Village Creek State Park RV & Campground Guide


Village Creek State Park, located about 3 miles southeast of Lumberton, covers 1,090 acres in the Big Thicket region of Texas. The park, which was opened in 1994, offers easy access to the 21-mile long Village Creek Paddling Trail. You can grab some fishing gear from the park’s office, which is located about 10 miles north of Beaumont, Texas, and fish for sunfish, catfish, and bass. Located 100 miles northeast of Houston, Village Creek State Park features 8 miles of hiking and biking trails for you to explore. It's one of the few parks in the state with a free-flowing creek, so it's a great place to enjoy some canoeing while you soak up the incredible scenery. 

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Spring 60-78 F
Summer 75-92 F
Fall 65-84 F
Winter 45-62 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Village Creek State Park

When you want to immerse yourself in the splendor of Village Creek State Park, traveling in an RV lets you make the most of every moment in the park and its surrounding communities. If you don't own an RV, you can easily rent one at RVshare.com. Check out the RV campgrounds listed below for some ideas on where to stay in and around Village Creek State Park.

Village Creek State Park Campground

Large, primitive sites and RV sites with hookups are both available at the Village Creek State Park Campground. Rates start at $10 per night. 

• Water hookup: Yes 

• Electrical hookup: Yes 

• Sewer hookup: Yes 

• Wi-Fi: No 

• Pet-friendly: Yes 

• Other amenities: Lantern post, fire ring 

Paradise RV Resort

Extra-long pull-through spots are available at Paradise RV Resort. This RV campground features a stocked fishing lake and a water park on-site. Showers and sparkling-clean laundry facilities are among its many conveniences. Rates start at about $35 per night. 

• Water hookup: Yes 

• Electrical hookup: Yes 

• Sewer hookup: Yes 

• Wi-Fi: Yes 

• Pet-friendly: Yes 

• Other amenities: Water park, laundry, showers 

Red Cloud RV Park

At Red Cloud RV Park, you can camp under tall pine trees, cool off in the swimming pool, work out in the gym, and play games in the clubhouse. Rates start at $20 per night with weekly and monthly rates available. 

• Water hookup: Yes 

• Electrical hookup: Yes 

• Sewer hookup: No 

• Wi-Fi: Yes 

• Pet-friendly: Yes 

• Other amenities: Pool, gym, laundry 

Thompson Lake RV Resort

This RV resort is a destination campground in Silsbee's Thompson Lake Park. RV campers have access to two playgrounds, an on-site lake, a sand volleyball court, and more. Premium RV sites are also available there. At Thompson Lake RV Resort, rates start at $30 per night. 

• Water hookup: Yes 

• Electrical hookup: Yes 

• Sewer hookup: Yes 

• Wi-Fi: Yes 

• Pet-friendly: Yes 

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What to Do at
Village Creek State Park

Inside Village Creek State Park

This incredibly biodiverse state park is a magnet for nature lovers, and it's also a great place to get together with friends and family. You can rent the pavilion for a family reunion and swim in the designated areas of the creek or go fishing. Bring your mountain bike and hiking shoes to enjoy the trails. If you rent a canoe or bring your own, you can enjoy a soothing afternoon of paddling along all or part of the canoe trail. 

Outside Village Creek State Park

With many nearby communities to explore and an abundance of natural Big Thicket attractions, the Village Creek State Park area has something fun for everyone. Most of the year, the weather is perfect for outside activities, making this a great area to explore when other places are dealing with cold weather. There are many great restaurants and shopping opportunities nearby. 


Catfish Cabin

Get catfish, shrimp, and other types of seafood at this restaurant that also has an extensive salad bar. 

Type: Seafood

Location: 192 Highway 96 North, Lumberton, TX 75951

Goings BBQ & Steak Co.

This meat-lovers haven is open seven days a week. You can get steaks cooked to perfection and outstanding barbecue with delicious sides at this restaurant. 

Type: BBQ

Location: 529 South Main Street, Lumberton, TX 75951

Hamburger Depot

Get your hamburgers fixed the way you want them at the Lumberton location of this small chain of burger restaurants. Make sure to try their onion rings. 

Type: Burgers

Location: 141 North Lhs Drive, Suite 211, Lumberton, TX 77657

Napoli’s Italian Restaurant

Get lasagna, chicken Alfredo, and other favorites at this restaurant where the food is prepared fresh daily. 

