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Quitaque, Texas

Caprock Canyons State Park

Quitaque, Texas



Quitaque, Texas
Phone: (806) 455-1492

Sites: 206
Recent Rate: $21 4/2016

Latitude: 34.440221107082
Longitude: -101.05561494827

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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 ?
  • $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 ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • 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) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • 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 yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • 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) yes
  • 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 ?

Review Details

Ratings overview

40 Reviews

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Review Count: 39
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

Lovely TX St Pk, with beautiful trails down in the red rock canyon. but unlike Palo Duro, the RV camping is up on the plains and you cannot see the canyon from the camping area. Sites are large and fairly level with mesquite and other vegetation providing reasonable privacy. Windy up on the plains. The buffalo (bison) do roam freely including in the camping area, but were fun, not a problem; however, keep your distance- they are wild. There is a reasonable size full service grocery store in town. Maybe WiFi was available near the bathrooms (others report) but not at the ends of the loop. Also, if you need public restrooms, request one near because they are not very well located to most camp sites. Use TX St Pk pass to get 50% off 2nd night and cover daily fees. We camped at Caprock Canyons State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
31
Site Surface
Asphalt
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $21.00
Overall Rating:      

Stayed at the Honey Flat campground. Pads were level and not tightly spaced. Most have decent shade with a covered picnic table. Wifi was spotty, AT&T cellular was decent, Verizon practically non-existent. Much to our surprise over-the-air TV reception was very good.

Bison were in and around the campground all weekend which was interesting (lots of bison patties). Saw a decent sized rattlesnake on the Upper Canyon trail so be careful. We camped at Caprock Canyons State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
Honey Flat 19
Site Surface
Asphalt
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 7
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: December, 2015 - $15.00
Overall Rating:      

Another beautiful red rock Texas State Park with extraordinary scenery & a free ranging bison herd. Really enjoyed our stay here, excellent hiking trails, particularly the Eagle Point Trail, look for the natural bridge under the trail, fun to climb through! Great campsite with native vegetation around campsites to make more private. Campground had WiFi but only the sites near the restrooms could get a signal from their RVs. Cell service was sketchy too. $4 per person per day entrance fee in addition to camping fees. Texas Parks Pass entitles visitors to free entrance plus discount on 4 two-day camping visits. We camped at Caprock Canyons State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
5 Honey Flat
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 74
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 18

Date of Stay: November, 2015 - $15.00
Overall Rating:      

I agree with most of the comments of the last few reviewers. Spectacular scenery, great hiking, good sites, plentiful wildlife. I had a friendly ranger check in experience. The only negative for me was no Verizon cell service. However, the park has decent Wi-Fi albeit slow. The park features some special events, e.g. I went for a free night photo workshop, which was very well done. Also, there was a dutch oven cooking demonstration and other activities. I hope to return often. A great state park. We camped at Caprock Canyons State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
21
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

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

Bring what you are going to need as there is very little in the near by town of Quitaque, although there is a handy convenience store, small café (steak fingers were good), and small grocery.

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Review Count: 86
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 24

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

We camped in site 35 (water and 50A electric) at Caprock Canyons State Park. Very nice, large, private site. Great hiking trails. Bison roam throughout the park. Beautiful scenery and wildlife. We camped at Caprock Canyons State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
35
Site Surface
Asphalt
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 73
States Visited: 19
Helpful Reviews: 13

Date of Stay: April, 2015 - $11.00
Overall Rating:      

Wow - this park is really beautiful! The scenery is great, there's lots of wildlife, and the sites are very private, with trees growing between them. The Honea Flat campground is very nicely designed, with one major exception - the sites are all inexplicably slanted in the wrong direction, so that every single parking space requires a blind back-in. The wifi signal was very good. Cell service was spotty, but that could have been because it was stormy most of the time I was there. The lady who checked me in was officious and snippy - she only wanted to answer the questions she thought I had, not the ones I actually had. But I did not interact with any other employees, and its probably not fair to judge them all by her. I will be back to this park, and highly recommend it. We camped at Caprock Canyons State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
24
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tips for other Campers:

As I was leaving the area, I saw an old fashioned outdoor movie theater called "Midway." It was about 5 miles east of the town of Quitaque. It had a sign saying closed for winter (in April), but it looked like fun. It was less than 10 miles from the park.

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Review Count: 13
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $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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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: November, 2013 - $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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Review Count: 31
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: June, 2013 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

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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Review Count: 20
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: June, 2013 - $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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Review Count: 74
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 18

Date of Stay: May, 2013 - $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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Review Count: 16
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: May, 2013 - $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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Review Count: 67
States Visited: 22
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: March, 2013 - $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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Review Count: 9
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2012 - $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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Review Count: 9
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: October, 2012 - $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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