Parks

Lake O The Pines

There are many beautiful parks on Lake O’ The Pines. We have details and photos of each park inside this website. Below you can find a short summary of each park along with directions to each. The nice thing about the parks around Lake O’ The Pines is that they are all off of main roads that surround the lake. When you are at the lake, you will not have an issue finding the parks. The only problem is most of these parks do not have addresses. You can use the directions we provide below or the maps of Lake O’ The Pines to locate each park.

Alley Creek Park
From Jefferson, TX, travel 4 miles northwest on Highway 49. Turn left onto FM 729 and continue for 12 miles to the park entrance on the left.
Alley Creek Park does not have as much of a day use area as some of the other parks so it is mostly used for camping. This park is also defined by its huge pine trees that provide plenty of shade to the park. This is an Army Corps of Engineers park and is very well maintained. This is a beautiful park for camping on Lake O’ The Pines.

Brushy Creek Park
From Jefferson, TX, travel 4 miles northwest on Highway 49. Turn left onto FM 729 and continue for about 7 miles, then turn left again onto FM 726. After nearly 5 miles turn left at the stop sign and follow signs to the park.
Brushy Creek Park is one of the most beautiful lake parks and campgrounds in all of north Texas and one of our favorite places to camp in Texas. This park has a wonderful camping area and day-use area with great facilities all the way around.

Buckhorn Creek Park
From Jefferson, TX, travel 4 miles northwest on Highway 49. Turn left onto FM 729 and continue for 7 miles, then turn left again onto FM 726. After about 2 miles the park entrance will be on the right.
Buckhorn Creek Park is a very popular park and campground located on the south end of Lake O’ The Pines just on the east end of the dam. This campground has 40 RV sites and 38 tent camping sites. The park itself is protected from the wind by the dam and by the many trees throughout the park.

Cedar Springs Park
Located on the northern end of the lake. Take US 259 north out of Ore City. Turn right on Texas 155 and go 1 mile to Cedar Springs. Look for sign on road, turn right and follow signs to ramp.
Cedar Springs Park is really pretty small and made up of a large parking area, a very nice boat ramp, and a few picnic tables. There are also restrooms located within the park.

Hurricane Creek Park
From Jefferson, take Texas 49 west to FM 729. Turn left, go 5 miles and look for sign on left side of road.
Hurricane Creek Park is a beautiful little park on the east side of Lake O’ The Pines. This little park is great for a picnic or just a day out by the lake. There are plenty of trees for shade and about 10 or so picnic tables on the hill overlooking the lake.

Johnson Creek Park
From Jefferson, Texas, travel 4 miles northwest on Highway 49. Turn left onto FM 729 and continue for 8.5 miles to the park entrance on the left.
Johnson Creek Park is one of our favorite parks in Texas and tops on Lake O’ The Pines (along with Brushy Creek Park). Nestled on the east side of Lake O’ The Pines, this park is highlighted by gorgeous pine trees providing shade all over the park and two wonderful swim beaches.

Lakeside Park
Located on the south shore by the dam. From Jefferson, take Texas 49 west to FM 729, turn left, then left again on FM 726. Continue across dam (about 4 miles) and turn right at park entrance.
Lakeside Park is a beautiful day use park on the south end of Lake O’ The Pines. The park is located near the dam. Lakeside Park is highlighted by a great beach area. This beach is one of the largest and nicest on the lake.