I needed a stopping place and it was getting late. I’m glad I called ahead to ensure a bath house because I learned it’s cash or check only. It was self check in, which I like. It was hard to find a spot in the dark, but worked out well and was...
We stayed here on our way from North Texas to Sea Rim/the gulf coast. I had always wanted to see the famed "big thicket", and this state park is within it. I imagined the early settlers hacking their way through the thick underbrush, alternating...
Great little state park, right on the Gulf. Went at a great time of year - March
1) crabbing! Easy, fun, delicious
2) Gambusia boardwalk - alligators spotted, birds too
3) Anahuac refuge nearby, loop drive, lots of birds, ask...
- difficult to find, you can get to the city park that connects via a foot bridge over the Smoky River, but I had to ask how to get there from the path
- pit toilets
- grassy and therefore soft/not very level
- a little isolated feeling...
We spent less than 24 hours here but really enjoyed our stay. The sites are small and relatively close together but in a beautiful setting. There aremany trees and boulders so each site is different and it feels more private. We stayed at the Popo...
I stayed here because I was working nearby. The managers were very friendly and nice but the place itself is not worth the price. The spots are very close together and only some have picnic tables or trees. The bath house was clean but rundown....
My friend and I camped one night but packed in a lot of experiences. Just getting to the site involved the thrill of crossing the spillway with water lapping over the edge. It made me giddy but was fun to be at eye level with the passing coots....
Another Texas treasure!!! I stayed here in January 2015 and was treated to a nearly empty camp. The park itself is great, and it's in the wonderful Texas Hill Country with lots to see and explore nearby. I went to the LBJ National Historical Park,...
"Pines, cypress and easy kayaking"
"Ok camping - GREAT town"
"Small Canyon with Lots to See"
"Big Rocks and Crazy Water"
"East Texas Piney Woods and a Lake"
"Walk in the path of Conquistadors"
"Texas' little grand canyon"
"Beautiful sunset and animal watching"
"Sparkly New in the Sand Hills"
"Cheap, convenient, small town"
"Infinite choices of dispersed camping"
"Pristine and Wildlife Galore"
"Full Hookups on the Honor System"
"Lake or Riverside Along the Road to Yellowstone"
"Best Louisiana Camping in TX!"
"The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly"
"Woodsy and Mountains in TEXAS?! YESSS!"