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Black Rock Park

Utility Owned Recreation Facility

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3501 Ranch Road 261 Buchanan Dam, TX 78609 512-369-4774 Reservations: 1855-392-7638 Official Website

GPS: 30.765, -98.454

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Overview of Black Rock Park

Number of Sites 36

Reservations yes

Elevation 1,017 ft / 309 m

Tent Camping Yes

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Reviews of Black Rock Park 2 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

Overall Rating
Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise

Cell Phone Coverage

4bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 5/18/2019
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BrentB
TX 34' Jayco J31RKS Toyota Tundra
8 reviews
“Nice park on the lake.”

Reviewed 5/18/2019

Nightly rate: $27
Days stayed: 5
Site Number: 6
Overall Rating

Upon arrival we were greeted by a friendly gatekeeper who checked us in and gave us directions to our site. Entrance fees are charged in addition to your campsite fees and collected upon arrival at the park. The entrance fees are as follows per person per day:
• Adults - $5
• Children (12 and younger) - FREE
• Seniors (65 and older) - $2
• Disabled - $2
Roads are easy to navigate and so is parking. Most sites have a view of the lake in the distance. Good space between sites but no privacy. Park was well groomed and full of wildflowers while we were there. Most sites have shade for the picnic tables, grills, and fire rings, but not for the RVs. Many are not very level. Utilities in great shape.

Activities include swing-sets, swimming, fishing, mini-golfing, and kayaking. Rentals available on site. When the lake is full the waterline is very close and there is a nice crushed granite beach. Ice and firewood is available on site. Online regulations require leashes for pets, but these are not published on the paperwork you get upon arrival, and do not seem to be enforced. The county park next door has a boat ramp, and on the weekends, crowds of people who like to blast their music and car horns. And speaking of noise, there is a large amount of traffic noise from 5:00 AM to 8:00 PM on the nearby, busy county road which is only 100 feet from some campsites.

Groceries, fuel, restaurants, boat rentals, etc. are available ten minutes away in Kingsland.

In spite of the noise, we plan to camp here again in the future in order to enjoy the other good attributes of the park.

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4bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com

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JanAndDougS
Livingston, TX 35' Winnebago Adventurer 2018 Chevy Sonic
55 reviews
“Nice park on Lake Buchanan”

Reviewed 4/18/2018

Nightly rate: $28
Days stayed: 7
Site Number: 13
Overall Rating

We stayed for a week in early March 2018 in site 12 (right next to the comfort station). This small park is part of the Lower Colorado River Authority. It is right on Lake Buchanan. It was a very quiet park with a nice view of the lake and dam. Our back-in site was paved, fairly level, with FHU, picnic table and shade. There are no hiking trails at this park. You can rent kayaks if so desired. The staff was friendly.

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com

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Amenities

Hookups
  • 50 Amp
  • 30 Amp
  • 20 Amp
  • water
  • dry camping
  • sewer
  • Full Hookups
Connectivity
  • wifi: yes
Recreation
  • boat ramp
  • fishing
  • swimming beach
  • water access
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities
  • cabins
  • dump station
  • restrooms: flush
  • showers
  • trash
  • water available
Pets
  • pets
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