The City of Jacksonville maintains the Lake Jacksonville Recreational area which is located about three miles from downtown Jacksonville and offers 1,325 acres of water. The lake is surrounded by homes and lovely East Texas scenery.
The Parks department maintains ten screened shelters, seven camping sites with water and electricity, and ten R.V. pads with water and electricity. There are three boat ramps on the lake and two public swimming areas. The camping area also has restroom facilities with showers for the campers.
There are picnic tables in the public area, which is located by one of the swimming areas.
Reservations for camping at the lake can be made by calling 903-586-3510 or 903-586-4160.
Screened Shelters (6) $25.00
Camping Sites (7) $15.00
Screened Shelters with Motor Home Pads (4) $35.00
Motor Home Pads (10) $22.00
For more information regarding Lake Jacksonville and the annual events that are hosted there, please visit the Lake Jacksonville website.