The Best in Tent Camping: Texas Guide Book

by Wendel Withrow (Menasha Ridge Press)
The Best in Tent Camping Texas  by Wendel Withrow

208pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 0897326849

From the High Plains of the Panhandle to the tropics of South Texas, Texas is great for tent-camping weekends and vacations. But do you know ow to find the right place? Here's the answer. Maybe you seek a small, quiet campground near a fish-filled stream close to home. maybe it's to be a romantic interlude, or you have the kids and their friends in tow. In The Best in Tent Camping: Texas, outdoor enthusiast Wendel Withrow has compiled the most up-to-date research to steer you straight to the safe and scenic treasure spot you had in mind.

© 2009 Wendel Withrow/Menasha Ridge Press. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "The Best in Tent Camping: Texas" Guide Book
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... Preview: Located at the crossroads of Texas history, Abilene State Park is surrounded by low limestone hills in a rugged area used first by the Tonkawa and Comanches to hunt buffalo and later by Texas cowboys ... From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Texas"
Abilene, TX - Campgrounds
... Preview: After leaving the scenic Davis Mountains, the highway returns to the wide-open, hot, and very dry expanses of West Texas only to be interrupted by a hidden oasis that surprises even a well traveled te ... From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Texas"
Toyahvale, TX - Campgrounds
... Preview: Leaving the historic town of Bastrop on TX 21, Bastrop State Park is a family-friendly destination with a surprisingly rugged side. As you enter the park, the golf course along the road is not your us ... From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Texas"
Bastrop, TX - Campgrounds
... Preview: With a captivating panoramic view of the Chisos Mountains, the Chisos Basin Campground is one of the most popular camping areas in Big Bend National Park. Turning right off the main park road, a windi ... From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Texas"
Big Bend National Park, TX - Campgrounds
... Preview: Leaving the cool dry air of the Chiso Basin area, the 38-mile drive to the Rio Grande Village Campground takes the tent camper through 3,600 feet of elevation loss and expanses of the Chihuahuan Deser ... From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Texas"
Big Bend National Park, TX - Campgrounds
... Preview: Located in the shadow of its better-known neighbor, Big Bend Ranch State Park is an idyllic escape for those seeking a tent camping site along the scenic Rio Grande River with easy access to FM 170. ... From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Texas"
Presidio, TX - Campgrounds
... Preview: As you travel northeast from the traffic jams of Dallas and its booming suburbs, the rolling countryside of TX 121 is a welcome relief. The trees begin to outnumber the cars and the spaciousness of ru ... From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Texas"
Bonham, TX - Campgrounds
... Preview: When you are ready to escape the crowded confines of the big city, this special park will take you deep into our early history as Texans and even further—a lot further. The area was not only a part ... From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Texas"
Needville, TX - Campgrounds
... Preview: Named after the caddo indians, this natural wonderland has been inhabited for at least 12,000 years and continues as one of the premier wetland parks in the world. In 1993, this largest natural lake i ... From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Texas"
Karnack, TX - Campgrounds
... Preview: In a state as large as texas, the hidden gems are exactly that: hidden. This series of three campgrounds is easily overlooked in the 17,873-acre Caddo National Grasslands. While the massive area nor ... From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Texas"
Bonham, TX - Campgrounds
... Preview: The high plains of Texas are an unlikely location for this hidden gem of a tent campground. However, a little perseverance and a short two hour drive from either Lubbock or Amarillo will place you in ... From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Texas"
Quitaque, TX - Campgrounds
... Preview: As you travel through the heavy brush country of south Texas between Corpus Christi and San Antonio, the 26,000-surface acre of Choke Canyon Reservoir is a true oasis. This Bureau of Reclamation proje ... From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Texas"
Calliham, TX - Campgrounds
... Preview: Check in with the park rangers at this remote outpost and get assistance with your campsite selection. Sites 23 through 38 are to your right and numbered parking spaces are to your left. The campsit ... From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Texas"
Bend, TX - Campgrounds
... Preview: Another hidden gem in the Texas State Park system lies off the beaten tourist path, but should not be missed by avid tent campers. Located on the south shore of Cooper Lake, the South Sulphur Unit o ... From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Texas"
Sulpher Springs, TX - Campgrounds
... Preview: One of texas’s hidden gems, Copper Breaks State Park is a must-stop for tent campers, hikers, and history buffs. Don’t be fooled by the approach from Quanah to the north or Crowell to the south. In ... From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Texas"
Quanah, TX - Campgrounds
... Preview: Deep in the piney woods of Northeast Texas, it is easy to imagine the local Caddo Indians traveling along pathways used for centuries to trade with the Choctaw, Cherokee, and the newly arrived Europea ... From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Texas"
Daingerfield, TX - Campgrounds
... Preview: Named after historic Ft. Davis, the Davis Mountains provide a perfect home for this state park and tent campers seeking relief from the heat and humidity of other Texas campgrounds. Located at more th ... From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Texas"
Ft. Davis, TX - Campgrounds
... Preview: Located less than two hours from the crowded freeways and glass towers of Dallas/Ft. Worth, this weekend getaway is a perfect place to introduce the entire family to tent camping. The park contains ... From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Texas"
Glen Rose, TX - Campgrounds
... Preview: It’s not very often that Texans and Oklahomans can agree to share anything, but the massive 89,000-acre Lake Texoma that forms a large section of the border between the two states has enough play spac ... From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Texas"
Denison, TX - Campgrounds
... Preview: As you approach Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, the huge slickrock dome and surrounding formations will have you checking your map to see if a wrong turn didn’t land you in the canyonlands of Utah. ... From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Texas"
Fredericksburg, TX - Campgrounds

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