Boles Field: (409) 625-1940
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.
At a Glance
|Reservations:||Amphitheater and shelter reservations may be made by calling 1-877-444-6777 or online at www.recreation.gov.|
|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 www.recreation.gov. Reservations for the shelter should be made early as the area is popular with many groups.
|Closest Towns:||Center, Texas|
|Restroom:||Flush toilet with showers|
Follow Highway 87 south from Center for 4 miles; turn left (east) on FM 2694 for 8 miles to entrance.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
|No. of Sites||20 sites|
|Pavement Type for Parking||Improved Native|
|Reservation Info||No reservations needed.|
|Hookup - Water||Yes|
|Hookup - Sewer||No|
|Hookups - Electric||30 amp|
|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|