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Top Equestrian Camping near Cordell Hull Lake

Looking for a rustic and comfortable horse camping experience near Cordell Hull Lake? Whether you own a horse or are joining a tour group, equestrian camping is an adventurous and unique way to experience the city. These scenic and easy-to-reach Texas campsites are perfect for your horse camping excursion.

Best Equestrian Camping Sites Near Cordell Hull Lake, TX (9)

    Camper-submitted photo from Live Oak Ridge
    Camper-submitted photo from Live Oak Ridge
    Camper-submitted photo from Live Oak Ridge
    Camper-submitted photo from Live Oak Ridge
    Camper-submitted photo from Live Oak Ridge
    Camper-submitted photo from Live Oak Ridge

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    Live Oak Ridge

    10 Reviews
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    67 Saves
    Belton, Texas

    Overview

    Live Oak Ridge Campground is located at Belton Lake, which provides some of the best fishing, camping and boating in Central Texas. This year-round campground accommodates both tents and RVs and has many amenities, such as a playground, showers, and a group meeting area.Belton Lake was created by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with the construction of Belton Dam in 1954. The 12,300-acre lake is located on the Leon River, just upstream of the confluence of the Leon River and the Little River.

    Recreation

    With 136 miles of shoreline, Belton Lake offers a wide variety of recreation activities, including camping, water recreation, picnicking and nature trails. The facility has a multi-lane boat ramp, and hiking trails are available adjacent to the park at Miller Springs Nature Area. Hawks, great blue herons, ducks, geese, many species of songbirds, bobwhite quail, Rio Grande turkey and even an occasional bald eagle visit the lake area, offering year-round opportunities for birders.

    Facilities

    With 136 miles of shoreline, Belton Lake offers a wide variety of recreation activities, including camping, water recreation, picnicking and nature trails. The facility has a multi-lane boat ramp, and hiking trails are available adjacent to the park at Miller Springs Nature Area. Hawks, great blue herons, ducks, geese, many species of songbirds, bobwhite quail, Rio Grande turkey and even an occasional bald eagle visit the lake area, offering year-round opportunities for birders.

    Natural Features

    Live Oak Ridge lives up to its name, with many large oak trees, a pleasant atmosphere and plenty of shade. The campsites are flat and grassy, and several overlook the lake (others are only a short walk away). Springtime brings an abundance of wildflowers that blanket areas of the park. There is a man-made wetland on the lake between White Flint and Winkler Parks, providing an additional 25 acres of wildlife habitat to the lake area.

    Nearby Attractions

    Belton Lake is located adjacent to the Fort Hood Army Base, which has several points of interest for the military buff. The mural painted on the spillway wall of Belton Dam depicts the history of the Bell County area.

    contact_info

    For facility specific information, please call (254) 742-3050.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $30 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Willis Creek
    Camper-submitted photo from Willis Creek
    Camper-submitted photo from Willis Creek

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    Willis Creek

    2 Reviews
    3 Photos
    29 Saves
    Granger, Texas

    Overview

    Willis Creek is the ideal place for campers looking for a variety of accommodations. A group campground and five equestrian sites are available, in addition to a row of standard camping sites. Granger Lake is a popular recreational destination, especially for boating and fishing. In fact, it's one of the best lakes in the region for crappie and white bass fishing.

    Recreation

    Boating and fishing are the most popular activities for campers. Horseback riders have six trails to explore in the Willis Creek Equestrian Area, ranging from 1 to 5.5 miles in length.

    Facilities

    Boating and fishing are the most popular activities for campers. Horseback riders have six trails to explore in the Willis Creek Equestrian Area, ranging from 1 to 5.5 miles in length.

    Natural Features

    Granger Lake, formed by a dam completed in 1980, is fed by the San Gabriel River and Willis Creek. The campground sits on the Willis Creek arm of the lake. The maximum surface area of the lake is 11,000 acres and the shoreline is surrounded by the gently rolling hills of the Texas Blackland Prairie.

    Nearby Attractions

    The Pecan Grove Wildlife Area, San Gabriel Wildlife Area, Sore Finger Wildlife Area, and Willis Creek Wildlife Area border the lake. Bring binoculars for birding opportunities.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group

    $10 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Williamson County Berry Springs Park and Preserve
    Camper-submitted photo from Speegleville Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Speegleville Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Speegleville Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Speegleville Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Speegleville Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Speegleville Park

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    Speegleville Park

    6 Reviews
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    58 Saves
    Waco, Texas

    Overview

    Speegleville Park is perched on the south end of a scenic cove of Waco Lake. The park provides outdoor recreation options like boating, jet skiing, fishing, swimming and bird watching.

    Recreation

    The main lake shoreline has a large amount of submerged timber, which typically holds fish year-round. Anglers will find plenty of catfish, crappie, large and smallmouth bass as well as sunfish. At least 51 species of fish inhabit the lake's waters, and a record flathead catfish weighed in at a whopping 59.5 pounds. A four-lane boat ramp helps visitors enjoy the lake.

    Facilities

    The park includes two screened shelters along with 30 campsites with water and electric hookups.

    Natural Features

    Waco Lake, located in central Texas within Waco city limits, boasts 79,000 acre-feet of water, providing irrigation and drinking water to residents of the Waco area. The lake is primarily fed by the Bosque River, which runs for 115 miles through central Texas.

    contact_info

    For local information, please call (254) 756-5359 or call (877) 444-6777 for general information.

