s Fine Mexican Food

Find fresh salads, tacos, fajitas, and more at this restaurant. It has been serving diners since 2004. 

Type: Mexican

Location: 10279 FM 455 E, Pilot Point, TX 76258

Bears Den

Located on the Sharkarosa Wildlife Ranch, the Bears Den uses an indoor and an outdoor oven to prepare pizza. This may be the only place where you can eat pizza while watching two rescued black bears. 

Type: American

Location: 11670 Massey Rd, Pilot Point, TX 76258

Shopping

Pard’s Saddlery and Boots

Get footwear, clothes, and hats for your entire family at this store. You will also find saddles, bits, and tack. 

Location: 8620 U.S. 377, Pilot Point, TX 76258

Notoriously Yours

Find women’s casual clothes and footwear at this store in Pilot Point. They also stock plenty of jewelry.

Location: 104 W Main St, Pilot Point, TX 76258

Sleeping Lizards

Be amazed at the funky finds inside this gift store. They've been selling sterling silver jewelry, bath products, tees, and more since 1994. 

Location: 424 N Elm St, Denton, TX 76201

The Dime Store

Find mugs, cards, T-shirts, ornaments, and wooden toys at this shop. Many of the products are made by local artists. 

Location: 118 E McKinney St, Denton, TX 76201

First People’s Jewelers

Since 1974, this jewelry store has been creating one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces. They also sell luxury watches, bridal sets, and more. 

Location: 117 N Elm St, Denton, TX 76201

Sightseeing

Sharkarosa Wildlife Ranch

Get barrel-train, pony, and tram rides at this ranch that rescues wild animals from around the world. You can also take part in animal shows. 

Location: 11670 Massey Road, Pilot Point, TX 76258

Black Mustang Ranch

A variety of trail rides around Ray Roberts Lake are available from this stable. They also board horses, train endurance riders, and operate a summer camp. 

Location: 1511 FM 1192, Pilot Point, TX 76258

Get Bit Guide Services

If you would like to fish Ray Roberts Lake but want some expert help, then contact Get Bit Guide Services. They will provide the boat, motor, and landing tips. 

Location: 5680 Virginia Dr, Justin, TX 76247

Texas Tulips

Pick your favorite tulips from this field from early February through April and take them home with you. While you're there, take photos to your heart’s content and let the kids run through the hay maze. 

Location: 10656 FM 2931, Pilot Point, TX 76258

The Chairy Orchard

Artists from around the world paint whimsical chairs and often include a message on them in this orchard. You are invited to paint and bring one, too, when you visit this free attraction that is sure to make you smile. 

Location: 1426 Churchill Dr, Denton, TX 76209

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How to Get to
Ray Roberts Lake State Park

To reach the Johnson Unit of Ray Roberts Lake State Park from Dallas, take I-35 E and I-35 N following signs that say you are going to Denton, Texas. Get off when you reach Exit 483. Turn right on East Lone Oak Road and turn right again on Parkway 4153. Continue, and the park’s entrance will be on your right. 

To reach the Isle du Bois Unit from Dallas, take I-35 E to I-35 N and get off at Exit 470. Get on the 380 Truck Loop and take the Farm to Market 2164 exit. Turn left on Farm to Market 2164 and continue to Farm to Market 2153, where you need to turn right. Take 2153 to Running Bear Road and turn left. Continue until you reach Farm to Market 455 E and turn right. Turn left on Parkway 4137 to reach the park. 

Entering Ray Roberts Lake State Park

Ray Roberts Lake State Park is open daily from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Passes must be reserved ahead of time by visiting the park website or calling customer service. 

Per person : $7

Children 12 and under are free

Since this reservoir was created to provide water to Dallas and Denton, many people have enjoyed playing on and near it. Others have enjoyed visiting the towns near the park. If you are one of them, share your memories on your social media account and tag RVshare in them. The site would also love it if you sent your photos and stories to [email protected]