42 Parks near San Marcos, Texas
Mar 2016 - $45.00
Very nice. close to San Marcos River. Gravel roads and sites. - Bobby T
Mar 2016 - $55.00
This is a big park. Sites are oddly arranged. We had a pull through site right next to the office with good parking for toad, but the site next to us felt like it was on top of us. Facilities appeared to be decent, but we didn't use any of them. It was extremely overpriced for the condition the park is in. Nothing fancy about it. Unfortunately, it was our only option while we were in town for the week working.
When I went to check in the lady wouldn't accept my Good Sam card, saying it was the roadside assistance card and not the membership card. I hadn't run into this issue yet, and as she was right, I didn't balk, but just thought, "Don't you have to have a membership to have the roadside assistance?" Whatever, it just came off as greedy.
The river access was beautiful, but I wouldn't stay here again, primarily because of the price, unless it was the only option. - lpsmith
Dec 2015 - $15.00
Our rate was based on staying there a month. I know that they have been hit twice within a 7 month period from MAJOR flooding. But within that month that we were there, I saw no repairs happening. They even had to change my electric meter out as it was not working because it was packed with mud. The site we stayed at was like a mud bog after it rained and the through road would be under water. It would take about a week of dry weather to start getting better. There is a lot of silt as their top soil.
They advertise standard sites as low as $400 a month, but that is for people staying there for months. The washers and dryers were not replaced after the floods and you can tell as they sound horrible. Wifi is hit or miss. The hot tub was fixed after we were there for 2 1/2 weeks.
The staff was friendly.
I would not stay there again unless they made repairs and upgrades. So sad as I read that they were voted within the top ten RV parks in the US in 2014. - rynosback
Jul 2016 - $40.00
Only accepts cash or a check, no discounts. We made reservation by phone a few days before and was directed to one of 3 possible open sites. We did show up in the evening, filled out an envelope w/ our details and site number, placed a check inside and dropped in a night drop box. We never saw anyone at the office, but during our stay, we did not need anything else. Nice older park with lots of shad trees and some shrubs for privacy. Interior roads are paved, most sites have a concrete pad under RV (w/ gravel ramps leading to and from pads) with a concrete patio and picnic table. Power and water were great. Even thought its between railroad tracks and the interstate - the noise was not a problem. We will be back and stay again when in the area. Thanks and safe travels!!! - KenTravels
Jun 2016 - $40.00
clean park but they need some serious tree trimming. I saw trees rubbing on RV's. slides and awnings seemed impossible to use in many cases .They advertise free WiFi but it didn't work. I was only here one night and they want cash and won't take plastic. Frankly, I thought $40 was too much for this place. While it's right off the freeway, we parked in the rear and road noise was not a factor. No trains coming thru when we were here. I may stay here again because it is a pretty good location. sites seemed level. they were gravel and the roads were paved. - LEB2
May 2016 - $40.00
Stay 3 nights, Friday through Sunday. Very clean park. Besides the interstate noise a very quit park. Park was about 1/2 to 3/4 full. Staff and other campers very friendly. big wide pull through sights and easy access to hookups. Several sites have tall shrugs between for privacy. Did not use the showers, restroom or clubhouse and can't give a comment on them but did see several people coming and going from there. This is in between San Marcos and New Braunfels so you will drive ~8 miles either way to get to either. Will stay again when in the area. - Tjbac
Jan 2015 - $10.00
They do not allow children, which for the majority of people means they don't want you. They are almost always full, because of their cheap monthly price (which is why I listed 10 a night). They have no bathrooms, no showers, no laundry, and very short inconvenient office hours. They have no website, which is weird in 2015, so good luck getting their number. - Swift_Strongarm
Aug 2011 - $10.00
When we came to this part of Texas for a job. This was a very reasonable place. Good place for workers that have self contained RV's since they don't have restrooms or showers. Very nice people and next door to the Three Dudes Winery. Less than 2 miles outside of town. The rate I gave was monthly and we would stay again. - BJ&ME
Jun 2015 - $40.00
I enjoyed the golf course and the area very much. there were alot of things to do in the nearby towns.
The office staff was very nice. It has Pull through sites and 50 amp service. There was supposed to be WIFI but we couldn't figure it out. There was a swimming pool which was nice in the heat.
