Mccown Valley Campground and Camping

Fishing Hot Spots near Mccown Valley Campground

  "Caught several whitebass today on small rattletrap up in a cove busting shad caught 6 largemouth..." Lake Whitney

  "Deep cranks off the island drop offs and points...." Wheeler Branch

  "Bass are slow on plastics and crankbaits. Striped bass are fair on silver striper jigs. White bass..." Lake Granbury

About the Campground

McCown Valley is on Whitney Lake. Whitney Lake is located in Central Texas on the main stem of the Brazos River. Over two million people visit Whitney Lake each year to enjoy camping, fishing, boating, water skiing, hunting, sight-seeing, and much more. The campground offers 65 campsites, 52 with electric and water hookups. Additional amenities include 3 restrooms with showers, horseshoe pits, a dump station, a 3 lane boat ramp, a swimming beach, group picnic shelter, equestrian area and equestrian camping area. A fishing license is required to fish at McCown Valley.

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
  • Biking Trails
  • Boat Launch Ramp
  • Cabin Rental
  • Comfort Station
  • Dump Station
  • Flush Toilet
  • Hiking Trails
  • Horseback Riding/Trails
  • Parking
  • Pit Restroom
  • Playground
  • Potable Water
  • Showers
  • Store - Convenience
  • Swimming
  • Telephone

Fees

Peak Season
Apr 01 2010 -
Sep 30 2010
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $12.00
TENT ONLY ELECTRIC $16.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $16.00-$20.00
OVERNIGHT SHELTER ELECTRIC $24.00-$30.00
GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC $45.00
EQUESTRIAN ELECTRIC $20.00
Non Peak Season
Oct 01 2010 -
Dec 31 2010
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $12.00
TENT ONLY ELECTRIC $14.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $14.00-$18.00
OVERNIGHT SHELTER ELECTRIC $24.00-$30.00
GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC $45.00
EQUESTRIAN ELECTRIC $18.00
Non Peak Season
Jan 01 2011 -
Mar 31 2011
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $12.00
TENT ONLY ELECTRIC $14.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $14.00-$18.00
OVERNIGHT SHELTER ELECTRIC $24.00-$30.00
GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC $45.00
EQUESTRIAN ELECTRIC $18.00
Peak Season
Apr 01 2011 -
Sep 30 2011
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $12.00
TENT ONLY ELECTRIC $16.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $16.00-$20.00
OVERNIGHT SHELTER ELECTRIC $24.00-$30.00
GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC $45.00
EQUESTRIAN ELECTRIC $20.00

Alerts and Important Information Due to parking limitations only 3 vehicles will be allowed entrance to the park for each rented site. All additional vehicles associated with that campsite will not be allowed access inside the park and will be parked outside the main gate at the owner's expense. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, please carpool or make other arrangements to allow for this new policy." Reservations must be made at least 4 days in advance. This campground requires a 2 day minimum stay on weekends. This campground requires a 3 day minimum holiday weekend stay. The campground is open year round and sites are $6-$30/night. Attendants are on duty. Gates open at 6am and close at 10pm. There is a night exit that allows a person to exit the park after hours. A fishing license is required to fish at McCown Valley.

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 16 2010 to Dec 14 2010
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: Mccown Valley
Campground Phone: 254-694-3189
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777

Waco, TX
254-694-3189

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More About Mccown Valley Campground

Mccown Valley is a campground located in Waco, 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 -97.38306 latitude, and -97.38306 longitude into your GPS device.

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