Back Water Jacks

621 LONGS CAMP RD, KARNACK, TX 75661   |  (903) 679-3427  | leave a google review for backwater jacks rv park on caddo lakeyelp reviews for backwater jacks rental cabins on caddo laketrip advisor reviews for camping at backwater jacks on caddo lake

THINGS TO DO ON CADDO LAKE

Look Beneath the Surface – Adventures on Caddo Lake

Some days call for an adventure! Here are a few of our favorite destinations and activities near our cabin rentals and Caddo Lake RV park.

Texas Paddle Program

There’s nothing wrong with giving in to “pier pressure” during your camping trip and enjoying the Texas Paddle Program! The state of Texas provides well-mapped and accessible paddling trails that are available in a massive number of locations! There are more than 15 major rivers and 3,300 miles of shoreline that make up these beautiful paddling trails. No matter the day, the Texas Paddle Program is sure to make a splash!

Caddo Lake Wildlife

You can have a grand adventure right here at Backwater Jacks by exploring the unique wildlife of Caddo Lake. Choose to spend a “reel” relaxing afternoon fishing on the banks of the bayou, or look out for aquatic creatures like turtles, frogs, and beavers!

Jefferson, Texas

Jefferson, Texas

“Riverport to the Southwest.” near Backwater JacksThe lively city of Jefferson, Texas is known as the “Riverport to the Southwest.” Only ten miles from Caddo Lake, Jefferson provides visitors with some beautiful nostalgia as a ride along Cypress River whisks them away on a journey through time.
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Marshall, Texas

Marshall, Texas

Caddo Lake cabins near Marshall TexasIf you’re in the mood for beautiful scenery and small-town charm, Marshall, Texas is the perfect destination for you and your family. A mere 20 miles from our Caddo Lake cabins, the homey town of Marshall, Texas happily welcomes all eager visitors.
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Shreveport, LA

Shreveport, LA

Shreveport, Louisiana nearby Backwarter Jacks RV Park and campgroundsExperience fine arts, dynamic city-life, exciting festivals, and even riverboat gambling in the vibrant city of Shreveport, Louisiana. Your “wild side” is sure to surface during your visit to this colorful city. 
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Caddo Lake Visitor's Guide

Caddo Lake Visitor's Guide

Views of cypress trees around Caddo Lake TexasLocated on the border of both Texas and Louisiana this lake is unlike anything else in Texas. You’ll enjoy the remarkable views of cypress trees, wildlife and about 240 different species of birds.
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Explore Caddo Lake

Explore Caddo Lake

Wildlife at Caddo lake fed by 5 tremendous bayous Investigate Texas’s only natural lake fed by 5 tremendous bayous; Big Cypress Bayou, Little Cypress Bayou, Black Cypress Bayou, and Jeems Bayou. 

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Caddo Lake National Wildlife Refuge

Caddo Lake National Wildlife Refuge

Caddo Lake’s National Wildlife Refuge To-Do near Backwater JacksBe a part of the conservation solution and visit Caddo Lake’s National Wildlife Refuge. It’s 1 of the United State’s 500 national refuges.
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Starr Family Historical Site (About 21 Miles Away)

Starr Family Historical Site

This East Texas historical site maps the life history of the well-known Starr family. Experience the beauty of period furnishing and dress as well as its elegant structures. 
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Wonderland of Lights Festival

Wonderland of Lights Festival

If you’re visiting us over the holidays this year, view Marshall’s holiday extravaganza. You can view hundreds of light displays and then end your evening ice-skating on their outdoor ice skating rink.
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Music City Texas Theatre (About 30 Miles Away)

Music City Texas Theatre

Since the Grand Opening in 2003, the theatre has continued to present an incredible assortment of musical talent. This theatre has also opened its doors to organizations and renters looking to host a unique event. 
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Marshall Pottery (About 22 Miles Away)

Marshall Pottery

Bring home a beautiful souvenir from Marshall Pottery. For over 100 years, local artists have been creating functional stoneware that is considered a true work of art.
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OUR MISSION

mission of backwater jacks rv park and campground on caddo lakeNo matter where you come from or where you’re going, a short stay at Backwater Jacks is “shore” to bring peace and tranquility to your busy life.

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