Oil, Antiques, and Racing in Longview/Kilgore, Texas

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April 16, 2019

Aerial view of RVs and Trailers parked

East Texas’s rich history and culture are just ready to be discovered in the Longview and Kilgore area at Shallow Creek RV Resort. Nearby activities include Gladewater’s Antique District, Kilgore’s East Texas Oil Museum, and Lonestar Speedway. Enjoy the Southern Hills Golf Course next door to the RV Park. Our swimming pool will cool you off during those toasty east Texas summers, and our hot tub can relax your cares away. There is even a splash pad for the kids.

Clear resort style community pool

Relax poolside / Photo Courtesy: Shallow Creek RV Resort

Gladewater is the antique capital of east Texas and home to several unique antique shops, as well as other great specialty stores. Gladewater continues to be a favorite tourism spot as visitors enjoy revisiting a bit of the past while browsing through the historic buildings. Enjoy the nostalgic atmosphere of bed and breakfast inns, restaurants, bakeries, shopping, and an old fashioned opry house.

Unique Activities

The East Texas Oil Museum features a replica of a 1930s town called, Boomtown, USA, through full-size dioramas, films, sound, and mementos of the oil field. The museum also includes; geological exhibits, equipment displays, and a simulated elevator ride that provides visitors with an explanation of how oil is formed in the earth as well under the surface.

Come watch many of the region’s top Sprint Car drivers battle it out in a high-speed chess match of slide jobs and precision accuracy on the high banks of LoneStar Speedway!

Experience the Great Texas Balloon Race, held every summer at the East Texas Regional Airport. The annual Texas Shakespeare Festival brings professional actors to the Kilgore College stage each year. The Tyler Rose Festival celebrates the beauty and history of Tyler’s famous roses.

Shallow Creek RV Resort

Comfortably nestled in the Piney Woods of East Texas and conveniently located between Kilgore and Gladewater is Shallow Creek RV Resort. This park commands a perfect 10/10*/10 rating from Good Sam. Shallow Creek welcomes all groups and offers discount rally rates! The park continues to receive recognition for its clean, spacious and convenient facilities. See for yourself!

Here are a few Highlights of what the park has to offer:

  • 63 total spaces
  • 100% concrete roads and sites
  • Big rig sites 90 ft. long and 31 ft. wide
  • Swimming Pool, splash pad and hot tub
  • 5000 square ft. clubhouse with full kitchen
  • Golf course next door
  • Fitness room
  • Fishing pond
  • Free WiFi at park supports streaming
  • Cable TV
Well groomed greens of golf course

Play a Round of Golf / Photo Courtesy: Shallow Creek RV Resort

Reserve now for this top-rated destination

Shallow Creek RV Resort

5261 Hwy 135 N

Gladewater, TX 75647

(888) 984-4513