Red Hill Lake: (409) 625-1940

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Red Hill Lake is located a short distance from Toledo Bend Reservoir. Completed in 1940 by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), this area offers camping, fishing and swimming on a picturesque 19-acre lake.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed for the season.
Will reopen Spring of 2019.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees CAMPING - $6.00 per campsite per night, $10.00 per night for sites with electric hookups (one vehicle per campsite).

DAY-USE FEE - $3.00 per vehicle, per day.
Closest Towns: Milam, TX - 2.5 miles

Hemphill, TX - 10 miles

San Augustine, TX  - Approx. 20 miles
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault

General Information


Milam - From Milam, travel 2.5 miles north on TX87.

Hemphill - From Hemphill, travel 10 miles north on TX87.

San Augustine - From San Augustine, follow Highway 21 east for 18 miles to Milam, TX; turn left (north) on Highway 87 for 2.5 mi.

General Notes:

Open seasonally.  Contact district office for exact dates. 

Recreation Map

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Camping & Cabins

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Picnic tables 17 picnic tables with fire rings
Drinking water Drinking water available within a short distance of each camping site
Toilets Vault toilets and outside cold water showers available within a short distance of each camping site
Tent camping Tent pads at 17 sites
Camping trailer 9 sites with electric hookups - CURRENTLY NO ELECTRICITY DUE TO DAMAGE BY VANDALISM.