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15 RV Parks near Utopia, Texas
Sep 2018 - $45.00
We stayed at the Utopia River Retreat during a month of record rains. The retreat is on a beautiful stretch of the Sabinal River which definitely is in flood stage although it didn't affect the camp grounds. Our spot was level and it was easy to hook up. If you have 30A in your trailer, bring an adapter cord but the manager said they have them available. We use AT&T and had a couple bars of 4G LTE. Wifi is pretty decent. The Retreat is geared to folks staying in cabins and we were the only RV on site. It is quiet and very peaceful place to stay. OTA TV is limited to basically two channels; each with a couple subchannels with o major networks so a satellite dish is a plus. The town of Utopia is where this Retreat is located; about 25 miles from D'Hanis or Bandera and is not listed in the choices for entering a new camp ground. Utopia itself has some antique stores and the Los Maples restaurant which is a great place to eat Texas food! The camp ground is dog friendly. - wiredgeorge
Jun 2012 - $42.00
This campground did have hookups and was near the river. These were the only good things about the campground. Sites were very dirty with sticker weeds all over the campground. We will never stay there again. - User2731
May 2011 - $38.00
We repeated a trip to Nana's this past May. The owners continue to provide updates to the park, and have become friends during our stays. We had a group of friends join us this year (four other units), and all had a great time at the river and going to the Garner Dance at night. Everyone with us booked another trip before departure. Repeat business is the best compliment. The bathrooms remain very clean, as do the grounds. - BryanBoerne
Sep 2010 - $38.00
This was our fourth trip to Nana's, twice in the summer of '09 and twice in the summer of '10. It's a new park (2009), and the owners continue to make noticeable improvements each time we visit. The sites are all fairly level, and when not, we have always been able to level with one board. The restrooms are impeccably clean and the owners remain on-site and make a visible presence. It's a hike down to the river, (all of 2 to 4 minutes), but the trail is asphalted with handrails, and the owner has a 'mule' and will haul your stuff down when he's available. Per our kids..."Who needs a pool when you have the Frio River!!!" They easily entertain themselves for hours on end with the rope swings, minnow catching, critter finding, etc. And sitting in the Frio for us older 'kids' is enjoyment enough. Garner State Park is a short five minute drive away (or the kids walk across the dam), and the nightly dances during the summer are a must for any age. When pulling out, we always book our next stay, as the park is becoming ever more full during each of our visits. It's rapidly being discovered by others. - BryanBoerne
Jan 2019 - $13.00
The rate reflects a winter monthly rate of $380.00 plus power (this month is 10.8 cents a kwh). Very nice park with a lot of mature live oak trees. Satellite can be a bit of a problem for some but we have a dish on a tripod so can set it up for a clear view. Utillities are in the right spotbut our site wasn't overly level but the auto level on the trailer worked. Fires are allowed and wood is $12 a bag so we found a local guy that sold us a truck load way cheaper. Office staff are very nice and they have quite a bit of stock. Easy walk down to the river (ramp and stairs) for some trout fishing! Nearest Walmart is about 30 minutes away in Uvalde Tx and San Antonio is 1: 20 away. The roads could use upgrading as they are getting pretty rough with some potholes. We would stay here again as it's pretty hard to beat the price. - Hihocarp
Feb 2018 - $37.00
The place was well-kept and pretty with easy access to the Frio River. What we did not like was the $4 per child or addditonal person beyond 2 people rate charged. There were no playgrounds or dog parks. And the "snowbirds" or winter Texans residing there fussed at young children for walking in an adjacent empty camp sites on several occasions. While access to Frio is nice, it's clearly intended for older campers. We were disappointed that fellow campers would be so rude to our children. We camped with two other families who felt the same way. It is quiet in the evenings and at night which is a huge plus. - ShearFam
Feb 2018 - $37.00
We had a nice pull into spot right on the river, cable, and WiFi worked well - they are getting a Verizon repeater soon so you will have it, Now only ATT in the park Very nice people and a huge well stocked camp store. - rr2254545
Oct 2017 - $50.00
Very clean park. Sites were very easy to back into. Good shade and level. We were here in off season and had RV sites to ourselves. Beautiful scenery and the office help was very cheerful and helpful. Good place for winter Texans to find along the Frio river. - tbax46
Jun 2006 - $27.00
With the exception of the 4 pull through sites the sites are extremely close together. My awning rubbed my neighbors unit. The owners don't seem to be people oriented. Restrooms were horrible complete with overflowing toilets. The best part of the park is the river and river access. - Glass57
Aug 2017 - $59.00
Easy to get into with our big 5th wheel, sites long and wide, and thankfully level. Has big BBQ pit, picnic table, daily trash pick up at site. All RV sites very shaded with pecan trees, which is wonderful except the trees sap all over everything making it sticky, especially overnight. It's about a 5 minute walk down to private river access which is lovely and clean, but across the river from that is a major public access/drop off point for bus loads of tubers getting in the river...was only an issue on the weekend when it got very crowded but not too rowdy thankfully. Staff is very friendly and helpful, keep the place nice and go out of their way to make your stay nice. Has a pool and there are also deer and turkey that gather at feeders each evening onsite and at times walk almost right up onto your campsite! kids could ride bikes and explore and we didn't have to worry due to the small size and quiet nature of the park. Overall highly recommended. - Ejs01
Apr 2016 - $30.00
Stayed here for two nights in April. The RV park section is at the front of the park which had a driveway going through the campground (which meant all traffic going to the back of the complex drove through the RV section). Kind of noisy at night with vehicles driving in and out of the complex. Wifi worked while we were there. We did rent the Directv box while we were there since over the air channels are not available. This a remote area so bring all the supplies you need. Nearest gas station was about 10 minutes away. The park hosts were very friendly.
