Possum Kingdom State Park

Possum Kingdom State Park

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    Located in the rugged canyon country of the Brazos River Valley, Lake Possum Kingdom offers some of the clearest, bluest water in the southwest.
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Blue Water & Scenic Shores

How long since you’ve been to the lake? Grab your family, fishing pole and swimsuit and head for the clear blue water and striking scenery at Possum Kingdom State Park. We're just an hour west of the DFW Metroplex.

Things to Do

Possum Kingdom State Park offers fun on water and land. On water, you can swim, boat, fish, ski, scuba dive and snorkel. On land, you can camp, picnic, hike, bike, study nature and geocache

Stay overnight in one of our air-conditioned cabins. If you’re a camper, choose one of our water and electricity sites, water-only sites, or primitive walk-in sites.

Fish for largemouth, striped and white bass; channel and blue catfish; and white crappie. The park has a boat launch, fishing pier, and fish cleaning station. You do not need a fishing license to fish from shore in a state park.

Possum Kingdom Lake has over 300 miles of shoreline and many scenic coves.

Possum Kingdom State Park Store has souvenir items, t-shirts, ice cream, sno-cones, groceries, camping and fishing supplies, and boat, kayak, paddle boat & boat slip rentals. Call (940) 521-9128 for more information.

Support state parks by donating to the Texas Parks & Wildlife Foundation.

Ranger Programs

Kids: Become a Junior Ranger!

  • Borrow an Explorer Pack, loaded with tools for exploring the park.
  • Pick up a free Junior Ranger Activity Journal at headquarters. Complete tasks to earn a badge.

Civilian Conservation Corps: CCC Company 2888 began work here in May 1941. But plans for the park changed when the new reservoir filled unexpectedly. CCC men cleared the park area and shoreline, built campsites and picnic tables, and constructed roads until July 1942. This was the last project the CCC worked on in Texas. Learn more on The Look of Nature: Possum Kingdom.

Area Attractions

Possum Kingdom Lake lies between three thriving small towns: Graham, Mineral Wells and Breckenridge. All three offer history and art museums, entertainment, restaurants and more.

Find the best places to observe wildlife nearby on the Palo Pinto Loop of the Great Texas Wildlife Trails.

3901 State Park Rd. 33
Caddo, TX 76429

Latitude: 32.873573

Longitude: -98.559331

(940) 549-1803

Entrance Fees
  • Adult: $4 Daily
  • Child 12 Years and Under: Free

Open daily,
8 a.m - 5 p.m.

We often reach capacity, and recommend reservations for both camping and day use. To guarantee entry, 
reserve passes online or by calling the customer service center before you visit.

Busy Season

March through October on weekends
June through August all week


January average low is 34 degrees. July average high is 94 degrees. Wettest month is April, with low humidity year-round. First freeze occurs early November. Last freeze occurs mid-March.

National Weather Service forecast for this area

925 feet