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Ratcliff Lake

Lufkin, TX 75847
+1 877-444-6777
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As a child, my parents would always bring me here. I remember swimming in the lake and fishing all... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Linda V
Houston, Texas
Very nice facilities but poorly marked trails

This is a nice, quiet little lake. The facilities for picnics and restroom area are very nice and... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Diedre C
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Located within Davy Crockett National Forest.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good48%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“small lake” (3 reviews)
“ruins” (2 reviews)
Lufkin, TX 75847
+1 877-444-6777
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a child, my parents would always bring me here. I remember swimming in the lake and fishing all the time. I would not get in the lake water any longer but the place is peaceful and relaxing to take a stroll through the forest....More

Thank Linda V
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is a nice, quiet little lake. The facilities for picnics and restroom area are very nice and clean. Nice swimming area. The trails are nice but not marked well.

Thank Diedre C
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Very clean, its extremely quiet. Took the dog, but he couldn't swim. $3 entry fee and up. There are lots of picnic tables, lots of trees so you're semi secluded

Thank JCbunny
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I haven't been in a while but it was a great place when we used to go. Been camping there with my family a lot of times. Great swim area

Thank Tracie Lynn S
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Great hiking trails.Fishing from bank or piers offers a chance to catch the big one. There is a swimming area for the family.Boat rentals in the summer.Gas motors are not allowed,

Thank htsmcrider
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Top of my venue list for wedding! Great for 2 "forest / nature lovers!" Located within Davy Crockett Nat'l Forest. Large amphitheater for ceremony with good view of lake, huge beautiful rustic CCC pavilion with lights, fans, picnic tables & rustic fireplace, a bathhouse with...More

1  Thank YenkoOshima
Reviewed 18 January 2017

"PEOPLE" , do you need a rest ? how about camping with nice camping spaces, with restrooms available even hot showers. you pay a little fee, who cares. man you get the security of knowing that everybody is checked-in ." ha-ha what fun you're going...More

1  Thank georgey518
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

My family and I have been coming here for over 20 years for deer hunting. It is a very nice and quiet place to camp. The price is very reasonable. I love the tall pine trees and wildlife in the park. Plus there is a...More

Thank robertmP926VO
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The lake is small but nice. Great for kayaking, SUP, swimming. Although you cannot access the lake from most campsites (there is a beach).

Thank Rebeccabw71
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Very nice place to camp they have hot showers and miles of trails to walk me and my family go there often as possible

Thank kenziejordan2012
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