Houston Recreation Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Houston Recreation Area offers 88 rustic campsites, 14 picnic sites, a group shelter for up to 50 persons, showers, drinking water, swimming, hiking trails, and a boat launch. Day users can enjoy a beautiful sand swimming beach and a modern bathhouse. Call 1-877-444-6777 or visit on-line at www.recreation.gov to reserve group picnic shelters. Camping is on a first come, first serve basis.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Swimming areas are closed for the 2016 season due to low lake levels effective Wednesday, Sept 7.  We will re-open swimming areas spring 2017.
Fees Recreation Fee Schedule
Open Season: 17 March
Usage: Light
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Flush
Operated By: Concession
Information Center: Bankhead Ranger District

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Campground Camping

Reservation InfoCamping fees range from $12-$45 per night $4 per vehicle for day use
No. of Sites88
Difficulty Level: Easy to Intermediate


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