This was a short stop-over for us to escape the madness of Spring Break. A nice, relaxing campground in the nature area of Canyon Lake half-way between Austin and San Antonio, TX.
- Site quality = 3.5/5
Decent site quality here. The sites are flat gravel with 50Amp/water/sewer, picnic table and small fire-pit. Selection of shade trees and nice landscaping throughout the park. Only negative is you’re quite close to your neighbor.
- Facilities = 2/5
Definitely not the highlight of the park here. Bathrooms & showers seemed to be temporary, built in a type of hanger and were not as well-kept as we like. Water pressure was poor and mens/womens were combined.
- Amenities = 3.5/5
A decent, but not extensive selection of amenities. Cable at each site, but no WiFi. Fishing pond and small hiking trail on-site, picnic area and small (but somewhat run-down) community center.
- Location = 4/5
A nice location right next to Canyon Lake, Canyon Park and the surrounding nature area. Within short drive of small towns with basic shopping and restaurants.
- Pet friendliness = 5/5
Very pet friendly spot. Lots of cats on the property, and plenty of owners with dogs. Small hiking trail up the hill behind the park where pooch can run and play.
Overall rating = 3.6
BONUS ALERT: Stay in the relaxing hills of Canyon Lake!
Summary: This was a quick stop-over for us on our way to Austin which turned out to be quite nice and relaxing. Owners were extremely friendly and accomodated our arrival late at night (9PM) without a problem. The park itself is situated in the hills close to Canyon Lake. Lots of lovely landscaping and cute spots in the campground, plus fishing ponds and a small hiking trail on-site. Surrounding area is hilly and naturally pretty. Sites are decent, flat gravel and full hook-up, but you do end up pretty close to your neighbour if sites are full. The only real negative was the facilities which seemed to be in a temporary structure (a type of hanger) and not really up to par. Overall a decent stop and we enjoyed the tranqulity, but if we come back our preference would probably be the COE Campground at Potters Creek (booked out while we were here).
Extra Info: Verizon aircard and smartphone worked. Sites $35/night ($200/week) cash or check only (no credit card).