Caprock Canyons State Park

     


Quitaque, Texas
Phone: (806) 455-1492

Sites: 206
Avg. Rate: $17

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Latitude: 34.4402211070822
Longitude: -101.055614948273

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites
  • Big Rig Access
  • Tent Camping
  • Restrooms (Plumbed)
  • Pit Toilets
  • Showers
  • $0.00 Shower Fee
  • Laundry Facilities
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee
  • Dump Station
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee
  • Propane Available
  • Firewood Available
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts
  • Water Spigot
  • Picnic Shelter
  • RV Wash
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee
  • Corral
  • Landing Strip
  • Overflow Parking
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP)
  • Electric (50 AMP)
  • Water
  • Sewer
  • WiFi
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee
  • Cellular Phone Service
  • Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup
  • Phone
  • Central Modem
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.)
  • Pool Access
  • Family Friendly
  • Playground
  • Pet Area
  • Waterfront
  • Clubhouse
  • Camp Store
  • Cafe / Snack Bar
  • Business Center
  • Group Camping
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Group Kitchen
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Concierge Services
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s)
  • Recreation Room
  • Gym/Workout Facilities
  • Beach Access
  • Boat Ramp
  • Marina
  • Boat Rentals
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Bike Path(s)
  • Bike Rentals
  • Hiking
  • Spa
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Volley Ball
  • Sports Field
  • Arcade Games
  • Live Entertainment
  • Amphitheatre
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf
  • Billiards
  • Ping Pong
  • Lake
  • Pond
  • River
  • Creek
  • Ocean
  • Water Park
  • Casino

Review Details

Ratings overview
  • Excellent 18
  • Good 15
  • Average 1
  • Poor 1
  • Terrible 0

35 Reviews

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MissyBuck

Review Count: 13
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a gem of the southwest. I wish I could post a photo or 100 to show you the magnificent views of this canyon. There is no view from the campsites, but only a short car ride for those who don't like hiking. And if you do enjoy hiking, bring your hiking boots! And your camera. My suggestion would to come in the spring or fall. August was way too hot. I am a Texan and should have known better. We did get to enjoy the canyon in the cool of the morning. The campsites are nicely spaced and each has a covered picnic table. Not much shade, but there are trees that give a little buffer from neighbors. There is one main restroom/bathing facility. Mostly clean - showers could use some care. We camped at Caprock Canyons State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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camper43

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

Very nice park. Staff is very friendly. Several secluded campsites. Will stay here again! We camped at Caprock Canyons State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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BrentB

Review Count: 11
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $15.00
Overall Rating:      

Wow, very hot while we were there! No shade for the RV or truck, but there was a shade shelter for the table and grill. Site had some slope to it, but not too bad. You can see the Texas State Bison herd here, along with prairie dogs, rabbits, and rattlesnakes! There is a very scenic drive, and some very scenic hiking trails. We camped at Caprock Canyons State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Destinations

Review Count: 26
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $20.00
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Great scenery, quiet, spacious sites with table and shelter. Wild Bison roam free in park, but not in camping area. Fishing lake with easy access. Great hiking and biking trails - horse trails too. We camped at Caprock Canyons State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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hootch

Review Count: 16
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

Upon checking in at the visitor center, we were greeted by a "less than friendly" park ranger and volunteer. I was glad that we were able to use our Texas State Park Pass discount that was available, as I would have moved on. If you choose to camp here, I would make sure to fuel up before making your way to the campground. Also, make sure you have plenty of food, as you will have a long way to travel to get groceries or find a good place to eat. We've been to Palo Duro Canyon, and I would certainly skip Caprock for Palo Duro, any day of the week. The mesquite bushes did very little to provide shade. The bathrooms had broken tiles and "un-invitable." Cell service and internet were NON-EXISTENT! I had to "beg" to get the free audio CD tour of the park. It was also: uneventful. We camped at Caprock Canyons State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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starwind

Review Count: 23
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

Very scenic state park with level sites with good space between. Nice shelters with table and fire ring (buy some wood for campfire in Quitaque). Numerous mountain bike and hiking trails. We saw bison up close (do not approach or try to feed), a roadrunner, and a prairie dog town. Very friendly and helpful personnel at the interesting visitor's center. Be warned the center closes at 5 PM. Only ding was confusion on the assigned sites. We had made a reservation weeks in advance, but camp host was confused and did not have correct information as to site that was assigned. The campground was crowded and it was every man for himself. No sites were marked as reserved and some people were blocking sites with chairs, and people without reservations were taking sites, although the sign at the entrance said all sites were reserved. Camp host was clueless as to assigned sites. The site assigned to us was incorrect, a 30 amp instead of 50 as reserved, and someone had already taken that site anyway. To be fair, the host said it was his first day on the job. Suggest they put notices on the sites as "reserved" with name of camper. A minor annoyance. We will return. We camped at Caprock Canyons State Park in a Motorhome.

