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Purtis Creek State Park

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14225 Fm 316 N, Eustace, TX 75124-3535
+1 903-425-2332
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Delightfully Private-feeling Gem of a State Park

Took my son here to fish a few days after his high school graduation. We hadn't been there in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Simeyswife
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Richardson, Texas
Great place to camp

Love this place. No one bothers you! Very secluded from all other campers! Restrooms and showers... read more

Reviewed April 11, 2018
Pete & B
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This park is best known for its fishing: a small lake lying in the center of the park is stocked with lots of bass.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“hiking trails” (4 reviews)
“swim area” (2 reviews)
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14225 Fm 316 N, Eustace, TX 75124-3535
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took my son here to fish a few days after his high school graduation. We hadn't been there in several years, but it was every bit as delightful as we remembered. Super private-feeling. Don't see many other people (at least not during the week in...More

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Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

Love this place. No one bothers you! Very secluded from all other campers! Restrooms and showers are very clean!

Thank Pete & B
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Reviewed March 13, 2018

We brought our extended family camping last weekend and had a great time! If you are tent camping, try to stay in the lower loop (campsites 60-64) as the campsites appear to be much larger and definitely offer much greater privacy than the campsites to...More

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Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

Staff at front office is enough to make you go somewhere else... if you can overlook the front office, then it's a basic camping place, it does allow some privacy, and some sites are nicer, and more level than others but the front desk isn't...More

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Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit to the park and we had a wonderful time. We camped in our RV and found our campsite clean, big and secluded. The hiking trails were very nice and well maintained. The staff was nice and helpful. We will return...More

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Reviewed July 11, 2017

Such a great place to camp with our travel trailer. Good camping spots, trees all around so the sun does not beat down on you. Great place for families. Office staff so friendly and helpful.

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Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

We camp out 4th of July weekend. It is a very nice park. Just very strict and rude at front desk! I will not be going back to this place. I will take my family elsewhere!

Thank Pete & B
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Reviewed June 6, 2017

They falsely accused my nephew of being drunk. He doesn't drink alcohol. They constantly complain of parking. Park host has a chip on his shoulder, looks for things to complain about. They hold camp sites even though rules say first come first serve, Ruined our...More

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Reviewed May 10, 2017 via mobile

A small park in the park system, but we like the quiet, easy pace; just a great place for relaxing with or without a little fishing. Most sites have a picnic table and firepit in a somewhat secluded little hollow. Nice They only have 30...More

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Reviewed April 16, 2017

Beach is formed by two feet wide cement pathway. Toilets are not in not good condition and needs to be renovated. Only picnic areas are very nice.

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Ricky L
February 19, 2016|
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Response from LostOnLandAgain | Reviewed this property |
I believe there are alligators in Purtis Creek, yes. I've never seen one, but according to the state park website they have been seen in the area.
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