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Save the Day Passes
Many parks fill to capacity on weekends and holidays. Pre-purchase a day pass and guarantee your entry and parking. Day passes are:
  • Valid until 10 p.m., unless the park closes earlier.
  • Available up to 1 month in advance.
  • Not transferrable to another person or park.
  • Also sold at the park, if available.
Learn more about Save the Day Passes.

Driving Directions
From Fort Worth: Take I 35W South to Burleson. Take Hwy 174 South through Cleburne to Meridian. Take Hwy 22 West for 3 miles to the Park.

From Dallas: Take I 35E South to Hillsboro. Take Hwy 22 West through Meridian for 3 miles to the Park. OR Hwy 67 South to Cleburne. Take Hwy 174 South to Meridian. Take Hwy 22 West for 3 miles to the park.

From Austin: Take I 35 North to Waco. Take Hwy 6 North to Meridian. Take Hwy 22 West for 3 miles to the Park.
Alerts and Important Information
If your plans change, please modify or cancel your reservation as soon as possible to allow someone else to enjoy the park.

DAY USE FEE:
$5 per day, per person 13 and older.

OFFICE AND GATE INFORMATION:
Office Open: Monday-Sunday 8:15am to 4:45pm

Gate is open from 6am to 10pm. If you will be a late arrival, you must call the park at 254-435-2536 prior to 4:45pm on arrival date for late arrival instructions.

PARK PHONE NUMBER: 254-435-2536
Notes
If arriving after the gate closes at 10pm, you must call the park at 254-435-2536 prior to 5pm for late arrival instructions. The gate code will be given to customers with a confirmed reservation. Quiet hours begin at 10pm; be as quiet as possible. All customers arriving after-hours must use the Iron Ranger upon arrival and register at the Park Headquarters by 9am the next morning.

FOR GROUP HALL:
If arriving late, the park will leave an envelope on the front door with late arrival instructions, the gate code and a park facility map. A key is left only if you have a paid reservation. Hosts cannot hold or give entry to locked facilities. All customers arriving after-hours must register at the Park Headquarters by 9am the next morning.

FOR SCREENED SHELTER:
Screened Shelters are only available to overnight late arrivals if you have a reservation. If arriving late, the park will leave an envelope on the front door with late arrival instructions, the gate code and a park facility map. A key is left only if you have a paid reservation. Hosts cannot hold or give entry to locked facilities. All customers arriving after-hours must register at the Park Headquarters by 9am the next morning.

Meridian State Park camping trips are easy to plan with ReserveAmerica. Meridian State Park campground reservations can be made online. Click one of the links below to see available campsites at Meridian State Park or day pass availability.

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