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Look Beneath the Surface –
Adventures on Caddo Lake

Some days call for an adventure! Here are a few of our favorite destinations and activities near our cabin rentals and Caddo Lake RV park.

Texas Paddle Program

There’s nothing wrong with giving into “pier pressure” and enjoying the Texas Paddle Program! The state of Texas provides well-mapped and accessible paddling trails that are available in a massive number of locations! There are more than 15 major rivers and 3,300 miles of shoreline that make up these beautiful paddling trails. No matter the day, the Texas Paddle Program is sure to make a splash!

Caddo Lake Wildlife

You can have a grand adventure right here at Backwater Jack’s by exploring the unique wildlife of Caddo Lake. Choose to spend a “reel” relaxing afternoon fishing on the banks of the bayou, or look out for aquatic creatures like turtles, frogs, and beavers!

Jefferson, Texas

Jefferson, Texas

Campgrounds-Karnack-Texas-rv-sitesThe lively city of Jefferson, Texas is known as the “River port to the Southwest.” Only ten miles from Caddo Lake, Jefferson provides visitors with some beautiful nostalgia as a ride along Cypress River whisks them away on a journey through time.
Learn more here.

 
Marshall, Texas

Marshall, Texas

Campgrounds-Karnack-Texas-rv-parks-near-my-locationIf you’re in the mood for beautiful scenery and small-town charm, Marshall, Texas is the perfect destination for you and your family. A mere 20 miles from our Caddo Lake cabins, the homey town of Marshall, Texas happily welcomes all eager visitors.
Learn more here.

 
Shreveport, LA

Shreveport, LA

Campgrounds-Karnack-Texas-rv-parks-and-campgroundsExperience fine arts, dynamic city-life, exciting festivals, and even riverboat gambling in the vibrant city of Shreveport, Louisiana. Your “wild side” is sure to surface during your visit to this colorful city. Learn more here.

 
Caddo Lake Visitors Guide

Caddo Lake Visitors Guide

Campgrounds-Karnack-Texas-caddo-lake-campingLocated on the border of both Texas and Louisiana this lake is unlike anything else in Texas. You’ll enjoy the remarkable views of cypress trees, wildlife and about 240 different species of birds.
Learn more here.

 
Caddo Lake Chamber of Commerce

Caddo Lake Chamber of Commerce

Campgrounds-Karnack-Texas-rv-campsites-near-meDiscover the true beauty of Caddo Lake. It covers over 26,000 acres, making it the largest natural lake in the South. Learn more here.

 
Explore Caddo Lake

Explore Caddo Lake

Campgrounds-Karnack-Texas-caddo-lake-rv-parksInvestigate Texas’ only natural lake fed by 5 tremendous bayous; Big Cypress Bayou, Little Cypress Bayou, Black Cypress Bayou and Jeems Bayou. Learn more here.

 
Caddo Lake National Wildlife Refuge

Caddo Lake National Wildlife Refuge

Campgrounds-Karnack-Texas-camping-sites-near-meBe a part of the conservation solution and visit Caddo Lake’s National Wildlife Refuge. It’s 1 of the United State’s 500 national refuges.
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Starr Family Historical Site - About 21 Miles Away

Starr Family Historical Site –
About 21 Miles Away

Campgrounds-Karnack-Texas-camp-parksThis East Texas historical site maps the life history of the well-known Starr family. Experience the beauty of period furnishing and dress as well as its elegant structures. Learn more here.

 
Wonderland of Lights Festival

Wonderland of Lights Festival

Campgrounds-Karnack-Texas-caddo-lake-cabinsIf you’re visiting us over the holidays this year, view Marshall’s holiday extravaganza. You can view hundreds of light displays and then end your evening ice-skating on their outdoor ice skating rink.
Learn more here.

 
Music City Texas Theatre (About 30 Miles Away)

Music City Texas Theatre
(About 30 Miles Away)

Campgrounds-Karnack-Texas-rv-parking-near-meSince the Grand Opening in 2003, the theatre has continued to present an incredible assortment of musical talent. This theatre has also opened its doors to organizations and renters looking to host a unique event. Learn more here.

 
Marshall Pottery (About 22 Miles Away)

Marshall Pottery (About 22 Miles Away)

Campgrounds-Karnack-Texas-rv-camping-near-meBring home a beautiful souvenir from Marshall Pottery. For over 100 years, local artists have been creating functional stoneware that is considered a true work of art. Learn more here.

 

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