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Comstock, Texas

Seminole Canyon State Park

Comstock, Texas


US Highway 90
Comstock, Texas 78837
Phone: (432) 292-4464

Sites: 46
Recent Rate: $20 4/2017

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Latitude: 29.705294220133
Longitude: -101.31881475449
Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets no
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities no
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • RV Wash RV Wash no
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking yes
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) no
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • Free WiFi Free WiFi ?
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service no
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground no
  • Pet Area Pet Area no
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms no
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities no
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services no
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) yes
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access no
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp no
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals no
  • Fishing Fishing no
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) yes
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking yes
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit no
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball no
  • Sports Field Sports Field no
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games no
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment no
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre no
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards no
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong no
  • Lake Lake no
  • Pond Pond no
  • River River yes
  • Creek Creek no
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

Review Details

Ratings overview

52 Reviews

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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: April, 2017 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

The campground is in a stunning setting, with spacious sites. We camped in a pull through E19, with 30-amp and water, no sewer, but there is a dump station. E 20 was originally assigned, but it was difficult to back in with a 40-footer, so the neighbor in a Class B changed with us for his pull through. The host was fine with that: no hassles. We camped at Seminole Canyon State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
E19
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Nearby Seminole Canyon has excellent pictographs, accessible with guided tours for nominal cost.

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Review Count: 37
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: March, 2017 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed one night in site #E16 (back-in, with electric and water), which was disappointing because it was so cramped. The site was barely long enough for the trailer; I had to park the truck right beside the trailer which cramped us even more. Since we were only staying one night, it wasn't worth the hassle to move. Next time, I'd ask to stay in the upper end of Desert Vista Loop in #18-31. Be careful, some of the turns into the camping loop are tight. The guided tour to see the pictographs is worth it. The park had decent wi-fi which worked even at our campsite. We had full LTE cell service (AT&T) and the satellite worked fine too. We camped at Seminole Canyon State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
E16
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Not Convenient

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Review Count: 7
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: March, 2017 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

First time experience in a state park, and it was great! Spaces far apart with some plant/tree separation. Picnic tables are covered. Fire pits provided. Bathrooms and showers (2) were very clean. There are hiking and biking trailers. Guided tour of pictographs was very good. Visitor Center's small interpretive center was great! Staff even let us move our travel trailer close to Visitor Center due to attending another guided program that ended after checkout time. Area patrolled often by State park official and even state park police. Site was a little tight for our travel trailer but due to space between sites it was not a problem. Will definitely return if in the area! We camped at Seminole Canyon State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
28
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Judge Roy Bean Visitor Center and cactus garden very nice. Glad we went.

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Review Count: 40
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: February, 2017 - $15.00
Overall Rating:      

Rate reflects $20 first night, $10 second night with TX SP annual pass. There's a $3 per person charge for park entry unless you have the pass, in addition to the campsite fee. Sites aren't assigned in advance at TX state parks, so when we arrived we were assigned a back-in. We drove around the loop to check it out first, and on our second trip around our neighbor jumped up on the truck and asked if we wanted to trade. He had a pull-through but the tent pad was too small for them. Win-win, we really lucked out. There's a dry-camping loop with sites that have plenty of room, but it was hot and we wanted the AC without bothering everyone else with the generator. Lots of trails for such a small park, and if you can take the ranger walk into the canyon you should do it. The displays in the office/museum building are really neat, and the video was excellent. We rode our bikes down a rocky road/path (not for motorized vehicles) and were able to see the drawings in Panther Cave across the water by walking out as far as we could safely. Really neat place, quiet at night, gorgeous sunsets. Picnic shelter with table on concrete, fire ring nearby. While the pull-through would have been long enough for our truck and trailer, the level part and the hookups required us to pull forward pretty far and unhook and park the truck behind. Our front door faced the road side instead of the picnic side, but that was ok. We sat outside both nights and watched the sunset. Site #29 was at the top of a hill, so the views were great. We camped at Seminole Canyon State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
29
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer (plenty of space) for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open, Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Take the ranger tour if you get a chance. We missed it, unfortunately, but judging from the Panther Cave drawings we could see from very far away, it's probably worth it.