The spots were gravel with Lots of big trees giving you a lot of shade. The roads were paved around the campgrounds but there are a ton of pot holes so you have to be very careful. - houseofclarkes
Jun 2015 - $14.00
I paid monthly and stayed for three months. The location and monthly price was a good value (which is why I listed 14 a night). The people who ran the park were very nice and courteous. The pool was out of order, and the wifi barely reached more than 10 feet from the main office. The park looked very trashy, because they did not require people to maintain their lots. I never used the bathrooms, but I am willing to bet they probably weren't that good judging from the appearance of the rest of the park. On the plus side they don't care about trailer age, trailer appearance, families, retirees, etc. All are welcome. If you aren't too superficial this park isn't half bad. - Swift_Strongarm
Jan 2013 - $20.00
Stayed here one night. Check-in went fine once the reservation was found and clerk figured out we were not staying for a month. Our drive through spot was easy to find/get into. The CG has MANY full time in a myriad of rigs and their outdoor decorations, stuff or just plain junk greatly distracts from this CG. The roads are narrow, rough and curvy which made negotiating our 40' rig with towed, very difficult. Rate reflects the Passport America discount; this is not a $40 a night CG. I would not stay here again. - Monaco Bob
Mar 2014 - $15.00
Rate is based on monthly rate plus electric. This is a family-owned, quiet park on the outskirts of charming Wimberley. All sites are back-in and laid out in a U-shape against the trees, with a five acre meadow in the middle. The sites are large, with shade and patio furniture, but most slopr upwards from front to back. There are no rest rooms, pool, or other amenities except for the free cable TV which was excellent. And, with only 15 sites, the park is very quiet. Deer frequent the meadow in the morning and evening, and many birds also frequent the park. Verizon cell and 4G data were very good, and satellite TV was unobstructed. The owner and her mother are delightful to talk to, and genuinely care about the quality of residents stay. Not fancy, not many amenities, just a comfortable place to stay in the beautiful Hill Country. - Meanderman
Jul 2011 - $35.00
This is a small quiet park located just south of Wimberley that has back-in sites nested against the tree lines. A large open field in the center provides a sense of openness. It was hot and dry while we were there. Even though sites are close together privacy is maintained. There are several long term sites. There is easy access to center of town. Deer will visit you late in the evening and early in the morning. The big question - would we go back? Yes! Without question. - WagginTails
Mar 2008 - $24.00
Very quiet, better for adults wanting a quiet time. Great wildlife viewing. - Teri`
Jul 2015 - $45.00
The park actually has a lot of potential, but just needs to pay attention to some details. It has been operating under a time share type membership until recently so their business model has changed. There are a lot of amenities--pools, mini golf, etc. which are nice if you have a family. It's also at the end of river road so you don't have the party scene like some other places on river road. The campground and cabins are separate, so you either have a long walk or a short car ride to get to mini golf and one of the pools.
The roads going into the campground need some work; some pot holes and stuff that make it a rough ride. Also, believe they are short staffed as we asked about getting the grass cut, and were told they would try. Two weeks and no cutting!! - TheRestlessYoungs
Jul 2015 - $44.00
We have stayed here many times over the past few years and have watched the park go from a pleasant place to a profit only motivated park. We have stayed our last time here and will never return.
The pools and restrooms facilities are nice, but that is the only good thing I can say.
Don't be deceived by the pictures on the website. Unless you are one of their favored members or friends, they will stick you in the back on a lot of crushed rock with no grass or shade and very tight space. Make reservations first and if they tell you the only site you can have is 62 - 77, pass this park by and go to Walmart. Walmart provides a nicer area then these. The ONLY nice areas are in the older section at the front of the park.
This park is in a valley and because of the surrounding hills, there is NO cell coverage (despite what the website says). No TV coverage either. Wi-Fi is a hit and miss when it is up, it is extremely weak and more often than not, it is down. Before I checked it this time, I had been reassured that the problems with Wi-Fi had been resolved. - not so.
Website states that they have a snack bar - not so. They have closed it down with no plans to reopen.
The main person at the front desk that you have to deal with to make site selection is very rude.
