Red Hill Lake: (409) 625-1940

Area Status: 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: Red Hill Lake is Closed for the season.
Operational Hours: Red Hill Lake is CLOSED for the season.
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

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

RV Camping

Dump station available in the campground.

No. of Sites 9 trailer sites. 8 sites with electric hookups.
Pavement Type for Parking Asphalt
Reservation Info No reservations needed.
Hookup - Water No
Size Restrictions Site size is 18’x36’.
Hookup - Sewer No
Dump Stations Yes
Hookups - Electric 30 amp

Lake and Pond Fishing

Non-motorized boats only


Boating - Non-Motorized

Rowboats & electric motors are allowed on the lake.



Camping trailer: 9 trailer sites. 8 have electricity. Site size is 18’x36’.
Picnic tables: 6 picnic tables with fire rings
Tent camping: Tent pads at 6 sites
Toilets: Vault toilets and outside cold water showers available within a short distance of each camping site
Drinking water: Drinking water available within a short distance of each camping site

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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