Rusk KOA

Our long, 50-amp, pull-thru sites can accommodate the largest RV.

Situated at one of the highest points in Cherokee County, Texas, Rusk KOA offers million-dollar sunset views in a quiet, relaxing park (NO PLANES, TRAINS, OR AUTOMOBILES). It is centrally located between the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, Houston and Shreveport. Enjoy a ride on the Texas State Railroad's steam train through the scenic Piney Woods area, visit a drive-through safari park, hook up on a great zip line or visit the area's wineries, antique shops, restaurants and more. Rusk KOA welcomes RV Rallies, reunions and other groups year-round in the climate-controlled club room. Take advantage of the campground's long Pull-Thru RV Sites, Premium Tent Sites and rustic Cabins set among the pine trees. You'll also find a large selection of Deluxe Cabins as well as a separate rally area. After a busy day, relax and cool off in the refreshing saltwater pool. Kids enjoy the rental bikes and the unique playground. Pool: May 1 - October 1.  Max pull thru: 100 feet. Your hosts: the McMullen family.

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Campground Amenities

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 100' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cable TV
  • Pool (5/1 - 10/1)
  • Propane ($)
  • Firewood ($)
  • Bike Rentals ($)
  • Dog Park
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Ways to Stay

KOA Holiday

KOA Holiday Campgrounds

Whether you’re exploring the local area or hanging out at the campground, KOA Holidays are an ideal place to relax and play. There’s plenty to do, with amenities and services to make your stay memorable. Plus, you’ll enjoy the outdoor experience with upgraded RV Sites with KOA Patio™ and Deluxe Cabins with full baths for camping in comfort. Bring your family, bring your friends, or bring the whole group – there’s plenty of ways to stay and explore.

KOA Holidays Feature:

  • RV Sites with a KOA Patio™
  • Deluxe Cabins with full baths
  • Premium Tent Sites
  • Group meeting facilities

Latest Hot Deal

Big Weekend

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WHEN: May 8-9, 2020

WHAT: Stay Friday night, May 8th at a participating campground, and get Saturday night, May 9th for just $20.

WHY: The Big Weekend helps raise funds to send kids with cancer to medically-supervised camps all across North America. Kids fighting cancer deserve a chance to attend a summer camp and to just be a kid again. Funds raised from May 9 support the KOA Care Camps Trust which distributes more than $1 million dollars annually to support 125+ Care Camps each year. Learn more at koacarecamps.org.

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Local Area

Centrally Located Between Dallas, San Antonio, Houston, and Shreveport

Rusk just happens to be ideally located right between all of these amazing cities, but also being far enough away to make the stay here peaceful and quiet. This makes the amount of day trips you can plan practically endless!

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Piney Woods Wine Trail

Take a trip down the Piney Hills Wine Trail and enjoy a glass or two of wine while you take in the beautiful scenery of East Texas.

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Tyler: The City of Endless Fun

Tyler. Wow. If you want a place to go where you can pretty much find anything you want to do on your family outing then look no further... and its only 40 miles away! If your kids are into animals then you can visit the Cadwell Zoo or the Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge. Feel like taking a stroll through a museum or two? Well they have The 1859 Goodman-LeGrand House and Museum, Historic Aviation Memorial Museum, American Freedom Museum just to name a few! Want a hands on place for your kids to learn about science? Well the Center for Earth & Space Science Education and the Discovery Science Place are right up your alley then! You can even take a walk through the Tyler Rose Garden if you want to take a romantic walk through the flowers. On top of all that they have endless shopping and restaurants at the Broadway Square Mall and throughout the whole city!

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Visit the Oldest Town in Texas

Nacogdoches is the oldest town in Texas and just happens to be only 30 miles outside of Rusk. Spend the day shopping in the historic downtown, take a hike on one of their creek trails, or visit the largest Azalea garden in Texas!

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