Lying within 100 miles of Dallas and Fort Worth, Possum Kingdom Lake is a paradise for leisure seekers, with more than 300 miles of shore and lots of fun activities to enjoy in and around the water. There are dozens of coves to explore along the lake’s twisting shoreline, too. You'll find Possum Kingdom cabin rentals right on the lake or tucked away in the surrounding trees. The nearby towns of Graham, Mineral Wells, and Breckenridge are all within a half-hour’s drive of the lake, so it’s easy to pick up supplies or head out for dinner.
Outdoor fun abounds in Possum Kingdom State Park
At the southwestern end of the lake is Possum Kingdom State Park, a 1,500-acre preserve offering all sorts of watery fun, from the exciting to the relaxing. The park has its own boat launch, fishing pier, and fish cleaning station, as well as beaches for swimming, snorkeling, and scuba diving. You can also rent canoes, tubes, and wakeboards from the park’s own store and marina. On dry land, you can enjoy hiking trails, picnic sites, and geocaching.
There’s a great variety of cabins around Possum Kingdom Lake
From beach holidays to boating trips, the rental cabins around Possum Kingdom Lake are set up for all sorts of adventures by the water. Whether you want to spend your vacation swimming near a sandy beach, fishing from your own private dock, or wakeboarding across the water, you’ll find a great place to stay that’s just right for you. Some cabins are built right on deep water, with docks and boats ready to go. You’ll also find cozy cabins with traditional fireplaces and hammocks, or bigger places with huge decks, open-plan living spaces, and even tree houses.
Cabins on the lake
If you fancy sitting around a fire pit by the water as you watch the sun setting, you’ve come to the right place. The shores of Possum Kingdom Lake are dotted with idyllic vacation homes where you can enjoy your own piece of the lakeside, and these rentals often come with a private dock that’s perfect for fishing. And there are lots of smaller coves tucked away from the main lake that can feel as though you’ve found your own secret kingdom, whether you’re hiking the shore or exploring by boat.
Cabins with hot tubs
Should your ideal vacation involve soaking up the bubbles in a hot tub as you admire the tranquil views over the lake, there are some dreamy vacation homes around Possum Kingdom Lake with tubs on the deck outside. Some hot tubs are set on large decks with fire pits and barbecue grills nearby. There are even clifftop homes where the tub sits alongside your own private swimming pool.
Cabins with dock access
There are dozens of cabin rentals around Possum Kingdom Lake that come complete with their own boat dock, and some even provide canoes or kayaks for you to enjoy. It’s great to step outside in the morning and have direct access to boating, swimming, and fishing in the refreshing waters. And even if your cabin doesn’t have a dock of its own, you’re never far from one of the little marinas around the lake, where you can rent boats to explore the miles of shoreline.
Cabins for large groups
The area around Possum Kingdom lake is graced with some fabulous, large vacation home rentals, so if you’re planning a gathering of friends or a big family reunion, you have plenty of options to choose from. Many Possum Kingdom cabins have room for as many as 20 guests to enjoy the lake from spacious decks and private docks, and they'll likely also offer fire pits, barbecues, and communal dining areas. And with your own stretch of private lakeshore, it’s a great way to get together and create some memories.
Cabins near the beach
There are several easily accessible beaches around the lake that are great for swimming and snorkeling, or just picnicking by the shore. Popular spots include Willow Beach, Turtle Beach, Bug Beach, and the aptly named Sandy Beach. Because Possum Kingdom Lake is a reservoir, the sizes of the beaches depend on how high the water level is; they can be bigger or smaller depending on the season and recent rainfall.