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Stephen Austin State Park Campground

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Welcome to Stephen Austin State Park Campground, nestled near Sealy, TX. This spot is a favorite for many, offering a peaceful retreat with plenty of activities to keep you busy. Whether you're into hiking, biking, or just kicking back and soaking in nature, this place has got you covered.

The campground is open year-round and boasts a solid 4.5-star rating. Visitors rave about the clean and well-maintained facilities, including warm bathhouses and showers. If you're bringing an RV, you'll appreciate the full hook-up sites, though some only offer 30 AMP service. Tent campers, RVers, and even those looking for a bit of glamping can find suitable accommodations here.

One of the standout features is the abundance of hiking trails. These trails cater to all fitness levels, with plenty of spots to rest and take in the scenery. Keep an eye out for the local wildlife; deer are a common sight, especially in the mornings and evenings.

Pets are welcome, so feel free to bring your furry friends along. Just remember, no alcohol is allowed on the premises. The park also has a market for any last-minute supplies you might need, and firewood is available for those cozy campfire nights.

For those who enjoy a bit of history, the park is named after Stephen F. Austin, known as the "Father of Texas." The park's serene environment and historical significance make it a unique place to visit.

So, pack your bags, grab your gear, and head over to Stephen Austin State Park Campground for a memorable outdoor experience. Whether you're here for a weekend or a longer stay, you're bound to leave with some great memories.

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Location

Stephen Austin State Park Campground is located in Texas

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Directions

From Houston, travel west on Interstate 10, Exit # 723 (San Felipe / Frydek) to FM 1458 (just before Sealy). Turn right (north) on FM 1458 for two miles and then left on Park Road 38. Proceed .08 miles to park entrance.

Coordinates

29.81200013 N
96.10800082 W

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  • Drive-In
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  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group
  • Cabins
  • Tent Cabin

Features

For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Sewer Hookups
  • Water Hookups
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Big Rig Friendly

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MickandKarla W.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 11, 2024

Interesting State Park Near Houston

We had no problem finding this interesting state park as our RV GPS took us right to the gate and we had been to this campground (CG) two years ago. This time, we knew better than to park at the office's stop sign to register, which is where most CGs have you stop when registering. There’s a sign that says not to park there but to pull forward. Last time we, didn't read the stop sign and got our butt chewed by a park ranger. As we are disabled veterans, we also got new Texas State Park passes, so we did not have to pay the additional$5 per person state park entry fee on top of the camping fee. You do not have to be a Texas resident but you need to be at least 60 percent service disabled. The same very nice and knowledgeable lady from last time checked us in and we proceeded to pull through site 17 with FHUs, but only 30 AMP. The utilities are placed centered on the site, which is nice. The water pressure here is on the low side at around 30-35 psi. The sites are nearby, but the spacious yard has a cement patio, picnic table, and fire pit. We had no problem getting our 40’ 5th wheel in the site but had to park our F450 at an angle in front of the rig. We got 2 bars on Verizon and were able to place our Starlink to get a shot of the northern sky. There are a lot of mature trees in this CG, so the satellite is going to depend on the site. As we checked in, we were told several trails had opened back up as the area was recovering from heavy rain and flooding. The golf course, now private, had opened back up as well, but there was still a lot of water on the course when we were there in February.

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Month of VisitMarch
  • Review photo of Stephen Austin State Park Campground by MickandKarla W., June 11, 2024
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C
Reviewed Aug. 17, 2023

Excellent Park for Weekend Camping Trips

We have been to this park twice.  Once as our very first trip with our travel trailer (Site 24), and once again this year (Site 13).  This park is really nice for hiking, biking, or just relaxing.

Great trails for all exercise levels.  Lots of places to stop and rest, or just sit and take in nature for a while.

Just be careful, if Google GPS tries to take you to the back gate... :)  It's a tiny road, and a dead end.

Site13 (previously site 24)
Month of VisitJune
  • Review photo of Stephen Austin State Park Campground by Charles &., August 17, 2023
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RThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Mar. 20, 2023

Clean!!

The nicest and warmest bath house so far. The park is awesome. If one is near it’s a must stay.