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stella fouche

Review Count: 67
States Visited: 22
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a beautiful state park. The canyon & the drive through the park is stunning. We saw numerous deer when driving through & saw the bison. Campground is very nice & sites are level. Lots of hiking trails. We will return. We camped at Caprock Canyons State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Jeff & Christy

Review Count: 15
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $15.00
Overall Rating:      

Ruggedly beautiful, remote state park. Campground is set among a bunch of mesquite trees. The campsites are spaced far enough apart and, with the mesquite trees, there is plenty of privacy. There are quite a few hiking trails and the drive into the canyon is stunning. The Texas State Bison heard also roams through the park (but not the campground). It was definitely worth the trip. We camped at Caprock Canyons State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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RealCoGirl

Review Count: 9
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $22.00
Overall Rating:      

Great place to visit. The trailer area was way out of the way where the actual views were. You have to drive to soak in all the beauty. If you are a tent camper, you can sleep where all the beauty is, without water or electric hook-ups. We camped at Caprock Canyons State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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User2793

Review Count: 9
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

This campground is located in a mesquite thicket. The mesquite trees provide a moderate degree of privacy from neighboring campers but not a lot of shade. The campsites are all back ins and paved and level. Rate shown is for a 50 amp site. 30 amp sites are only $15. This park is home to the Texas state bison herd. The canyon is beautiful and it is a short (1/2 mile) walk to get to it. It is not visible from the campground. There are a lot of trails here for hikers and bikers and horseback riders. The restrooms were clean, but the showers had some tiles missing, and it looked like they needed a makeover. The visitor center is new and has a store that sells t-shirts, hats, etc. but no camping supplies. It is only 3 miles in to Quitaqua where there is a well stocked grocery store. We would stay here again We camped at Caprock Canyons State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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JWT

Review Count: 91
States Visited: 28
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

A great state park. Has large level sites with good electrical and water connections. Tremendous views but very very hot in the summer. We would come again, but during a cooler season. We camped at Caprock Canyons State Park in a Motorhome.

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Maggie S.

Review Count: 9
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $15.00
Overall Rating:      

Fantastic views although Honey Flats campground doesn't have the canyon views. Clean restrooms, large sites with privacy, shaded picnic tables and fire ring in Honey Flats. Good hiking. Good interpretive programs at the amphitheater and the bison herd is really interesting to watch. We camped at Caprock Canyons State Park in a Tent Trailer.

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billie'smom

Review Count: 25
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

Beautiful area, nice hikes. Privacy between campsites and quiet. Bison herd allowed to roam but not near campsites. Lot's of wildlife in area. Lake is down but pretty to look at and I saw people catching fish. We are in a 34' fifth wheel, no problem getting in to a site. The only complaint I have would be the three dollar entry fee per day for camping. Why not just say the camping per day is 18 bucks? I guess if you pay 70 dollars for a Texas pass it will go back down to 15 dollars. Seems like a long way around to me. Just charge "out of state" people 18 and Texas 15...I'm from out of state and I don't mind paying a little extra since I don't pay state tax here. I just don't like feeling tricked. We camped at Caprock Canyons State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Darlinbeck

Review Count: 32
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

We camped here for 6 nights during the 100 year celebration of the Southern Bison Herd. The herd has been released in the park to roam their original grasslands. The sites are large and very easily accommodated our 39' 5th wheel. 30 and 50 amp service is available. Each site has a covered picnic table with a grill/fire ring. There is a burn ban currently in place. We rented horses from a man in Quitaque and he delivered them to the park for us. A trail ride was part of the weekend celebration and the folks kindly let us tag along on our horses. I highly recommend doing this is possible because you get a very different perspective of the canyon from the bottom of the canyon on the back of a horse. There are great hiking and riding trails. There is also the Trailway system which is part of the park but accessed outside of the park. It was a railway that had been abandoned and has the only RxR tunnel in Texas. Good for hiking and biking. The canyon is glorious and the history of the area is part of the lore that made Texas great. The bath and showers were very clean. I would go back as many times as I could. For those who cannot handle heat, I would recommend camping in the spring or early fall. We camped at Caprock Canyons State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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cgaskins

Review Count: 36
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $17.00
Overall Rating:      

As with other Texas State Parks, this is a great place. We loved the views and scenery. The campsites were level and well spaced. All of the facilities worked just fine. The bathhouse needs a little updating but it worked just fine. The new registration center / visitor's center is a great place. Our only disappointment was the claim of the buffalo being near the park. They were so far as way that all you could see were little black specs. We attended the interpretive Ranger's program. It was well done and very interesting about the primitive people that used to live in the park area. She had a spear and an atlatl that we got to throw. Neat!! We would definitely stay here again. We camped at Caprock Canyons State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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