RV Camping in San Marcos, Texas

RV Camping in San Marcos, TexasSan Marcos is a good place for a base for exploring the Texas Hill Country. The town is on Interstate 35, and about 30 minutes from Austin or San Antonio. Canyon Lake is also nearby. The San Marcos River goes through the town. There are plenty of facilities for RV camping in the area. (Pictured: Canyon Lake, TX)

Canyon Trail RV Resort

Canyon Trail RV Resort has pull-through sites with water, sewer and 50-amp electric hookups. Cable TV and free WiFi are available, as well as laundry service, picnic tables, a bathhouse and restrooms. The resort is on Interstate 35, across from the San Marcos Outlet Mall.


Pecan Park Campground

Pecan Park Campground is on the San Marcos River, near the town of San Marcos. They have the usual amenities, with 105 pull-through sites, full hookups, Cable-TV and WiFi. The campground also offers tubes and kayaks for use on the river. There is a swimming pool, as well as a swimming area on the river, a pet park, a recreation center and RV supplies available.

Blind Salamander RV Park

The Blind Salamander is another park on the river, and it is possible to float or tube from one park to another This park has 10 back-in spaces and two pull-through spaces. The sites have 30 and 50 amp electric hookups, water, but no sewer. Free WiFi is available. This campground is in the city of San Marcos.

Plum Creek

The Plum Creek Campground is one of the few in the area that is heavily wooded, so there is ample shade in summer. The campground has a small stream running through it, and it is just off Interstate 35, a few miles north of San Marcos. Pull-through sites have full hookups and cable TV. There is a swimming pool and a catch and release fishing pond on the grounds.

Wolf Creek Ranch

The Wolf Creek Ranch is a small RV park, about a block off Interstate 35, and less than a half mile from the San Marcos River. There are pull-through sites with full hookups. The ranch rents tubes and canoes for use on the river. There is also a reservoir nearby where you can swim and fish.
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Article Written By James Jordan

James Jordan has been a writer and photographer since 1980. He has worked for newspapers in Arkansas, Tennessee, South Carolina and Kansas, winning state press association awards for writing, photography and page design. In 1995 he received his master's in Christian education and completed two years of Ancient Greek at the graduate level. Jordan holds a Bachelor of Arts in journalism.

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