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Fort Richardson State Park and Historic Site

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Great Historic Park With Nice RV Sites

We didn't know much about this place but it offers a lot. There is a series of small lakes with a... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2019
Fort Worth, Texas
A lot of history here...

This was our 3rd Fort in a month there a lot of them in Texas. Very close to Lake Jacksboro and... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2019
Fort Worth, Texas
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228 State Park Road 61, Jacksboro, TX 76458
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Reviewed June 23, 2019

We didn't know much about this place but it offers a lot. There is a series of small lakes with a hiking biking trail around the totalling up to almost 20 miles round trip. I rode 17 oy excursion not quite needing a real mountain...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 29, 2019

This was our 3rd Fort in a month there a lot of them in Texas. Very close to Lake Jacksboro and surrounded by a nice State Park with lots of camping and fishing. We enjoyed the stories of the Fort told to us by Ranger...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 13, 2019

My second time at this fort. I enjoyed it this time the same as I did 10 years ago although this time I did not take the tour which allows you to enter the remaining buildings. It was a dull day but it did not...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 19, 2019 via mobile

Nice park. Friendly staff. The historic buildings are fun to explore. Would like to see more historically correct artifacts and displays. The depot is a beautiful building would love to see it refurbished.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

We stayed for two nights at site #8. It was a huge, shady site and close to the restrooms. We enjoyed the hikes at this park. They were the perfect length for our family with a 5 and 7 year old. They also enjoyed the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed November 23, 2018

Give a shout out to the Park Ranger for charging full price to visit the park to a couple of old seniors. Made us feel really young! The Fort itself is lacking as compared to others visited in Texas. I am a photographer always interested...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

We went to see reinactment ( civil war) and the Park was a great experience, more than I thought was there. Great facilities in the Park. Great place to go camping, wonderful staff. Will go back and also go back to see reinactment. Thanks for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank terryreynolds444
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Before we got married- we would go in there and get lost among many trails.. now with babies we like the shady play ground and protection from wind!!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank aramatofjoy
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

One night quick trip. Beautiful park, nice campsites, and wildlife. Good history lesson. Fishing pond is neat looking.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JenM201108
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

We stayed her on our way to another location for over night. The accomadations and pad, electrical and water are great. The park is small and has some nice scenery but it not gonna knock your socks off. Saw lots of deer. The showers are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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April 11, 2016|
Response from Twhitewh | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the park has sites with R.V. hookups. Check the website or call them. They are very helpful.