Best Tent Camping-Texas-2nd Edition  by Wendel Withrow

Best Tent Camping-Texas-2nd Edition Guide Book

by Wendel Withrow (Menasha Ridge Press)
Best Tent Camping-Texas-2nd Edition  by Wendel Withrow
Whether you seek a quiet campground near a fish-filled stream or a family campground with all the amenities, grab Best Tent Camping: Texas. It’s not only a guidebook; it’s an escape manual for all who wish to navigate the back roads of Texas to find those special locales that recharge the head, heart, and soul. This guide is a keeper.

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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 ...
Tuscola, TX - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
Once the home of the Caddo Indians, this 1,475-acre remote park is known as “Nature’s best-kept secret in Northeast Texas.” Just a few miles from the town of Atlanta, Texas, and the Arkansas border, t ...
Atlanta, TX - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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Note: The park’s camping and lodging are undergoing major repairs until early 2019. Contact the park for reopening dates for these areas. After leaving the scenic Davis Mountains, the highway retu ...
Toyahvale, TX - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
Leaving the historic town of Bastrop on TX 21, Bastrop State Park has a rugged side and a history worthy of a Texas legend. Over the last century, this park has seen the apparent destruction of nature ...
Bastrop, TX - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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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 ...
Big Bend National Park, TX - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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 ...
Big Bend National Park, TX - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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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. ...
Presidio, TX - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
Visit the lakeside pavilion here for a possible glimpse of resident Canadian snow geese enjoying the breeze and open water. As you travel northeast from the traffic jams of Dallas and its boom ...
Bonham, TX - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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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 of ...
Needville, TX - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
Caddo Lake offers large sites with lake views enhanced by hanging moss and huge cypress trees. Named after the Caddo Indians, this natural wonderland has been inhabited for at least 12,000 years an ...
Karnack, TX - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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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 n ...
Telephone, TX - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
Caprock Canyons State Park will immediately remind you of northern Arizona or southern Utah. The high plains of Texas are an unlikely location for this hidden gem of a tent campground. However, a l ...
Quitaque, TX - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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With names like Owl Hollow, Hawk Alley, and Dove Place, you know to bring your binoculars, spotting scopes, and long-range camera lenses. As you travel through the heavy brush country of south Tex ...
Calliham, TX - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
If you are looking for remote beauty and a rare opportunity to camp next to a major river, then Colorado Bend State Park is a great destination. Leaving Llano on TX 16, you travel north 18.4 miles on ...
Bend, TX - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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Each site has its own private trail and feels more like a backpacking experience. Another hidden gem in the Texas State Park system lies off the beaten tourist path, but avid tent campers sho ...
Sulpher Springs, TX - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
On a quiet day, you can easily imagine an early cowboy tending his campfire. One of texas’s hidden gems, Copper Breaks State Park is a must-stop for tent campers, hikers, and history buffs. D ...
Quanah, TX - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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The endangered red-cockaded woodpecker has been known to nest in this area. Deep in the piney woods of Northeast Texas, it is easy to imagine the local Caddo Indians traveling along pathways used f ...
Daingerfield, TX - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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 ...
Fort Davis, TX - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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A perfect place to introduce the entire family to tent camping. The park contains 1,523 acres of wide-ranging vegetation (oaks and Ashe junipers in the upland areas and cedar elms in the creek bott ...
Glen Rose, TX - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
At 89,000 acres Lake Texoma has enough play space for all visitors. 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 ...
Denison, TX - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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