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Top Tent Camping near Granger Lake

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Best Tent Camping Sites Near Granger Lake, TX (4)

    Camper-submitted photo from Wilson H Fox
    Camper-submitted photo from Wilson H Fox
    Camper-submitted photo from Wilson H Fox
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    Camper-submitted photo from Wilson H Fox
    Camper-submitted photo from Wilson H Fox

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    Wilson H Fox

    10 Reviews
    13 Photos
    49 Saves
    Granger, Texas

    Overview

    Wilson H. Fox Park attracts a variety of campers looking for a fun-filled escape. In springtime, the campground is a colorful place covered in a blanket of wildflowers. In the hot summer months, there's no place like a lakeside campsite with a swimming beach, fishing dock and two ramps to set sail or paddle out on the lake.

    Recreation

    Whether it's sailing, swimming or water skiing, visitors have many options for fun out on the water. Fish for catfish, white bass or crappie. Just beyond the park, archery hunting for feral hogs is allowed year-round.

    Facilities

    Whether it's sailing, swimming or water skiing, visitors have many options for fun out on the water. Fish for catfish, white bass or crappie. Just beyond the park, archery hunting for feral hogs is allowed year-round.

    Natural Features

    The campground is on the shores of Granger Lake, with the gently rolling hills of the Texas Blackland Prairie as a backdrop. Granger Lake is fed by the San Gabriel River and Willis Creek, and was formed in 1980 upon completion of the 16,000 foot long dam.

    Nearby Attractions

    The Pecan Grove Wildlife Area is just east of Wilson H. Fox and sits below the dam. It provides plenty of opportunities for wildlife spotting, as well as a view above the dam. San Gabriel and Sore Finger Wildlife Areas are also worth a visit.

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

    $50 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Taylor
    Camper-submitted photo from Taylor
    Camper-submitted photo from Taylor
    Camper-submitted photo from Taylor
    Camper-submitted photo from Taylor
    Camper-submitted photo from Taylor

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    Taylor

    7 Reviews
    18 Photos
    44 Saves
    Granger, Texas

    Overview

    Taylor Campground, on the banks of Granger Lake, is an excellent lakeside destination for families of all ages. The park pleases nature lovers with its hiking trail and water skiers with its easily accessible boat dock. Anglers flock to Granger Lake because it is one of the top five crappie and white bass fishing destinations in central Texas.

    Recreation

    Boating, hiking, hunting and wildlife viewing are all reasons visitors camp at Taylor. Hikers can enjoy the Comanche Bluff Trail, which loops around the campground and carries on in both directions along the southern side of the lake.

    Facilities

    Boating, hiking, hunting and wildlife viewing are all reasons visitors camp at Taylor. Hikers can enjoy the Comanche Bluff Trail, which loops around the campground and carries on in both directions along the southern side of the lake.

    Natural Features

    Taylor Park is located in the gently rolling hills of the Texas Blackland Prairie, 40 miles from Austin TX. Granger Lake was formed by a dam built in 1980 for flood control. The lake is fed by the San Gabriel River and Willis Creek.

    Nearby Attractions

    Several designated wildlife areas border the lake, including Pecan Grove Wildlife Area, San Gabriel Wildlife Area, Sore Finger Wildlife Area, and Willis Creek Wildlife Area. Take the kids to Sore Finger and find out how the area earned its name.

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

    $26 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Friendship Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Friendship Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Friendship Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Friendship Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Friendship Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Friendship Park

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    Friendship Park

    2 Reviews
    9 Photos
    16 Saves
    Granger, Texas

    Overview

    Friendship Park is located in the gently rolling hills of the Texas Blackland Prairie. In the Spring it offers and exceptional array of wildflowers that blanket the landscape. Friendship Park is approximately 15 miles from Taylor, TX and 40 miles from Austin, TX.

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

    $50 / 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


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