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Lake Livingston in Lake Livingston State Park is one of the largest lakes in Texas and is the perfect place to take the RV for a ride. The park spans over 635 acres in its entirety and offers visitors many ways to get in touch with nature. Campsites at the park range from just $10-$25 nightly.
One of the more popular activities is horseback riding. Visitors have the opportunity to rent a horse and tour over 2 miles of scenic and wooded terrain thanks to Faith Ridin Stables. Visitors can also view magnificent views from the hundreds of biking and hiking paths located throughout the park. There are paths for every skill level so that both beginners and pro’s can enjoy the splendor of Lake Livingston. For visitors looking for a little more speed, off-roading may be the perfect activity.
It wouldn’t be a lake without water. For visitors looking to enjoy the liquid nature of Lake Livingston there’s swimming, boating, and paddling. Along with a swim in the lake, visitors can also enjoy a dip in the pool courtesy of the park.
For visitors that want to get in touch with their inner hunter, there are plenty of great places to fish and hunt for game. Some of the most common fish in the lake are the crappie, perch, catfish, and bass. For more information on obtaining a license please visit http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/regulations/fish_hunt/.
Lake Livingston State Park also offers a park store stocked with groceries, ice, bait, tackle, firewood, camping and RV supplies, souvenirs, T-shirts and mountain bike rentals. There is also a marina which offers fuel on the water and boat rentals such as kayaks, paddle boats, canoes, and rowboats.
It’s obvious that Lake Livingston has a lot to offer to anyone that chooses to visit. For more information on Lake Livingston State Park or to plan your trip please visit http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/state-parks/lake-livingston.