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Joan H.’s Land

· Austin, Texas
60 acres
7 units
1 Motorhome
6 Tent
The ranch has been in my family since 1851. In 2013 I started hostin music festivals and concerts on the property but aside from the occassional event, it is pretty peaceful. The property has Carson Creek running through it and also on the banks of the Colorado River. I have 4 RV hookups and the rest of the sites are for camping. The ones across the creek will be dry camping.
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Austin, Texas, United StatesTo respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Joan H.Joined in December 2018
Response rate: 100%Response time: Within 8 hours
51 Ratings · 37 reviews
Austin S.
January 18, 2023
Site 1 - Camp Carson Creek
Overall good experience good for a quick stay close to the city.
Cydney M.recommends
October 25, 2022
Site 3 - Camp Carson Creek
Joan has a wonderful open space perfect for large gatherings. Air traffic noise is present but becomes part of the background. Light sleepers might bring ear plugs. Mosquito repellent is recommended as well. The link to the property did not show her address so we needed to text Joan separately for that.
Lisa M.recommends
October 3, 2022
Site 1 - Camp Carson Creek
We had a great time camping on the ranch. We especially loved wading in the creek nearby and the dogs were very cute & friendly :)
Brandy P.recommends
July 5, 2022
Site 3 - Camp Carson Creek
I read reviews about the planes and the noise, I barely heard them and the ones I saw were pretty cool! We enjoyed our time there, it was peaceful and beautiful.
Shpetim G.recommends
April 10, 2022
Site 2 - Camp Carson Creek
We loved every minute of our time!! Our kids became best friends with a dog named Buddy 🙂 Will def be coming back!!
Tzu Ying Jean C.recommends
March 16, 2022
Site 1 - Camp Carson Creek
Close to Austin, nice property.
Prompt responses. Nice property. Close to Austin. Clean porta and gazebo. Note planes fly over the property so could be loud when they do. Recommend the stay.
Freddie B.recommends
February 13, 2022
Site 3 - Camp Carson Creek
Beautiful spot! Had really easy great time!
Andrew L.recommends
November 25, 2021
Site 1 - Camp Carson Creek
Beautiful river views!
Jonathan F.recommends
September 16, 2021
Site 2 - Camp Carson Creek
This place was great. Exactly what I expected from the pictures, description and the reviews. A great option to scratch the camping itch if state parks are booked. My favorite parts were getting greeted and escorted to our campsite by buddy the dog, the horses in the pasture and at one point a fighter jet flew right over us! Super fast and loud! I wish it was quieter during the day, but can’t expect that based on the locations proximity to the airport (flight path) and surrounding businesses (landscape supply). All in all a good spot, can’t complain when you’re out in nature and by a river
Terrell S.recommends
August 8, 2021
Camp Carson Creek RV Site
Great host. Great glamping tent.
Stephen T.
August 3, 2021
Site 2 - Camp Carson Creek
Could be a good option for some
Our stay was less than ideal, but it seems like it could be a really nice venue/site for the right situation. Pros: -Beautiful ranch -Parking -Lots of sites -Very close to Austin Cons: -Way too expensive for what you're getting -Were not given any information without explicitly asking for it -Ant hills everywhere, lots of bugs -Kind of felt like we weren't supposed to be there. No other visitors at the time, lots of workers working on something, and we were never checked in with. We even saw the host, but they didn't really acknowledge us.
Erik S.recommends
August 2, 2021
Site 3 - Camp Carson Creek
this was a large and stunning spot for some solitude. i totally hiked the trail to the brewery on the adjacent property, which was magical.
Arthur L.recommends
April 11, 2021
Site 1 - Camp Carson Creek
Not crowded, river swimming
For selfish reasons, I want to give this place a low rating. So others don't flood the place. But in all honesty, it's an amazing place, with river access, campfires, and ample walking space to stretch you and your dog's legs. I had a great time and will definitely want to visit again.
Maya C.recommends
April 7, 2021
Site 3 - Camp Carson Creek
Great place! My kids loved it here, location is conveniently close to the city but it feels like you're out in the hill country. I would definitely camp there again.