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Review Count: 15
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: January, 2017 - $26.00
Overall Rating:      

Ranger assigned the electric/water site the first night, it was okay but no view. Moved for the 2nd night to the primitive area, much nicer. Many of the sites with power were small, I did see a few 40'ers pull in so there are some big enough. Roads are okay for all size. Plenty of space between sites. Very quiet and dark area. We camped at Seminole Canyon State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
14 and 45
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my 5th wheel (had to disconnect)
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Not Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Stay for the ranger led hike, 10am and 3pm when we were there.

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Review Count: 10
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: January, 2017 - $26.00
Overall Rating:      

I stayed in a water/electric site in the upper area near the restrooms. There are no trees anywhere, but lots of cactus and scrub brush between campsites. Each campsite has a covered patio with a picnic table and fire ring. Wi-fi was barely adequate to take care of e-mail and do a little web browsing. There was no Verizon cell service. The closest city is Del Rio, 40 miles away, so be sure you're well stocked when you get there. Nights are very dark, with some of the best stars I've seen in a long time. Don't miss the rock art tours! We camped at Seminole Canyon State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

There is lots of fantastic hiking, and the trailhead is right at the campground. The loop trail to the Rio Grande river along the canyon rim is very scenic, if a little long (7 miles). Other, shorter, hikes are very nice as well. Don't miss the ranger-led Fate Belle rock art tour, every day at 10:00 AM and 3:00 PM. Also, the Witte Museum runs a tour to the White Shaman rock art site every Saturday at 12:30 PM. This site isn't in the park, but it's only a mile down the road and very worthwhile.

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Review Count: 43
States Visited: 19
Helpful Reviews: 16

Date of Stay: May, 2016 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

We spent one night here on our way to West Texas. It was a nice surprise. We had a large water/electric pull-through on top of a hill. This made for great views and cool breezes. The real surprise was decent WiFi at our site (we were near a bathhouse where the WiFi antenna was located). Most Texas SPs do without WiFi and we not only had a decent signal but it was fairly speedy. Cell service was very spotty, but a short hike up to the top of the hill and it worked. The night sky here was amazing and other than Highway 90 a few miles in the distance quite quiet too. The bathrooms were a bit old and worn but mostly clean.

We'll be back here next time we're anywhere close. We camped at Seminole Canyon State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
18
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Lake Amistad Reservoir is near by for boating and fishing. But this is wide open Texas scrubby desert so don't wonder off. Also, you can see Mexico from this campground. In fact, as we arrived my cell phone said, "Welcome to Mexico" as it's only a few miles away.

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Review Count: 20
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: February, 2016 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

We loved our stay here. The only thing that would have made it better would have been to have a sewer hook-up so we could stay longer. We stayed in a very spacious W/E site on the ridge with expansive views in every direction. Our site was across from the bath house, making it very convenient to use the shower facilities. The three-star for cleanliness is for the bath house. Can't speak to the toilets, but the showers at a minimum looked dingy ... perhaps because of the dim lighting. They were decent enough to use. The shower area, with two stalls would benefit from the addition of two curtains to give the occupants more privacy in the changing area ... very odd set up. We would definitely stay here again. Wi-fi available near the bath house and at the Visitor Center. We camped at Seminole Canyon State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
31E
Site Surface
Asphalt
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Canyon Rim Trail; Fate Bell Rock Shelter Pictographs; White Shaman pictographs (outside the park; check out the Rock Art Foundation website for schedule); Pecos River High Bridge southbound on US 90.

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Review Count: 91
States Visited: 31
Helpful Reviews: 22

Date of Stay: January, 2016 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

Price doesn't include the $3 daily park fee.
Beautiful area in which to camp, hike and bike.
No cell phone service on Verizon, plus if you do connect they think you are in Mexico. We camped at Seminole Canyon State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
5
Site Surface
Asphalt
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Get gas in Del Rio or Sanderson since there are only 2 overpriced places Langtry & Comstock) to get gas in between.

