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With summer just around the corner, camping is a great opportunity to get away for a couple of days with your friends and family. In this Texas heat, you may want to cool off by swimming or going for a boat ride. There are some great destinations around Keller with activities like those for everyone to enjoy. So kick back, relax, and don’t forget the s’mores stuff!

1. Twin Coves Park & Campground

About 30 minutes away from Keller, Texas, Twin Coves Park and Campground is a great destination for the family. This campground offers cabins, RV sites, and primitive camping. The 234-acre park overlooks a lake with meadows, providing beautiful views of sunrises and sunsets while you camp. There is a boat ramp, fishing pier, and a store on site, so you’ll have everything you need for your fishing trip. Make sure to check out the volleyball court, playground, and kayak rentals to keep the kids busy, too.

2. Murrell Park

Murrell Park is only 35 minutes from Keller, Texas, and is open year-round. This campground has primitive campsites available along the lakeshore, each with a view of the lake, along with boat access. Every campsite has a campfire ring with a grill and a picnic table. Murrell Park is popular for the Northshore Trail, which attracts hikers and mountain bikers, while the lake gathers boaters and fishermen. Anglers can also fish from the shore to catch black and white crappie, catfish, and bass.

3. Creek Harbor Fish Camp

Creek Harbor Fish Camp is in Fort Worth, about 35 minutes from Keller, Texas. Twelve air-conditioned cabins are available to rent, along with waterfront sites for RV and tent camping. Situated on a lake, this campground has a boat ramp for your Jet Skis and fishing boats, as well as a spot to fish on the bank. There are boats and kayaks available to rent and a camp store with live bait. This is a perfect place to go fishing with friends and family – plus you can bring your pets.

4. LLELA Camping

Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area is located on the LLELA Nature Preserve, about 35 minutes away from Keller, Texas. There are nine campsites available for primitive tent camping that are walk-in only. At the LLELA Nature preserve, you can go fishing, kayaking, canoeing, hiking, birdwatching, and geocaching. If you’re looking for a more traditional camping experience, camping at LLELA would be a great getaway! Each campsite allows for two tents and 10 people, so be sure to bring some friends.

5. Hickory Creek Campground

Hickory Creek Campground is a large campground with 121 sites available for RV and tent camping. This campground is only 35 minutes from Dallas and Keller, Texas. There are so many things to do here on the beautiful lake, like swimming, boating, and fishing. And if you want to stay dry, check out the 50 miles of paved trails surrounding the lake, perfect for hiking and biking.

Do you love the outdoors? Check out the Olympus at Stone Glen Blog for more wilderness adventures.