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10 Best Campgrounds Near Austin, Texas

by CampspotterJul 8, 2021
10 Best Campgrounds Near Austin, Texas

1. Oak Forest RV Resort in Austin, TX

RVs parked in their campsites at Oak Forest RV Resort in Austin, Texas.

The perfect “home away from home,” Oak Forest is located just 10 minutes from downtown Austin. However, you wouldn’t know it by the serene sounds and vistas! Oak Forest offers accommodations for motor homes, 5th wheels, and travel trailers. Relax by the resort-style pool, enjoy a friendly game of ping pong with friends, or take your furry family member to one of their pet parks. Nearby, Lake Walter Long is perfect for fishing or zipping around in a boat. Zilker Botanical Garden is another popular destination with gorgeous rose gardens, Japanese gardens, and more. So whether you are relaxing at the resort or visiting the lively city of Austin, Oak Forest has everything you need to make your stay memorable!

2. Austin Lone Star RV Resort in Austin, TX

RVs parked at their sites at Austin Lone Star RV Resort in Austin, Texas.

Austin Lone Star provides over 150 spacious, tree-shaded sites complete with full hook-ups and wireless Internet just five miles from downtown Austin. They also have several vacation rentals available. Onsite, take a swim in the heated pool or play billiards in the clubhouse. Guests can also pick up a few RV supplies and other necessities at the onsite store and gift shop. Offsite, the ideal location provides easy access to all of Austin’s attractions and conveniences. First, spend the day at the Lyndon B. Johnson Library or the Bullock Texas State History Museum. Then, enjoy the natural beauty of Lady Bird Lake or the Zilker Botanical Garden.

3. Camp Fimfo in New Braunfels, TX

The waterpark play area at Camp Fimfo in New Braunfels, Texas.

Step outside of the ordinary and outside in general with a glamping or camping experience at Camp Fimfo. Experience the outdoors in new ways. You’re bound to love it! You’ll have access to a swim-up bar, outdoor movies, water slides, and so much more. Right along the Guadalupe River, make Camp Fimfo your next getaway destination!

4. Austin RV Park in Austin, TX

The welcome sign at Austin RV Park in Austin, Texas.

At Austin RV Park, you can enjoy close access to the city’s best attractions — while enjoying the peace and quiet of this beautiful property. Whether you’re headed to downtown Austin, Round Rock, Pflugerville Georgetown, or Leander, Austin RV Park is central to attractions and events for all ages.

5. Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort: Hill Country in Canyon Lake, TX

A travel trailer parked at a campsite at the Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resort: Hill Country in Canyon Lake, Texas.

Located in the beautiful Texas Hill Country, Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resort Hill Country is the perfect place for families to have the vacation of a lifetime. Whether you’re looking to kick back and relax or spend the day busy with fun activities, this Camp-Resort is an ideal location. Spend the day splashing in the Water Zone, bouncing on the jumping pillow, heading over to the nearby Guadalupe River, Canyon Lake, or the historic district of Gruene. No matter your age, camping at Hill Country is bound to be a blast. Come experience everything this park has to offer while making memories with your friends and family!

6. La Hacienda RV Resort in Austin, TX

The pool area at La Hacienda RV Resort in Austin, Texas.

Escape to the sophisticated and vibrant community in Austin ­– the “live music capital of the world” – at La Hacienda RV Resort! This sprawling luxury resort offers a wonderful amenity package, and its pet-friendly accommodations make it easy to bring the entire family on vacation! Enjoy the swimming pools, hot tub, playground, fitness center, dog park, clubhouse, and the gorgeous pavilion building where most planned activities are held. In addition, the surrounding area of Austin offers a great selection of local attractions like shopping, dining, golfing, sporting events, live entertainment, and much more!

7. The Pines at Bastrop RV Park in Bastrop, TX

RVs parked in tree-covered campsites at The Pines at Bastrop RV Park in Bastrop, Texas.

Visitors will find The Pines at Bastrop peacefully tucked away and winding through pine trees just off Texas State Highway 21. This RV park is close to several attractions with ease of access and is located only 30 miles from Austin, TX. During your stay, you can enjoy the convenience of 24-hour laundry facilities, free high-speed Wi-Fi, vending machines, a dog wash and play area, and more. Just minutes from Lake Bastrop, where you can partake in great fishing, boating, paddling, or simply enjoy a picnic with a beautiful view. Book your stay in Bastrop, Texas today!

8. Hidden Falls Adventure Park in Marble Falls, TX

The waterfalls at Hidden Falls Adventure Park in Marble Falls, Texas.

If you enjoy off-roading in a dirtbike, ATV/UTV, or full-size vehicle, then you will love camping at Hidden Falls Adventure Park! Offering cabins, RV, and primitive tent sites, multi-day passes for riding: for every night that you camp in the park, you will be charged riding fees for the day before and the day after. These fees apply to both the driver and passenger and range from $15-$55 depending on stay. The price is well worth it, with over 2,000 acres of off-road perfection. Hill Country Adventure Rentals is recommended if you need to rent an off-road vehicle, as Hidden Falls does not provide rentals. The nearest gas station is 7 miles from the park. Onsite you will find bathrooms, showers, and a general store. So gear up and head out to Hidden Falls Adventure Park!

9. Big Oaks RV Park in Cedar Park, TX

A tree-lined road with RVs parked in campsites at the Big Oaks RV Park in Cedar Park, Texas.

Big Oaks is a veteran-owned and operated business. This community is a friendly RV Park 25 miles north of Austin in Cedar Park, Texas. Offering full-service lots, free basic WiFi, laundry room, 1/2 bath, an onsite parts store, pull-through sites, recycling, and a dog park. This great location is just minutes away from popular shops, restaurants, and venues.

10. Rio Guadalupe Resort in New Braunfels, TX

Tubers floating down the Rio Guadalupe at the Rio Guadalupe Resort in New Braunfels, Texas.

Rio Guadalupe Resort is located on 25 sprawling acres along the Guadalupe River in New Braunfels, Texas. For decades, Rio Guadalupe Resort has been the perfect place to relax and unwind with friends and family. Escape the hustle and bustle of the city in a quaint riverside cabin or enjoy the view from one of their 58 RV sites. Experience the beauty of the Guadalupe River with easy access to tubing, rafting, fishing, and kayaking. Take a day trip to San Antonio or Austin or cuddle up with a good book and enjoy beautiful views of the Texas Hill Country. Gruene Hall, known for its outstanding live music performances, is a short drive away. Enjoy the trip down River Road, named one of the “Best Scenic Drives” in all of Texas. Make Rio Guadalupe Resort your stay along the Guadalupe River!