Campgrounds in Leakey, Texas

Campgrounds in Leakey, Texas
Leakey, west of San Antonio, is sometimes called "the Swiss Alps of Texas" because of its hills. If you're staying in the Leakey area, you can enjoy dramatic geologic formations and plenty of river-based recreation, both in camp and nearby. If you're traveling west, you may want to see the undeveloped Kickapoo Cavern State Park.

Camp River View

Camp River View, 11 miles south of Leakey, has RV and tent campsites in a park along the Frio River. The park boasts 2,800 feet of frontage on the Frio for swimming, boating, wading or tubing. The on-site store has groceries and equipment for tubing on the river. The facilities also include a laundry for guest convenience. Garner State Park in Concan also offers access to the Frio River for canoeing, swimming and tubing. The park also has kayaks and pedal boats for rent.

Camp River View
1636 County Road 350
Concan, TX 78838
(830) 232-5412
friocampriverview.com

Becs Store and RV Park

Becs Store and RV Park is 11 miles from Leakey. The park's RV sites come with full hookups and pull-through accommodations. Back-in RV sites and regular campsites are also available. The management offers DSL service to visitors, and the camp store carries RV supplies and groceries. Becs has open spaces to wander or for play, and the park is near the Frio River, where travelers can hike along the banks. Nearby Garner State Park offers hiking, and there is an informal gathering nightly at the concession to dance to the jukebox. Visitors can play on the illuminated miniature golf course, bike the paved trails and hike to view the interesting geology, the mesas and canyons of the park.

Becs Store and RV Park
29015 N. U.S. Highway 83
Concan, TX 78838
(830) 232-5477
becsrv.com

Lost Maples State Natural Area

Lost Maples is 12 miles from Leakey. The park has campsites with water and electric service and contains a dump station, restrooms and showers for guest use. The park contains rare birds and dramatic fall foliage. Travelers can swim, hike 11 miles of trails or backpack deeper into the park. Primitive camping areas are available. For a more unique experience, Devil's Sinkhole State Natural Area is 46 miles northwest of Leakey. The park offers guided tours and hikes and observation of the evening flight of bats during the summer months.

Lost Maples State Natural Area
37221 F.M. 187
Vanderpool, TX 78885
(830) 966-3413
tpwd.state.tx.us

Article Written By Alice Moon

Alice Moon is a freelance writer with more than 10 years of experience. She was chosen as a Smithsonian Institute intern, working for the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., and has traveled throughout Asia. Moon holds a Bachelor of Science in political science from Ball State University.

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