“Everything’s bigger in Texas!” This may not apply to everything in the Lone Star state but it does hold true regarding your level of enjoyment. The variety of camping choices are endless in Texas. Whether you decide to camp right on the coast or further inland, you will find a lot of great choices. Check out our list of 10 popular Texas RV camping spots and see which ones appeal to you.
Texas RV Camping Spots
Beacon 44 RV Park – Port O’Connor
Near Matagorda Island, this park is a perfect base camp for exploring the Gulf Coast area. Near some of the prettiest beaches in the area, Beacon 44 RV Park is a top choice for seashore activities. Fishing, boating, shelling and swimming are just a few of the family-friendly things to do. Bird and wildlife watchers enjoy a large variety of animals to observe.
Several types of sites are available to choose from – concrete, grass or gravel. Almost every amenity you might need is on hand. This includes full hookups with either 30 or 50 amp power and sewer. Facilities include spacious showers with a laundry room. A rec room and playground alongside many recreational trails round out the offerings.
Big Oak River Camp – Camp Wood
90 miles west of San Antonio, Big Oak River Camp is a favorite RV campground in the Nueces River Canyon area. With easy river access, fishermen (and women), kayakers and tubing enthusiasts will enjoy their stay. Venture into the city for sightseeing and theme park adventures. At night, return to the peace and quiet of this lovely RV park.
Full hookups with pull-through access and 30 or 50 amp power accommodate most bigger rigs. Kids and pets will feel at home in areas designated just for them. The property has a lot of amenities for both comfort and entertainment. There are separate men’s and women’s shower facilities along with a fully stocked camp store. On-site entertainment includes a putting green, driving range and horseshoe pits. Add both volleyball and basketball courts to round out the fun.
Buckhorn Lake Resort – Kerrville
One of the Hill Country’s finest resorts, Buckhorn Lake has plenty to offer in Texas RV camping spots. This favorite RVer destination is much more of a resort than a campground. With easy access off of I-10, it is a great place for an extended stay while you wander the local area. You can stay busy with San Antonio only an hour away. Other towns like Bandera, Fredricksburg and Luckenbach are also close by.
Wide asphalt roads lead to the large cement slabs. The area is surrounded by green grass and trees. Each site boasts landscaping as well as full hookups that include sewer and either 30 or 50 amp power. Pull-through sites accommodate big rigs with ease. Amenities include shower and laundry facilities, a rec room and a fully-stocked camp store. A pool, playground and pet area ensure all your family members enjoy their stay.
Coffee Creek RV Resort – Santo
For a relaxing getaway off of the beaten path, Coffee Creek RV Resort is a favorite in Santo, Texas. This park is very accommodating with helpful staff and lots of amenities. A fully stocked camp store, excellent restrooms with showers and a clean laundry room. The swimming pool, rec room and playground ensure everyone has something fun to do.
Each site has three power options – 20/30/50 amps along with full hookups. Pull-through and back-in sites accommodate most every rig size and configuration. Many of the pads are shaded to protect you and your RV from the hot Texas sun. Gravel roads make it easy to maneuver throughout the park. Nice dog park and play area.
Good Shepherd RV Park – Gunter
A North Texas RV park nestling in the quiet woods, Good Shepherd is a newer park that is getting rave reviews. This well planned RV campground is between the towns of Gunter and Celina north of Hwy 380. Attentive owners and staff oversee the site situated between groves of trees and natural ponds.
Pull-through sites make it easy for big rigs to get parked with ease. Full hookups include 30 or 50 amp power and sewer. Well maintained laundry and shower facilities are available. Miscellaneous supplies at the camp store include propane. An added luxury at the Good Shepherd camp is the availability of covered sites. Especially for long-term stays, this option is a welcome addition. The summer sun in Texas can get brutal.
Jamaica Beach RV Resort – Galveston
One of the area’s newest RV campgrounds, this park has an unobstructed view of the Gulf of Mexico and Galveston Bay. Along with immediate access to the beach directly across the street, there is a lot to see and do. The Houston Space Center is about an hour away. Several museums and an amazing aquarium are close by. There is something that will interest any and every member of your party.
The resort has accommodations for every size and rig configuration. Each site has pull-through access onto a concrete pad as well as both 30 and 50 amp power. Both analog and digital cable TV are included with Wi-fi available in the park. Every possible amenity is on-site. Extra touches like a bounce house and miniature golf open in the summer. Family activities are planned by fun and attentive staff.
Pioneer Beach Resort – Port Aransas
Easy beach access and spectacular fishing make Pioneer Beach Resort a perfect spot to RV camp in Texas. Miles of sandy beaches provide an opportunity for beachcombing activities as well as relaxation. World-class golfing is just minutes away. Corpus Christi is nearby with plenty of sightseeing destinations.
Pull-through sites allow easy access for big rigs. Full hookups including either 30 or 50 amp power are available. Pets and kids are welcome and provided for with their own designated play areas. Showers, laundry and a camp store are conveniently located on-site. A rec room and pool are available along with plenty of activities planned by the attentive staff.
Quiet Texas RV Park – Hondo
This immaculate Texas RV camping spot truly lives up to its name. Highway access is about a mile away. You hear nothing but nature and an occasional train whistle in the distance. Located about 30 minutes from San Antonio, the Hondo RV park makes a great base camp to come home to after a day in the city.
Large pull-through sites are surrounded by shady trees and green grassy areas. The landscape is tasteful and well-maintained. The on-site owners are extremely friendly and helpful. Very relaxing atmosphere with patios and picnic tables on each site. Full hookups with a choice of either 30 or 50 amp power. Nice laundry facility with TV to keep you entertained. Pull-through access and good roads for maneuvering large rigs.
Scenic View Marina RV Park – Lone Star
Beautiful Texas RV park located right on the shores of a quiet fishing lake. With a nice pier and boat ramp system, it is easy to launch your boat quickly. You don’t have to have your own boat to enjoy the spectacular lake as many anglers fish right from the shore or pier. A top destination for bird watchers and nature lovers with a large variety of wildlife in the area.
The family-owned and operated campground offers pull-through access for all rig sizes. Each site has full hookups and includes your choice of power (20/30/50). Leashed pets are welcome in the park as are kids (leashes optional). The RV camp is very well maintained and is obviously a place the on-site owners and friendly staff take pride in.
The Vineyards – Grapevine
The only “urban” RV park to make the list, The Vineyards in the little town of Grapevine is a gem. Located on the shores of Grapevine Lake, this RV camp has its own private sandy beach. Excellent fishing and kayaking experiences are common. The private nature trails and park back up to the gorgeous Cross Timbers forest.
With fully paved sites that include 30/50 amp power, water, sewer and cable TV, you would be hard pressed to find a bad spot. There are both shaded and open sites available with or without trees. The spacious sites accommodate the bigger rigs with most being at least 60 feet deep and some up to 70. Amenities include showers, laundry and a camp store.