Once you purchase your new Heartland, Coachmen, Dutchmen, Airstream or other favorite brand RV, you will be ready to hit some Texas campsites. Texas Parks and Wildlife offers many campsites, from hike-in and backpacking sites to sites with full sewer, electric and water hookups. Some sites are drive-up with no hookups.
The Heartland North Travel Trailer sleeps up to nine people and is spacious enough to take the family for an extended vacation.
Before you start your trip, if your RV is not new, stop by ExploreUSA to ensure that your RV or travel trailer is fully maintained and ready to go. ExploreUSA’s service center will ensure that everything is working and in good order so that you can take the trip without worrying about anything breaking.
Choose from several different floor plans, depending on what your family needs, for comfortable, spacious camping. Coachmen also has several toy haulers.
Abilene State Park
Abilene State Park is in Taylor County and covers over 529 acres. You may be able to see the official Texas longhorn heard and a buffalo at the site. Comanches used to use the park’s pecan groves for campsites. The park offers lots of fun for the camper, including hiking, fishing, biking, picnicking, swimming and nature study. There are also many area attractions, including Fort Griffin State Historic Site, Buffalo Gap, Historical Museums, Lake Abilene and fine arts museums.
The park has water, electric and septic hookups. It also has restrooms with and without showers and a playground. For swimming, it has two pools — a 40-foot-by-100-foot lap pool and a 10-foot-by-30-foot wading pool for kids. The gaming area includes a place for horseshoes, sand volleyball, football, and open field to fly kits, baseball, basketball and soccer.
Lake Brownwood State Park
Lake Brownwood State Park covers over 537 acres in Brown County. The park is located on the shores of Lake Brownwood, which is a 7,300-acre reservoir. The Civilian Conservation Corps built some of the buildings at the park in 1930. The buildings were made from local rock and wood.
The park offers two and one-half miles of hiking trails, water skiing, boating, nature study, fishing, bird watching and swimming. Nearby attractions include Rattlesnake Roundup, Brown County Rodeo, Camp Bowie Memorial Park and Camp Colorado Museum replica. The park offers full hookups for RVs.