There are other parks in the area that offer a better value. - User3755
Jul 2015 - $44.00
Rude new employee at check-in. We have been coming here for over a year and usually stay several months at a time. Never again. You can no longer use any of the nice spots at the front. Can't reserve them. The sites at the back are the only ones available. They have no cement or gravel on the sites, just sharp large rocks. No shade, no trees, no grass. Very, very narrow spaces. Lots of ants and wasps. Miserable and depressing spots. And no refunds if you don't like it. Office is very picky about anyone coming to visit you. They will be charged. No security over in the campgrounds. - Thee saint
Mar 2013 - $37.00
We will not stay here again. Not many places to stay in Wimberley that are big rig friendly, but will go to Dripping Springs or Johnson City. We were given 2 different prices based on which owner is there (father or son). They are way over priced as there are no amenities or discounts given. The internet is very unpredictable and very slow. No cable TV and many of the sites that are available are extremely unlevel. Three to four levelers needed in some cases. 90% of the sites are permanent trailers. - goofy50
Mar 2011 - $30.00
This place has made some improvements since my last visit. The RVs that looked like they would never leave have been removed. It's a small, but clean and quiet RV park. There is room between the sites, and there are plenty of trees. It's a no frills park, but quite nice. The river is within walking distance and provides a nice swim and play area in the rapids. Most of our time was spent swimming or in town. Blue Hole has been improved and is a lot of fun. - SoccerDad
Sep 2010 - $40.00
This started off a truly nice place, with landscaping that has grown nicely. They've added a bar and used to serve food, but not sure now. In the time since we lived here and last used it when we didn't, it has grown seedy. Lots of junky full-timers and people that stay for weeks at a time and leave junk outside their trailers. It looks terrible once you look past the landscaping. The best, prettiest sites are in back, where the junky trailers, old motorhomes, etc. are. The owner rents to people: single moms with kids, construction workers, you name it. Without being an out and out snob, I have to say that this place gives my husband and I creeps and WE are in an older but nice travel trailer. It's the ambience that lacks class. I WOULD NOT recommend this place to anyone wanting peace, quiet and a nice place to stay. It is noisy, cars and trucks coming and going, and music played loud enough to hear it in my trailer with windows shut. Avoid like the plague! - GIniaJM
Aug 2009 - $60.00
Billy Goat's Gruff is horrible!!!! It is some stupid old grumpy woman’s back yard. It is not even a real camp ground. She stuck some window units in her sheds and calls them cabins. What a joke! Not one of the camp sites is right on the river like she will promise. We were going to camp there the weekend of August 1st, 2009. We got there and she was already mad because we arrived at 11 am. She says “Check in is not until 2:30, but I guess I could let you in.” This is here stupid backyard we are talking about; really, when does her yard close or open? We arrived and she was freaking out because the other person in our party had a pop-up camper; I had call her the Friday before and told her we were changing the tent site to a pop-up. I also had mentioned that we might have some other people showing up the next day and they would pay when they got there. She started to freak out and tell me, my wife and my friend that we were liars and to leave. She said she was going to call the police on us and my 3 small children (1, 3, and 4 year old.) ? I told her we would leave if she gave us our money back; she freaked out again and went in the house. We were promised 2 camp sites right on the river with water and electricity, not camping in some crazy lady’s backyard. She also told us, when asked about not being right on the river, “if you are too lazy to walk down to the river, you don’t need to be here. Camp at your own risk. There are many other places to camp; do not try here. Ask psycho woman for a picture of the “grounds” from the back of here house, you will see what I am talking about. I doubt she has any repeat campers. - julieab1
Jun 2012 - $15.00
We have a 44' RV and it is a bit difficult to maneuver. It is not really designed for rig’s that large. It is mostly a tent camping place. It is very dusty. The sites are dirt and grass. The sites closer to the water have shade. The big field for tents does not. They have small cabins available for rent, but I never saw inside of them, and do not know the cost. For the RV, we paid $15/person/night. In addition to that, they charge for water and electricity, I think it is $5/night. We do not utilize the restrooms, but I know they have free showers, and sometimes there is a line on busy weekends. There is a bar on-site, and a grill on the weekends. They also have live bands outdoors at night on the weekends. It is a party atmosphere each time we have been here. You can buy ice on site, $3/bag. You can rent tubes ($15/per person, rent 3, get the 4th on free) here. They will shuttle you, or you can get in the water here and float to a pick-up point. You can sit in chairs or tubes/rafts in the water and not float if you choose to do so. They have a sand volleyball area. I do not recall seeing any other play areas for children. If there is a problem with unruly guests, you just go to the office and report it, and they will take care of it! We saw that first hand this weekend. They have a dog painted in their logo, floating in a tube, which is misleading because they do not allow pets. They do, however, have a resident cat. There are containers everywhere for you to recycle beer/soda cans. I believe a couple of the sites have fire pits. - SmileyInFrswd
Jun 2008 - $53.00
This is more a tent campers place. I have tent camped here many times and this was the first time I took my travel trailer here. It was very difficult to maneuver and park, luckily I had rented an additional spot for some friends that were tent camping. The road to the RV sites is one lane wide and like I said does not allow for easy parking. The showers are free and there is always a party atmosphere, lots of people cutting from the parking lot through our campsite to their camp site or the river. I have a long bed, quad cab truck with a bumper pull travel trailer. Others also had a difficult when it came time to pull out, one in a 5'er and the other in a large bus type RV. - FrogDog26