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Purtis Creek State Park

14225 Fm 316 N, Eustace, TX 75124-3535
+1 903-425-2332
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Love Purtis Creek State Park.

Such a great place to camp with our travel trailer. Good camping spots, trees all around so the... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Pat H
Horrible

We camp out 4th of July weekend. It is a very nice park. Just very strict and rude at front desk! I... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
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.
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  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“quiet park” (3 reviews)
“deer walk” (2 reviews)
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14225 Fm 316 N, Eustace, TX 75124-3535
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Reviewed 11 July 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.

Thank Pat H
Reviewed 10 July 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
Reviewed 6 June 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

Thank Sherran B
Reviewed 10 May 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

Thank Travelingmelinda
Reviewed 17 April 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.

Thank Eco_Travel_Explorer
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Purtis Creek State Park have park rangers on duty during the day light hours and hold fishing and boating classes for all ages. A very family park.

Thank samim72
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We spent thanksgiving weekend here, every camping spot was full. But yet it was still quiet and very tranquil. The RV spots are very wooded so you do have some very nice privacy between camp sites. The hiking trails are very well maintained. The lake...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 7 November 2016

This is a little piece of outdoor paradise, close to home. My family and I love to come here and camp as well as use the day facilities. This place is family fun for every one.

Thank readnpray2
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Pleasant, quiet, relaxed, well maintained park and every camp space is shaded and surrounded with woods giving each space a feeling of privacy. Lake belongs to the park and is managed for bass and crappie fishing. Really enjoyed our week here.

1  Thank Paul K
Reviewed 18 August 2016

This is a very nice small state park, about an hour outside Dallas. There's a nice beach, a wooded camping area, and functional boat ramp. The lake itself has a lot of standing timber to hold fish. It was designed as a trophy bass lake,...More

Thank sooieeehog
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Ricky L
20 February 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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