Free Camping // Lake Meredith, Texas

After leaving Elk City we had two days to get to Albuquerque. Thanks again to Campendium & FreeCampsites, we were able to find multiple free camping options along the route. We decided to try out Lake Meredith because of numerous positive reviews – but, just 15 miles away, there is a free campsite that offers water & electricity.

The cliff front views overlooking Lake Meredith were more enticing than electricity.

Here’s the Breakdown:

Location: Lake Meredith, Texas

GPS35.6824, -101.5978

Date / Temp: We only camped here for one night in mid-June. The skies were over cast and the temps were significantly lower than the previous days. With a high of 80 degrees and lows in the 60s, we chose this site over the one with free electricity (15 miles away).

Amenities: This campground has lots of covered pavilions, picnic tables and grills. The best amenity is the modern bath house with 4 private rooms that include hot showers and flushable toilets. The sites are only pull-offs from the road, but they are large enough for Class A’s.

At the entrance of the park there is a dump station and fresh water fill-up.

6176692448_IMG_1092.jpg

Wifi / Cell: We received strong cellular signal from AT&T and T-Mobile. We were able to stream without interruption and quickly upload videos. The reviews from Campendium state that the Verizon signal is also strong (as if anyone doubted Verizon’s coverage)!

Noise: The campground is located on a loop that has steady traffic. Many people stopped by for an afternoon picnic and local boat/fishing traffic continued throughout the day. 

6176692448_IMG_1122.JPG

Grocery / Errands: Since our stay was only overnight, we didn’t run any errands while we were there. Our research showed that the town of Borger (15 miles) had big box shopping and plenty of restaurants. 

Dog Friendly: Similar to Elk City Park – this campground is dog friendly and offers lots of space for walking – BUT beware of small thorns in the grass.

Screen Shot 2017-06-24 at 8.35.39 PM.png

Entertainment: Boating & fishing are the main attractions at Lake Meredith. There is also a National Monument within driving distance. However, these cliff front views are perfect for relaxing, listening to music, and watching the activity below on the lake.

Thanks for reading our blog! Our mission is to live minimally & deliberately as we explore the earth and it’s many communities. Help support our mission by shopping through our Amazon Link, visiting our Etsy shop, or better still, listening to our new album!

MUSIQO..png

Screen Shot 2016-10-15 at 8.29.50 AM.png

AMA.jpg

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s