Indian Mounds: (409) 625-1940

Area Status: Open
Indian Mounds Recreation Area entrance sign.

Indian Mounds Recreation Area, located on the 185,000-acre Toledo Bend Reservoir, is maintained and operated by the Sabine River Authority of Texas. The area offers camping, fishing and boating all year.

The area offers excellent opportunities for hunting waterfowl on the reservoir and hunting deer and squirrel outside of the campground area. Visitors can hike to the mounds for which the area was named.

Forest visitors can now camp up to 28 days at selected recreation areas in the National Forests and Grasslands in Texas.   Extended camping is offered at:

Indian Mounds Recreation Area - Sites: 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 11, 13, 15, 17-26, 28, 30, 33, 35, 36 and 37

For more information call 409-625-1940.


Entrance sign to Indian Mounds Recreation Area on the Sabine National Forest.

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees: CAMPING - $4.00 per campsite per night.

DAY-USE FEE - $2.00 per vehicle, per day.
Closest Towns: Hemphill, Texas
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Portable toilets
Operated By: Sabine River Authority

General Information


Follow Highway 83 east from Hemphill for 8 miles; turn right (south) on FM 3382 for 3.5 miles; turn left onto Forest Service Road 130 to entrance.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

RV Camping

Dispersed Camping

Lake and Pond Fishing

Boating - Motorized

Launch Ramps Concrete


Camping trailer: RVs to 24 feet long: 22 single sites and 15 double sites
Picnic tables: Picnic table and campfire ring at each site
Tent camping: Tent pads at each site
Toilets: Portable toilets are available within a short distance of each camping site.
Boat ramp: 2 concrete boat ramps
Drinking water: Drinking water is available within a short distance of each camping site.

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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