Austin October 06, 2016
10 Rustic Spots Around Austin That Are Extraordinary For Camping
Full of scenic views, tranquil energy, and down-home charm, these 10 rustic camping spots are all you ever needed. If you’ve already checked out these
10 must-see camping spots, I’ve got even more for you. Grab your cooler and pitch your tent. It’s time to renew your relationship with nature and absorb the beautiful surroundings.
1. Pace Bend Park
Get off the beaten path and venture into Spicewood for some beautiful, primitive camping at Pace Bend Park. With plenty of shade and picturesque views, this camping spot will make you feel like you're a million miles away from it all.
2. McKinney Falls State Park
This gorgeous camping spot in South Austin is perfect for adventurers who love to hike, swim, and bird watch.
3. Emma Long Metropolitan Park
As the weather gets cooler, there's no better place to pitch your tent than at the Emma Long Park. With the sand and water, you'll feel like you're hanging out at your own private beach.
4. Sandy Creek Park
Lake Travis never looked more stunning. The views from Sandy Creek Park in the Hill Country can't be beat.
5. Bastrop State Park
The rustic hiking trails and fishing spots make this a popular camping destination. Head over to the Bastrop State Park and schedule a date with nature.
6. Krause Springs
You'll be screaming "Cannonball!" as you jump into the ice-cold water at Krause Springs. The wild rope swing is sure to get your adrenaline going. You'll sleep like a baby in your campsite after such an adventurous day at the springs.
7. Tejas Park
Just 25 miles north of Austin sits a quaint little camping spot called Tejas Park. Pack a picnic and bask in these tranquil views. You'll return feeling renewed.
8. Cypress Creek Park
The smoky smell of barbecue will make you feel more Texan than you ever have. Stay the night at Cypress Creek Park's campgrounds and prepare for the most amazing cookout you've ever had.
9. Enchanted Rock
Full of mystical folklore and whimsical scenery, Enchanted Rock lives up to its name. The campgrounds will make you feel closer to the earth.
10. Rock Dog Campground
Avid rock climbers will appreciate this scenic campground at Reimer's Ranch. There's no better place to rest your head after an exhausting day of exploring.
It’s always a great time to explore Austin’s campsites! Where are your favorite rustic spots around Austin?