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MCCOWN VALLEY, TX

McCown Valley is located on Whitney Lake on the main channel of the Brazos River in Central Texas. Over two million people visit Whitney Lake each year to enjoy the plethora of recreational activities and scenic beauty the lake provides.The park is situated on the lakeshore among ...
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Know Before You Go
  • Inbound gates open at 6 a.m. and close at 10 p.m.
  • A maximum of three vehicles allowed per campsite, group sites excluded
  • No ATVs/OHVs allowed
  • A fishing license is required to fish at all parks on Lake Whitney
  • Please call the Whitney Lake Project Office 254-622-3332 for more information and burn ban restrictions
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** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
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Overview

Overview

McCown Valley is located on Whitney Lake on the main channel of the Brazos River in Central Texas. Over two million people visit Whitney Lake each year to enjoy the plethora of recreational activities and scenic beauty the lake provides.

Natural Features:

The park is situated on the lakeshore among gently rolling hills covered with cedar, Live oak and Post oak. Deer and wild turkeys roam the area.

Recreation:

McCown Valley offers five miles of trails in its equestrian park. Visitors enjoy riding their horses through open pastures and wooded areas near the lake.

Boating, fishing, swimming, canoeing and kayaking are popular activities at Whitney Lake. Anglers can fish for a variety of bass, crappie and catfish with a state fishing license.

Facilities:

This year-round campground offers a variety of sites to suit all kinds of campers, including 39 equestrian sites, 48 family sites, five sleeping shelters, and a day-use picnic shelter, all with electric and/or water hookups. 13 primitive tent sites are also available.

Amenities include flush and pit toilets, showers, drinking water and a dump station. A boat ramp, playground and trails are also on-site.

Nearby Attractions:

The 12.5 mile Hopewell Trail is nearby. It allows hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding. Visitors can choose to travel north on the trail to Kimball Bend Park, or south to Lakeside Village and Powelldale Mountain.

Booking Window

EQUESTRIAN ELECTRIC

Sat Sep 20 2014 - Fri Mar 20 2015

Reservations can be made for today and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC

Sat Sep 20 2014 - Sun Sep 20 2015

Reservations can be made for today and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

OVERNIGHT SHELTER ELECTRIC

Sat Sep 20 2014 - Fri Mar 20 2015

Reservations can be made for today and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

STANDARD ELECTRIC

Sat Sep 20 2014 - Fri Mar 20 2015

Reservations can be made for today and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

TENT ONLY ELECTRIC

Sat Sep 20 2014 - Fri Mar 20 2015

Reservations can be made for today and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC

Sat Sep 20 2014 - Fri Mar 20 2015

Reservations can be made for today and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Tue Apr 01 2014 Tue Sep 30 2014
Non Peak Wed Oct 01 2014 Tue Mar 31 2015
Peak Wed Apr 01 2015 Wed Sep 30 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Beach
  • Biking
  • Boat Ramp
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Equestrian Sites
  • Flush Toilets
  • General Store
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Host
  • Parking Area
  • Pay Phone
  • Pit Toilets
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Sleeping Shelter
  • Swimming
Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

Changes and Cancellations
A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
Apr 01 2014 -
Sep 30 2014
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $12.00
TENT ONLY ELECTRIC $16.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $16.00-$20.00
OVERNIGHT SHELTER ELECTRIC $24.00-$30.00
GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC $45.00
EQUESTRIAN ELECTRIC $20.00
Non Peak Season
Oct 01 2014 -
Mar 31 2015
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $12.00
TENT ONLY ELECTRIC $14.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $14.00-$18.00
OVERNIGHT SHELTER ELECTRIC $24.00-$30.00
GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC $45.00
EQUESTRIAN ELECTRIC $18.00
Peak Season
Apr 01 2015 -
Sep 30 2015
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $12.00
TENT ONLY ELECTRIC $16.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $16.00-$20.00
OVERNIGHT SHELTER ELECTRIC $24.00-$30.00
GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC $45.00
EQUESTRIAN ELECTRIC $20.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
31.95, -97.38306
31°57'0"N, 97°22'59"W

From I-35 in Hillsboro, take HWY 22 west 12 miles to Whitney, exit 933 north for 2.5 miles to FM 1713. Proceed 6 miles west, following signs into campground.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

MCCOWN VALLEY
283 McCown Valley Park Road
Whitney  TX  76692

Phone Number:

Information:  (254)694-3189
Additional Information