Denison Damsite Campground

Denison Damsite Campground
Denison Damsite Campground
351 Corps Road Denison
Denison
Texas
75020

Denison Damsite Campground is managed by the Corps of Engineers

Lake Texoma Water Level Update
Due to rising lake levels some parks have been affected by the high water. Please check your reservations to see if it has been affected by any closures. After the lake level has receded please allow time for Lake Personnel to rehabilitate the area. For more information please call the Reservation Helpdesk 1-877-444-6777 or the Lake Texoma Office at 903-465-4990.

Current Lake Level and Forecast

Texas Damsite Camping Available | Spillway Boat Ramp Closed

Denison Damsite Campground is  located on the Red River along the Texas-Oklahoma border.  The campsites are within walking distance of the Red River. Campgrounds offer showers, rest rooms, dump stations, groupshelter, fishing docks and frost free faucets.

Below the Denison Dam, fishing the Red river, rafting and fossil hunting are popular activities. Four stairwells provide access to the river. “The Wall” is located near the generating station and is open to fishermen.  Consider the strong current flow when the generators are operating.  Texas Freshwater fishing license is required for the Texas side of the river, if you go wading you will need an Oklahoma Fishing License.

The Striper fishing in the “River” has produced some monster catches with reports of 30+ pound catches.    If you want to catch a big striped bass, the tailrace below Lake Texoma’s Denison Dam may be the place to go!

Beautiful bluebonnets blanket the area in spring and the Denison Dam Site is a popular spot for nature and wildlife photographers.

The Denison Dam is an earthen dam completed in 1944 forming Lake Texoma. The Denison Dam impounds 93,000 acres of land and under normal circumstances holds back 90,000 acres of water. Located on Hwy 91 the site is easily accessible from Hwy 75, west on Hwy 91.

Lake Texoma is a flood control reservoir, providing hydroelectric energy and municipal water supply to a large section of North Texas.

Camping | fishing docks | showers | Boat Ramp | Rest Rooms | Dump | Group Shelter | Frost Free Faucet

Off Season Camping Information
Park Closed: Oct 1st- March 30 th

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