Tent camping is a fun way to get in touch with nature, and Hidden Cove has everything you need to provide your perfect getaway. If you prefer camping lakeside or between trees, near others or in privacy – the choice is yours. Create the camping trip of your dreams and live it out in our 42-acre park.
There is a $25 charge for each tent entering the park in addition to $5 per person.
Basic Camping Checklist
Of course, what you else end up needing will depend on many factors such as what you plan to do, the purpose of your trip, personal taste, and who is coming along. As experienced campers, we have taken the liberty of providing a head-start checklist for you. Feel free to print this out and make use of it before visiting our campgrounds.
- Pillows/blankets (easily washed)
- Poles and fishing license
- Pet gear – food, ball, ect
- Folding chairs
- Bug spray
- Change of clothes
- Travel- sized soap/shampoo
- Lots of drinking water
Camping Made Easy!
Make Your Tent Camping Trip Even Better: 13 Simple Tips To Improve Your Camping Experience
In an environment of peace and nature, the last thing you want is a hassle while camping. So while your staying on Lake Lewisville from Little Elm, The Colony, Frisco, or maybe even further out, here are a few pointers for stress-free camping:
- Plan ahead and keep a checklist logged as items pop in your head.
- Make it easy on yourself and try to pack lightly. What can you live without for a day?
- Foods that do not have to be refrigerated or cooked might be best for your trip.
- Sometimes dogs have trouble handling new environments. Bring items to sooth him and keep him busy.
- Using headlights while parked at night can bother other campers and is not recommended.
- Do not leave food open or out, as it could attract animals or insects.
- If you’ll be near the wooded areas, learn what common poisonous plants and insects look like.
- Avoid odors and hazards by setting up tables, chairs, tents, and yourself away from the direction of smoke blowing from fires.
- You may need a mallet or other tools to set up your tent. Check your model and bring those items with you.
- Avoid camping under trees that look old or dead, as branches could break and cause a serious injury.
- Pitch your tent away from fire smoke. Heavy wind can also flip your tent, so try to avoid it.
- Smaller tents have less space, but are typically easier to transport. Decide what’s best based on your needs.
- Trees provide shade, but also can be more susceptible to critters like spiders, so it’s not a good idea to camp directly next to one.