Top Tent Camping near Amarillo, TX

Searching for a tent camping spot near Amarillo? You can find tent campsites by type, including drive-in, walk-in, and even hike-in for a backpacking adventure. You're sure to find the perfect campsite for your Texas tent camping excursion.

Best Tent Camping Sites Near Amarillo, TX (32)

    Camper-submitted photo from Fortress Cliff Primitive — Palo Duro Canyon State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Fortress Cliff Primitive — Palo Duro Canyon State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Fortress Cliff Primitive — Palo Duro Canyon State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Fortress Cliff Primitive — Palo Duro Canyon State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Fortress Cliff Primitive — Palo Duro Canyon State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Fortress Cliff Primitive — Palo Duro Canyon State Park

    1.

    Fortress Cliff Primitive — Palo Duro Canyon State Park

    47 Reviews
    183 Photos
    57 Saves
    Canyon, Texas

    These tent-only campsites are in the Cactus or Fortress Cliff areas. Water is in the campground, but not at each site. Restrooms with showers are 1/2 - 2 miles away.

    Picnic table Fire ring Water nearby Shade shelter

    These are drive-up sites, you do not have to backpack to them. Tent camping only. No pop-up campers, travel trailers, or motor homes are allowed in this area.

    Map: https://tpwd.texas.gov/publications/pwdpubs/media/park_maps/pwd_mp_p4506_007g.pdf

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • ADA Access
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Equestrian

    $16 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Big Texan RV Ranch
    Camper-submitted photo from Big Texan RV Ranch
    Camper-submitted photo from Big Texan RV Ranch
    Camper-submitted photo from Big Texan RV Ranch
    Camper-submitted photo from Big Texan RV Ranch
    Camper-submitted photo from Big Texan RV Ranch

    2.

    Big Texan RV Ranch

    33 Reviews
    61 Photos
    88 Saves
    Amarillo, Texas

    Welcome to Big Texan RV Ranch, a convenient and friendly spot near Amarillo, TX. This place is perfect for a quick overnight stay or a couple of days to explore the area. The campground is right off I-40, making it an easy stop for travelers.

    One of the standout features here is the full hook-ups, including sewer, water, and 50 AMP service. The sites are level and spacious enough to set up your camp stove and enjoy a meal outside without feeling cramped. Plus, the staff here are top-notch—friendly, helpful, and always ready to assist. They even escort you to your site after check-in, which is a nice touch.

    For those traveling with pets, you'll appreciate the three separate dog runs tailored to different dog sizes. The indoor pool and hot tub (adults only) are great for unwinding after a long day on the road. The showers are well-maintained, with good water pressure and plenty of space to keep your belongings dry.

    If you're looking to explore Amarillo, the campground offers a quirky perk: a free "limo" ride to the famous Big Texan Steak Ranch. It's a fun way to get a taste of local flavor without worrying about driving.

    Overall, Big Texan RV Ranch is a clean, well-organized campground with all the amenities you need for a comfortable stay. Whether you're just passing through or planning to explore Amarillo, this place has got you covered.

    • Pets
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    Camper-submitted photo from Juniper Campground — Palo Duro Canyon State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Juniper Campground — Palo Duro Canyon State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Juniper Campground — Palo Duro Canyon State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Juniper Campground — Palo Duro Canyon State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Juniper Campground — Palo Duro Canyon State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Juniper Campground — Palo Duro Canyon State Park

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    Juniper Campground — Palo Duro Canyon State Park

    38 Reviews
    207 Photos
    34 Saves
    Canyon, Texas

    Welcome to Juniper Campground in Palo Duro Canyon State Park, Texas. Nestled at the bottom of the canyon, this campground offers a unique and serene experience with stunning views of canyon walls on both sides. The sites are spacious and well-spaced, providing a good degree of privacy thanks to the scattered junipers and deciduous trees.

    Juniper Campground is equipped with essential amenities to make your stay comfortable. You'll find electric hookups, potable water at the sites, and clean bathroom facilities with flush toilets and hot showers. While there are no sewer hookups, there are two dump stations conveniently located within the park. For those traveling with larger rigs, the campground is big-rig friendly with many pull-through sites available.

    One of the standout features of this campground is the abundance of activities available. Hiking enthusiasts will appreciate the numerous trails that wind through the canyon, offering breathtaking views and opportunities to explore the unique terrain. Horseback riding is also available, and there's a camp store with a small restaurant for any essentials you might need.

    Visitors have praised the quiet and peaceful atmosphere of the campground, making it an ideal spot for stargazing at night. The shelters over the picnic tables provide a nice touch, especially during the hot Texas days. Wildlife is abundant, so keep an eye out for friendly roadrunners and even the occasional tarantula spider.

    Whether you're here for a weekend getaway or an extended stay, Juniper Campground offers a memorable experience with its beautiful scenery, well-maintained facilities, and a variety of outdoor activities. Enjoy your stay and make the most of this hidden gem in the heart of Texas.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    Camper-submitted photo from Hackberry Campground — Palo Duro Canyon State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Hackberry Campground — Palo Duro Canyon State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Hackberry Campground — Palo Duro Canyon State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Hackberry Campground — Palo Duro Canyon State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Hackberry Campground — Palo Duro Canyon State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Hackberry Campground — Palo Duro Canyon State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Sagebrush Campground — Palo Duro Canyon State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Sagebrush Campground — Palo Duro Canyon State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Sagebrush Campground — Palo Duro Canyon State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Sagebrush Campground — Palo Duro Canyon State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Sagebrush Campground — Palo Duro Canyon State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Sagebrush Campground — Palo Duro Canyon State Park

    5.

