National Forest

Davy Crockett Dog Policy

Davy Crockett National Forest is Dog Friendly

Dogs Allowed
with 6' Leash []
Dogs Allowed
with 6' Leash []

Davy Crocket National Forest encompasses several recreation areas and wilderness in East Texas. The landscape is mostly a combination of woodlands, streams, and ponds. It's located between the Neches and Trinity River basins.

Davy Crocket National Forest is dog friendly, and dogs are allowed throughout the Forest and campgrounds while on a leash.


Trail Policy

Dogs are allowed along trails and throughout the Forest while on a leash.

Campground Policy

Dogs are allowed at campsites while restrained or on a leash, including in the improved campground at Ratcliff Lake Recreation Area.

Location & Map



Warning: Hunting is allowed at this location. Please be aware of and familiarize yourself with hunting seasons, and exercise appropriate caution with your dog. During hunting season(s), you may also want to consider having your dog wear a blaze orange vest.

For more information on hunting seasons and policies, please see:

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Note: Policies can change -- please make sure to check official dog/pet policies prior to making plans or booking travel.

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