Houston Recreation Area Campground and Camping

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About the Campground

Located on Lake Lewis Smith in the Wm. B. Bankhead National Forest in Houston, AL. Campground requires 2 vehicle / 2 tent maximum per single site. First- come / First-serve sites available. *Quiet Hours 10PM to 6AM *Gate hours open 9AM - 7PM; After Hours access is available *Day use fee is $4.00 *Modern Restrooms; *All Vehicles and trailers, including boats must be parked on pavement *Site must be occupied within first 24 hours or forfeit Interpretive programs are available. Activites include: beach area, boat launch, and hiking trails. Registered Campers may use the boat launch, swimming and picnic areas at no charge. Annual Day Use Pass is available for $30.00 Day Use fee is $4.00 with a $.50 fee per person over six (6) people. Golden Age / Golden Access accepted, but cardholder MUST be present. Campground is open from Mid-March - November 1. Campground Phone Number: 205-489-2941

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Boat Ramp
  • Accessible Picnic Area
  • Accessible Ramps
  • Accessible Restroom
  • Administrative Office
  • Bbq Grills
  • Beach
  • Beach Shower House
  • Benches
  • Berry Picking
  • Bike Riding
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boat Launch Ramp
  • Boat Trailer Park Lot
  • Boat-In Sites
  • Boating
  • Campfire Programs
  • Chemical Toilet
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Dumpster
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilet
  • Flush Toilets
  • Gatehouse
  • Grills
  • Group Fire Ring
  • Group Grill
  • Group Picnic Shelters
  • Hiking
  • Hiking Trail
  • Host
  • Hot Showers
  • Ice Machine
  • Information Station
  • Interpretive Programs
  • Jet Skiing
  • Lake
  • Mountain Biking
  • Overlook
  • Parking
  • Paved Roads
  • Photography
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Pressurized Water
  • Restroom
  • Sand Swimming Beach
  • Scenery
  • Showers
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Trailhead
  • Trails
  • Water Drinking
  • Water Faucets
  • Water Fountains
  • Wildlife Viewing


Peak Season
Mar 19 2010 -
Oct 31 2010
Peak Season
Mar 19 2011 -
Oct 31 2011

Alerts and Important Information No alcohol allowed in the park Pets must be leashed at all times Reservations must be made four days in advance 2 night minimum on weekends 3 night minimum on holidays

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 18 2010 to Dec 14 2010
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: Houston Recreation Area
Campground Phone: 205-489-2941
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777

Jasper, AL

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More About Houston Recreation Area Campground

Houston Recreation Area is a campground located in Jasper, Alabama. 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 -87.28556 latitude, and -87.28556 longitude into your GPS device.

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