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Month of VisitApril
Napunani
Reviewed Dec. 31, 2022

Nice Park

Very nice FHU pull thru sites with 5 camp hosts, who, according to signage, they clean the toilets and shower facilities. Quiet NYE weekend with 10 FHU sites vacant! Two New toilet/shower facilities for campgrounds. A herd of whitetail deer wanders thru campground in morning and evening.

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Month of VisitJanuary
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MickandKarla W.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Apr. 21, 2022

Okay State Park

Got to the park around 2:00 PM and pulled up to the stop sign in the second lane to use the bathroom and check in. Found out from a not-so-kind park ranger that we could not park and loiter at the front of the office building. There was a sign to that effect that we missed as most state parks have you park in front of the check in office and there wasn't really anywhere else to park with our 39' fifth wheel in tow. Check in was alright, but there was confusion concerning our Texas State Park passes for Disabled Veterans, which we both received a few years ago at another Texas State Park. For our stay here, only one person's pass was accepted and that pass was good for 1.5 people. Another employee thought we should each be covered with our passes and tried to add the additional pass in the system, but since we were camping, versus day use in a car, we could only use one. So, we had to pay$7.50 park pass for our 3 nites stay. Then she had to show the young man checking us in the rule book that showed we were entitled to the pass even though we were non-residents. This is the first time our passes weren't accepted to cover us both. After that we headed to pull through site 21 with FHUs but only 30 AMP. The wood posts and trees in this site determine how/where you park your rig. We needed our 15’ sewer hose and used a donut as there’s no screw in for the sewer connection. Water pressure was okay at around 40 psi. We got quite a few OTA channels and 3 bars on Verizon having no problem with internet and making calls using our MiFi. Most of the sites here are very spacious and well laid out so your neighbors are not close to you. Site 21 is one of the most spacious and we had no problem fitting our 39’ 5th wheel and F-450 on the pad. The restrooms/shower house in the RV area was clean and there was ice for sale at that location. What we really enjoyed about this park was the abundant hiking trails that interweave with each other. We thought the golf course in the park would be open, but it had been sold to a private owner and would hopefully open to the public in a month or so. The camp hosts were very friendly and helpful. Overall, we enjoyed our 3 night’s stay.

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Month of VisitMay
  • Review photo of Stephen Austin State Park Campground by MickandKarla W., April 21, 2022
  • Review photo of Stephen Austin State Park Campground by MickandKarla W., April 21, 2022
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Ron V.
Reviewed Mar. 20, 2022

Stephen F Austin State Park, A Must Visit

OK, this was my second visit to a Texas State Park. Simply said, I was blown away with this park. Driving in, deer scattered the landscape. Like my trip to Huntsville State Park, I opted for a screened shelter. The protection from the elements were well worth the $122.50 I paid for four nights. With electric/water, I was very comfortable and was able to use my electric heater in my tent. The shelter came with a locking door, although I don't think anyone would bother you anyway. There are some nice trails, including one that will take you to the Brazos River. The park was nice and quiet and the weather was cold, I absolutely loved it. The Park entrance has a little Store and the town of Sealy is just a few miles away should you need supplies. The staff was remarkably helpful and courteous. I really enjoyed the peace of this park, the Solitude and good energy force you to take in it's grandeur. Since it was freezing cold, (which I loved) the extremely clean bathrooms, with showers would be a welcome site. I was surprised how clean the facility was, it was even heated. I definitely plan on returning to the park, maybe gonna try out the cabin.

SiteShelter Loop, Shelter 8
Month of VisitMarch
  • Review photo of Stephen Austin State Park Campground by Ron V., March 20, 2022
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Matt
Reviewed Mar. 16, 2022

Great walk-in sites

The walk-in sites were excellent and much less cramped than the regular camping sites! The park was clean, the trails were beautiful. The only thing is that all of the trees in the park are dead because of some disease or bug infestation. The site we were at had a utility light that was on all night that was the only downside.

Site088
Month of VisitApril
  • Review photo of Stephen Austin State Park Campground by Matt , March 16, 2022
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Laura M.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Mar. 11, 2022

Nice, Kind of Pricy

We got a spot here for one night with no reservations on a Thursday in late March, but all the spots were booked for the weekend. With taxes and fees the price came to $38 for a night at a FHU site.

All sites are pull through / bump out style. Our spot (#39) wasn't level. Spots come with a picnic table and fire pit.

