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Six Best Texas State Parks Near Austin

 
 
Renting an RV is quick and easy at Go RV Rentals Austin. Finding a place to camp near Austin in the Hill Country is also quick and easy! With nearly twenty State Parks near Austin to choose from we narrowed it down to our six favorites in this article. Whether you are looking to rent an RV to go sightseeing, golf, cookout, fish, hike, bike, swim, canoe or just take a nap in a hammock, these six parks are nice and convenient places to visit in your camper rental.
 
  
 McKinney Falls State Park
Mckinney Falls SP
  • Located 14 miles south of Austin
  • Open year round; 726 acres
  • Water and electric hookup sites available (30 or 50 amp hookups) with picnic table, fire ring
  • Restrooms with showers nearby
  • Home to ‘Old Baldy’ – one of the oldest bald cypress trees on public land in Texas; 103’ tall and over 500 years old
  • Park participates in the Angler Education Tackle Loaner Program Fishing so fishing equipment is available to borrow
  • Nearby Areas of Interest: Five state parks and the City of Austin!      
  • Make a reservation online or call 512-243-1643

Bastrop State Park in a Motorhome Rental

  • Located 44 miles southeast of Austin
  • Open year round; 6,600 acres
  • Full hookup sites with picnic table, grill, fire ring, and 20, 30, and 50 amp hookups
  • Partial (water and electricity) hookup sites with picnic table, grill, fire ring, and 20 and 30 amp hookups
  • Park participates in the Angler Education Tackle Loaner Program Fishing so fishing equipment is available to borrow
  • 12-mile scenic drive on Park Road 1C between Bastrop and Buescher State parks goes through beautiful Lost Pines of east Central Texas
  • Area Attractions: Lake Bastrop; Lake Somerville State Park; Monument Hill; Kreische Brewery State Historic site
  • Make a reservation online or call 512-321-2101
  • Lockhart State Park

    Fifth Wheel Camper Rental

    • Located 35 miles south of Austin
    • Open year round; 264 acres
    • Full and partial hookup sites available with picnic table
    • Restrooms nearby
    • 9-hole golf course (the only staff-operated course in the Texas State Park System)
    • Area Attractions: Monument Hill; Kreische Brewery State Historic site; Emanuel Episcopal Church (one of the oldest Protestant churches in continuous use in Texas)
    • Make a reservation online or call 512-398-3479

    Buescher State Park

    • Located 54 miles southeast of Austin
    • Open year round; 1,017 acres
    • Partial hookup sites (water; water and electricity) available
    • Non-motorized boating (no ramp/small lake); fishing; nature study; hiking; interpretive tours; biking; swimming (seasonally); canoe and tandem-kayak rentals are available
    • 12-mile scenic drive on Park Road 1C between Buescher and Bastrop State parks goes through beautiful Lost Pines of east Central Texas
    • Make a reservation online or call 512-237-2241

    Pedernales Falls State Park in a Camper Rental

    • Located 43 miles west of Austin
    • Open year round; 5,212 acres
    • Swimming (Read safety tips! No swimming or wading in the Pedernales Falls area!); hiking and biking in scenic Hill Country Trails; bring your horses (with current Coggins; horses are not available there) to ride on 10 miles of rugged trail
    • Area Attractions: Johnson City which is home to parks, art galleries, and museums; Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park
    • Make a reservation online or call 830-868-7304

    Blanco State Park

    Swimming at Blanco State Park

    • Located 68 miles west of Austin
    • Open year round; 105 acres
    • Full and partial hookup sites available with picnic table
    • Restrooms nearby
    • Area Attractions: Real Ale Brewing Company; Buggy Barn Museum Complex; Hill Country Lavender Farm
    • Make a reservation online or call 830-833-4333

    Reserve your RV rental today and visit a Texas State Park near Austin. Go RV Rentals features all types of motorhomes and travel trailers for rent across the US and Canada with more cities coming online soon.