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RV Parks & Campgrounds

Closed until March, see you then!

Campground Direct Line: 903-683-3451

Come camp and ride the train at the Texas State Railroad!

Nestled in the piney woods of East Texas, our campgrounds offer the unique experience to stay on-site at a historic railroad. Our pull-through sites with 30 & 50-amp service, accommodates most RV’s at the Rusk Depot. Plan an affordable weekend getaway, a vacation, reunion, or rally and enjoy our Spray Ground water playground. Group facilities and a dining hall make this an ideal spot for group gatherings of all kinds!

Reservations are highly recommend. Upon arrival all camp site spaces are chosen by camper on a first come/first served basis.
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Here’s what our campground location
has to offer:

RuskParkSwing1Rusk Depot Campgrounds

Full Hook-up (Sites 1-32)   $30/night Tent Sites (sites 56-71)   $22/night
Sites have 30 and 50 amp electrical hook-up, water/sewer, fire ring, grill, picnic table. Wooded area. RV’s only. Sites have 30 amp electrical hook-up, water, fire ring, grill, and picnic table. Wooded area. Small pop-ups and tents only.
Group Hook-Up (sites 33-55)   $25/night All sites
Sites have 30 and 50 amp electrical hook-ups, water, fire ring, grill, and picnic table. Non-wooded area. May add additional tent. Limit of 8 persons and 2 vehicles per site. Trailers are considered vehicles. Non-refundable within 48 hours.
Dining Hall  $125/day  $50 Cleaning Deposit Pavilion  $65/day  $25 Cleaning Deposit
Group dining hall with full-service kitchen, large screen windows & restrooms. Accommodates seating for approximately 75 people. Open-air gazebo style pavilion with a fireplace next to Cherokee lake.

Just here for the day?

daypassPurchase a Day Use Pass for $5.00 per vehicle with a maximum of 4 adults (12 and up) to enter the park during the hours of 8:00am – 10:00pm.

Enjoy a picnic at the depot, fish in our 15-acre lake (Rusk), take a walk on the nature trail, or just enjoy a quiet visit in our park. For avid fishermen or guests who plan to visit frequently throughout the year consider purchasing a yearly pass for $30.00. Passes may be purchased at our reservation office in Rusk or you may use the drop box (after hours) located at both campground entrances.

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Rusk: Park Road 76 Rusk, TX 75785
Palestine: 789 Park Road 70 Palestine, TX 75801

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