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745 FM 343 East
Rusk, Texas 75785
Info: 903-683-6641
Reserve: 800-562-4143

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Centrally located between Shreveport, Dallas and Houston, Rusk KOA sits at the highest point in Cherokee county. This hilltop location offers soft breezes and spectacular sunset views amidst the rolling hills and shady pine forests of East Texas.

Our campground is home to rustic cabins and tent sites nestled beneath the pines, and RV sites and lodges located in grassy clearings accented with beautiful crepe myrtles.

Rusk KOA has a history of outstanding service and exceptional quality standards provided for our guests and has received the KOA Founder's and President's Award.

Enjoy camping all four season's at Rusk KOA. We are open all year.


Rusk KOA has a well-stocked campground store which includes food, firewood, toiletries, gift items and coffee bar. Hot summers are made so much cooler by taking a dip in the refreshing saltwater pool which is open from May 1 to October 15. Our climate-controlled club room can be booked for all your group gatherings year-round.

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Firewood($)
  • Campground Store and Gift Shop
  • Laundry Facility($)
  • LP Gas($)
  • Pavilion
  • Saltwater Swimming Pool (5/1-10/15)
  • Club Room (climate-controlled)
  • Fenced Pet Park
  • Playground


A campground map is provided on our website so that you can visually see the layout of our facilities. Since we are always improving the campground and adding new accommodations and activities, the map may not depict the exact layout at the time of your reservation.

View the Rusk KOA campground map.


Rusk KOA is the perfect solution for your next group activity. Whether it's a rally, reunion, wedding, birthday party or other special occasion, the campground's climate-controlled club room will accommodate your group. For the non-campers, our cabins and lodges make for pleasant accommodations.

Our club room seats 60 people and is equipped with tables and chairs. A kitchen with microwave, sink, cooktop and lots of counterspace will make your potluck or catered event easier to manage.

Call the campground office at 903-683-6641 to book your next group activity.


While staying at Rusk KOA, hook up on Texas' longest zip line, ride the historic Texas State Railroad's steam train, visit a drive-through safari park, or take advantage of the many local festivals and rodeos. Fish at area lakes, play at the local golf course, and visit wineries, antique shops and more.

Visit the Local Area page for more details.