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Reviews of Stillhouse Hollow Lake, Union Grove Park, and Dana Peak Park:
If you are planning a visit to Stillhouse Hollow Lake, you should first read the Texas Outside review of the lake, check out the campground reviews of Union Grove and Dana Peak, and take a look at Salado for fun things to see and do in Salado.
Union Grove Park- This park offers both R.V. and tent camping with water and electricity available at all sites. Union Grove Park has a total of 37 campsites. Of these 37 campsites, 7 are tent only sites, 4 are pull through sites, 2 are double sites and the remainder of the sites will accommodate tent, trailer or R.V.'s. The park also has restroom facilities with showers, a swim beach and a 4 lane boatramp. Most of these sites have excellent water access so you can pull your boat up to shore.
Dana Peak Park- This Park offers both R.V. and tent camping with water and electricity available at all sites. Dana Peak has a total of 25 campsites. Of these 25 campsites, 5 sites are tent only, 2 sites are pull through sites, 3 sites are double sites, 2 sites are mini group shelters and the remainder of the sites are available for tent, trailer or R.V. use. Dana Peak contains restroom facilities with showers, a swim beach with change shelter, and a 4-lane boatramp. Most of these sites are close to the water so you can pull your boat up to shore.
Certain designated public land at Stillhouse Hollow Lake is open for free public hunting. The areas that are open to hunting on Stillhouse Hollow Lake are colored in a peach color on the lake map labeled as Wildlife Management Areas. Hunters must observe all Federal and State hunting laws and regulations that apply to these public lands with regard to hunting license, season and bag limits. Hunting is allowed from Sept. 1 through the end of Quail season. Hunters are required to wear blaze orange during some seasons while in these hunting areas. Anyone interested in hunting is encouraged to contact the office prior to planning a trip.
Boat Ramp Locations:
Stillhouse Park- Stillhouse Park has a 4-lane boatramp that is located next to the marina.
Dana Peak Park- Dana Peak Park has a 4-lane boatramp that is located on the North end of the park. You should check out the Texas Outside review of Dana Peak Park to learn more about the park.
Union Grove- Union Grove has a 4-lane boatramp that is located on the South end of the park. This is a free boatramp with access to vault restrooms and fishing dock. Read the review of Union Grove to see some pictures and learn more about the Park.
River's Bend Park- River's Bend has a 4-lane boatramp that is located at the end of the park road. This is a free boatramp with access to vault restrooms and picnic tables with cookers.
Cedar Gap Park- This park has a 1-lane boatramp with access to vault restrooms. There is no charge to use this ramp.
Chalk Ridge Falls Hiking Trail- This trail located below the Stillhouse Hollow Lake Dam. This is a free area that is open from 8:00 am - 6:00 pm October 1- March 31 and is open from 8:00 am - 8:00 pm April 1- September 30. Dogs, glass containers, alcoholic beverages, bicycles or firearms are not allowed in the park. There is approximately 5 miles of hiking trail in this area. This is an outstanding trail with waterfalls and a suspension bridge.
Dana Peak Trail- This trail is located at the entrance to Dana Peak Park. This trail is designed for hiking, biking or equestrian use with a corral and water trough for the horses. This is a free area that is open from daylight till dark year round. The trail head is located on Dana Peak Road before the gatehouse at the entrance to the developed area of the park.
Dana Peak Park- In addition to camping, this park also has a day-use area with 32 sites for picnicking. There are restroom facilities, swim beach and boatramp near this area.
Stillhouse Park- This park has 38 picnic sites with great water access at each site as well as access to the swim beach. Also, there is a playground for the kids. Water is available in the park, but not at each site and electricity is not available.
River's Bend Park- This park has 16 picnic sites with cookers, good water access, a 4-lane boatramp and vault restroom facilities. Water is available in the park, but not at each site and electricity is not available. Currently, all facilities within this park are free of charge.