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Daingerfield State Park, Daingerfield

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State Park
Daingerfield State Park, in Morris County southwest of Texarkana, is a 506.913acre recreational area (including 80acre Lake Daingerfield), deeded in 1935 by Georgia Anna 'Chambers' Connor, and opened in 1938.HistoryThe original improvements were made by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). This area was the center of the iron industry in Texas; nearby is Lone Star Steel Company.ActivitiesThe park offers picnicking; camping; boating ; fishing; swimming in an unsupervised swimming area; hiking; and nature study. A seasonal concession rents pedal boats and canoes. Tours may be arranged by special request. Year-round boat rentals are available.Area AttractionsNearby attractions include Lake Bob Sandlin State Park, Atlanta State Park, and Caddo Lake State Park; Starr Family Home State Historic Site; Morris County Museum; Wildflower Trails 3rd weekend in April; and Jefferson Historical Pilgrimage and Mardi Gras Jefferson in February; and the Daingerfield Fall Fest in Daingerfield on the 2nd weekend in October.FacilitiesFacilities include restrooms with and without showers; picnic sites including a group picnic area with tables ; campsites with water; campsites with water and electricity; campsites with water, electricity, and sewer; a group lodge ; an overflow camping area; an amphitheater on the lake side; a launching ramp; a boat dock; a fishing pier; and a fish-cleaning facility; 2½ miles of hiking trails; a playground with slides and swings; cabins with heating and air-conditioning, and kitchen facilities ; Year-round boat rentals are available ; and a Texas State Park Store is at the park.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Rated one of the most beautiful parks by Texas Highways magazine. Was featured in National Geographic. Recently remodeled and upgraded. Hiking, boating, swimming, picnicking, playground, camping, cabi...  more »
  • This park has big pine trees and a few short trails. One hiking/biking trail goes all the way around the pond. Another hiking trail goes up a hill to a "high point." The view is pretty good. Swimming ...  more »
  • This park is a favorite for our friends, guests, and family. Always clean and beautiful in every season. During summer they even offer dancing in the pavilion with a family atmosphere of course. Canoe...  more »
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  • Beautiful, clean, quiet park in Dangerfield. The lake is great for swimming and has a platform just off shore that is fun for the kids to jump off of. Primitive and RV camp sites are available as well as some small cabins. The staff at the park hosted an educational event for the strawberry moon happening while we were there and I thought that really added something extra to our stay. Overall a great place to stay with the family.
  • This park struck me as the cleanest I've ever visited. The trails are not vast or difficult, but the 4 mile trail I hit was clean and serene. The canoe rental was painless and all of the equipment was inorder. Every staff member I met was pleasant. We stayed 3 days in a newly renovated cabin. The cabin was great and the appliances were in perfect shape. Purchased a park pass from them in the hopes I find more parks run this well.
  • Even though my time there was short it was amazing! My friends and I received free stress balls in the gift shop and we were playing just outside with them. For awhile it was nice but then a park ranger came out and set up a jukebox for us and we got to play songs for free until she left! The view of the water is just beautiful and being surrounded by all the trees at our campsite was amazing! I would love to go back!
  • We had such a great time!! Our cabin was great! Very,very nice. Had cabin 2, 2 br. I'd stay again without question. This park is the best! Very well supervised with a park host at each camp site. What a plus,to keep things taken care of. Has a little store in case a need or a want. So glad no alcohol allowed. GREAT place for safe family fun! LOVE IT!!
  • We drove over 2 hours to visit this state park and it was 100% worth it! The trails and landscape were beautiful! There was no trash or littering anywhere and the animals were abundant and not afraid of hikers. The paddle boats and kayaks were $16, very affordable, and the entire place was just a blast to explore!