Damsite Texas

Overview

Damsite Texas is a relatively small campground which consists of a total of 19 campsites. Each of the campsites do have water and electric. The campground is located right along the Red River which gives easy access to popular outdoor activities like fishing. Most of all the campsites are covered by pecan trees within the campground which allows for great shade during the summer time. Before the enterance to the camground you will notice there are multiple picnic tables and a pavillion to be able to utilize for the day, this allows visitors to spend the day along the Red River and enjoy the scenary while not having to pay the cost for overnight camping within the campground. If a visitor does choose to bring a boat to explore lake Texoma, there is a popular spillway boat ramp area that is located at the Denison dam.

Recreation

Even though the Damsite Texas campground is located along the Red River, Lake Texoma is located just right on the other side of the Dension Dam. Lake Texoma is a large reservoir with an excellent fishery and many access points. Boating, swimming, water skiing, hunting, birding and relaxing on the sandy beaches are the typical pursuits of most visitors. The lake is known as the “Striper Capital of the World,” one of the few reservoirs in the nation where Striped bass reproduce naturally. Other popular species include largemouth and smallmouth bass, white bass, hybrid striped bass, white crappie, black crappie, channel catfish and blue catfish. Many visitors fish in the Red River in which they catch a vaiety of differnt species like Striped Bass, Blue Catfish, Channel Catfish, Alligator Gar, and occasionally American Paddlefish. 

Facilities

Damsite Texas offers 19 campsites and they all have 30amp with water hook-ups. All of the restroom facilities are located just right outside of the fenced in campground and those include flush and vault toilets, and showers. A dump station is located along the Red River next to the water bourne restroom facility. Restaurants and stores are available within 5 miles of the campground. 

Natural Features

The campground is situated right along the Texas side of the Red River by the Denison Dam. Deer, turkeys, bobcats, hawks, waterfowl and songbirds are abundant around the river.

Nearby Attractions

Lake Texoma features two wildlife refuges, two state parks and 23 commercial concession areas dedicated to the enjoyment of over six million visitors annually.

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