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River Forest Haven

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· Del Valle, Texas
30 acres
24 sites
18 RV/Tent
6 RV
River Forest Haven is a unique space that seeks to bring you closer to nature. We do not artificially light the camp and we strive to leave as much of the property in its natural state as we can. This provides a unique experience that is not your typical campground as we keep all of our campsites tucked under lush natural canopies. Car and tent camping works great! For most sites, you can easily drive up to your spot. Arrive, take a look around and settle into your site. We are always happy to deliver any of our items from our general store- just message us on HipCamp and we will come by. With nearly half a mile of Colorado riverfront to swim, fish, toob, paddle-board, kayak, and canoe*, along with 30 acres to hike and explore, River Forest Haven is also a quick 20-minute drive from downtown Austin. THINGS OF NOTE: ⁃ cell phone service is mostly non-existent ⁃ firewood can be brought or bought, but not collected.
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Beach
Forest
River, stream, or creek
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Del Valle, Texas, United StatesTo respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
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Hosted by River H.Joined in March 2021
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134 ratings · 118 reviews
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Robyn S.recommends
December 6, 2022
River Forest Haven- Forest Sites
Beautiful land with lots of campsites near the river and many that offer a lot of privacy. The hosts are wonderful and very friendly. We will come back and are letting friends know how close this camp is to Austin. Perfect for weekend getaways to the river! Thank you River!
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Trejon W.recommends
November 29, 2022
River Site 9
Amazing site
this was my second stay here and it was lovely as always. plenty of privacy, quiet, and right on the river. i arrived pretty late and it was cold so they even left me some firewood. definitely returning!!
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Quinn S.recommends
November 27, 2022
River Forest Haven- Forest Sites
Beautiful land, lots of space, nice camping spots, attentive host, good river front areas with docks, rope swings, etc.
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Edgar D.recommends
November 21, 2022
River Site 11
Definitely recommend this campground, pretty much all the spots are prime spots and they have ave easy access to the river. I have a rooftop tent and it was nice that the spots are pretty leveled. Hot shower was nice but do wish there were more toilets but the walk isn't too bad. TIP: Not the camps fault but because there are neighbor properties, dogs like to bark at night, just bring ear plugs if you're a light sleeper :)
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Aj M.recommends
November 11, 2022
River Site 7
Lovely campgrounds
A great setup here, the site was right on the river and felt nice and secluded. The campground manager brought around candy for trick or treaters and a pumpkin to carve for Halloween! The option to text them for firewood or kayaks or other supplies was great and such a thoughtful idea. The showers were great for outdoors showers and even had hot water! I really enjoyed the stay.
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Ryan W.recommends
November 7, 2022
River Forest Haven- Forest Sites
Terrific property and the hospitality was wonderful! Looking forward to a return visit soon!
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Rick O.recommends
November 6, 2022
River Site 15
It’s great
Great camp site just a few mins outside of Austin but plenty far to enjoy a true camping experience. Hosts were quick to respond and super helpful.
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Britta M.recommends
November 3, 2022
River Site 16
Great camping spot! Employees on site were very welcoming and helpful. We will definitely visit again.
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John N.recommends
November 1, 2022
River Site 18
Really loved the site and the campgrounds in general, right on the river and river access at sites 17 and 18 was super easy. It was a nice short drive from Austin too which makes a weekend trip very low effort. Very pretty area, staff was super friendly and helpful, and we're looking forward to getting back out there soon.
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Owen S.recommends
October 24, 2022
River Site 7
My son and I had a great time. He enjoyed playing by the river and there was a nice field nearby for us to throw the baseball in. I would definitely come back if staying in Austin again.
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Scott P.recommends
October 17, 2022
River Forest Haven- Forest Sites
Great get away!
This place was great. The staff are friendly! The beach is awesome especially when the sun is going down.
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Bella S.recommends
October 15, 2022
River Site 17
Good Camping Spot
It was a great spot, very popping. The bugs are insane but it’s Austin so you can’t expect much else. I camped with my kitten and she loved exploring the area.
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Daniela H.recommends
October 3, 2022
River Site 14
Camping in the Colorado River!
We had a great time car camping here. We stayed at spot 9. The grounds were so clean and well kept. We rented kayaks and spent the day on the water. I would recommend staying here for your next trip!
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Kate H.recommends
October 2, 2022
River Forest Haven- Forest Sites
Camping with options
Great options for camping. Quiet. Host is friendly and attentive
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Andrea E.recommends
September 19, 2022
River Site 10
We really enjoyed this campsite! We had a large space with direct access to the river, and were close to the showers. We could hear our neighbors and their dog, which was a bit distracting, but they also seemed like a particularly loud group, so that may not be everyone's experience.