Firewood and ice for sale here at campground.

Free showers are really nice and clean, look pretty new. Water never got hot for me though.

Friendly rangers at the office when we checked in, and they had lots of cute things to buy at the gift shop.

Dumpsters and aluminum can recycling.

Ok cell reception, not many bars but both the att and Verizon phone worked fine. We heard the rangers tell other campers that there is free wifi at the campground but we didn't see it pop up when we looked for it.

Lots of nice short hiking trails here throughout the park.

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Month of VisitApril
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Evan V.
Reviewed Feb. 20, 2022

Great for SETX winter

Park is amazing in February, very temperate climate and zero bugs this time of year.

Park was fully booked, extensive camping scene everywhere you look, loved the vibe. Staff were mindful and polite. Not much to do here except for camping and hiking trails, some of which are washed out during the summer when the Brazos river floods, only the Opossum loop was closed for this stay.

Site was right next to brand new restrooms, which were heated with showers.

Heard several coyotes and a few donkeys overnight. Very active wildlife for the amount of people there.

Would recommend anytime the dry Canadian air graces our state.

SiteSite 49
Month of VisitMarch
  • Review photo of Stephen Austin State Park Campground by Evan V., February 20, 2022
  • Review photo of Stephen Austin State Park Campground by Evan V., February 20, 2022
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Daniel L.
Reviewed Jan. 24, 2022

One of my favorites

this is one of my favorite parks since it is close to home and is not that big for a weekend getaway is perfect

Site39
Month of VisitFebruary
  • Review photo of Stephen Austin State Park Campground by Daniel L., January 24, 2022
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Salina G.
Reviewed Dec. 6, 2021

Better if there were a little more wind

The park was great. Very big and shaded with lots a trees. Only downside was there was absolutely no wind, it was excruciatingly humid and there were LOADS of huge spiders. We went close to the end of summer and it was still 80+ with 90% humidity. It would have been great if we could have been more prepared, but when you’re focused on getting there, you forget some things. Aside from that, it offered us a fire pit, water spout, picnic area and plenty space for our tent and supplies.

Month of VisitSeptember
Perla P.
Reviewed Nov. 28, 2021

Family friendly!

I visited the park early November and it was great. We reserved sites 75 and 52, and it was a great area for kids. Fall camping is very popular in Texas, so tons of people out especially boy scouts.  We hiked Barred Owl trail and it was very easy pushing my double jogging stroller. The one thing i loved about the park were the restroom, LOVED the FAMILY RESTROOM. Loved that it was one private room restroom and shower. Overall, I enjoyed the park.

Site75 & 52
Month of VisitDecember
  • Review photo of Stephen Austin State Park Campground by Perla P., November 28, 2021
  • Review photo of Stephen Austin State Park Campground by Perla P., November 28, 2021
Stephen & Theresa B.
Reviewed Jul. 18, 2021

Pleasant Texas State Park

We had a really nice relaxing stay at Stephen F Austin State Park near San Filepe, Texas. Great little state park easily accessed from I-10. The 38 RV sites are all asphalt pad pull throughs with 30/15 amp electric, water and sewer complete with concrete pad for table, fire pit, lantern and all well spaced for plenty of privacy...big rig friendly. They have an additional 39 tent only sites with water and 25 primitive. Screened shelters are reservable for tent camping with 20 amp electric and water plus one rustic cabin with amenities. There is a$5 daily entrance fee in addition to camping fees. The bathhouse facilities are brand new. It's a small park but they do have five miles of trails for hiking/biking with views of the Brazos River. We enjoyed the wildlife; deer strolling in the campground every morning and evening, birds, rabbits, frogs, turtles, a bobcat and numerous owls. They have a Nature Center; however it was not open during our visit. The park office has a small store with sundries and park souvenirs. The nearby San Felipe de Austin State His­toric Site tells the story of early settlers to Texas and is worth a visit. We made a run to the nearby town of Sealy to do a much needed laundry stop...small community with grocery, dining and fuel to meet most needs. GPS 29.811982-96.108059 l(979) 885-3613 l Park Road 38 San Felipe, TX 77473

SiteSite 32
Month of VisitAugust
  • Review photo of Stephen Austin State Park Campground by Stephen & Theresa B., July 18, 2021
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Bounding Around
Reviewed Jul. 1, 2021

Full hookup pull through sites!

