Fort Richardson State Park

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Address : 228 Park Road 61, Jacksboro, TX 76458, United States

Timings : 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (Sunday- Thursday), 8:00 am to 9:00 pm (Friday), 8:00 am to 8:00 pm (Saturday)

Distance from Dallas : 93.7 miles (1 hour 35 minutes away)

Entrance Fee : USD 4 (adults), Free (ages 12 and under)

Reservation : Required

Main Attractions : Quarry Lake, Lake Jacksboro, Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway

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Fort Richardson State Park, Dallas Overview

Not too far from Dallas, Fort Richardson State Park is a historic site known for being a great camping location since it has full hookup campsites, campsites with electricity, campsites with water, primitive campsites, group camps and overflow campsites. Equipped with grilling stations, fire rings, restrooms, picnic tables, water hookups and more, the park is ideal for those seeking a wonderful outdoor experience.

A former fort, the park has several structures like a post-hospital, officer’s quarters, guardhouse, and morgue, amongst others, thus making it suitable for historical studies. Other activities that this park is known for are hiking, biking, fishing, swimming, wading, horseback riding, picnicking, studying nature, and others. The pecan and oak trees, wildflowers, creeks, lakes and wildlife provide scenic beauty.

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