RV Parks in Texas

RV Parks in Texas
Texas is a vast and varied state. During a visit to Texas, you can see anything from oil fields to surfside resorts. Texas has Big Bend National Park, the Rio Grande River, thousands of acres of forest, bayous and major cities. There are opportunities to hike, mountain and road bike, rock climb, canoe, kayak, river raft and fish. Traveling via RV through Texas provides an independent way of seeing the state without having to pack and unpack. There are many options for camping in your RV throughout the state.

Lost Alaskan RV Park

The Lost Alaskan RV Park is in Alpine, the headquarters for Big Bend National Park. There are mountains and the Rio Grande River in the region. Visitors can raft and canoe the famous river, and hike, backpack, rock climb and bird watch at Big Bend National Park. The Lost Alaskan has sites for RVs of most sizes. There are water, sewer, Wi-Fi, and 30- or 50-amp electric connections. Pets are allowed. Bathrooms and showers are available. Picnic tables and barbecue grills, a guest house, a swimming pool and laundry are on the premises for guests' use. Armadillos and a variety of bird species can be spotted around the campground.

Lost Alaskan RV Park
2401 North Highway 118
Alpine, TX 79830

Country Place RV Park

The Country Place RV Park is near the Sam Houston National Forest in east Texas. Guests of the RV park have convenient access to the many trails and hiking routes within the Sam Houston Forest. There are also mountain biking and backpacking opportunities in the forest. Canoeing, fly fishing and lake fishing, kayaking, bird watching, and wildlife observation are available in the surrounding region. Country Place offers sites for a range of RV sizes. Pets are welcome. Site connections include water, sewer, Wi-Fi, and 30- or 50-amp electric. Wash off in the hot showers after a day of exploring the national forest. There are picnic tables, barbecue grills, a laundry room, a guest room and a dump station at the Country Place RV Park.

Country Place RV Park
3043 Waukegan Road
N Shoot, TX 77306-0386

South Padre Island KOA

The South Padre Island KOA offers a range of services to RV travelers in the south Texas and Gulf Coast region. The KOA is near the white sandy beaches of the South Padre Island. Surfing, scuba diving and bird watching are within minutes of the KOA. Kemp's Ridley sea turtles come ashore on South Padre Island each year to lay their eggs. Dolphins can be seen swimming in the waters off the coast. The KOA has an 80-foot maximum pull-through length and boasts 30- and 50-amp electric, water, and sewer hookups. Wi-Fi and cable TV connections are available. Pets are allowed. Good Sam and AAA members receive discounted fees for stays.

South Padre Island KOA
1 Padre Blvd.
South Padre Island, TX 78597

Article Written By Eric Cedric

A former Alaskan of 20 years, Eric Cedric now resides in California. He's published in "Outside" and "Backpacker" and has written a book on life in small-town Alaska, "North by Southeast." Cedric was a professional mountain guide and backcountry expedition leader for 18 years. He worked in Russia, Iceland, Greece, Turkey and Belize. Cedric attended Syracuse University and is a private pilot.

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