Mission Tejas State Park

Davy Crockett National Forest

write a review
120 State Park Rd. 44
Grapeland, TX 75844
Reservations: 512-389-8900
Official Website

GPS: 31.5479, -95.2379

Last Price Paid: $15
Number of Sites: 15
Pad Type: asphalt
Reservations: Yes
Open Seasonally: Yes
Elevation: 430 ft
Tent Camping: Yes

1 person has reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

Site Quality
Thumb image
Denton, TX
14 72 Tejas
30 reviews
Nightly rate: $15
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 9

CarlaMowell would stay here again

“Walk in the path of Conquistadors”

Reviewed Jan 01, 2016

Overall Rating

This little park is nothing short of a treasure!!!! First of all, it only has 17 campsites, including two tent only ones. I love that!!!! Second, there is a stretch of THE ACTUAL Camino Real going through the park. Third, it's very very close to another treasure, Caddo Mounds State Historic Site. And FOURTH (sorry, I can't help the caps), this area was mentioned in the classic travelogue Blue Highways. Like I said, a treasure!!!! The only trail I walked was the Camino Real Trail, which is not clearly marked in the standard map, but is marked on the pulled-from-under-the-counter-special-map they will give you if you express an interest in hiking. As well as the Camino, which was quite simply awesome (a footpath that was used by native Americans for generations upon generations, later used by the Spaniards, and now ME! so well traversed that it has literally beaten a trail about a few FEET into the ground!), it also has a historic building, the Rice Family Log home, which includes interesting explanation of historic log home building techniques. And, it's very green (east Texas piney woods) and very very quiet because there is no highway or busy road nearby. I highly recommend this off the beaten path Texas state park.

Site Quality

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

Thumb rvtexas
Mission Tejas State Park, Grapeland TX | RVTexasYall.com

Our Visit to Mission Tejas State Park: Mission Tejas State Park Sign If you are looking for a quiet, peaceful retreat in nature with some interesting history mixed in, Mission Tejas State Park is fo...

  • 30 Amp
  • 20 Amp
  • water
  • sewer
  • Full Hookups
  • fishing
  • picnic area
  • playground
  • recreation trail
Site Amenities:
  • picnic table
  • dump station
  • restrooms: flush
  • showers
  • trash
  • water available
  • pets


Ratcliff lake recreation area
Ratcliff Lake Recreation Area
National Forest
Kennard, Texas
Salmon Lake Park
RV Park
Grapeland, Texas
Country Estates RV Park
RV Park
Rusk, Texas
Rusk Depot Campground
RV Park
Rusk, Texas
Rusk KOA
RV Park
Rusk, Texas
Creekside RV Village
RV Park
Crockett, Texas
Crockett Family Resort
RV Park
Crockett, Texas