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Twisted Oaks

· San Marcos, Hays, Texas
20 acres hosted by John C.
1 lodging site · 20 RV/tent sites
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Named one of the best Hipcamps to visit in 2023.
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. Twisted Oaks is located on 20 acres of tree lined Texas Hill Country nestled in the heart of San Marcos. I've been here over 35 years. I work on my property and from my property. My shop is away from campsites but is ON the property. If seeing a tractor while you are hiking around offends you somehow this may not be a good choice. I have taken a lot of care and pride in my work on twisted oaks. We have 10-15 campsites all named after the colors in a rainbow. We offer rentals of kayaks, coleman camp stoves, triple burner propane very large, mr buddy propane heaters jackery 1000 watt and bluetti 600 watt solar generators or a tent if this your first time. payment for extras can be cash or Venmo. If you have any special needs please feel free to contact me. thanks and hope to see you soon. to reduce impact on our property we limit the vehicles to 1 per site any extra vehicle is $5 smalls $7 trucks. This fee is used to do mulching and road repairs to keep things smooth. If you decide to change dates there will be a $25- $50 fee based on your total booking We sell seasoned oak and juniper hardwood. We are a small microbusiness and would really appreciate if you purchase wood here rather than at a large box store. It is your choice but just so you know you will get twice the wood for maybe half the price. We sell a large wheelbarrow load for $20 or half load for $10. Kindling is gratis. Please check the weather forecast before booking. Texas weather can change on a dime. Also if it is raining in Austin or San Antonio it may be bone dry here. We can not be responsible for the weather or your selection of gear. I prefer winter camping with a nice fire and a cup of coffee. We have invested in clothing and gear to withstand below freezing temps. When campers book we go through a routine to make sure all sites are ready for YOU. There are times were we have had to change or modify our plans to accommodate our "guests" . Changing dates will incur a small fee. Please be fair. Our cancellation policy is strict and it it set as such to protect campers and host alike. We set a high standard for our camp but this is to ensure that all campers will have a great experience. Pay attention to the rules. Using common sense is what we ask. Treat our property as you would have us treat your place...it's really that simple. Hope this does not scare you away. Read the reviews and you will see the common thread is that we are nice helpful folks. See you soon!
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Orooj K.recommends
May 26, 2024
1968 Airstream Tradewind
John, the host, is a lovely man and lives on a wonderful property. We had few hiccups but he was very helpful and accommodating and got us going in no time. We found his property intriguing, from antique trucks to a small vegie garden, we loved it all. If you love the nature, this is the spot for you. However, if you are a city dweller then you may struggle.
Amy B.recommends
May 24, 2024
Twisted Oaks campsites
Beautiful and quiet. John was very accommodating and friendly.
Rachel F.recommends
May 24, 2024
Twisted Oaks campsites
Wonderful location with a super friendly host! Nice and peaceful!
Cameron M.recommends
May 19, 2024
Twisted Oaks campsites
John was a very kind person, the campsite had everything needed.
Kyle B.recommends
May 18, 2024
Twisted Oaks campsites
John was friendly and interesting to talk to. The campsite was nice, good fire pit, plenty of tent space. Very good spot.
Jt D.recommends
May 14, 2024
Twisted Oaks campsites
Great spot near San Marcos. Everything was very well taken care of and John was quite friendly. Highly recommend.
San Marcos, Hays, Texas, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of Jumanos, Coahuiltecan, Ndé Kónitsąąíí Gokíyaa (Lipan Apache), Tonkawa, and Sana First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking

Hosted by John C.

Joined in June 2020
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