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Places to Camp near Rockdale, TX

426 Reviews

Are you in need of a campground near Rockdale, TX? Rockdale is filled with the activities, sights, and experiences to make everyone in your crew a happy camper. At The Dyrt, campers like you share their favorite spots, plus tips and photos. No matter where you're headed in Rockdale, you'll find the best spot for you and your camping crew.

Best Camping Sites Near Rockdale, TX (133)

  1. 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

    All sites have water and electric hookups, a covered picnic table and stand up grill. Two playgrounds, two boat ramps and beach access are also onsite.

    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

  2. Camper-submitted photo from Bastrop State Park Campground

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    Bastrop State Park Campground

    32 Reviews
    104 Photos
    110 Saves
    Bastrop, Texas
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
  3. Camper-submitted photo from Birch Creek Unit — Lake Somerville State Park

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    Birch Creek Unit — Lake Somerville State Park

    15 Reviews
    31 Photos
    70 Saves
    Somerville, Texas

    **Max bridge clearance (on FM 60, just before Danville) is 13'4" ** Four units make up Lake Somerville State Park. Birch Creek Unit is on the north side of the lake, while Nails Creek Unit is on the southwest side. The 13-mile Lake Somerville Trail-way connects the two units. Somerville Public Hunting Land is nearby, also on the lake. Birch Creek and Nails Creek offer access to the lake for fishing, boating, paddling and swimming. On land at either unit, you can camp, picnic, hike, ride mountain bikes, play horseshoes or volleyball, geocache, and go birding. Explore miles of multi-use trails. Host your next group gathering at one of our pavilions or group halls. Camp with amenities at our sites with water and electricity, rough it at primitive sites along the Trailway, or choose something in between. Both units have restrooms with showers. Chemical toilets are located along the Trailway.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
  4. Camper-submitted photo from Taylor

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    Taylor

    6 Reviews
    7 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

    The campground has 48 sites, each with water and electric hookups. Showers and flush toilets provide a comfortable camping experience and a playground and boat dock in the park, make entertaining easy.

    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

  5. Camper-submitted photo from Lake Bastrop North Shore Park

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    Lake Bastrop North Shore Park

    17 Reviews
    64 Photos
    61 Saves
    Bastrop, Texas

    At Lake Bastrop North Shore Park, visitors can choose from a variety of overnight accommodations, ranging from classic campgrounds to Airstreams to safari tents. Don’t miss out, order Base Camp Deli’s curated picnic bundle right to your campsite! Recreation amenities include watercraft rentals, hike and bike trails, picnic areas and a fishing pier.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
  6. Camper-submitted photo from Jim Hogg - Lake Georgetown

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    Jim Hogg - Lake Georgetown

    25 Reviews
    25 Photos
    152 Saves
    Georgetown, Texas

    Overview

    Jim Hogg Park sits on the north side of Georgetown Lake in the Hill Country of Texas, about 25 miles north of Austin.

    Recreation

    Boating is the most popular way to enjoy the lake, and a boat ramp is provided for guests. Fishing is excellent in the area, and the lake contains Black bass, White bass, Hybrid stripers, White crappie, Channel catfish and Flathead catfish, but its most known for its abundance of Smallmouth bass. The San Gabriel River Trail is a 26 mile rugged trail winding through dense juniper forest, hardwood bottomlands and prairie grasslands. The trail wraps completely around Georgetown Lake via the dam and is open to both hiking and biking. Hunting is available for for small game like dove, waterfowl, rabbit and squirrel, as well as white tail deer. Hunting is by permit only.

    Facilities

    Jim Hogg Park has 142 reservable campsites, including five large group camping shelters, and convenient amenities like flush toilets and showers are provided. Picnic shelters are also available, allowing for large parties, cookouts and family trips.

    Natural Features

    Lake Georgetown is a reservoir on the north fork of the San Gabriel River in central Texas. The dam was completed in 1979 to provide flood control and water supply for the nearby community of Georgetown, and now provides countless recreation opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts.

    Nearby Attractions

    The nearby town of Georgetown offers gas, groceries and more. The historic downtown square district has shops and restaurants, and concerts and events are held on a regular basis. Additionally, Austin is located just 25 miles from the lake, offering countless tourist attractions.

