Texas State Railroad Campground
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Texas State Railroad Campground

Nestled in the Piney Woods near Rusk, the campground offers the exclusive experience of staying onsite at a historic railroad. Campers have access to depot amenities which include lunch, gift shop and movie theater access on train departure days.

Campsites with water only; water and electricity; or full hook-ups with 30- and 50-amp service and sewer.

Campground Fees – Rusk Depot
Site Name Amount Available Price
Full Hookup 32 Sites $39.00
Primitive Tent 16 Sites $25.00
Group Camp 23 Sites $29.00
Clubhouse 1 Site $175.00
Pavilion 1 Site $90.00
Park Day Pass $5.00 Per Vehicle

Clubhouse (open to campers, and available for separate rental) offers:

  • Full-service kitchen
  • Tables and chairs
  • Accommodates approximately 75 people
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Pavilion with fireplace next to Cherokee Lake

Grounds are open to campers and train ticket holders at no charge. For all other use, there is $5 per vehicle, day-use fee which can be paid at the campground office.

  • Picnic tables, grills, fire rings, laundry facilities and wi-fi hotspot provided
  • Separate restrooms and showers on site
  • Water playground
  • Quarter-mile nature trail
  • Campground office complete with sundries, firewood, and ice for purchase
15 acre Cherokee Lake

Fishermen will find a variety of fish including; crappie, catfish, striped bass, sauger, walleye, smallmouth bass, saugeye, bream, bluegill and large mouth bass. Whether casting, spinning, or fly-fishing your chances of getting a bite are good.
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