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McCown Valley Park

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Address: FM 1713 Spur, Whitney, TX
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Nice Family Place

really nice accommodations - quiet - scenery is beautiful - water is high right now - good boating - watch out for obstacles in the water - Corp Engineers really do not want... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 21, 2015
Cleburne, Texas
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Cleburne, Texas
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

really nice accommodations - quiet - scenery is beautiful - water is high right now - good boating - watch out for obstacles in the water - Corp Engineers really do not want people on the lake - bring your own food - nothing good in area

Thank D P
Fort Worth, Tx.
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Very nice, clean park. Swimming area, fishing, boat ramp, nice rv spots (some more shade than others) clean bathrooms w/showers.

Thank sweetp7777
Whitney, Texas
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This is a park I use for boat launching, having the best ramps on Lake Whitney. The park is consistently clean, well managed, friendly staff.

Thank bbpeters
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38 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

Nice COE park. We stayed in site 45 by the lake. No shade in the lake loop but that's ok in March. Restrooms ans showers very clean and the park was busy. For Texas summer staying I would recommend the meadow loop - much more shade. No TV reception but decent cell phone. Campers of all kinds here this weekend... More 

Thank Marshall212
Granbury, Texas
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277 reviews
112 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 265 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We enjoyed our stay here. The park had two very nice playgrounds as well as a sand volleyball court, a horseshoe spot and we even noticed some disc golf but couldn't find whether they were connected to a course or just one on a campsite. There is an equestrian side of the park. There are no hiking trails but you... More 

Thank Lacey C
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49 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

Lake Whitney is the best lake in Texas! There are so many places to explore. McCown valley park is a nice, safe place to walk. Facilities are clean and in good order. Boat dock kept up well. Friendly gate attendants. Nice to see the wildlife too

2 Thank Txbeachmama
Dallas, Texas
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47 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Very comparable to Whitney state park so use the park that is closest to you. The boat ramp was closed due to low water level when we were there so we just hung out at the beach, swam and had a picnic lunch. Buy an annual pass if you plan on visiting multiple times. Very clean and week maintained park.

1 Thank Janel V
Arlingon, TX
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Quiet and relaxing as usual. Birds, deer, bunnies and squirrels all around. Perfect place to get away from the city and take any pressure off your mind.

3 Thank icepuck
Whitney, Texas
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

a wonderful place to go and just walk around and enjoy the peace and quiet that you don't get in the city...if one can just sit still, and there aren't an abundance of people making noise you can see the deer, squirrels, and an occasional bunny or two....in the quietest of times you can hear the birds singing..... it offers... More 

Thank oma14
Fort Worth, Texas
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25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

We went camping this weekend and visited McCown Park for the first time. What a great park! The pull through RV sites were welcome. Spacious sites, covered picnic tables, not crowded at all. The bathroom closest to us (we were in site #24) had no hot water though. We brought our bikes and rode through the park- great way to... More 

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