If you are planning to visit the Lake Ray Roberts State Park, then you should consider the Isle du Bois unit which offers many fun activities and amenities. Are you looking for a day trip with your family? Isle du Bois can be easily accessed from the Dallas metropolitan area, or any of the surrounding cities. Or, you can plan a weekend or week-long vacation to relax and enjoy the lake with your family and friends.
Camping at Isle du Bois
There are 5 campground areas within Isle Du Bois, consisting of a total of 178 campsites. These sites are available for day use or overnight stays, and they offer a beautiful location where you can enjoy time with family and friends near the lake. These campsites are in heavily treed areas so most sites offer ample shade from the sun. And many of the campsites have lake views.
If you are looking for a way to enjoy nature without giving up modern amenities like bathrooms and running water, then these camp sites are the perfect location. The smaller campsites work great for family vacations, or you can schedule a larger campsite or pavilion for a big gathering or celebration. The lake is a family-friendly place that offers a great location for any type of event that you are planning.
Camping amenities include:
- Picnic table
- Fire ring
- Tent pad
- Electricity and water (at most sites)
- Restrooms nearby
- Nearby hiking trails
Activities at Isle du Bois
Isle du Bois offers many fun activities, including hiking and walking trails, horseback riding trails, birdwatching, swimming, fishing and boating. You can choose to enjoy these activities right in the Isle du Bois Park area, or there are other surrounding units that offer different options as well.
One of the biggest attractions of Isle Du Bois is the huge swim beach area. There is a beautiful beach that people come from all over to use. This is available for both day-use and for the overnight campers. Near the beach are picnic tables, a volleyball court, a kid’s playground, and much more.
Another attraction is the nice fishing pier that extends well into the lake. The fishing pier is popular with many fishermen. There is a fish cleaning station located just off of the pier. There is a kid’s fishing pond near the park entrance that kids can fish in.
There is a very nice four-lane boat ramp within the Isle Du Bois Unit as well.
Park amenities include:
- Boat ramp
- Kid’s playgrounds
- Swim beach
- Sand volleyball court
- Fishing pier
- Hiking and biking trails
- Picnic tables
- Kid’s fishing pond
The Isle Du Bois park area is by far the largest and most popular park and campground on Lake Ray Roberts. Its convenience and numerous amenities make sure the park has plenty of visitors on weekends.
The Lake Ray Roberts is man-made, and it formed when the dam was put in place. The lake was created with the goal of providing water for Denton and Dallas, and it is located within three counties in Texas. The modern amenities make it a great place to get away and enjoy nature, providing you with the perfect location to take a break from your busy schedule.
Isle du Bois Unit
100 PW 4137
Pilot Point, TX 76258-8944
Phone: (940) 686-2148
You can make camping reservations here: texas.reserveworld.com