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21 RV Parks near Luling, Texas
Nov 2018 - $30.00
Clean, quiet park. Friendly staff (if you need something, I'm "-" and this is my phone number). Park had a gated entrance. - Dave from Indy
Nov 2018 - $35.00
Nice back in site. Convenient location to interstate. Light highway noise. Very friendly check in. - TXTread
Oct 2018 - $28.00
We made a reservation for a long site to accommodate a 43-foot motor home towing a car. When we arrived we were given site #2. This site has trees on the far end of the site with long limbs extending into the camp site. To avoid the limbs hitting the side of our motor home I had to park at an angle with the DS wheels on the grass. I called the office telling them I will have difficulty departing the following morning, asking that they trim the limbs. The office lady seemed offended that I suggest they cut the limbs. I asked if someone would take a look at the situation and she said they would send someone that evening. No one showed. The following morning I had to pull straight forward the entire length of the motor home, encroaching on the sites across from us before I could make my turn to depart. Overall, not a good experience. - LK23
Jan 2019 - $18.00
Access to the park is easy and well marked. Check in was quick and informative. We stayed in the San Marcos River Loop. It is quieter with no playground or lake access near by. Parameter roads are paved and in good condition. Sites are paved and level. Our site, 3, came with power, water, concrete patio (but not attached to the pad), table, fire pit and a grill. All services worked as expected. Great hiking trails and if birding is your interest there are lots around here. We enjoyed our stay here and would return if in the area. There are no restaurants or services withing walking distance. The closest groceries are in Luling about 10 miles down the road. We paid $18.00 per night and feel we received excellent value for our dollar. - Rollin Ollens
Sep 2018 - $18.00
Heavily-shaded, beautiful trees. They make the camping bathrooms much better than the regular bathrooms. Amazing mountain biking trails. Lake is kind of a joke, don't take your kayaks there. For some reason this month all the mosquitos were gone? Not sure where they went (it did rain a lot). The sites are very well paved. - mrhines
Sep 2018 - $18.00
What a great surprise! I will most definitively come back if in the area again. I was working in the area visiting some clients and stays for four delightful days. The staff was amicable. The parking very easy. Driving through those roads fully covered with trees did make me feel as not in Texas as all. Hiking every morning, I was able to see deer every day. AT&T signal was decent, and I could stream TV with no problem. The water had a bit of smell and taste but expected for a swampy area like that. Although I had my freshwater tank still full from my last stay, I kept using their water. It was not a problem. Pressure not that great, either. But again, I could get through. Important to say that during this stay it was just me. If my wife were with me in this one, probably she would not have liked that pressure nor the smell in the water. But, that was the only "if." Other than that, very well kept the park and both thumbs up for their work. Well done! - Eduardo Almeida
Feb 2013 - $10.00
We stayed there a few months while we were on a job. Rate is based on monthly. This a small park that is great for workers or anyone that doesn't need all the extras that the resorts offer. It is a clean park and the owners are on site. We would stay again. - BJ&ME
Aug 2016 - $60.00
This park has the potential to be great. The problem is with their insistence to cram people, RVs, and vehicles on every inch of space they have and the never ending revolving door day use that the park allows. They allow way too many people and cars into the park on the weekends, I know this is a huge cash cow for them, but it is beyond too-crowded. People and cars everywhere. And they are obviously not re-investing the abundance of day fees on fixing up and taking care of the park. The roads in and about the property are in horrible shape. The bath houses are deplorable...of course they are used by a thousand day people on busy days. The RV pedestals are a joke, the picnic tables are dilapidated, and the sites are so close to each other in some cases it is difficult to get full size RVs in and out, or awnings deployed. It rained several days during our trip, so we had to deal with mud puddles, muddy ruts and huge pot holes filled with water that did not drain, the entire time we were there, and there was a definite stench about the entire RV area. The tent-only camping area apparently has no limits either. At the area below my RV site, what appeared to be 3 tent sites, I counted 45 people, 2 dogs that barked constantly, and 9 vehicles.
This park is also nit-picky with their pricing. They charge for everything, extra kids, extra cars, showers, $14 per day per person to get shuttled one mile to the bridge, etc.
All that being said, the facility is filled with beautiful scenery and incredible access to the San Marcos River. The staff is very helpful, and friendly, and the full hookup sites in the premium area have level concrete RV pads. There is a nice pool that the kids enjoy, and they have a small store with some essentials and ice.
