Willow Oak Recreation Area

in Sabine National Forest

Willow Oak Recreation AreaWillow Oak is located 14 miles south of Hemphill on Texas State Hwy. 87 on Toledo Bend Lake.

The area is open all year and all overnight visitors are required to pay a camping fee. While you should check on camping fees, from 2000 - June, 2010 they have held steady at, generally, $4 per campsite and $2 per vehicle for day use. The area has tent camping sites located along the shoreline of the lake. Each site has a tent platform, table, and lantern post.

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Willow Oak Recreation AreaDirections:

From Hemphill, Tx.:

  • Take Highway 87 South 14 miles to entrance noted by a sign on the highway.
  • Willow Oak is about 3/4 mile NORTH of the junction of Highway 87 and Highway 3315.

Water hydrants, garbage cans and chemical flush toilets are located near the camping sites. This area was designed as a tent camping area. Vehicles cannot park inside the campsite. Travel trailers and other RVs may park in the paved areas provided they do not block the sidewalks, drinking fountains, or toilets.

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  USDA FOREST SERVICE
YELLOWPINE RANGER DISTRICT
P.O. BOX F
HEMPHILL, TEXAS 75948
(409) 787-3870

For further information on Willow Oak, contact:
Sabine River Authority of Texas
Route 1 Box 270
Burkeville, TX 75932
(409) 565-2273
Photos by Frank Dutton