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Lake Brownwood, Texas

Lake Brownwood State Park

Lake Brownwood, Texas



Lake Brownwood, Texas
Phone: (325) 784-5223

Sites: 75
Recent Rate: $20 2/2017

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Latitude: 31.857439026057
Longitude: -99.025354385376
Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • 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 yes
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • 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) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service yes
  • ATT Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers ATT
  • 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 ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area no
  • yes-lake Waterfront Waterfront yes-lake
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping yes
  • 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 yes
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp yes
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals no
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • 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 ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball yes
  • Sports Field Sports Field yes
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games no
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards no
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong no
  • Lake Lake yes
  • Pond Pond no
  • River River no
  • Creek Creek no
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

Review Details

Ratings overview

22 Reviews

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Review Count: 88
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 11

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

We love this park for its great hiking trails and lovely CCC buildings. From the top of the Great Hall you have a wonderful view of the lake. In the spring the wildflowers blanket large areas of the park. The lake is a popular fishing place. The campsites are spacious and the main shower building in Willow Point has four private shower rooms. The other building has two showers but they share an open dressing area. We had no Verizon cell service in this park. We camped at Lake Brownwood State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
Willow Point 32
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 21
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: October, 2016 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

This is quiet State Park with clean campsites. Park employees were very friendly and helpful. We hiked a couple of the trails, which were not well marked, but nevertheless interesting. The Park has an active Park Police Patrol who seemed to keep things in fine order. As mentioned elsewhere, the city of Brownwood is about 20 miles away and offer a nice selection of stores. We enjoyed the Lake Brownwood State Park. We camped at Lake Brownwood State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
84
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

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Review Count: 7
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 3

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

Enjoyed our 2 day stay here in December. Very few campers other than us. Beautiful lake that allowed unlimited horsepower. Nice scenic walking trails throughout the park & along the lake . We had a major thunderstorm while there & water runoff was excellent. Lake level was high due to wet weather. Beautiful buildings built by the CCC. Showers clean but water drainage not designed properly so floor gets flooded outside shower area. Other than that, excellent campground. $4 entrance fee per person per day in addition to camping fees. Purchase a Texas Parks Pass & get free entrance for everyone in your vehicle plus camping discounts! We camped at Lake Brownwood State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Asphalt
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

Boating, swimming, fishing, picnicking, hiking.

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: November, 2015 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

Camped for 4 nights in a 43ft motor home so size, tree clearance and manuverability is key to our experience. Stayed in Council Bluff campground which fit our 3 needs perfectly. This campground also has full hookups. The campground is much higher and away from the water than the rest of the park, but several sites still have a beautiful view. The only complaint with Council Bluff is there is not much privacy when you are unlucky enough to get stuck with one of the inner loop sites. The outer loop appears to have more privacy. We camped at Lake Brownwood State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
85
Site Surface
Asphalt
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby, Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade, Mostly Shady

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Review Count: 32
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: November, 2015 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

Beautiful park with spacious sites, some down close to the lake while others are on higher ground somewhat overlooking the lake. Full hook ups are in Council Bluff loop (where we stayed) while the water/electric only sites are on the Willow Point loop. We got several over-the-air TV stations and our AT&T cell service was excellent (3 or 4 bars of LTE). There are a couple of fishing piers and day use areas to swim, picnic, etc.

There is almost nothing in the area around the park (one store), so bring all your supplies with you! However, this is a quiet, clean, gem of a park that we enjoyed and would certainly return to. We camped at Lake Brownwood State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

We camp quite a bit, and have come across some pretty bad parks. However Lake Brownwood is among the top of our list. Nice shaded site on Council Bluff, overlooking the lake. Our site, full hookup ( 83 ) was shaded, to help cut the Texas heat. It's just beautiful here, and we will return for another stay. Free Wifi and Excellent cellphone coverage. We camped at Lake Brownwood State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
Council Bluff 83
Site Surface
Concrete, Gravel, Grass
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady

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Review Count: 128
States Visited: 34
Helpful Reviews: 63

