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Huntsville State Park

Address: P.O. Box 508, Huntsville, TX 77342
Phone Number: 409-295-5644
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Ranked #1 of 15 things to do in Huntsville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks, Nature & Parks
Activities: Fishing, Motor-boating, Horseback riding
Owner description: A popular park great for fishing, boating and horseback riding.
Attraction details
Type: State Parks, Nature & Parks
Activities: Fishing, Motor-boating, Horseback riding
Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: A popular park great for fishing, boating and horseback riding.
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Houston, Texas
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65 reviews 65 reviews
39 attraction reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is a large State Park that is easy to get to (right off I-45), but once you are in the park you feel like you are 100 miles from a major city. Water activities at the lake, or the 7 mile hike around the lake are probably the best ways to enjoy the area. Like with all outdoor activities... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
11 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We stayed a couple of nights in summer. The site is reasonably clean - there's litter around the waters edge but everywhere else is generally clean. It was also pretty quiet when we went, had a wide range of spots open to choose from. The camp hosts and staff were very helpful when needed. We saw the alligators as well... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Best Best Best place. We loved the spacious camping sites, the hiking, and the view!!! Great entertainment for kids geocaching and view of alligators. I recommend it 100%. I visited with kids (12-10 yrs old). Riding bikes, hiking, walking, playing ball at the big park! It was awesome.

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Cleveland, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We visited here in December and had a nice weekend. The park is nice, very scenic, clean and well maintained. Bike trails are maintained well just have a good bike and plenty of energy! We camped in a travel trailer so we did not use the showers. They appeared to be clean but did have a distinct odor of mold.... More 

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Huntsville, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

My family likes to go fishing so we decided to try out Lake Raven. While the park is very nice and relatively quiet, we caught only one keep-able fish both times we've been there.

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Huntsville, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

The park itself is nice, well maintained and packed with plenty of trails and activities to keep you going. Park rangers are helpful, outgoing and always smiling, eager to assist. Me and my family visit this gem as often as possible.

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Trinity, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I have always enjoyed the great outdoors and the Huntsville State Park is one of my favorites with walking trails, wildlife, and good picnic areas. It is vary kid friendly and a fun place to unwind and relax.

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Opelika AL
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107 reviews 107 reviews
54 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Absolutely beautiful park. We had most of the park to ourselves. Our site was on the lake and SO quiet and lovely at sunset. We didn't have enough time to do any hiking but it looked like it would have some nice trails. The only complaint is the bathhouse situation. SO COLD ! No heat whatsoever and the water for... More 

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Hooterville, Tx
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We have visited Huntsville State Park many time in the past, and have always been captivated by the natural beauty of the site. A gorgeous lake, with a multitude of scenic views to be enjoyed, as well as fishing and perhaps even an alligator sighting! Nice, old-fashioned playground for the kids, where they can learn that you don't need wifi... More 

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Huntsville, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I love this place! I come here a lot with my dog to go running. You can enter the park on the Lone Star trail for free, but it's always nice to support the state park by paying a visitation fee! Watch out for ticks - I frequently find them on my dog after we run there.

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