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Address: 927 Park Road 42, Atlanta, TX
Phone Number:
+1 903-796-6476

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department state park which features camping,...

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department state park which features camping, swimming, fishing, boating, hiking, bicycling, and nature viewing located in the northeast portion of Texas known as the "Piney Woods" region.

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Forested State Park by Large Lake Wright Patman

Atlanta State Park is located on the south shore of Lake Wright Patman in the Northeast Corner of Texas. It is in the Piney Woods Region of Texas. The forest is a mixture of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 December 2016
Texarkana, Texas
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Tidy and friendly! $3 per person for the day. I went for a run around the grounds, not trails. Found the place to have a lot of serenity and the lake view is a treat!

Thank Ashley S
Texarkana, Texas
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554 reviews
152 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Atlanta State Park is located on the south shore of Lake Wright Patman in the Northeast Corner of Texas. It is in the Piney Woods Region of Texas. The forest is a mixture of pine and hardwood trees, which include oak and sweet gum. The terrain is hilly, with bluffs along the lakeshore. There is an admission fee of $3... More 

Thank TallTexWally
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We visited this park for the first time in October 2016. The office staff was extremely helpful and placed us in a great spot for our 33' fifth wheel. Out campsite was very clean and well maintained. Some of the hiking trails were closed, but I was still able to walk to a location with an outstanding cliff top view... More 

Thank Mitch F
Dallas, Texas
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Atlanta State Park is a regular go-to place for myself and my group. There are good hiking trails for hiking and biking, great paddling and fishing here as well. No matter what problem I might run into, I am always met with help from either the front staff or Roger, park ranger there. He helped my group and I out... More 

Thank Cookiwafer
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Upon arrival at Atlanta State Park we were greeted by a very friendly park ranger who was just heading out for her lunch break. I had asked if they offered a discount on the park entry fee for disabled veterans. The friendly ranger said they offered free entry to disabled veterans with a disability rating of 60% or greater with... More 

2 Thank ColoradoBoBo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

Nice state park but could use some updating on the facilities. They were gas station clean. The lake is great for fishing although no sites have water access directly.

1 Thank James F
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

May I preface this by saying, I grew up camping and continued until one catostrophically rainy trip in '89 to Lake Casitas, Ventura County, California, when my kiddies were young. Needless to say, I have since been a hotel and historic B&B type of girl. In 1998, during Yummy Hubby's and my first non-professional conversation (lasting eight hours on the... More 

7 Thank TheTexasMoores
Amarillo, Texas
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473 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

This is a great park for a day hike, a weekend of camping, or a longer stay in an RV. If you're tent camping, I recommend staying up on the ridge. You have nice tree cover, and great views down to the lake. Make sure you hike the trail around the lake, then down by the creek. The lake trail... More 

6 Thank TrueTexasTraveler
Friendswood, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

I visit the Atlanta State Park every month or two. I grew up in this area and it is just beautiful. If you are up for some fishing, camping, or just a day outside then Atlanta State Park is the place to go.

2 Thank jjturrentine
Houston, Texas
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72 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015

This park has numerous campsites, lots of hiking and exploring opportunities, boat ramps, fishing, whatever you might want. The park is not enormous, but it's plenty big and the numerous tree species and plant varieties can keep a botany buff happy. Birding is good here, especially during migration seasons as the lake makes a nice stop over point for pelicans... More 

2 Thank SwissSushi

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