Although we still enjoy coming to this park and the river environment, the perfect time to use this facility would be Sunday night through Thursday night, and be on your way Friday AM before the weekend madness. - Tcamper
Mar 2016 - $39.00
This was our second spring break here and it was a great time. There were many families here this year and the park was full. We find the park has many amenities to offer to a family from the two playgrounds, pool, tetherball, basketball court, sand volleyball, putt putt course (9 holes), hall and pavilion. That doesn't include the river! The best value, in my opinion are sites 14-28, these are the back in sites. They have concrete pads that are level and are quite spacious plus there are many huge pecan trees that provide a lot of shade. The pull through sites are tight and not all are paved. The roads in the park are in rough condition too due to previous flooding. The park is clean and the workampers did a great job of running the park. The hall wasn't used and didn't appear to be opened/available. There was no trash service, you have to take your trash to the dumpster just outside the park entrance. The wifi was spotty at our spot, 95. It would come and go on the smartphones but it worked great on the macbook (not sure why...). Overall this is a great park filled with a ton of fun amenities. We would definitely stay here again. Rate reflects Good Sam discount. - DVCard85
Sep 2014 - $35.00
A hidden gem on the San Marcos River. Centrally located for access to shopping in San Marcos or BBQ in Lockhart. Tall pecan trees provide plenty of shade. Swim beach separate from fishing area. Playground, pavilion, concrete or gravel pads, swimming pool, etc. Big rig friendly. Large fenced pet run with green grass. Quiet and relaxing location in the country. We pulled in for an overnight stay and didn't want to leave. - Ginger Brown
Jan 2016 - $12.00
We were flooded out of another campground and ended up at this one. Owners very nice and responded to problems quickly. Very old park that has never been updated. Half permanent residents and half electrical workers. Bathrooms and laundry and landscaping needed cleaning. Many many loose dogs roaming around area. We were unable to walk our dog without a can of pepper spray and walking stick. Our rate reflected monthly rate. The residents were very friendly though and it was cheap. WiFi was good. We probably wouldn't return. - wendie T
Aug 2015 - $37.00
Hill shade Rv park is subpar to say the least. They are located in a sketchy neighborhood- in which their facilities are open to the public. You have strangers driving through the park and around your campsite. The bathrooms are nasty- dead cockroaches and bugs on the floor, dirty toilets, and I never saw anyone go in there to clean them. They have a dumpster that overflows which causes anyone who is parked down wind of the dumpster to have a unpleasant smell. The owners to don't have a lawn service to upkeep the property and they do not stay on top of it either. Campsites get overgrown and there is a HUGE chigger problem. When it rains too much campsites have 1-2 inches of standing water. The majority of the campsites need more gravel where the Rv's are parked and leveled. - unsaticfied camper
Mar 2015 - $25.00
Nice enough place. Small, secluded, very quiet. Mostly long term but they keep a couple pull-thrus available for those passing through. Very nice folks. I wasn't that impressed with the WiFi. It's certainly above RV park average but not the best I've had either: 2-5mb on speedtest. - fulltimer121
Mar 2019 - $24.00
We camped here with reservations made 187 days prior to arriving. Our site in the FHU loop, fairway View, had a very nice view of the State Park 9-hole golf course, which was barely used. Quick check-in by Park Rangers upon arrival at 3pm Friday. Very quiet campground during Texas Spring Break with a bit of highway noise and occasional train whistle. The metal pergola over the site picnic table was a nice feature. Each site had a BBQ smoker. Saw wild turkeys and deer. Sites in this loop require side-to-side leveling. Sites are close together in this FHU loop with no vegetation (only grass) to provide privacy. Restroom/shower clean, but only one shower stall (one for men and one for women). Numerous attempts to connect to Park's complimentary WiFi was unsuccessful. No firewood for sale in the Park. Unless you are a golfer, this is a good Park to kick-back and relax, read a book. Trails are very short. Check with Park HQs to get latest on Ranger-led activities. Star gazing was scheduled for Saturday eve, but cloudy conditions caused it to cancel. - napunani
Apr 2018 - $22.00
This park is just outside of town, close to eating and shopping. Only problem I had was with no Verizon service at site 15 which was down near the creek. This site required two inches of levelling. The wagon wheel sites might have been a better option. Has a 9 hole golf course and a swimming pool. - Texas Jim
May 2017 - $20.00
Small park. Best sites are 1-10 as they have full hook-ups and are level, but they are in a close circle. Sites 11-20 have water and electric and are now paved, but they all slant toward the parallel creek. Many of the 11-20 sites are pull through - meaning the RV leans from one side to the other downhill toward the creek. Verizon yielded only 1 bar. Free wifi only so-so. - SunStar203
May 2018 - $40.00
Nice park with a great manager. Sites are concrete with built-in tables and BBQ stand. No fire pits!! Very nice pool. View of the lake. Only negatives are very little shade and power went out for 3-4 minutes several times while we were there. - number one
Apr 2018 - $48.00
Park is actively managed, owner is hands-on in taking care of guests. Rules are reasonable but strictly enforced (one guest was ejected after a few hours for being rude and non-compliant). Amenities are extensive, regular social gatherings are common and there is a calming view of Lake Tinney. Water pressure & electricity were both good. Did not use park WiFi, no cable TV. Laundry facility small, but modern and clean (could use more parking space). Roads are well-developed and heavily graveled. Guests are mainly extended stay and snowbirds, all very friendly and helpful. This is off the beaten path, yet close to banks, groceries, Wal-Mart, etc. We stayed in a pull through space (concrete & level) in a fifth wheel. We stayed 10 days. As full-timers, we will most likely return next year for a longer stay. - TMN-15
Jan 2016 - $33.00
Super clean sites, excellent laundry, clear satellite view, extremely helpful owner, many friendly winter Texans, great lake view, security gate, nice pool, hot tub, top-notch power/water/sewer, many group events, etc. Rate is Good Sam 10% off.
