Fort Worth District
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Parks at Lake O' the Pines

The Project provides a variety of facilities and amenities for the use of the public.

First, we have four campgrounds where site use fees are collected at a controlled entrance gate. These will be further described in the camping individual park pages. The following is a summary of the facilities.



RV sites

tent sites

tent pads w/ RV

Alley Creek Summer only 49 30 11
Brushy Creek All year 71 48 33
Buckhorn Creek Summer only 62 38 20
Johnson Creek All year 63 22 25

Most campsites are available by reservation (1-877-444-6777). However, some are available on a first come, first serve basis. Limit of stay is 14 days. All sites have tables and grills/fire rings. RV sites include electric and water hookups for $14/night (double sites for $24), RV sites which have a tent pad are $18 to 20/night, campsites in the tent areas are $11/night without electricity, tent sites with electric hookups are $13/night. Water is available at central locations in tent areas. Boat ramps are located in each area and most include courtesy docks. Golden Age/Access card holders get a 50% discount on camping fees. Most restrooms include showers with hot water.

Second, we have TWO GROUP CAMPGROUNDS AVAILABLE BY RESERVATION THROUGH PROJECT OFFICE. Group are October 12, 2007 Each group camping area has 12 RV sites and a pavilion with tables, BBQ grill, and restrooms with showers. The group camping fee is $75/night payable in advance and requires rental of a minimum of 6 sites upon arrival to the area. Additional sites may be rented in the nearest campground at the regular price.

Third, we have three group pavilions that are AVAILABLE BY RESERVATION & REQUIRE A SPECIAL ACTIVITY PERMIT. COST IS $40-$50. These are ideal for family reunions, fishing tournaments, and other group activities. Rentals include the shelter, BBQ grill, tables, lights and electricity and water.

We also have two multiuse areas as summarized below:




Drinking water

Hurricane Creek 23 Flush Yes-Public
Cedar Springs 28 Vault Yes-Public

In addition we have six day use areas most of which require a use fee collected by gate attendants or an honor box. The details are listed below:


# of Picnic tables




Fee by

Overlook 3 No No Flush Honor box
Lakeside 73 Yes Yes Flush Gate/Honor box
Shady Grove 27 Yes Yes Flush Gate/Honor box
Alley Creek 0 No No Flush Honor box
Johnson Creek 39 Yes Yes Flush Gate/Honor box
Outlet 0 No No Flush None

Day Use Areas include a public boat ramp.

To summarize the numbers of boat ramps see the following:

Corps...... 16, County...... 4, Commercial Operations ......6

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