Camping at Lewisville Lake

The Corps of Engineers at the Elm Fork operates one campground on Lewisville Lake, Hickory Creek Park.  For campgrounds operated by other entities, check out the Leased Parks.

Reservations:

Campsites are by reservation only.  We DO NOT make reservations at the gate house, only through RECREATION.GOV.. We recommend reservations on weekends during the summer, and all major holidays.  Campsites for Spring Break, Easter,  Mother's and Father's Day, Memorial Day,4th of July and Labor Day should be reserved well in advance!

 

Camping Policies:

  • Only two camping units per site are allowed, only one of which may be wheeled.

  • 10 people maximum allowed on each site overnight.

  • Vehicles must stay on pavement at all times.

  • Gates will be locked at 10 pm each night and no vehicle admittance allowed after that time.

  • Dumping of gray and black water is only allowed at the dump station.

  • Checkout time is 2:00 pm.  

  • Extension policies vary depending on the season.  Generally, during the winter campers may receive extensions up to 120 days during the period between Nov 1 and Feb. 28.  During the summer, campers may receive extensions up to 42 days.  Extensions will NOT be granted over holiday weekends in the summer months.  All extensions are at the discretion of the Park Manager. 

  • Quiet hours will be maintained in the park from 10:00 pm to 6:00 am, during which time the park will be closed and park gates will be opened only in cases of emergency.

  • Number of vehicles per site shall be limited to available parking space per site.  No parking off roadways or in boat launch/campers service building lots.

  • All visitors must leave by 10:00 pm.

  • All pets must be on physical restraint at all times.  No pets on swim beach areas.

  • Off-road vehicles (four-wheelers and those which are not "street legal" such as golf carts ) are prohibited in the park.

  • Drive-thrus are not allowed on summer holidays and weekends between Easter and Labor Day.

  • All Title 36 Rules and Regulations apply.