All of the sites at Stephen F. Austin were pull through and full hookup which was really nice. Our first night there we went in to town to explore and hit up the local grocery store. We loved the downtown area.  More importantly, the campsites were hosts to a lovely firefly display each evening!  Not sure when specifically this happens, but we were there in March and it was awesome.  We used this as a base for exploring Houston and it was quite the drive, but the campground was awesome.  Definitely recommend!

Month of VisitApril
  • Review photo of Stephen Austin State Park Campground by Bounding Around , July 1, 2021
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Alexandra
Reviewed Jan. 4, 2021

Cost-effective cabin, super friendly hosts

We spent Christmas Eve here in a cabin and had a wonderful time! not only was every single shelter/cabin site around us empty so we truly felt like we were disconnected from urban life, but we got to see wildlife! lots and lots of deer and owls. Bathrooms near cabins were under construction so we used porta potties, but they were nice all things considered. there was a foot-pumped faucet for washing hands outside.  trails at the park were nice and mostly shaded. cool view of the Brazos river

SiteCabin 020
Month of VisitJanuary
  • Review photo of Stephen Austin State Park Campground by Alexandra , January 4, 2021
  • Review photo of Stephen Austin State Park Campground by Alexandra , January 4, 2021
Napunani
Reviewed Dec. 6, 2020

More Camp Hosts Here than Deer!

November 2020 ALERT! Due to Interstate 10 construction, the eastbound exit for San Felipe is closed so the navigation system took us further East and then backtracked on some horrible condition rural roads. Recommend going to Brookshire and using FM 359 and then FM 1458 to reach Park Road unless you want to really beat up your rig. West bound entrance onto Interstate 10 was a bit crazy also so you may want to do some recon before finding yourself down a horrible back road. No notice of this on the State Park website. 40 FHU sites here under Spanish moss-draped trees. Good spacing between most sites, but no privacy from neighbor sites. The site required leveling side-to-side. Quiet campsite. No highway noise. Train whistle in distant. Saw lots of deer that came fairly close to us. Nice trails but very busy on weekends as Houstonians escape the city for some country fun! A brand new toilet/shower facility opened in early November 2020 in this FHU campground that includes 2 family restrooms. Toilet stalls are very narrow with residential toilets which are water-saving that required 4-5 flushes to empty the bowl. Dyson hand dryer. In the FHU loop, there were 3 camp hosts and one campsite marked for the 4th camp host. Another site has a firewood wagon and an ice machine. Then another site is coned off. So 6 sites gone from the inventory! There is a camp host site also in the tent loop. Wow- 5 camp hosts?? That has to be a record for this size park! We did see Park Police drive thru the FHU loop very frequently. A new toilet/shower facility is under construction in the tent loop. Construction just began so probably another 6-9 months to finish. In the meantime, there are 4 job johnnies and campers from the tent loop utilizing the new toilet/shower facility, with 3 toilets for women and 2 for men. AT&T 1 bar signal.

Katy Texas is a 20 minute drive where you will find all types of stores and services.

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Month of VisitDecember
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Heise C.
Reviewed Nov. 5, 2020

Nice location near the Brazos River

Nice location near the Brazos River. Easy to reach from Houston or San Antonio. Beautiful mossy trees

Month of VisitNovember
JThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Oct. 9, 2020

Great State Park

Full hookups with 30 amps. Semi circle drive thru that fit my 44 ft motorhome and towed Jeep. Deer all over and saw a 6 point buck. Very dark with no lighting. We arrived around midnight and was a little difficult finding our spot. Fire pit and plenty of room.

Devin P.
Reviewed Aug. 11, 2020

Where the forest meets the river

Fun little campground in the river! Great for hikes in the shady trees, or even a bike ride!

Sarah D.
Reviewed Aug. 8, 2020

Hot but beautiful

Going to this camp in the middle of August is not recommended because, wow Texas heat. But it is one of our favorites. Close to Houston but still feels wild. I love that the RV camp is pretty separate from the ten camp section to make it a different experience depending on how you normally roll. The trails are well kept and we saw some deer and rabbits! Do watch out here because there are ticks a plenty, make sure to do a check after hikes/camping!

