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Lake Whitney

417 Thousand Trails Dr.
Whitney, TX 76692

– 70 MIles South of Dallas
Ranger Station: (254) 694-2583

Thousand Trails park literature

General Delivery, Whitney, TX 76692

Super Walmart 26 miles away in Hillsboro

Mobile Data and Voice

Verizon Internet card does not work here, but the family center has free Internet

RV Legal Limits in Texas

One important note about Texas for those that are non-residents. Don’t speed, I know there are public service signs everywhere that say “Don’t Slow Texas Down”, but should I ever enter this state again, I will slow Texas down!  I was traveling down a highway entering a town, they had the speed sign behind a construction sign and a cop behind the speed sign. Something right out of the Dukes of Hazzard movie. Unbelievable! I rolled into town doing 9mph over the 35 miles per hour required. The nice little police lady had no pleasantries nor professional courtesies for us that day. I asked her where to pay the ticket and her reply was you figure it out. Since she was in such a Jolly mood I thanked for her time and went back to RV, then googled the county seat and worked my way back from them there. The ticket was $300 plus a $200 court fee, plus sales tax, and recorded as a criminal misdemeanor! Come on, where we are from that is an infraction that only means something to your insurance company for a few years. I was also told by the clerk that if your state requires a special license such as a CDL Texas would pull your CDL on the spot, meaning no license. She also said if I had been doing one more Mile Per Hour she would have placed me in jail until all the money was paid. Texas residents have their records cleared if they get no other tickets for nine months. I want to visit my relatives who are in Texas again, but I might just hire a driver!

Height 14′, Width 8.5′, Length no vehicle can be over 45′ Two trailers can be pulled; max combination length is 65′ axle weight is 20,000 pounds.

Normally RV’s are not wanted in Texas Weigh Stations

Fuel Loves Travels Stop (28Miles) in Hillsboro, – Texas Truck Stop list Here

Points of Interest:

  • Fishing barges at local marinas
  • Visit Fort Worth Stock yards – Fun to walk around see shops and eat. Street parking is free along East Exchange Avenue. Lots charge $5 to $10 – (70 Miles)

  • Homestead Craft Village – We really enjoyed this visit, it was really informative. I don’t think they required admission. – (31 Miles)

  • That’s about all we know to do here.


Lake Whitney is in great condition over all. We did not photograph the mini golf as it is buried in the snow right now. Loop D has great internet reception in the sites closest to the main road. Rumor has it, internet is good in the B loop as well. All the sites are in great condition, though some of the electrical boxes are suspect. As far as electrical is concerned, we took a 30A site and it was more than adequate for our needs. The Laundry is 1 mile from loop D, today we drove 8 miles just going to the laundry and back. Everything in this park is so far apart, one can get his cardio in if he chooses to walk from point to point.  Most of the buildings were closed for the winter, but the members are doing some activities on their own in the Family center. Visit Fort Worth Stock yards from here. Campground loop roads are in good condition

Main road is good, but needs new blacktop

No campfires in this park, but charcoal grills OK

Sites share residential trash cans

Head long view of a campsite

Getaway cabins

Adult Lodge, closed for the winter

Restrooms between adult lodge and pool

Adult pool restrooms clean and in good repair

Adult pool showers, too cold to use

Adult hot tub

Adult pool, good shape, too icy to use

Four washers

Four dryers

Kids Play Area at family center by ranger booth

Small TV area in lobby family center

General Seating in Family center

Kitchen in family center. Coffee by donation

Restrooms family pool

Showers with changing are double curtain

Can you find the tennis court?

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