    Nearby Attractions

    Horseback riding, hiking and biking can be done on the 20-mile Lacy Point Hiking and Biking Trail. The trail is accessible from the Lacy Point boat ramp, which is a short drive around the cove.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $32 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Reynolds Creek
    Camper-submitted photo from Reynolds Creek
    Camper-submitted photo from Reynolds Creek
    Camper-submitted photo from Reynolds Creek
    Camper-submitted photo from Reynolds Creek
    Camper-submitted photo from Reynolds Creek

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    Reynolds Creek

    3 Reviews
    24 Photos
    25 Saves
    Waco, Texas

    Overview

    Reynolds Creek sits on the scenic shores of Waco Lake and provides a variety of outdoor activities, including equestrian camping.

    Recreation

    The Tejas Nature Trail, an easy 1.2-mile hike, starts at the park and winds its way through a thick blanket of ash and juniper trees. For visitors looking for a more challenging trek, horseback riding and biking can be done on the 20-mile Lacy Point Hiking and Biking Trail.The main lake shoreline has a large amount of submerged timber, which typically holds fish year-round. Anglers will find plenty of catfish, crappie, and largemouth bass as well as sunfish.A boat ramp and dock help visitors enjoy the lake.

    Facilities

    The Tejas Nature Trail, an easy 1.2-mile hike, starts at the park and winds its way through a thick blanket of ash and juniper trees. For visitors looking for a more challenging trek, horseback riding and biking can be done on the 20-mile Lacy Point Hiking and Biking Trail.The main lake shoreline has a large amount of submerged timber, which typically holds fish year-round. Anglers will find plenty of catfish, crappie, and largemouth bass as well as sunfish.A boat ramp and dock help visitors enjoy the lake.

    Natural Features

    Waco Lake, which lies in the city limits of Waco, Texas, is fed primarily by the Bosque River, which runs for 115 miles through central Texas. The sparkling lake was formed in 1963 with the completion of the Lake Waco Dam. Now, the lake's current water levels are at 79,000 acre feet.

    contact_info

    For local information, please call (254) 756-5359 or call (877) 444-6777 for general information.

    Nearby Attractions

    Waco Lake Wetlands educational tours take visitors through a six-acre nursery of aquatic plants and more than 130 species of birds.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $75 / night

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      6.

      Heart of Texas Fair Complex

      1 Review
      1 Save
      Waco, Texas

      This campground is for participants of the events that happen here. Not open to the public.

      • Pets
      • Phone Service
      • RVs
      • Equestrian
      • Trash
      • Drinking Water
      Camper-submitted photo from Buena Vista Wildlife Safari and RV Park
      Camper-submitted photo from Buena Vista Wildlife Safari and RV Park
      Camper-submitted photo from Buena Vista Wildlife Safari and RV Park
      Camper-submitted photo from Buena Vista Wildlife Safari and RV Park
      Camper-submitted photo from Buena Vista Wildlife Safari and RV Park
      Camper-submitted photo from Buena Vista Wildlife Safari and RV Park

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      Buena Vista Wildlife Safari and RV Park

      2 Reviews
      10 Photos
      22 Saves
      Lampasas, Texas

      Buena Vista is a one-of-a-kind boutique resort located in the heart of the HIll Country.  The campground features 35 RV sites, 3 cabins, an event center with a full kitchen and living area, a large outdoor pavilion with grills and firepits, a super-clean bathhouse with coin-operated laundry, a playground, a petting zoo, a fishing hole, a large dog park, a seasonal swimming hole,  a walking path, and MORE!  All of this comes with beautiful views of the adjoining 325-acre Safari stocked with over 25 species of exotic animals!  (Safari tickets are sold separately from Lodging.)

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

      $35 - $45 / night

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        8.

        Off the Grid Ranch

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        3 Saves
        Copperas Cove, Texas

        Off the Grid is a beautiful 15-acre ranch located in the heart of Central Texas. We're conveniently located approximately 15 minutes away from Copperas Cove, only about 25 minutes from Killeen and Harker Heights, and just about 45 minutes away from Temple.

        We're a small ranch with six available campsites. Amenities include a swimming pool, fire pit and patio, a pond, horses and chickens, and the great outdoors.

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

        $30 / night

      • 9.

        Mustang 2nd Chance Foundation

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        Woodway, Texas

        We are a Veteran-owned, nonprofit 501(c)(3) horse rescue based out of the Waco area in central Texas. We serve Veterans and their families and local community and people from all over the states through rehabilitation. We house a training program and offer horseback rides and lessons.

        We currently have one RV space with hookups for $35 a night and host guests weekly. We also offer an Equestrian site and have room for 6 horses, 3 stalled, and 3 pastured. We offer layover facilities.

        We have a petting zoo, free-range horses on-site, and a pet piggy that greets u upon arrival.

        We would love to host you!

        We also offer a single Suite 2-person stay onsite, booked through Airbnb.

        Come visit and enjoy the sunsets here in TX.

        • Pets
        • Fires
        • Electric Hookups
        • Phone Service
        • Reservable
        • RVs

        $35 - $200 / night


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