A
Reviewed Jul. 25, 2020

Very wooded, tons of wildlife

We stopped for one night on our way to El Campo. We will be back for a weekend to further enjoy.

  • Review photo of Stephen Austin State Park Campground by Andrew C., July 25, 2020
  • Review photo of Stephen Austin State Park Campground by Andrew C., July 25, 2020
Justin Y.
Reviewed Jul. 10, 2020

Hidden little gem

The park is on the smaller side, but boasts an abundance of well maintain trails.

Restroom/showers are dated, but are extremely clean. Rangers and Staff are very nice as well.

Firewood is sold onsite for $1 per log.

A
Reviewed May. 2, 2020

Small But Plenty

I think this must be one of the smaller state parks of Texas, but there are plenty of trails to enjoy nature, learn about wildlife and plants, and have some good camping memories. Plenty of trees to perch a hammock, plenty of room to throw a frisbee, and some of the better bathrooms/showers I have seen among state parks.

Taylor A.
Reviewed Sep. 25, 2019

Beautiful park !

This park is small but so pretty! The oak trees have Spanish moss hanging from them and there are lots of walking/biking trails to explore with one that leads to the Brazos River. The rv lots were huge with plenty of room in between sites! 30 amp only!

  • Review photo of Stephen Austin State Park Campground by Taylor A., September 25, 2019
  • Review photo of Stephen Austin State Park Campground by Taylor A., September 25, 2019
  • Review photo of Stephen Austin State Park Campground by Taylor A., September 25, 2019
B
Reviewed Jul. 25, 2019

Well Equipped Campsites

We made a reservation for a tent site and found the rate very reasonable. Sites are well equipped with water, a fire pit with grill grate, picnic table, and pole to hang food if necessary. Bathrooms and dumpster area are clean and well lit. The park hosts were very friendly and helpful. We enjoyed the short trails that were accessible from the campsite. Saw deer in the camp area and enjoyed (mostly) watching the big yellow garden spiders building their webs next to the trail in the morning.

  • Review photo of Stephen Austin State Park Campground by Brendon B., July 25, 2019
  • Review photo of Stephen Austin State Park Campground by Brendon B., July 25, 2019
Jeff H.
Reviewed Jul. 1, 2019

Amazing park close to Houston

Great park. The trails are very basic but are fun to ride bikes on or go hiking. The RV sites are pull through with full hookups. The sites are large and have plenty of room to enjoy nature. The kids love just riding off on their bikes and exploring the park. We come to this park about twice a year as its a great park near Houston for a quick getaway weekend.

Sierra K.
Reviewed May. 17, 2019

Great and brought the dogs

We tented here late spring so it was hot and quiet. The sites are very open and not super shaded, but they are fairly big. There is. Nice trail system to walk or bike and lots of wildlife. Kept hearing a loud shriek at night and figured it out to be an owl! (Sound in video)

Month of VisitJune
  • Review photo of Stephen Austin State Park Campground by Sierra K., May 17, 2019
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Brittany S.
Reviewed Aug. 14, 2018

Fun for ALL!

I took a trip here with my husband, our son (3yo), my sister-in-law, her husband, their daughter(1yo), and a total of 4 dogs! We had an absolute blast! Since we live in Houston and my sister-in law lives in Corpus Christi, TX we all wanted to get out of the city and just enjoy nature. So glad we chose to camp here. We stayed for a total of 4 nights in tents! My husband and I got there first and the park ranger said we were the first to check in, so we could choose the site we wanted. We wanted a site fairly close to the bathrooms because of the kiddos, one big enough to fit us all, and also one with a lot of shade because it was hella hot! We chose site 72 and it worked really well. Just be aware if your going with a group, the big sites do not have much shade.

We decided to do a bit of hiking with the kids and this place was perfect for a family trip.The trails were beautiful and easy to get through (marked well) with all of us and the staff was helpful and kind enough to let us know which ones were closed (aftermath of Hurricane Harvey). Most of the trails were short (less than a mile), so if you are looking for a place for moderate or extreme hiking, it is not here, but for the kids, these were perfect! Obviously in Texas the land is pretty flat in most places, so there wasn't much incline at all. We were able to go on every trail with rest and snacks in between for little ones. There is also fishing, but because of Harvey everything was still in clean up mode. Being from Houston, we definitely understood that it would take some time to get everything going again. It seemed like Hurricane Harvey turned the outermost trails/ longest trails into a big creek bed. It literally just washed everything out.