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Michele P.recommends
September 18, 2022
River Site 10
Great family camping!
My son and I enjoyed our time on your awesome property! It’s so woodsy and on the water, private and quiet campsites, but easy to walk and find your way around. Great for families! And the owner/mngmt is helpful and make themselves easily accessible! Text them, and they’ll show up in a golf cart a few minutes later!
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Miranda L.recommends
September 11, 2022
River Site 9
Staff is friendly, campsites are well maintained, bathrooms were very clean, showers were a great unexpected amenity with hot water and good pressure. Cant wait to come back!
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Malcolm K.recommends
August 7, 2022
River Site 18
Perfect spot for a short float.
Great campsite. The little beach is really fun, and the river is perfect for floating. The owner was very friendly and helpful, even offered us bug spray. They also responded quickly to messages.
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Leah M.recommends
August 3, 2022
River Site 13
Peace, Love & River Floats
We LOVE this place, and they've made so many awesome improvements since we visited a year ago. The River Haven hosts are awesome and eager to help with anything you may need. Site 8 is spacious with easy river access (so important in the summertime). The water temperature is lovely and refreshing. Great spot for paddle boarding or tube floating. Be careful if you use the rope swing - the placement of it is a little tricky. :) We saw so many interesting bugs. Enjoy! Please respect nature and don't litter!
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Oliver P.recommends
July 17, 2022
River Forest Haven- Forest Sites
This place was perfect for our family from the the beach and toobing down the river to the rope swing and good ol fishing. There was literally fun for everyone.
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Cherish H.recommends
July 4, 2022
RV Site A
Lovely campground
We loved it here. The RV sites are a good 5 minute walk from the designated beach, but we were really close to the river and even had a little dock nearby to hang out at. The water is shallow on the camp’s side of the river, so my 6 and 12 year olds could reach and walk up and down river with no stress. There were also tubes, canoes, and kayaks to utilize, not to mention a little grove of trees nearby with lights strung about. There was also an opening and three trees in the perfect place to have a makeshift sandlot, so we were able to enjoy some kickball. We even brought our puppy and although she is covered head to toe in sticker burrs, she enjoyed it too. It was the perfect campground for our family!
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Stephanie L.recommends
June 27, 2022
River Forest Haven- Forest Sites
Lots of fun!!
This campground is beautiful! Right on the river and relatively private for a campground. The toilets are always kept really clean and the shower has refreshing cold water, as well as instant hot water! Huge plus for me: having a hose to clean my pup off after jumping into the river. Fyi: we made it through the campground okay in our Kia k5 but an SUV or truck would’ve made it easier, there’s inclines and bottoming out areas for cars Definitely have been raving about this spot since we got here!! (Spent almost a week here)
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Marlizeth M.recommends
June 20, 2022
River Site 18
Beautiful land and peaceful environment. Loved tubing down the river and sitting by the campfire
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Rob H.recommends
June 12, 2022
River Site 16
The river access was great. The showers were really unique and it was great to be able to get cleaned up after floating.
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Ismael M.recommends
June 12, 2022
River Forest Haven- Forest Sites
Nice hidden spot, super friendly and helpful staff! Definitely going back
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Conrad W.recommends
June 10, 2022
River Forest Haven- Forest Sites
Great place, privacy! Great coverage of foliage, clean port o potty. And the host was on top of anything you can ask, personally delivered our firewood asap! First time I had anything delivered while camping lol
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Jessica S.recommends
June 7, 2022
River Forest Haven- Forest Sites
Memorial Day camping
Found a very good camping spot. Close to bathrooms and the river. Loved that they offer float rides and tubes to purchase. Bought plenty of wood and had a great time! Everyone was so nice and helpful as well
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Jen H.recommends
June 6, 2022
River Site 14
Awesome site, everybody was very helpful. Great area
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Damon A.recommends
June 2, 2022
River Site 18
Thousands of fire flies lighting!
The camp site was absolutely beautiful, it had every thing a family needs to enjoy the outdoors including showers, boat rentals, rope swings into the river, access to swim areas at most of the camp sites, and thousands of fire flies that light up the night. There is also a resident owl!
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Derek D.recommends
May 22, 2022
River Site 7
Two thumbs up! 👍🏼👍🏼
Nothing but good things to say about this beautiful place. Property felt nice and safe. Our campsite was nice and quiet and close to the water. The land was easy to navigate with no problem. We will definitely be coming back for sure!
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