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Lake Livingston

Because Life is Better at the Lake

Texas Outdoor Family Event at Lake Livingston State Park


300 Park Road 65
Livingston, Texas

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Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.

Family Camping
General Program Details


We provide basic camping equipment needed for the weekend (pictured below). You provide sheets, blankets, food and personal items.
Download the TOF Welcome Packet for a more detailed list of what we provide and what you should bring.
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Camping Equipment
A 6 Person Tent, Propane Stove and Fuel, 2 Cooking Pots, 1 Frying Pan, 2 Cots, Tongs, Cooking Spoons, Spatula, 1 Foam Pad per Youth, Wash Basins, Broom, Dust Pan, Mallet, and Coffee Press (on request)


The cost is $75 per family (up to 6 individuals) which includes all park entry and camping fees.


You provide your own meals. Read the TOF Welcome Packet to find camp meal ideas.

Conclusion & Departure

Texas Outdoor Family camping workshops conclude with borrowed gear returned at or before 11am on Sunday. Your onsite Ranger will provide more details at the event.

Specific Program Details


Individual car camping sites for each family
Potable water and electricity at or near each campsite
Restrooms with hot showers
Overnight ranger presence for comfort and confidence
Activities Specific to this Workshop

Tent setup demonstration
Leave No Trace
Evening hike
Dutch oven and outdoor cooking demonstration
Fire building
Junior Ranger journal
All activities are subject to weather conditions. View our Sample Agenda.

Program Policies


Pets are not allowed on TOF camping workshops.

Weather and Cancellation

We recognize that the weather will impact your camping experience. TOF staff will notify you via email and telephone if your event cancels. If cancelled, we will add your reservation to our transfer list to be eligible for a future event, pending availability. Due to the state's process for handling funds, refunds cannot be offered.

All deposits are non-refundable; however, we will allow you to reschedule to another TOF Workshop if we are notified 10 business days prior to the arrival date. All cancellations within 10 business days or less of arrival date will result in a loss of payment; unless you provide documented circumstances of illness or emergency.


All participants are expected to wear face coverings and respect social distancing rules throughout the camping workshop when applicable. A completed Covid-19 screening questionnaire and program waiver will be required to participate in this camping workshop.

How to Register

Check availability and make an online reservation at your convenience. Click on this link to open the online reservations system. Make a note of the workshop date - October 3rd. It will be required on the next page to complete your reservation.

You also have the option to call (512) 389-8903 and speak to one of our "Texas Outdoor Family" cu

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Lake Livingston Weather Forecast


Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 82

Monday Night

Chance Rain Showers

Lo: 73



Hi: 77

Tuesday Night


Lo: 65


Thunderstorms Likely

Hi: 71

Wednesday Night

Slight Chance Rain Showers

Lo: 59


Partly Sunny

Hi: 73

Thursday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 62

Lake Livingston Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 5/11: 131.24 (+0.24)