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Ratcliff Lake

Lufkin, TX 75847
+1 877-444-6777
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Very clean, its extremely quiet. Took the dog, but he couldn't swim. $3 entry fee and up. There are... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Honolulu, Hawaii
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Havent been in a while

I haven't been in a while but it was a great place when we used to go. Been camping there with my... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Located within Davy Crockett National Forest.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good57%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“small lake” (3 reviews)
“ruins” (2 reviews)
Lufkin, TX 75847
+1 877-444-6777
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very clean, its extremely quiet. Took the dog, but he couldn't swim. $3 entry fee and up. There are lots of picnic tables, lots of trees so you're semi secluded

Thank JCbunny
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I haven't been in a while but it was a great place when we used to go. Been camping there with my family a lot of times. Great swim area

Thank Tracie Lynn S
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Great hiking trails.Fishing from bank or piers offers a chance to catch the big one. There is a swimming area for the family.Boat rentals in the summer.Gas motors are not allowed,

Thank htsmcrider
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Top of my venue list for wedding! Great for 2 "forest / nature lovers!" Located within Davy Crockett Nat'l Forest. Large amphitheater for ceremony with good view of lake, huge beautiful rustic CCC pavilion with lights, fans, picnic tables & rustic fireplace, a bathhouse with...More

1  Thank YenkoOshima
Reviewed 18 January 2017

"PEOPLE" , do you need a rest ? how about camping with nice camping spaces, with restrooms available even hot showers. you pay a little fee, who cares. man you get the security of knowing that everybody is checked-in ." ha-ha what fun you're going...More

1  Thank georgey518
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

My family and I have been coming here for over 20 years for deer hunting. It is a very nice and quiet place to camp. The price is very reasonable. I love the tall pine trees and wildlife in the park. Plus there is a...More

Thank robertmP926VO
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The lake is small but nice. Great for kayaking, SUP, swimming. Although you cannot access the lake from most campsites (there is a beach).

Thank Rebeccabw71
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Very nice place to camp they have hot showers and miles of trails to walk me and my family go there often as possible

Thank kenziejordan2012
Reviewed 10 February 2016

This is a small lake, but it is wonderful for a quiet day on the water in a canoe. Our family has been going to this lake for years and love it more each time we visit.

1  Thank Ogletreez
Reviewed 13 October 2015

we went to Ratcliff lake in the Davy Crockett national forest and it was very beautiful! The campground is small...56 sites and most are on or near the lake. The sites were large and separated the RV generators from the tent campers. Water is not...More

Thank donna E
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Michelle G
Are we allowed to bring our dog to the swimming area?
24 April 2017|
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Response from georgey518 | Reviewed this property |
don't know, I saw dogs at camp sites, but never asked anyone about having them with us. we leave our animals at home . it is a forestry lake .