Bear Creek Campground and Camping

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About the Campground

The Bear Creek Campground of Mustang Park is located on Benbrook Lake in the Grand Prairie region of north central Texas. Benbrook Lake is a flood control lake operated by the Fort Worth District of the US Army Corps of Engineers. The lake is partially within the city limits of Fort Worth and offers all the amenities of a large metropolitan area. Visitors may enjoy camping, boating, picnicking, and fishing. The campground offers 46 sites with electric and water hook-ups; 2 also have sewer hook-ups. Additional amenities include hot showers, Accessibility: There are no campsites in this park that are specifically designated as universally accessible; however, the park is an urban/rural setting, and all campsites are generally open and level without barriers, significant grade changes, or slopes. The sites most accessible are so noted under the heading "Access for the Disabled" in the individual sites and overnight facilities listing.

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Restroom
  • Boat Launch Ramp
  • Comfort Station
  • Dump Station
  • Fire Rings
  • Gatehouse
  • Potable Water
  • Showers
  • Vault Toilet


Peak Season
Jan 01 2010 -
Dec 31 2010
Peak Season
Jan 01 2011 -
Dec 31 2011

Alerts and Important Information Reservations must be made at least 4 days in advance. 2 night minimum on weekends. 3 night minimum on holidays. The campground is open all year round. Regular sites are $20/night; the sites with sewer hook- ups are $22/night. A group camping shelter may be reserved for $100/day and includes use of sites 41-46. No fires except in fire rings, grills, or covered cookers. All equipment must fit on the site pad. Vehicles park in developed areas only. Attendants are on duty and entrance hours are 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. A night exit is provided for after hours. Security for this park consists of a gated entrance manned by contract gate attendants from 6 am - 10 pm daily, along with irregular patrols of the park by the gate attendants and uniformed park rangers. Park rangers have no arrest authority; all law enforcement is provided by the Tarrant County Sheriff who may make occasional patrols of the park.

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 16 2010 to Jun 14 2011
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: Bear Creek
Campground Phone: 817-292-2400
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777

Fort Worth, TX

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More About Bear Creek Campground

Bear Creek is a campground located in Fort Worth, Texas. This is a US Forest Service campground. All reservations can be made by calling 1-877-444-6777.

To find this campground check the map shown above, or enter -97.5 latitude, and -97.5 longitude into your GPS device.

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