    Sagebrush Campground — Palo Duro Canyon State Park

    22 Reviews
    103 Photos
    17 Saves
    Canyon, Texas

    Sites are in the Sagebrush areas. The Sagebrush area is closest to the play "Texas." Some sites will hold up to 60-foot RVs.

    Picnic table Water hookup 30 amp hookup 50 amp hookup Restrooms with showers nearby Fire ring and/or grill

    • Pets
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    Camper-submitted photo from Mesquite Campground — Palo Duro Canyon State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Mesquite Campground — Palo Duro Canyon State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Mesquite Campground — Palo Duro Canyon State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Mesquite Campground — Palo Duro Canyon State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Mesquite Campground — Palo Duro Canyon State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Mesquite Campground — Palo Duro Canyon State Park

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    Mesquite Campground — Palo Duro Canyon State Park

    25 Reviews
    100 Photos
    30 Saves
    Canyon, Texas

    Sites are in the Mesquite area.

    Picnic table Water hookup 30 amp hookup 50 amp hookup Restrooms with showers nearby Fire ring and/or grill

    The second largest canyon in the country lies in the heart of the Texas Panhandle. Visit Palo Duro Canyon State Park; experience the canyon's rugged beauty and enjoy its colorful history.

    Things to Do Explore the canyon by foot, mountain bike, horse or car. We have more than 30 miles of hiking, biking and equestrian trails. Camp, geocache, study nature or bird watch. During the summer, enjoy a performance of TEXAS Outdoor Musical.

    Choose from campsites with water and electricity, tent sites, equestrian sites, or backpack camping areas. Stay in one of three cabins on the canyon’s rim or four Cow Camp cabins on the canyon floor. Rent one of our pavilions for a wedding, reunion or meeting.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Fort Amarillo RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Fort Amarillo RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Fort Amarillo RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Fort Amarillo RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Fort Amarillo RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Fort Amarillo RV Resort

    7.

    Fort Amarillo RV Resort

    11 Reviews
    23 Photos
    45 Saves
    Amarillo, Texas

    At Fort Amarillo RV Park & Resort, you’ll enjoy an authentic western setting, complete with a stream-fed fishing pond, illuminated walking paths and sunsets so breathtaking, even the most eloquent cowboy poets don’t do them justice. Huge pull thrus, free WiFi & be sure to shop at Lizzie Mae’s Mercantile. Daily Rate: $45 | Weekly Rate: $225 If you need more than 2 weeks, please call for price and availability. Cancellation Policy: $5.00 charge for all cancellations made before 10:am of arrival date. $25.00 charge for all cancellations made after 10:am on arrival date. 10% discount to members of Good Sam, AAA, AARP, KOA,FMCA, TACO and the Military. Open All Year Elevation: 3,670 ft (1118.616 m) 10101 Business Interstate 40 West Amarillo, TX 79124 806-331-1700

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $45 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Overnite RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Overnite RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Overnite RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Overnite RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Overnite RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Overnite RV Park

    8.

    Overnite RV Park

    8 Reviews
    2 Photos
    15 Saves
    Amarillo, Texas
    • Pets
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • RVs
    • Tents
    Camper-submitted photo from Aok Camper Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Aok Camper Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Aok Camper Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Aok Camper Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Aok Camper Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Aok Camper Park

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    Aok Camper Park

    8 Reviews
    1 Photo
    37 Saves
    Amarillo, Texas
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • ADA Access
    • RVs

    $14 - $28 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Sanford-Yake Campground — Lake Meredith National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Sanford-Yake Campground — Lake Meredith National Recreation Area

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    Sanford-Yake Campground — Lake Meredith National Recreation Area

    27 Reviews
    152 Photos
    121 Saves
    Fritch, Texas

    Sanford-Yake Campground, nestled in the Lake Meredith National Recreation Area near Fritch, TX, is a gem for campers looking for a peaceful retreat with stunning lake views. This campground offers both free and paid spots, making it accessible for all types of campers. The paid spots are well-maintained with electric and water hookups, fire pits, and picnic tables. These spots are located on the internal circle of the loop and can be reserved through Wright on the Lake Marina for $24 nightly. The free spots, scattered around the outer loop, also come with picnic tables and fire pits, but are first-come, first-served.

    One of the standout features of Sanford-Yake is its breathtaking views of Lake Meredith. Whether you're an early riser or a night owl, you'll be treated to beautiful sunrises and sunsets. The campground is quiet and spacious, providing a serene environment to relax and enjoy nature. There are plenty of places to take in the lake's beauty, and Cedar Cove offers beach access and boondocking opportunities right by the water.

    Amenities include four bathrooms with showers that lock individually, ensuring privacy and convenience. There are also plenty of trash cans throughout the campground, making it easy to keep the area clean. Pets are welcome, so feel free to bring your furry friends along for the adventure.

    Visitors have praised the campground for its peaceful atmosphere and stunning views. Some have noted the West Texas winds can be strong, so be prepared for that. Overall, Sanford-Yake Campground is a fantastic spot for anyone looking to enjoy the natural beauty of Lake Meredith and the surrounding area.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $26 / night

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