    Charges & Cancellations

    Cancellations: Once a reservation date has begun, customers cannot change a reservation using the online system or through the Call Center. On-site personnel are not able to modify reservations. Individual Campsites: Cancellations up to 2 days before a reservation start date incur a $10.00 cancellation fee. A customer who cancels a reservation the day before or on the day of arrival will pay a $10.00 service fee AND forfeit the first night's use fee (not to exceed the total paid for the original reservation). Cancellations for a one-night reservation will forfeit the entire amount paid and will not be subject to an additional service fee.__ Group Facility (including Cabins and Lookouts): Customers who cancel a group overnight facility reservation less than 14 days before the arrival date will pay a $10.00 service fee AND forfeit the first night's use fee.__ Group Day Use Area: Customers who cancel a group day-use facility reservation less than 14 days before the arrival date will forfeit the total day-use fee.__ Refunds: Customers can request refunds online up to 7 days after the scheduled departure date. After 7 days, customers must request refunds through the call center. Cancellation fees are non-refundable.__

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

    $44 / night

  7. Camper-submitted photo from Nails Creek Unit — Lake Somerville State Park

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    Nails Creek Unit — Lake Somerville State Park

    9 Reviews
    28 Photos
    42 Saves
    Burton, Texas

    This recreation area is part of Somerville Lake

    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    • Tents
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    Rockdale RV Park

    1 Review
    9 Photos
    1 Save
    Rockdale, Texas

    The Rockdale RV Park is a great spot for a fun and relaxing vacation. Campers can look forward to a number of great attractions just beyond the campground including Apache Pass, Fair Park Rodeo Arena, Kay Theater and the Candeleria Mission. There’s also the Bella Peregrina Ranch for horseback riding and scenic viewing, the annual Nocturnal Wonderland festival, Wild Things Zoofari, Texas Sky Diving, and plenty of opportunities for kayaking, river rafting, tubing, fishing, boating and wildlife viewing. And of course, travelers can expect a long list of great local pubs and eateries to enjoy.

    Discounts on LONG TERM stays! Call us to find out.

    The park has amenities like pull thrus with big rig access; water; sewerage; WIFI; 30/50 amp sites. Hope to see you soon!

    • Pets
    • Electric Hookups
    • Reservable
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Trash

    $30 - $430 / night

  9. Camper-submitted photo from Lake Bryan Campground

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    Lake Bryan Campground

    10 Reviews
    6 Photos
    20 Saves
    Bryan, Texas

    125 acres ​ 7 water and electric RV sites (RESERVATIONS ONLY)

    Electric RV camping and tent camping (FIRST COME FIRST SERVE)​ ​ RV Sewage dumping/Water fill up station ​ Beaches and Swimming ​ Picnic Tables ​ Fire Pits ​ Boat and Jet Ski launch ​ Public restrooms (No Showers)

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

    $10 - $50 / night

  10. Camper-submitted photo from Cedar Breaks Park

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    Cedar Breaks Park

    18 Reviews
    68 Photos
    86 Saves
    Georgetown, Texas

    Overview

    Cedar Breaks Park sits on the south side of Georgetown Lake in the Hill Country of Texas, about 25 miles north of Austin.

    Recreation

    Boating is the most popular way to enjoy the lake, and a boat ramp is provided for guests. Fishing is excellent in the area, and the lake contains Black bass, White bass, Hybrid stripers, White crappie, Channel catfish and Flathead catfish, but its most known for its abundance of Smallmouth bass. The San Gabriel River Trail is a 26 mile rugged trail winding through dense juniper forest, hardwood bottomlands and prairie grasslands. The trail extends completely around Georgetown Lake via the dam and is open to hiking and biking. Hunting is available for for small game like dove, waterfowl, rabbit and squirrel, as well as white tail deer.__ Hunting is by permit only.

    Facilities

    Cedar Breaks Park has 59 reservable campsites, and convenient amenities like flush toilets and electric hookups are provided. Two groups picnic shelters are also available, allowing for large parties, cookouts and family trips.

    Natural Features

    Lake Georgetown is a reservoir on the north fork of the San Gabriel River in central Texas. The dam was completed in 1979 to provide flood control and water supply for the nearby community of Georgetown, and now provides countless recreation opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts. The park is aptly named for the abundance of cedar in the surrounding forest.

    Nearby Attractions

    The nearby town of Georgetown offers gas, groceries and more. The historic downtown square district has shops and restaurants, and concerts and events are held on a regular basis. Additionally, Austin is located just 25 miles from the lake, offering countless tourist attractions.

    Charges & Cancellations

    Once a reservation date has begun, customers cannot change a reservation using the online system or through the Call Center. On-site personnel are not able to modify reservations. Individual Campsites: Cancellations up to 2 days before a reservation start date incur a $10.00 cancellation fee. A customer who cancels a reservation the day before or on the day of arrival will pay a $10.00 service fee AND forfeit the first night's use fee (not to exceed the total paid for the original reservation). Cancellations for a one-night reservation will forfeit the entire amount paid and will not be subject to an additional service fee.__

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

    $26 - $30 / night


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