Hickory Creek Park Overview:
Review of Hickory Creek Park on Lake Lewisville
Hickory Creek Park is a very clean and well-maintained Corp of Engineer park on Lake Lewisville (read the review of Lake Lewisville) with 124 water and electricity (some 50 amp) and 10 primitive sites plus a group shelter and camping area. Most of the sites have water/electricity, are level, spacious, well treed, and have a view of the water.
The majority of Hickory Creek is along the north shore of Lake Lewisville and a small cove and as such, there is good access to the water.
The park has wide boat ramps with plenty of trailer parking, a single dump station, a roped in swim area with a beach and change house, and clean restrooms and showers.
Amenities and Fun Things To Do:
Hickory Creek has 124 sites, most of which are level, have water and electric (20 and 30 AMP, some with 50), picnic tables (most are covered), and a fire pit. Some of the sites are close to the lake, others are across the street with good lake views, and some away from the lake. All of the sites are spacious and s There is also an area for RVs that has water, electric, and sewer but these sites are as nice as the other sites. Most of the sites are back-in but there are a few pull throughs. The sites range from around 40' long to 90' pull throughs.The primitive sites are walk-in and not close to the water.
Some of the amenities include:
- a short paved walking and bike riding trail that meanders through the park
- clean restrooms with showers
- a couple playgrounds
- two boat ramps
- dump station
If you want to enjoy the lake, rent a pontoon boat, ski boat, or jet ski - click here to find a list of watercraft rentals on Lake Lewisville. You can also rent a stand-up paddleboard, a party boat, or cruise the lake on a huge catamaran. This map of Lake Lewisville will also help you find things to see and do on the lake.
The City of Lewisville offers lots of things to do including golf, restaurants, shopping, and more.
A Typical Texas Outsider Day:
If you have a boat, click here to see the things to do on Lake Lewisville which include a party cove, disc golf course, a nine hole golf course, cruising, and a couple restaurants with good food and music. A typical day on Lewisville with a boat includes: cruising by some nice homes a little west of Hickory Creek, skiing/boarding/tubing if the water is smooth, heading over to join the crowd at the party cove, then appetizers or dinner and some music at Wet Bar & Grill or Sneaky Pete's.
If you don't have a boat, this park is good for some pure camping and chillin' in your campsite. It's a good campground to get to know your neighbors or your kids or best friend, play some camping games, and barbecue some tasty grub.
It's a great place to camp to explore Denton, Ft Worth, Lewisville, or Dallas - all of which have lots to see and do.
Cool Nearby Activities:
Lewisville offers lots of things to do including golf, restaurants, shopping, and more. Check out the Golf Section of Texas Outside to find some nearby golf courses or click here to see in Dallas Fort Worth Golf Courses. The Discover Texas section of Texas Outside will help you find out what there is to do in Lewisville.
Sneaky Pete's restaurant, which is 10 minutes away on the other side of the lake serves some good food, typically has live music on the weekends, and has an excellent deck with a swimming pool. Sneaky Pete's also has multiple volleyball courts and its easy to join or start a game.
For a unique and very exciting and fun experience, you can charter a 70' beautiful catamaran and sail on Lake Lewisville. Check out Big D Cats for a day, evening, or dinner dance cruise.
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Additional Pictures of Hickory Creek Park
Texas Outside uses a tough rating scale and it’s difficult for a campground to get a “10”. Each park is rated on:
- Scenic Beauty: a campground that is flat with no trees or character gets a “1” and hills, lots of trees, beautiful lake site, and lush ground cover gets a “10”
- Park Condition: the cleaner, well kept, and maintained campgrounds receive high scores
- Amenities: we are looking for lots of amenities like restrooms, dump stations, playgrounds, boat ramps, shelters, concession stand, rental toys, and more.
- Campsites: low scores are given for sites that are right next to each other (good for getting to know your neighbors, but not what we’re looking for when we’re camping); have no lantern holder, no water or electricity, no fire pit, no grill, or no picnic table (or it’s rotten wood); have no trees and no view; the ground cover is crushed rock (my bare feet hate that stuff!); and they require a lot of work to get your rig level.
- Things To Do: Bonus points are given for campgrounds that offer lots of fun things to do at the park or very nearby – this includes: biking, hiking, climbing, boating, entertainment, golf, swimming, fishing, volleyball, horseshoes, and more