The facilities were old, but very well taken care of and clean! Very few bathrooms and showers, so if you are going during peak season be aware you could be waiting in line (especially the girls restroom/showers). During our stay there were many Boy Scout groups camping and many others, but thankfully I am an early riser, and got to the showers by 6 AM with no wait! Also if you have kids or a small bladder get a site close to the bathrooms otherwise it could be little walk from one of the other sites because of the way they are spaced out.

The campsites were very clean and we watched a few times as people left that the rangers would come out and clean them immediately! Also firewood is for sale on site and it not expensive. We had to go back twice to get wood and the lady who was there was so sweet and gave us extra just in case for no extra cost.There is a fire-pit with a grill rack at ever site which is helpful. We brought some foil to just put over the rack to cook burgers and it worked well! They have RV campsite, Water-only campsites, walk-in sites, group sites, and I believe screened group shelters for youth camps and such.

This state park is a great little place! We have a state park pass so we try to visit as many as possible and obviously our entry fee is free, but we enjoy the history and education they provide as well. This park is only 30 miles from Houston and about 8 miles from a Bucee's (worlds best gas station) in case you need any supplies or gas. We will definitely come back to this one!

SiteSite #72
Month of VisitMay
  • Review photo of Stephen Austin State Park Campground by Brittany S., August 14, 2018
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emmy
Reviewed Aug. 6, 2018

Good Campground, Not Much to Do

Our campground had trails right nearby which was convenient & fun. It was relatively flat which made the tent easy to set up, & it also had sufficient trees for hammocks. The picnic table was a little rickety but nothing I wouldn’t expect for an outdoor wooden table. The bathrooms were nice & clean! The park offers some pretty fun trails, but a lot of them were closed because of storm damage when we camped. There is a convenient place to launch kayaks & canoes just outside of the park which a nice ranger informed us about. All in all it was a great experience!

  • Review photo of Stephen Austin State Park Campground by emmy , August 6, 2018
  • Review photo of Stephen Austin State Park Campground by emmy , August 6, 2018
  • Review photo of Stephen Austin State Park Campground by emmy , August 6, 2018
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Reviewed May. 22, 2018

Great shelter, clean showers & toilets

We stayed at Stephen F Austin State Park in Texas in early May 2018. We went as a family with 3 kids (3yrs, 5yrs & 7yrs old).

We had a screen shelter that was powered and had a light. It was a great spot with close access to the showers and toilets (we were shelter number 1).

The walking trails we nicely kept. Some were closed but still able to go for a decent walk around the ones that were open. We saw deer grazing in the long grass and early evening the fireflies came out which was so lovely and relaxing to watch.

Park hosts and volunteers was all very friendly and helpful too. One had a hummingbird feeder set up and we saw a hummingbird feeding.

The playground was very basic - 4 swings and a sandbox only.

We will definitely be going back again as if is only a 1 hour drive from Houston.

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Month of VisitJune
  • Review photo of Stephen Austin State Park Campground by Denise M., May 22, 2018
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to camp at Stephen Austin State Park Campground?

Camping at Stephen Austin State Park Campground can cost between $12.00 and $300.00 depending on the site.

Does Stephen Austin State Park Campground have RV hookups?

According to TheDyrt.com, Stephen Austin State Park Campground has water hookups and sewer hookups.

What is the max vehicle length at Stephen Austin State Park Campground?

Stephen Austin State Park Campground allows vehicles up to 60 feet.

Are fires allowed at Stephen Austin State Park Campground?

Yes, according to campers on TheDyrt.com, fires are allowed at Stephen Austin State Park Campground, although make sure to check current fire restrictions in the area.

Does Stephen Austin State Park Campground have wifi?

No, according to campers on TheDyrt.com, Stephen Austin State Park Campground does not have wifi.

Is there cell phone reception at Stephen Austin State Park Campground?

According to campers on TheDyrt.com, Verizon signal is fair, AT&T is unknown, and T-Mobile is available.