Also, the sites are back in sites, but the owners let you drive through the field behind the site so you can pull thru. The site did have a BBQ pit which we did not use. We camped in a Class C motor home. - Gtown
Jun 2011 - $40.00
We love Seven Bluffs. We have been camping here for years! The river access is easy and the area is safe for children to run and play. The management is fantastic and the staff is always willing to assist campers in anyway. Some of the sites are tight to get into, but there is plenty of room to run and play. Moreover, most of our time is spent at the river's edge! I highly recommend this campground! - jcOwen
Nov 2017 - $15.00
Been here several times. Great little park, but the management has decided to take out the RV sites after the 2018 season. Too bad it has been a nice spot. - tbax46
Mar 2012 - $35.00
Great small park atmosphere. We toured all the area parks and this is by far the best. With the best river access. Only reason we did not give a 10 is that they do not have a laundry room. But there is 2 within 5 miles. - mln6613
Mar 2012 - $35.00
Not really that high for this area. Very pretty park and is fairly tight, however, the sites are full hookup, level and free Wi-Fi. Short walk down to the Frio River and they have some beautiful riverfront area. If you have friends that need a cabin, they have some of the best looking ones in the canyon. The back ins are probably wider than the pull throughs. - tbax46
May 2018 - $38.00
Very friendly workers in office and we were guided to site. Utilities are spaced reasonably and easy to access. Park has "RO water" (Reverse Osmosis derived water), so it's good to drink. The office person told us it was RO water. We were just got 1 night, but if in area again will stay again. We have a travel trailer. - 516
Mar 2018 - $21.00
Staff is super friendly and park is immaculate. RV spots are very level and gravel and each has a covered picnic table and BBQ pit. Spots are spacious and the environment quiet and peaceful. There is GOOD Wifi and the showers/restrooms are private and very clean. Poked my head in the laundry room and it is similarly clean. There is a small store with some RV basics and such. The park offers 15 channels of good quality cable. Could not see much OTA TV channels. Most spaces are pull through and the park is animal friendly and offers plastic clean ups at pet stations. To compound the pleasure of our stay, the weather was GORGEOUS! Water is via a community RO system and very clean. Pressure is pretty good. - wiredgeorge
Sep 2017 - $55.00
Had a great time at Becs RV park. We stayed over Labor Day weekend, which meant a bit higher rate than usual, but definitely worth it. New to the travel trailer experience and everyone was so helpful. We had lots of questions and due to the gas shortage, couldn't find gas to get home. However, the permenant residents were so helpful by calling around for us, even driving down the road to see if one of the local stations had any gas! The park host was super helpful and went above and beyond to make us comfortable and taught us a few things about our travel trailer as well. Park was quiet and very clean. Only a mile or so from Garner State Park. Will definitely return! - Amy Corbitt
Mar 2019 - $38.00
Our rate reflects the camping fee plus the day use fee. We stayed here at the beginning of TX spring break. This is a giant park with hundreds of sites and we managed to get one for one night only. When we arrived at about 2:00 in the afternoon there was an extremely long line to check in. Both for day use and camping. To check in for camping, you have to take a number - they were on 64 when we arrived and we had number 3. It was absolute chaos at the check in station. So we threw away our number, got in our truck and drove past the gate keeper, who was checking in day use people, and went to our site. When we went back an hour or so later, they were only on number 86. So we went for a bike ride. At 4:30 there were even more people waiting outside so we did not even bother to ever check in. That said, our site was very nice, with shade trees and a picnic table. It was wide enough for us to disconnect and park the truck next to our trailer. And it was actually very, very quiet overnight. We were in the Rio Frio loop, which is nearest to the highway, so there was a little road noise. But the trade off was we had good ATT service. On the negative side, one of the bathhouses was missing from the loop...looked like a new one was under construction, but that left only one for quite a large area and a lot of people. I would definitely come here again, but never in March. - ALbums
