Best Camping near Canyon, TX

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Whether you're a tent camper, an RVer, or just passing through, Canyon, TX has a lot to offer. There are tons of hikes and other fun activities to partake in, as well as sights to see and explore. You're sure to find the perfect spot for your Texas camping adventure.

Best Camping Sites Near Canyon, TX (45)

    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
    59 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 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

    2.

    Juniper Campground — Palo Duro Canyon State Park

    38 Reviews
    207 Photos
    35 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 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

    4.

    Big Texan RV Ranch

    33 Reviews
    61 Photos
    89 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 Amarillo KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Amarillo KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Amarillo KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Amarillo KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Amarillo KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Amarillo KOA

    5.

    Amarillo KOA

    36 Reviews
    87 Photos
    88 Saves
    Amarillo, Texas

    Get your kicks at the Amarillo KOA, just off historic Route 66.

    FREE Wireless Wi-Fi Internet Service Keeps Guests Connected at Amarillo KOA on Historic Route 66!

    Get your kicks at the award-winning, family-owned and operated campground, Amarillo KOA, conveniently located just off Historic Route 66. Extend your stay and wander the famous highway to see local attractions such as the Cadillac Ranch, American Quarter Horse Heritage Center & Museum, or visit the Route 66 historic district featuring antiques, boutiques and eclectic dining. Drive to the bottom of the second-largest canyon in the U.S. for hiking, biking and jeep or horseback rides. Take in the musical drama, "TEXAS" (seasonal), at the outdoor amphitheater in Palo Duro Canyon, the "Grand Canyon of Texas". Visit the largest historical museum in Texas, the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum. Discover thrills for the young and the young-at-heart with a visit to Wonderland Park, Splash Amarillo and Alibates Flint Quarries. Enjoy this KOA's Western metal art displayed within the campground. As the day ends, delight in a summer haywagon ride, a refreshing swim in the heated pool (seasonal), freshen up at the new restroom/shower facility or relax at your site watching TV on the newly expanded FREE in-park Cable system. If it is big, juicy steak you're craving, let the KOA staff arrange free shuttle service, to and from your site, to the World Famous Big Texan Steakhouse. The enclosed K-9 Park allows our four-legged friends to romp, run and play off leash with the watchful eye of their owner! Whether you are tent camping on a grass-shaded site, relaxing in a cozy Camping Cabin or Studio Lodge, traveling in a Teardrop Camper or a Big Rig diesel pusher, this well groomed KOA campground easily accommodates all guests, family reunions, rally and scout groups. Visit the large gift store to purchase unique merchandise for family and friends of all ages. We dispense propane 365 days of the year during normal business hours.

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

    6.

    Oasis Amarillo Resort

    28 Reviews
    37 Photos
    91 Saves
    Amarillo, Texas

    Amarillo’s Top-rated RV & Vacation Cottage Resort on Route 66! Best RV Traveler Experience - Ranked #1 RVLife

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

    $45 - $60 / night

    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

    7.

    Mesquite Campground — Palo Duro Canyon State Park

    26 Reviews
    119 Photos
    33 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 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

    8.

    Sagebrush Campground — Palo Duro Canyon State Park

    22 Reviews
    103 Photos
    18 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 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

    9.

    Fort Amarillo RV Resort

    11 Reviews
    23 Photos
    46 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 Cadillac Ranch RV Park and Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Cadillac Ranch RV Park and Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Cadillac Ranch RV Park and Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Cadillac Ranch RV Park and Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Cadillac Ranch RV Park and Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Cadillac Ranch RV Park and Campground

    10.

    Cadillac Ranch RV Park and Campground

    9 Reviews
    21 Photos
    94 Saves
    Amarillo, Texas

    Located conveniently between Monument Valley and Moab on Main Street in Bluff, UT, Cadillac Ranch RV Park (formerly Amarillo RV Parks) offer a premier RV Park and Tent Camping destination in the heart of America’s Southwest. Whether it’s an overnight stop while traveling elsewhere or a short stay in “Bluff’s Eddy”, our accommodations and staff are here to help you recharge, relax and restore.

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

    $35 / night

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Frequently Asked Questions

What camping is available near Canyon, TX?

According to TheDyrt.com, Canyon, TX offers a wide range of camping options, with 45 campgrounds and RV parks near Canyon, TX and 5 free dispersed camping spots.

Which is the most popular campground near Canyon, TX?

According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular campground near Canyon, TX is Fortress Cliff Primitive — Palo Duro Canyon State Park with a 4.4-star rating from 47 reviews.

Where can I find free dispersed camping near Canyon, TX?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 5 free dispersed camping spots near Canyon, TX.

What parks are near Canyon, TX?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 2 parks near Canyon, TX that allow camping, notably Lake Meredith National Recreation Area and McClellan Creek National Grassland.