Nick C.recommends
April 4, 2021
Site 1 - Camp Carson Creek
Very quiet place, please keep it this way, Joan takes care of the guests day or night
Parissa J.recommends
March 21, 2021
Site 2 - Camp Carson Creek
Great stay!
This place is beautiful! Would recommend bringing kayaks or paddle boards, as there is also easy access to the river.
Lina S.recommends
March 16, 2021
Camp Carson Creek
Campsite is very beautiful with lots of open space. There was only one other camper there so Joan told us to set up wherever we like and we found the most beautiful spot by the river and had a wonderful stay. The small hiking trail was a nice bonus as well. The only downside is that the shower didn’t work right but it could have been related to the water access. Other than that, I 100% recommend this campground!
Alan D.recommends
December 29, 2020
Site 1 - Camp Carson Creek
Great stay.
Great place to stay. Secluded, but 15 minutes from folks we were visiting in Austin. Thanks Joan
Kevin P.recommends
November 24, 2020
Site 2 - Camp Carson Creek
Great stay!
We had a lovely stay out here. The grounds were kept clean, the people were friendly, and we had everything we needed for a relaxing weekend.
Brian B.recommends
November 1, 2020
Site 1 - Camp Carson Creek
Awesome private gated location
Great location on the river. Very serene and private. We had a nice firepit with picnic tables and a spot right next to it all to pitch our tent. Joan was super helpful, professional, and courteous. Also, the campground is gated and fenced off so its very protected and safe. Would definitely stay again. One last thing, no bugs. I don’t know if this was the time of the year or what but i was expecting lots of mosquitoes by the river... but not one.
Stephany C.recommends
October 24, 2020
Site 5 - Camp Carson Creek
Hidden gem!! This spot was awesome. I would have NEVER guessed this was just behind that community. It conveniently close to the city but far enough to make you forget at night that you are basically still in Austin. The area was very clean and well maintained. I am definitely going back!
Jason W.recommends
October 18, 2020
Site 2 - Camp Carson Creek
Joan, thanks so much for an awesome weekend at your facility! Way better then I expected. I would strongly recommend this place to friends and family. Can't wait to camp again here!
Eric H.recommends
September 29, 2020
Site 1 - Camp Carson Creek
Awesome location if you are looking to be in nature but close enough to enjoy all that downtown Austin has to offer.
Yoav R.recommends
September 23, 2020
Site 2 - Camp Carson Creek
awsome .
Jessica C.recommends
August 17, 2020
Site 2 - Camp Carson Creek
Hope to be back sooner than later
Host was responsive and helpful. Property was tremendously clean and safe. Had a great time walking around, soaking up sun, conversations with friends while cooling in the river, and watching on occasional airplane go by. Absolutely recommend.
Hadi M.recommends
August 16, 2020
Site 1 - Camp Carson Creek
Very great place to wind down and relax, camp fired are available next to the camp sites. Would definitely recommend this
Sophie R.recommends
August 8, 2020
Site 1 - Camp Carson Creek
So fabulous
So fabulous, love the space.
Brandy D.recommends
July 19, 2020
Site 1 - Camp Carson Creek
Getting away near downtown Austin!
Beautiful property very close to downtown Austin. Still feels like you are "away". Had a great time lounging under the trees and spending the day swimming and lounging in the river. Explored the creek. Property has an outdoor shower, as well as a couple of port-o-lets for using the bathroom. There were picnic tables and a fire ring to use for meals. There was also a pavilion that added some shade for tent camping. Joan was really nice. I would definitely come again
Alex M.recommends
July 14, 2020
Site 7 - Camp Carson Creek
Great experience. Highly recommend.
I had an amazing time on Joan's land over 4th of July weekend. Beautiful farm land. Easy access to swimming in the river. Super peaceful. Joan was great. Highly recommend.
Elizabeth C.doesn't recommend
June 7, 2020
Site 9 - Camp Carson Creek
The place don’t have a good access to the river the owner it cruel and have some dogs waking in all place and I think this was my terrible time in all my life I never came to this place
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