Date of Stay: March, 2015 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

$25 per night was for a sloped gravel pad with full hookups site in the Council Bluff campground. We do have the TX Parks Pass we purchased for $70 (it allows access to all 90 TX state parks) last year-otherwise it's $25 per night plus a $4 per person daily entry fee. Sites are generous grassy areas with a picnic table, fire ring, and pedestal BBQ unit. The whole park is loaded with different types of oak trees and cacti. There were abundant types of birds (OK to feed them) flitting about as well as many waterfowl and coyotes could be heard howling in the night. The night sky is very dark so the stars are brilliant. All the facilities were in good condition and the park staff was very friendly and helpful. There are miles of multi-use and hiking trails. Many people were boating on the lake and fishing from the piers. This campground is located about twenty miles from Brownwood where every amenity is available. The park does have public Wi-Fi access which worked acceptably most of the time. AT&T service was three - four bars of 4G LTE. Verizon coverage was virtually non-existent. We received four over-the-air TV stations and many radio stations. We camped at Lake Brownwood State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
74 Council Bluff
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 19
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: October, 2014 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

Rate does not include additional daily fee of $4/person for park access. Interior roads all paved; sites are not. No pull-throughs at Willow Point though there are suppose to be in other parts of park. We were on Site 24 with both 50 amp electric and water, and our site had a great lake view. Park staff very friendly and helpful, even checking on us when a huge hail/wind/rain storm came through at night and blew down trees. Park staff were out early in am clearing roads and debris. Campground was great place for the couple of night we stayed in our 36' rig towing a pickup. We camped at Lake Brownwood State Park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 40
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: June, 2013 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

We used to come here yearly when our kids were at home but haven't been here in several years. Lots of good memories. Anyway, the park is pretty much as we remember. The full hook ups are on the hill over looking the lake (which is very low right now). The sites are not very level but are plenty big. We stayed in # 75, which has a large oak tree and the living side of the trailer faces a beautiful meadow of wild flowers. All utilities worked fine. They have awesome boat ramp facilities but with the lake so low only one ramp was open. Restrooms are fine and clean. The office staff was awesome, very friendly folks. We would definitely come back. We camped at Lake Brownwood State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 123
States Visited: 33
Helpful Reviews: 10

Date of Stay: May, 2013 - $33.00
Overall Rating:      

Rate was for full hook up. A nice campground, facilities a little old. Some sites with shade trees. We didn't look around the several camping loops to see their condition. We were in the first loop and the sites tended to slope a little but not bad. We will definitely return. As a note, Texas State Parks are getting a little expensive for what they offer, IMHO. We camped at Lake Brownwood State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 50
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: January, 2013 - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

The campsites are not very level and could use some work ,but we could see the lake from our site #84. The water level is down due to the drought. There are places to bike and hike, but the weather wasn't very good, so we didn't check out the trails. The nearby town of Early, TX, was very friendly. We had a good lunch at Humphries. We camped at Lake Brownwood State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 107
States Visited: 33
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: October, 2012 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed in the electric/water section (full hookups are $5 more per night) - very nice, large sites with water views. Bathrooms needed renovation. Park staff very nice. Nice places to walk and Lake Brownwood is huge - great for water activities. No Verizon coverage at all. No Wi-Fi in park. Nightly rate does not include the $4 per person per day additional charge. No fishing license needed in Texas State Parks, so that's nice to know as well. We would stay here again. We camped at Lake Brownwood State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 69
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: May, 2012 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

The sites are large and well spaced. The restrooms and showers were clean, but really need to be modernized. The lake level was low due to the continuing drought. We will stay here again. We camped at Lake Brownwood State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 84
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: April, 2012 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed in the Willow Point area. Sites are well spaced, each with a picnic table. All are back in, lots of room. Ours was long enough not to unhook our 30-ft travel trailer, it required a few leveling blocks on the side. Most sites are not real level, slightly sloped. There are some shade trees, and lots of grass. The restrooms and showers were nice and clean. The turnoff from Hwy 279 is 15 miles from Brownwood, then another 7 miles down a park road. No services nearby. No Verizon cell signal. No Wifi. The water/electric site cost $20 per night, and there is a $4 per person per day, additional fee. We camped at Lake Brownwood State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 10
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: April, 2011 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

The sites in the full hookup area were very spacious and easy to back into. They weren't even close to level and some trailers literally looked like the tongue was sitting on the ground. The park is pretty remote, so if you need to go into town for anything, be prepared for a drive. The restrooms were OK, but but the standards of the other State Parks we have stayed in, they could use some updating (and cleaning). We are currently exploring the Texas State Parks, and this one had an opening so that's where we went. We'll probably stay closer to home while we are weekending. Sorry to sound so negative about this particular park, but it's not the nicest State Park we've stayed in. We camped at Lake Brownwood State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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