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Review Count: 7
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: November, 2015 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice park. The sites are close together, but not overly crowded. We stayed here on our way to Big Bend. Excellent stopping point. We stayed an extra night to go on the canyon tour, which was great. The time we were there was VERY windy, which made it feel a lot colder than the temperature actually was. We camped at Seminole Canyon State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
30
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 89
States Visited: 40
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: April, 2015 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

Our first stay at a State Park (ever) and were pleased with our experience. Our site was W&E back-in. Rest rooms were clean but we did not use. Good spacing between sites, paved roads, gravel sites. Sites had picnic shelters as well as cleared area for tents. It got very hot during the day (late April) but cooled in the evenings. No frills but a nice stop for us. Price does not reflect State Park admission (for us $3 pp) We camped at Seminole Canyon State Park in a Truck Camper.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Take advantage of the park tour into the canyon to see the Rock Art - just be ready for for a hot day and lots of uneven steps and ground.

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: February, 2015 - $21.00
Overall Rating:      

On a high plateau with good views. Trails to walk and bird watching. The sites are mostly level, esp the pull throughs. We stayed there two weeks earlier and again last night. Both times the electrical went off for several hours. Last night the electric went off twice for about two hours. The wifi is so erratic as to be useless. Occasionally could see a news site for a few minutes and then lose the connection would not open email. No Verizon coverage but 4G with ATT. Probably won't stay there again. We camped at Seminole Canyon State Park in a Motorhome.

Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Pavers
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Tours into the canyon must be guided and in the morning.

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Review Count: 26
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: February, 2015 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

This park is a quiet oasis in the West Texas desert. It is easy to get in, out, and around in the park with its wide paved roads and no trees to dodge. However the lack of trees means there is no shade from the sweltering sun in the summer, other than the shade shelters over the tables. Be sure to bring sufficient food, fuel, and firewood, as none is available near the park.

In the cooler seasons, it is a great place to camp, hike, bike, and study nature. Fate Bell Shelter, in the canyon, contains some of North America's oldest Native American pictographs and is one of the oldest cave dwellings in North America. Be sure to call or check the website for dates and times of guided hikes. There is also a nice visitor's center with nice displays, as well as an area from which to get your first view of the canyon. The Canyon Rim Trail is also a great way to see several miles of the canyon up close.

The campsites are spacious and fairly level, and range anywhere from dry camping to water and electric hookups. All have covered picnic tables and fire rings with grills. The power did go out for a couple of hours one day during our stay. There is no cell phone service, at least from Verizon, and only one over the air TV station which is in Spanish, but there is wifi in the campground, although it tends to be a slow connection. Pets are welcome anywhere in the park outside of buildings and as long as they are kept on a leash. The nearby restrooms and showers are kept very clean by the friendly camp hosts.

This is a very quiet park, and is a great place to enjoy star-gazing and nature study. We camped at Seminole Canyon State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
30
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Please note that access to the canyon bottom and the pictographs is by scheduled guided hikes only.

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Review Count: 186
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 32

Date of Stay: November, 2014 - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

No-hookup site, level, sites well-spaced. No Verizon signal but this park has good Wi-Fi! Too windy and cold while I was there to hike or go birding but it is a very pleasant campground. Or, at least it was the first night. The second night, a large group of noisy guys moved into the sites right next to mine and cackled and howled until late at night. We camped at Seminole Canyon State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
number 11
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 68
States Visited: 31
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: April, 2014 - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

Traveling to Big Bend, we stopped at Seminole Canyon hoping to do some birding and hiking. The site we had was at the top of the hill with a great view tho it was a windy evening. We took the short bird hike near the rest room and then later that evening hiked down to the Presa Overlook. The following day we took the Windmill hike near the visitor center. Each hike we found several great birds and hike over 5 miles. It is a great campground with remote, quiet, large sites, and ours only had power and water. We would stay here again. 30 amp service was not adequate in 96 degree heat for our RV. If you prefer 50 amp you might want to reconsider unless it's somewhat chilly. We used the showers which were clean (would prefer curtains on individual showers and not entrance door). We camped at Seminole Canyon State Park in a Motorhome.

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