best campgrounds in Austin

Discussion in 'Texas' started by slantalert, Jun 7, 2010.

  1. slantalert

    slantalert New Member

    hi guys,

    A few of us are planning a two week camping trip in Austin and we need your help in finding a suitable camping spot for us. we'd like ideally to camp somewhere near a lake for swimming and canoeing activities.
    Also, preferably not too far from downtown Austin.
     
  2. VacationBuddy

    VacationBuddy Administrator

    hi there,

    One of the best camping places near a lake it's probably Lake Austin campground, located in Emma Long Metropolitan Park, right on the lake. The campground has boat ramps, over 50 camping spots with hook-ups, a large sandy beach and swimming area, showers and restroom facilities.

    Another good thing about camping here is that it's only about 10 miles away from downtown Austin.

    Hope this helps
    Vacationbuddy
     

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