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The Best Camping Spots in Texas

Texas is a unique state, it has an enormous geological area that is home to deserts, forests, rivers, and seas. That is why it is also home to the most beautiful and famous campsites in the whole world! 


We have listed 5 of the best camping spots in Texas, and Why you should visit them!


Big Thicket National Preserve, South East Texas Camping area, Camping Area, Forest Camping, Big Thicket, hiking, horseback riding, biking, canoeing

Big Thicket National Preserve


Our first stop is the Big Thicket National Preserve located at Kountze, a city in Hardin County just North East of Houston.


Big Thicket offers a primitive camping experience there are no developed campgrounds or designated campsites in the preserve. You must bring all of your supplies with you and be willing to hike in a minimum of 200 feet from your vehicle. If you're paddling, you'll need to be able to carry all of your camping supplies in your boat.


Exciting right? it could be the perfect place where you can teach your kids some life skills! 


The National Preserve offers a 24 hour fishing ground and allows hunting, as long as you have all the necessary permits and follow law mandated regulations. 


you can also do hiking, biking, and paddling!


Before visiting this place make sure you have a tent that is easy to set up. 

Padre Island National Seashore


Often confused with South Padre Island. Padre Island National Seashore is 70 miles of undeveloped beach and natural habitat which separates the Gulf of Mexico from the Laguna Madre, one of a few hypersaline lagoons in the world


there are five camping grounds in this place, Malaquite Campground, Bird Island Basin, South Beach, North Beach and 

Yarborough Pass.


It is important to know that only Malaquite Campground offers semi-primitive camping, others are all primitive. 


One of the best thing in Padre Island National Shore? 


Turtles! 


If you visit mid-June to August there's a high chance that you'll get to witness how turtle hatchlings are released to the sea!


If you want to check out some of our camping gear please before going to Padre Island please click here.

Padre Island National Seashore, Gulf Coast, Sea side Camping, Beach Walking, Star Gazing Spot
Padre Island National Seashore, Gulf Coast, Sea side Camping, Beach Walking, Star Gazing Spot

Padre Island National Seashore


Often confused with South Padre Island. Padre Island National Seashore is 70 miles of undeveloped beach and natural habitat which separates the Gulf of Mexico from the Laguna Madre, one of a few hypersaline lagoons in the world


there are five camping grounds in this place, Malaquite Campground, Bird Island Basin, South Beach, North Beach and 

Yarborough Pass.


It is important to know that only Malaquite Campground offers semi-primitive camping, others are all primitive. 


One of the best thing in Padre Island National Shore? 


Turtles! 


If you visit mid-June to August there's a high chance that you'll get to witness how turtle hatchlings are released to the sea!


If you want to check out some of our camping gears please before going to Padre Island please click this link.

Padre Island National Seashore, Gulf Coast, Sea side Camping, Beach Walking, Star Gazing Spot

Padre Island National Seashore


Often confused with South Padre Island. Padre Island National Seashore is 70 miles of undeveloped beach and natural habitat which separates the Gulf of Mexico from the Laguna Madre, one of a few hypersaline lagoons in the world


there are five camping grounds in this place, Malaquite Campground, Bird Island Basin, South Beach, North Beach and 

Yarborough Pass.


It is important to know that only Malaquite Campground offers semi-primitive camping, others are all primitive. 


One of the best thing in Padre Island National Shore? 


Turtles! 


If you visit mid-June to August there's a high chance that you'll get to witness how turtle hatchlings are released to the sea!


If you want to check out some of our camping gears please before going to Padre Island please click this link.

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, Pink Granite Rock, Large Rock Formations, Hiking and Camping Spot, Rock Climbing Spot

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area 


Magical, Mystical, Enchanted that is how the locals describe the area. 


The massive pink granite dome rising above Central Texas has drawn people for thousands of years. But there’s more at Enchanted Rock State Natural Area than just the dome. The scenery, rock formations and legends are magical, too!


Drinkable water is not available at every campsite so it would be wise to bring your own water or a portable water purifier.


Other things to enjoy at the Enchanted Rock is rock climbing, bouldering and Star Gazing


This place often has clear skies during the nigh! 


Guadalupe River State Park


Located on a section of the Guadalupe River in Kendall and Comal Counties, northwest of Bulverde, Texas.


Guadalupe River State Park is a place where you can bring the whole family, its best feature is its river that courses over four natural rapids. 


The state park is home to oak trees and juniper woodlands, if you are lucky enough you might see a Golden-Cheeked Warbler resting on some of these trees. 


This State Park has 3 campsites Turkey Sink, Cedar Sage and Wagon Ford Campground all has access to water, while Turkey Sink and Cedar Sage has electricity.



Guadalupe River State Park, Oak Tree Camping Site, Riverside Camping, Texas Parks & Wildlife
Guadalupe River State Park, Oak Tree Camping Site, Riverside Camping, Texas Parks & Wildlife

Guadalupe River State Park


Located on a section of the Guadalupe River in Kendall and Comal Counties, northwest of Bulverde, Texas.


Guadalupe River State Park is a place where you can bring the whole family, its best feature is its river that courses over four natural rapids. 


The state park is home to oak trees and juniper woodlands, if you are lucky enough you might see a Golden-Cheeked Warbler resting on some of these trees. 


This State Park has 3 campsites Turkey Sink, Cedar Sage and Wagon Ford Campground all has access to water, while Turkey Sink and Cedar Sage has electricity.



Guadalupe River State Park, Oak Tree Camping Site, Riverside Camping, Texas Parks & Wildlife

Guadalupe River State Park


Located on a section of the Guadalupe River in Kendall and Comal Counties, northwest of Bulverde, Texas.


Guadalupe River State Park is a place where you can bring the whole family, its best feature is its river that courses over four natural rapids. 


The state park is home to oak trees and juniper woodlands, if you are lucky enough you might see a Golden-Cheeked Warbler resting on some of these trees. 


This State Park has 3 campsites Turkey Sink, Cedar Sage and Wagon Ford Campground all has access to water, while Turkey Sink and Cedar Sage has electricity.



Caprock Canyons State Park, Wildlife area, Texas Parks & Wildlife , Texas Unique Rock Formation, Camping Area, Rocky Camp

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway


Home to the direct descendants of the last free range Southern Plain Bisons. 


Buffalos are just one facet of the park, you can also enjoy the excellent biking and equestrian trails, or explore the abandoned railroad line that are home to thousands of free-tailed bats! 


There are lots of campsites in the area, a mixture of primitive and non-primitive camping!


But what most people love about this place is the scenic landscape. 



That's the complete Texas Experience! 


Conclusion


Everything is really bigger in Texas! 

It has rich forests, beautiful shore lines, magical mountains, scenic rivers and beautiful rock formations.

If you love the outdoors and you want to be one with nature we recommend that you visit these state and these camp sites. 

You won't regret it! 


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