Camping in Texas: 5 Campgrounds For Your Winter Getaway

Planning a camping trip to Texas? Whether it’s for a week or a month, these beautiful campgrounds are the perfect place to call home this winter.

1. Cactus Rose RV Park: Mingus

Cactus Rose is the perfect place to relax, cultivate new friendships, and explore new interests.

This friendly campground offers 13 beautiful full hookup RV sites, 5 tent sites, onsite staff, and amazing amenities. Enjoy clean restrooms and showers, a brand new laundry facility, WiFi, and a lagoon style pool with a walk-in beach.

Fort Worth Stockyards

Fort Worth Stockyards

The surrounding area offers plenty of exciting recreation and entertainment. Head to nearby Fort Worth and check out The Herd in the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, hike, bike, or rock climb at Lake Mineral Wells State Park, or hit the Fort Worth Ale Trail and experience some one of a kind beer.

Learn more about Cactus Rose RV Park or book now on Camp Native.


2. Hillcrest RV Park: New Waverly

If you’re looking for a spacious RV site in a quiet, serene, shaded park, Hillcrest RV Park is the place to be.

Located in the Sam Houston National Forest, Hillcrest features 31 full hookup, pull thru sites. Around camp enjoy a double sided air conditioned rec hall with a fireplace, an outdoor pool and sun deck, laundry facilities, a fish pond, and full bath facilities.

Sam Houston National Forest

Sam Houston National Forest Bobby Ketchum

Adventure awaits in the 161,508-acre Sam Houston National Forest. Walk along the Lone Star Hiking Trail, visit the Double Lake Recreational Area, explore Little Lake Creek Wilderness, or go fishing at Huntsville State Park.

Learn more about Hillcrest RV Park or book now on Camp Native.


3. Bethy Creek Resort: Riverside

Ready for beautiful waterfront sites and a peaceful atmosphere? If so, Bethy Creek Resort could be your new home away from home.

This waterfront campground offers full hookup RV sites on Lake Livingston, clean showers and restrooms, great fishing, excellent wakeboarding, a boat launch, and fishing piers.

Lake Livingston, Bethy Creek Resort

Lake Livingston, Bethy Creek Resort

Get out and explore Lake Livingston State Park, go scuba diving a The Blue Lagoon, check out the intriguing history of the Texas Prison Museum, or just hang out around camp and enjoy the scenery.

Learn more about Bethy Creek Resort or book now on Camp Native.


4. Breeze Lake Campground: Brownsville

Longing for a tropical getaway? Breeze Lake is a winter Texan paradise.

Relax by the water in this semi-tropical park filled with the shade and vibrant colors of hibiscus and palm trees. Choose from grass or gravel RV sites with cement patios, some of which are waterfront, and enjoy free WiFi, a heated pool, and beautiful scenery.

The Queen Isabella Causeway leads to south padre island

The Queen Isabella Causeway leading to South Padre Island

South Padre Island is only a short drive from the campground where you can enjoy stunning beaches, go deep sea fishing, or unwind on the sand. If you love birding, venture over to Resaca De La Palma State Park-World Birding Center and explore its 1200 semi-tropical acres.

Learn more about Breeze Lake Campground or book now on Camp Native.


5. Alamo River RV Ranch and Campground: San Antonio

Planning an adventure in San Antonio? Stay on the beautiful Medina River at Alamo River RV Ranch and Campground.

Home for the Lackland Air Force Base Graduation, Alamo River features cozy cabins, spacious RV sites, and primitive tent sites. Around camp, enjoy horseback riding, hiking, and mountain biking on miles of wooded trails, fish for bass, catfish, and carp in the Medina River, or just relax under magnificent shade trees.

The Alamo

The Alamo

Nearby you will find plenty of activities including Natural Bridge Caverns, the San Antonio Botanical Garden, the world-famous San Antonio River Walk, and of course, The Alamo.  

Learn more about Alamo River RV Ranch and Campground or book now on Camp Native.

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