Boles Field: (409) 625-1940

Area Status: Open
Boles Field portal sign on the Sabine National Forest.

Boles Field is located on the northern Sabine National Forest, about 8 miles east of Shelbyville, Texas. The area centers around a cemetery for fox hounds established at the turn of the century. Boles Field offers camping with electric hookups and picnicking. The area is open all year. No reservation is needed for camping and there is a self service fee station at the entrance.

 National Hall of Fame Cemetery of Fox Hounds at Boles Field in the Sabine National Forest.

At a Glance

Reservations: Amphitheater and shelter reservations may be made by calling 1-877-444-6777 or online at
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees: CAMPING - All year. $6.00 per campsite per night (includes day-use fee for one vehicle).

AMPHITHEATER and SHELTER - $25.00 per day plus service fee.
Call 1-877-444-6777 for amphitheater or shelter reservations or online at Reservations for the shelter should be made early as the area is popular with many groups.
Closest Towns: Center, Texas
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Flush toilet with showers

General Information


Follow Highway 87 south from Center for 4 miles; turn left (east) on FM 2694 for 8 miles to entrance.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

RV Camping

No. of Sites 20 sites
Pavement Type for Parking Improved Native
Reservation Info No reservations needed.
Hookup - Water Yes
Hookup - Sewer No
Dump Stations No
Hookups - Electric 30 amp

Group Picnicking


Camping trailer: 20 sites with electric hookups with water; RVs up to 24 feet
Picnic tables: Picnic tables, fire rings, and lantern posts at each campsite
Tent camping: Tent pads and electric hookups
Toilets: Flush toilets and hot showers
Drinking water: Drinking water at each site; drinking fountain at restroom

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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