Type: Italian

Location: 835 South Main Street, Lumberton, TX 77657

Mi Pueblo

Fajitas, chili con queso, enchiladas with gravy, tacos, and other favorites are served up at this Mexican restaurant. 

Type: Mexican

Location: 120 West Candlestick Drive, Lumberton, TX 77657



Find clothing and footwear for the whole family, along with cosmetics, at this department store. 

Location: 142 South Main Street, Lumberton, TX 77657

SpitFire Boutique

Trendy women’s clothes are featured at this boutique with sizes from small to 3XL. 

Location: 1223 South Main Street, Lumberton, TX 77657

The Vintage Owl

This fabric shop in Silsbee, Texas, offers quilting fabric and embroidery supplies. 

Location: 110 East Avenue H, Silsbee, TX 77656

The Neon Gypsy

Find custom leatherwork and pre-loved bags at this store. 

Location: 305 East Avenue J, Silsbee, TX 77656

Market Basket

Stop in for some groceries at this store where the staff is friendly, and you will find most things on your list. 

Location: 421 South Main Street, Lumberton, TX 77657


Lumberton City Park

Grab your Frisbee to play golf on the 18-hole golf course while your children play on the playground. You can use the park's grills for cooking. 

Location: FM 421, Lumberton, TX 77657

Big Thicket Nature Preserve

Hunt, hike, canoe, and more at this national preserve that was created to protect the tall trees located there. 

Location: 6044 FM 420, Kountze, TX 77625

Roy E. Larsen Sandyland Sanctuary

This sanctuary is home to 234 animal species and 582 plant species, including one of the last remaining longleaf pine communities. 

Location: 4208 Highway 327 West, Silsbee, TX 77656

Pelt Farm Museum

See the Choctaw Indian horses and the longhorn cattle at this farm before venturing inside to see artwork created by Ken Pelt. 

Location: 12487 Pelt Road, Kountze, TX 77625

The Fire Museum of Texas

A variety of fire trucks, including a hand-drawn 1904 one, is on display at this museum that often hosts unique festivals and events. 

Location: 400 Walnut Street, Beaumont, TX 77701

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How to Get to
Village Creek State Park

It is easy to get to this park from Beaumont, Texas. Start by taking U.S. Highway 69/96 North. Take the Mitchell Road exit. Turn right on Mitchell Road and turn an immediate left on FM 3513. In about 2 miles, turn right on Alma Drive and cross the railroad tracks. Veer slightly to your left, and you'll reach the park’s entrance in about half a mile. 

If you are coming to this park from a North Houston location, like The Woodlands, then get on TX 99. It will become U.S. 69 and TX 105 before you reach Sour Lake. In Sour Lake, take TX 421 East to Lumberton. In Lumberton, turn left on South Main Street. Turn right on Matthews Lane. Then, turn left on South Village Creek Parkway. Turn a quick right on Tram Road and another immediate left on Alma Drive. Finally, take a slight left to get on Park Road 74. You will see the park in half a mile. 

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Entering Village Creek State Park

The park's hours are 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. daily. You can reserve day passes online or call the park's customer service line at (512) 389-8900. 

Village Creek State Park Adults : $4.0

Village Creek State Park 12 and under : $0.0

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Frequently Asked Questions About Village Creek State Park

Are there designated RV camping spots in Village Creek State Park?

Village Creek State Park is home to a lovely campground with 25 designated RV campsites. In addition to full RV hookups, the campsites come equipped with picnic tables, lantern posts, fire rings, and grills.

What is the climate of Village Creek State Park?

Enjoy the park throughout the year. Summers at Village Creek State Park are usually toasty, with temperatures regularly reaching 90 degrees. Daytime high temperatures typically stay above 30 degrees in the winter months.

What is the best time of year to visit Village Creek State Park?

Generally, the best months to visit Village Creek State Park are May, June, and September. During those months, it should be warm and sunny without being unpleasantly hot, offering a perfect atmosphere for outdoor recreation.

Are pets allowed at Village Creek State Park?

You're permitted to bring your pets with you to the park for no additional cost. Remember to keep them on leashes of no longer than 6 feet and clean up after them at all times.

What kind of wildlife can be found in Village Creek State Park?

Village Creek State Park is home to abundant wildlife and offers programs for visitors to learn about the various species. During your visit, you might see opossums, bats, and many types of unique birds and insects.