Campgrounds in the Austin, Texas Area

Campgrounds in the Austin, Texas Area
Visit Austin for a camping adventure filled with recreational activities. Numerous campgrounds offer amenities and activities such as hiking and fishing right in camp. Attractions in the area include Barton Springs Pool, Pace Bend Park and Volente Beach. Pace Bend Park has more than nine miles of shoreline along Lake Travis, where visitors can relax and enjoy water activities including fishing and boating.

McKinney Falls State Park

McKinney Falls State Park spans 744 acres and offers activities like camping, fishing, hiking, swimming, mountain biking and wildlife viewing. The park has facilities for eight tent sites, 69 sites with 30-amp electric and water hookups, and 12 sites with 50-amp electric and water hookups.



Other campsites include six screened shelters with bunk beds. Amenities feature wireless Internet access, picnic tables, fire rings and BBQ grills. Hike 3.5 miles of paved trails and grab your mountain bike to explore four miles of multi-use trails. Wildlife you may see includes white-tailed deer, armadillos and squirrels.



McKinney Falls State Park

5808 McKinney Falls Pkwy.

Austin, TX 78744

512-243-1643

tpwd.state.tx.us

La Hacienda

La Hacienda offers fully furnished cabins and RV campsites with all hookups and hill country views. Campground amenities include a swimming pool, wireless Internet connection, cable TV and laundry facilities. Cabins are air conditioned and equipped with full kitchens and porches.



Visit Zilker Park Botanical Gardens 1/2 hour away from the camp, where you can view 33 acres of gardens and displays including natural grottoes, rose and cactus gardens.



La Hacienda RV Resort

5220 Hudson Bend Road

Austin, TX 78734

512-266-8001

lahaciendarvpark.com

Windy Point Park

Windy Point Park is situated by the 18,622-acre Lake Travis. The park has primitive tent sites, picnic areas, grills and fire pits. Other facilities include protected swim and dive areas, a boat launch, restrooms, showers and a concession area. Campers have access to wireless Internet. Activities include swimming, scuba diving and boating. Kayak rentals are also available nearby for exploring the lake.



Windy Point Park

6506 Bob Wentz Park Road

Austin, TX 78732

512-266-3337

windypointpark.com

Article Written By Rona Aquino

Rona Aquino began writing professionally in 2008. As an avid marathon runner and outdoor enthusiast, she writes on topics of running, fitness and outdoor recreation for various publications. Aquino holds a Bachelor of Arts in communications and English from the University of Maryland College Park.

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