Have an urge to go camping in Austin—or at least somewhere nearby where you can take in the great outdoors? We wouldn’t blame you for wanting to escape the city life. Don’t get us wrong—there are plenty of incredible things to do in Austin, but sometimes you need more than just an afternoon at the best Austin parks and gardens or on one of our top hiking trails to detox from the hustle and bustle of the city. Whether a tent or an RV is more your style, here are some of these best places to camp in Austin (or right outside of it) when you hear the call of the wild.
Reservations for all of the state parks can be made here.