Indian Mounds Campground
in Sabine National Forest
Adjacent to Indiam Mounds Wilderness Area. There are RV and tent campsites. Developed campsites have drinking water faucets nearby, portable toilets nearby, table, tentpad, trash cans, tilt back grill and lantern posts. Undeveloped sites are paved and mowed only. The camping area has a boat ramp.
While you should check on fees, from 2000 – June, 2010 they have held steady at $4 per campsite and $2 per vehicle for day use.
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From the junction of Texas Highway 87 and Texas Highway 83 in Hemphill, Tx.:
- Take Highway 83 East 7 miles to Highway 3382
- Turn South on 3382 and go 3.9 miles to Indian Mounds Recreation Area.
- Along the way you will see signs to Indian Mounds Wilderness Area – don’t be confused – IT is WILDERNESS, not the Recreation Area.
The area is rich in wildflowers, ferns, mosses, liverworts, and fungi. It is the only place in Texas where Broad Beech Fern, Rattlesnake Fern, and Wedgegrass can be found. 168 species of birds have been identified in the area in addition to white-tailed deer, gray fox, raccoon, opossum, gray and fox squirrel, coyote, mink, weasel, and otter. .
USDA FOREST SERVICE
YELLOWPINE RANGER DISTRICT
P.O. BOX F
HEMPHILL, TEXAS 75948
For further information on Indian Mounds Recreation Area, contact:
Sabine River Authority of Texas
Route 1 Box 270
Burkeville, TX 75932
Photos by Frank Dutton – Toledo-Bend.Com