This place has it all and deserves a 10! We would definitely stay again. - wandrr
Sep 2012 - $38.00
Clean park but watch out for the extra charges, I did not know there was a deposit expected until I was already unpacked, and I did not know there was a 3% charge passed onto me for using a debit card; he prefers cash. The Wi-Fi only worked sometimes when I was there, but never fear, there is a McDonald's nearby. You could not walk 2 feet without getting stickers on your shoes, pants, or if you had flip flops that was dangerous walking across the grass. I didn't like the "find out as you go" rules, I never saw that rule about the 3% fee to use a debit card until I used one. I think this owner is new at the park thing and is not user friendly. So read all the rules before you check out, Oh and I never saw any creek water etc. while I was camped there. - tizwhizkid
Dec 2018 - $19.00
We stayed first the end of December for several weeks and then came back again the middle of January and paid for a month which lowered the nightly rate down to $14 for a 30 amp full hookup site. The park is run by GBRA (Guadalupe/Blanco River Authority) which is a non-profit government system. We made our reservation less than a week ahead of our arrival and thus did not have to place a deposit. I communicated via email with the office attendant who was prompt in replying and accurate in his information. The reservation process was pretty painless. They don't however accept credit cards at the campground office, it's cash or check only. They even insured the same site on our return visit which was very nice. The roads are gravel/dirt and the site pads are gravel and level. Most of the RV sites are along the north edge of a Pecan grove with a few along the west end and a few also up near the office when you drive in. Utilities are all in good proximity to the sites, with water and electrical at the rear along a fence row which requires a 50 foot water hose minimum. The Guadalupe Rivers runs along the south border of the campground with access for paddling sports. The lake is dry as stated due to dam failure and our understanding is that there is no plans for repair in the near future. The restroom/shower house was adequately kept, but was a dark green which made it like a dungeon. We did use it. During our stays, the park was never full, with weekends being a bit more busy. We prefer public campgrounds for the quiet and natural settings and this park is one of our favorites. We never had issues with rowdy campers during our stays. The birds and deer were abundant. We didn't really fish the river so I cant comment on that. The current was quite swift as we had plenty of rain. - Uncledon
Oct 2016 - $32.00
The staff is friendly and the park is clean/quiet. The internal roads are tight and very little artificial lights in the area. So if you arrive at night keep a sharp eye out for the big trees next to the roadways. If your looking for a nice place to lay low for a few days, you might want to check this park out. - Pigcrib
Apr 2016 - $14.00
Stayed three nights in early April with friends camping adjacent. Park was not full for a weekend, so was very quiet. This is a very nice park in the Guadalupe River bottom shaded with beautiful enormous Pecan trees. Access to the Guadalupe River for fishing. The Lake was drained for repairs to the dam to be completed later this year, but we were not planning to use the lake. Lots of birds in the trees. Very well maintained grassy areas. One spot on the loop road through the park was too narrow for our small RV, but no problem getting out the other direction. A small camp store with basic supplies and friendly staff during check-in. - Texas E-S
Nov 2017 - $25.00
Didn't stay here, but it is closed this date due to Hurricane Harvey damage. Desk said there are a lot of uprooted trees along the river and road damage, but the city is working on it to clean up the mess.
Admin note: Following from the City of Gonzales as of November 15, 2017.
"DUE TO THE DAMAGE SUSTAINED FROM HURRICANE HARVEY, THE RV PARK AT THE INDEPENDENCE GOLF COURSE WILL NOT BE OPEN FOR OCCUPANTS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. PLEASE CALL JB WELLS FROM 7AM TO 4PM AT (830)672-6558 TO CHECK RV SPACE AVAILABILITY." - NiceHandTick
Nov 2016 - $25.00
Nice city park on the banks of the Guadalupe river, close to downtown Gonzalez. We stayed in one of the pull-through sites which was fairly level. Several of the back-in sites looked very small and not very level. Sites are mostly shaded and interior roads are gravel. The city park also has a golf course, and you make reservations there. We would definitely stay here again. - barrettjl