The Water Is A Brilliant Blue At Los Rios Campground, A Refreshing Roadside Stop In Texas
Some of the bluest, most pristine waters are hiding right under our noses—like in the iconic Texas Hill Country! Los Rios Campground is located right on the crystal-clear Nueces River, one of the most underrated swimming spots in the state. Make a splash at one of the best Texas campgrounds for a summer to remember.
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While you are in the area, consider taking a side trip to Fredericksburg. This charming, historic town is less than two hours from Camp Wood, and it offers a host of can’t-miss attractions, including wineries, nature activities, shops, and restaurants. Learn all about Fredericksburg in this YouTube video by us at OnlyInYourState:
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Camping In Texas & Related Info
Are there any other waterfront Texas campgrounds?
There are a number of waterfront Texas campgrounds perfect for summer. Some of the best include:
- Mustang Island State Park, Corpus Christi
With five miles of beach frontage, Mustang Island State Park allows visitors to camp right on the beach. The beach sites are primitive, but there are also campsites with electricity that are about 400 yards from the water.
- Possum Kingdom State Park, Caddo
Built in the 1940s by the Civilian Conservation Corps, Possum Kingdom State Park features a number of campsites and cabins surrounding a beautiful lake. Compared to the RV sites and cabins, the tent sites offer the best views of the water.
- Sea Rim State Park, Sabine Pass
Located right along the Gulf of Mexico, Sea Rim State Park offers both primitive campsites and sites with hookups. Amenities include picnic tables, outdoor grills, tent pads, and more. The park also offers a floating campsite that's only accessible by boat.
What are the best places to go camping in Texas?
Some of the best places to go camping in Texas are:
- Palo Duro Canyon State Park, Canyon
Known as the "Grand Canyon of Texas," this incredible state park offers several different types of accommodations, from campsites to cabins to glamping opportunities.
- Mountain Breeze Campground, New Braunfels
Nestled right along the gorgeous Guadalupe River, this campground has both cabins and waterfront tent and RV sites. Best of all, it also rents out inner tubes, so guests can enjoy a leisurely float and an incredible overnight adventure in one place.
- Daingerfield State Park, Daingerfield
Situated around an 80-acre lake, Daingerfield State Park is open year-round and boasts tent and RV sites as well as historic cabins.