Sheridan, Texas, Campgrounds

Sheridan, Texas, Campgrounds
Sheridan is a small community west of Houston. Recreation in the area comes in the form of small parks and treks on National Wildlife Refuge land. Camping is limited to RV parks and a nearby KOA, but each business offers a blend of modern amenities and proximity to outdoor activities.

Columbus KOA

Columbus KOA is 13 miles north of Sheridan. The park has pull-through RV sites, tent campsites and rental cabins. The 51 full hookup sites are located beneath shade trees, and 50-foot big rigs will fit the spaces. Free wireless Internet is provided, and phone service is available for an additional fee. The park offers a laundry room for guest use and firewood and LP gas sales. Nearby outfitters offer canoe trips on the Colorado River. Attwater Prairie Chicken National Wildlife Refuge--30 miles east--has two short hiking trails, and guests can also hike the 5-mile auto trail to see the wetland and prairie habitat and endangered bird species.

Columbus KOA
2965 Highway 90
Weimar, TX 78962
(979) 732-9494

Columbus RV Park and Campground

Columbus RV Park, 23 miles from Sheridan, offers tent sites and both back-in and pull-through RV sites for camping. The spaces have full hookups, free Wi-Fi and free cable television. The park provides showers, restrooms and laundry facilities. The inner road of the park and surrounding road are paths for walking or running. A pool, book exchange and video library will also help travelers pass the time. Eagle Lake is a private lake 17 miles south of Columbus with 1,400 acres of water for boating and water skiing.

Columbus RV Park and Campground
1011 New World Drive
Columbus, TX 78934
(979) 732-6455
(800) 657-6108

Schulenburg RV Park

Schulenburg RV Park has shaded spaces for RV camping, including 45 pull-through sites, back-in sites and big rig-friendly slots. Tent campers are welcome, and guests receive free Wi-Fi service. Phone service can be arranged for a monthly fee, and satellite television is available. Travelers will find RV supplies for sale on-site. A laundry area, showers and restrooms are stationed in the campground, and a barbecue is provided for community use. Many local churches are located nearby for services. The park is 34 miles from Sheridan. In Weimar, 7.5 miles east, Hill Memorial Park offers open fields for soccer, while Weimar Golf Course is open all year with a scenic nine holes for play.

Schulenburg RV Park
65 N. Kessler Ave.
Schulenburg, TX 78956
(979) 743-4388
(800) 771-9955

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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