Jan 2019 - $20.00
This vast park with multiple campgrounds was rather quiet during our wintertime four night stay. At most was at about 15% capacity in the campground. Staff was quite friendly and helpful. Because of its capacity (well over 500 campsites), we would never dream of coming here in the summer. Our campsite was in the Live Oak section. Level, course-graveled asphalt site with clay soils surrounding the pad. Each site has a fire pit with grill, picnic table, and lantern post. W & E worked fine. Some sites had a lot of sediment/mud build up. Sites were cleaned by staff, but still there were lots of bottle tops, plastic pieces, and dog poo at our site. Although park policy clearly says (in flyers) to "clean up after your pets", few do so, which keeps you constantly watching where you step, even on paved roadways. Poo bags and a few signs would probably help. Cannot imagine what this would be like when the park is at capacity. Very visible park police presence. There are numerous trails to hike, and bicycle routes, as well, within park boundaries. Nice birdwatching blind. Trails are well marked. WiFi was only at the check-in station, some network news sites blocked by the state. Shame on Texas. No OTA TV, bring DVD's or downloads. Verizon was absent, have to drive toward Sabinal south of Concan to pick up. No activities around New Year's day except a polar plunge in the Frio River. The Hill Country is beautiful to see. Most land is not public, however, so expect lots of high fences and views of private ranch gates and exotic animals grazing here and there. Few scenic pullouts. Leakey and Concan have stores for basic supplies, propane, kayaking, gasoline, trinkets, and a few restaurants and saloons. Although we enjoyed our stay, we would not return to this park. - The Happy Traveler
Mar 2018 - $35.00
This is a beautiful state park. The FHU sites are newer and a little closer together than the other sites, but still nice. They are a little farther from the river so are a little quieter, which is what we prefer. There is lots to do here. The river is a major draw, especially for day use folks, so it gets very busy. There is a grill, a park store, candy store, miniature golf, and numerous hiking trails. The park is a long way from larger towns so be sure to bring anything you might need. We got 4 bars of 4G on ATT, but our neighbors had Sprint and couldn't get a signal. My only complaint is the water. It is VERY hard and has a terrible taste. It even ruined our coffee. We ended up buying jugs of water for drinking and coffee making. - lorangl
May 2018 - $20.00
This is a beautiful area with great hiking. The campground itself isn't much with little privacy in between sites, but everyone was nice, everything was clean, and the the hiking was fabulous. As with all Texas State Parks, if you don't have a State Parks Pass, there is an additional entrance fee per person in addition to the camping fee. There is no Verizon service (phone or data). There is wifi at the visitor's center, but we couldn't get our Galaxy S7 or S8 to connect. Site 2 was pretty sloped, but it looked like other sites are more level. They have nice shelters over the picnic tables. - wulfleton
Nov 2016 - $20.00
We visited in what was described as an "off year" for vibrant colors from the maples, but we were still very pleased!
This is mainly a hiking park: there are just a couple of roads leading from the entrance to the camping loop to the day use area and trail heads. All the trails were worth the effort, but Maple Trail offered the best views.
This is a very busy park this time of year. They had to turn people away at the gate because it had reached capacity in the early afternoon.
We stayed 4 nights in site #29, a back in with water and electricity. There is no cell service in the park, although the park HQ had iffy wi-fi. We drove a few miles up the road to the country store and had full LTE. No OTA TV channels but we were able to get a good satellite signal. The bathhouse was clean some days and not so clean on others.
We really enjoyed our stay here and look forward to making it a part of our fall tradition. - texasAUtiger
Nov 2016 - $20.00
Campground is easy to get in and out of and is close to level. Has covered picnic tables as well as a fire ring and lantern pole. Utilities are well placed and worked well. Park is very scenic and offers very dark night skies for stargazing. Reservations are a must on the weekends. No cell coverage or OTA TV, but wifi is available at the headquarters building. - BrentB