McKinney Falls State Park

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5808 McKinney Falls Pkwy.
Austin, TX 78744
512-243-1643
Official Website

GPS: 30.1795, -97.7258

Last Price Paid: $20
Number of Sites: 89
Reservations: Yes
Elevation: 578 ft
Max Length: 40 ft

27 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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Cleanliness
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Noise

Cell Phone Coverage

3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
3bars
Verizon 3G
3bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
4bars
AT&T 3G
1bars
AT&T Voice Only
5bars
Sprint 4G/LTE
3bars
T-Mobile 4G/LTE
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moatx
Austin, TX 25' Winnebago 2455BHS Jeep Grand Cherokee
2 reviews
Nightly rate: $20
Days stayed: 4
Site Number: 71

moatx would stay here again

“Beautiful park with large sites!”

Reviewed Dec 12, 2018

Overall Rating

We picked up our first TT and wanted to do a trial run at a park close to home, in case anything went wrong. So we picked McKinney Falls. It is so close to Downtown Austin and there is a Walmart only 10 min. away. As soon as you pull through the drive the park is so spread out and tranquil. If you plan to visit other TX State Parks mak... more

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3bars
AT&T 4G/LTE

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Meanderings
Crestview, FL 40' Grand Design Solitude 2017 Ford F350
20 reviews
Nightly rate: $24
Days stayed: 5
Site Number: 19

Meanderings would stay here again

“Great location, beautiful setting, uneven sites”

Reviewed Nov 03, 2018

Overall Rating

This is a gorgeous park, and it's obvious based on the amount day visitors that come for the beautiful water falls, water features, and well cared for trails. The sites are private and well spaced with water/electric (dump station easily accessible). This park is also super convenient for accessing Austin and provides a nice respite ... more

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3bars
T-Mobile 4G/LTE

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1 review
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 6

JanisFamily would stay here again

“Awesome park!”

Reviewed Aug 02, 2018

Overall Rating

The Park had no availability but open spots. Site 6 was awesome. You could barely see one neighbor that was at least 75 feet away through the woods. Our area was the largest camping spot we have ever been to. Some back in spots were smaller but this was freaking huge! 2 sites down was the bathroom and showers. The falls where walking d... more

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5bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
5bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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The RV Incident
Kyle, TX 35' Palomino Puma BHQB 2015 Ford F-250
5 reviews
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Nightly rate: $24
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 18

The RV Incident would stay here again

“Chill mid-week stay with the fam”

Reviewed May 05, 2018

Overall Rating

I've lived in/around Austin for 20 years, so I've taken many day trips to wade under the falls, but this was the first time to ever camp. There are a lot people who visit for the day, so it's not unusual to encounter a line at the Ranger station. The campgrounds are set a good ways away from the day use areas though, so once you're aro... more

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3bars
AT&T 4G/LTE

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Katie and Todd
28' Crossroads Sunset Trail 28bhi 2014 Lincoln Navigator
27 reviews
Days stayed: 4

Katie and Todd would stay here again

“Beautiful park, not far from city”

Reviewed Apr 06, 2018

Overall Rating

We came here twice in March 2018. Both experiences were great! The sites were very scenic (W/E only). We had some great hikes around the park at the Upper & Lower Falls. The bike trail is in VERY POOR condition though, so be prepared for loose asphalt and lots of bumps! Also the playground was just 4 swings, much to the disappointment ... more

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ourairstreamtrek
27' Airstream International Serenity
53 reviews
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Nightly rate: $20
Days stayed: 4
Site Number: 23

ourairstreamtrek would stay here again

“Great State Park - Close to Everything”

Reviewed Mar 27, 2018

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This is a great state park in the Austin area. The sites were spacious and the setting was great, with large trees. There is a large hiking trail the goes around the entire exterior of the park. The trail is also dog friendly. We walked the entire trail and spent some time at the falls. The weekends are very busy with day use folks. It... more

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3bars
AT&T 4G/LTE

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NJNoMad
NJ 28' Thor Motor Coach 2011 Thor Citation Chateau
34 reviews
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Nightly rate: $26
Days stayed: 4
Site Number: 4

NJNoMad would stay here again

“Good Verizon outside of Austin”

Reviewed Feb 12, 2018

Overall Rating

Sites are spaced well, stayed in site 4 pull through, easy level, good verizon, 2-3 bars on phone and jetpack but ran like 4 bars. Bathrooms not so much - not private showers, wasnt clean when i was there - havn't ventured out 35 degrees over all good park - fyi they charge $20 per nite but upon check in they charge you the daily entra... more

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2bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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Nightly rate: $20
Days stayed: 5
Site Number: 54

The Home on our Backs would stay here again

“Great time!”

Reviewed Feb 06, 2018

Overall Rating

This park was really great! Large sites but a bit unlevel. The Falls hiking was really great! Park rangers and hosts patrolled often and were very friendly. Facilities were a bit dated but very clean and well kept— but no soap provided. Kind of weird?

Close to Austin.

We extended our stay twice!

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
4bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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


64 reviews
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Nightly rate: $24
Days stayed: 14
Site Number: 13

Chapter 3 Travels would stay here again

“Completely awesome except for our unlevel site”

Reviewed Nov 28, 2017

Overall Rating

We loved everything about this campground except for the aggravation we had trying to get level. Otherwise, it was fantastic. We lucked out with a very private site (#13), however we noticed most sites were really pretty great. Most are tucked in among the trees, with a few out in the sun, but all offer significant space between c... more

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Dude RV
McKinney, TX 31' Holiday Rambler Vesta 30F
44 reviews
Nightly rate: $15
Days stayed: 10

Dude RV would stay here again

“We Camp Here Often and Love It!”

Reviewed Aug 11, 2017

Overall Rating

We camp at McKinney Falls State Park several times a year. The wife often has business functions in the Austin area and this park is in the perfect location! It is a short 20 min drive to downtown Austin yet you feel like you are way out in a very remote location! We always select a site in the Cedar Sage loop as these are all 50 amp... more

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5bars
Sprint 4G/LTE

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Hookups:
  • 20 Amp
  • water
  • Partial Hookups
Facilities:
  • dump station
  • showers
  • water available

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