Boykin Springs Recreation Area

Boykin Springs Recreation Area

The Boykin Springs Recreation Area location is in Zavalla, Texas
75980. This page provides detailed contact information for this campground location including the campground phone number, office hours, reservation information and driving directions.

If you have any questions about the Boykin Springs Recreation Area facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

Usda Forest Service, Angelina Ranger District, 111 Walnut Ridge


Phone number


Campground information Zavalla, Texas


Located on Boykin Springs Lake in Angelina National Forest, this recreation area offers a little of everything, including camping, hiking, fishing, picnicking and relaxing in nature. It is situated in eastern Texas near the Louisiana border.

The facility has both a campground and day-use area. The group shelter must be reserved; the campground is first-come, first-served.


The group picnic area provides direct access to the Sawmill Trail, a hiking trail that winds through the forest to the Aldridge Sawmill Historical Site.

Activities: fishing, no designated swimming area, hiking trail

From US 69: SH 63 SE 11 miles; FSR 313 S 2.5 miles. 936-897-1068;

31.05186, -94.26804


The group picnic shelter accommodates up to 74 guests and is available for reservation. It is adjacent to the hiking trail and creek.

The campground has several standard sites for tents and RVs, as well as a few tent-only sites. Drinking water, flush toilets and hot showers are available at the campground.

Campsites: All campsites are first come, first served; 17 campsites No electric or water. Back-in campers and tents; campsite can accommodate up to 23 ft. in length 

Camping Fee: $10; 14 days camping limit; up to 2 tents;8 people per site

Day Use Shelter available for Reservation: 877-444-6777 or through website (

Natural Features

Boykin Creek and the nine-acre Boykin Springs Lake both pass through the facility, and the Sam Rayburn Reservoir is nearby.

The area is forested with pines and hardwoods. Wildlife is abundant, and the region is a hot spot for migratory birds.

Nearby Attractions

Aldridge Sawmill Historical Site

Sam Rayburn Reservoir

Frequently Asked Questions About Usda Forest Service, Angelina Ranger District, 111 Walnut Ridge Zavalla, TX

How do I make a reservation with Boykin Springs Recreation Area?

To make reservations at Boykin Springs Recreation Area, you can call the office at 936-897-1068.

Where is Boykin Springs Recreation Area located?

The Boykin Springs Recreation Area is located at Usda Forest Service, Angelina Ranger District, 111 Walnut Ridge in Zavalla,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Boykin Springs Recreation Area have tent or RV camping?

Boykin Springs Recreation Area offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 936-897-1068 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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