Located about an hour outside of Fort Worth lies the quiet town of Possum Kingdom. Famously known for the song by The Toadies and for being the location of the annual Red Bull Cliff Diving competition, Possum Kingdome is home to beautiful scenery, great fishing and it’s the perfect place to get away for the weekend. If you’re considering a weekend getaway, then load up and head west. Not sure of accommodations? Here are some great places to stay in Possum Kingdom.
As the largest resort community on Possum Kingdom Lake, The Cliffs Resort offers a variety of golf course and marina views. For many of the condos, the views of the lake front are literally on a cliff approximately 90 feet above the largest and deepest area of the lake. On clear days, you’re able to view as much as 30 miles of the Palo Pinto lake country. That’s why this is one of the premier places to stay in Possum Kingdom.
Located on Possum Kingdom Lake in Graford, Lush Resort offers lakefront suites, bungalows, hotel rooms and RV sites for visitors to rent. As a family-friendly resort, Lush has plenty of amenities to offer their guest. Enjoy lunch or dinner at the bar and grill as it over looks the lake. Get your friends together and enjoy a day on the lake in one of the pontoon boat rentals. Start your day with a grueling workout before heading to the spa for a deep tissue massage or work on your tan at the lakefront swimming pool.
Just ninety minutes from DFW International Airport and right around the corner from Possum Kingdom Lake lies Wildcatter Ranch and Resort. Located in the heart of the North Texas Hill Country,on Hwy 16 between PK Lake and Graham, Wildcatter Ranch is a beautiful escape from the city. The ranch is surrounded by nature, history and offers a one-of-a-kind upscale western adventure. From guided activities with local cowboys to hand-cut mesquite grilled steaks at the steakhouse, this is the perfect place for a family getaway, a couples weekend, or even a wedding.
Want to do some camping? Grab the family and head over to Possum Kingdom State Park. You’ll have your option of an air-conditioned cabin or camp site. With over 300 miles of shoreline, this park is in no shortage of scenic views. For those looking to get active, stop by the park store to rent a canoe, water ski or wakeboard, and for those with little ones, sign them up to become a Junior Park Ranger.
If you’re looking for something a little more rustic for your stay, then Hide-Away Cabins may be more your speed. With 22 cabins scatter throughout the hillside property, guest enjoy views of the lake in their home away from home. Forget something at home? No need to fret, hop on in to the General Store to pick up souvenir t-shirts, purchase your fishing license or grab some bait and tackle.
About a 20 minute drive from the NE side of Possum Kingdom Lake, the Holiday Inn is the perfect spot if you’re looking to cash in on some reward points. Graham offers plenty to do including boutique shopping, a drive-in movie theater, and the Old Post Office Museum and Art Center. Graham is also home is the country’s largest town square. If you’re looking for a place to stay that offers a little bit history in-between your fun on the lake, Graham is the perfect place
Sitting on 13-acres to the west of Possum Kingdom Lake, Fox Hollow Resort has been helping their guest make memories since 1944. Whether you’re swinging through to grab lunch or staying in one of their cabins for a few days, this family-friendly resort works to provide you with the best service possible. From kayaks to paddle board rentals, full service boat docks to guided lake tours, Fox Hollow is one of the trendiest spots to for guest to enjoy.