9 Excellent
     
Marble Falls, Texas

Turkey Bend Recreation Area

Marble Falls, Texas


4000 Shaw Drive
Marble Falls, Texas 78654
Phone: Click to view

Sites: 29
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 30.507405351405
Longitude: -98.104665635582

Elevation: 821' (approximate)
Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access ?
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping ?
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers no
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station no
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) no
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) no
  • Water Water no
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • Free WiFi Free WiFi no
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers ?
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone ?
  • Central Modem Central Modem ?
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 ?
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Waterfront Waterfront ?
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

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1 Review

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

Date of Stay: August, 2017 - $5.00
Overall Rating:      

On this trip we did Tent camping. I drove out there to pick a site before we camped, and settled on #28, but you cannot reserve this site online. 25-29 are only reservable by contacting LCRA, as these sites are cut off if the water in the lake is higher than 'full' (even though historically the water has been lower than full for countless years on end). This is the secret! and #28 is awesome. It is located up a little hill, on somewhat of a peninsula. There are trees all around and the area had been trimmed with a weedeater for several spots for tents. There is no specific tent pad, but there is level ground available. A picnic table and bbq pit is provided, as well as a fire ring. There is enough room to park 2-3 vehicles, or even a small ~18ft trailer could be parked as if pulled-through in front of the site. The road is rather large in this spot, and you could pull in and turn around if needed, as site 29 is up the hill and you do not block the road. There is no electric or water, but the site is nice and away from most of the others, including those that are reservable online. Even with a torrent of rain 6" in 4 hours the site provides good drainage as the parking area is at the crown of a small hill, just mind where your tent is. There is a small cove behind the site, that is easy to get to, but you might have other campers traipsing through your back door to get to the small cove. The lake is only 150 feet away, so taking a canoe or kayak is not an issue. The campground is split by this small cove, and this section is accessible via a minimally maintained dirt road (but still car passable even after the torrent rain). The other side of the park has paved roads to all but one of the sites and a real bathroom. Sites off the dirt road side have only a Port-a-Potty, and the real bathroom is across the cove and not accessible from sites 19-29. This is a diamond on Lake Travis and having the few sites that are "secret" such as not published online. We camped at Turkey Bend Recreation Area in a Tent.

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Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
28
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady, Covered Forested
Interior Roads
Tight Turns, Scraping Branches, Poor Conditions
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

28 and 29 are the best sites, and cannot be reserved online. Call to reserve, chances are they are always open, unless someone knows this secret. Be careful on the dirt road, it is a little narrow. Bring your own water and a generator if you want power. Great spot to fish, kayak, or just do nothing.

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