Hipcamp host Joan H.,
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Carson Creek Ranch is a 60 acre ranch located on the Colorado River with Carson Creek flowing through the middle of the property. The ranch is 5 minutes from the airport (yes, we do have planes flying over), 10 minutes from East Austin and 15 minutes from downtown. Live Oak Brewery is also a short 15 minute hike.

RV only area
Vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
6 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
Wheelchair access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
No pets
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Wifi available
Bins available
Camping vehicle details
Electrical hookup available
Water hookup available
Generators allowed
No sewage hookup
No TV hookup
Pull-through site
Max length 45.0 ft
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: grass or field
Surface levelness: flat
Have a question? Send Joan a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 20% off
  • Response time: Within 6 hours
  • Response rate: 67%

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29 Reviews

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Hipcamper andrew
Andrew L.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
November 25th, 2021

Beautiful river views!

Hipcamper Jonathan
Jonathan F.
recommends this listing.
(Site 2)
September 16th, 2021

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

Hipcamper Stephen

Could be a good option for some

Stephen T.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
(Site 2)
August 3rd, 2021

Our stay was less than ideal, but it seems like it could be a really nice venue/site for the right situation.

-Beautiful ranch
-Lots of sites
-Very close to Austin

-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.

Hipcamper Erik
Erik S.
recommends this listing.
(Site 3)
August 2nd, 2021

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.

Hipcamper arthur

Not crowded, river swimming

Arthur L.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
April 11th, 2021

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.

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Hipcamper maya
Maya C.
recommends this listing.
(Site 3)
April 7th, 2021

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.

Hipcamper Nick
Nick C.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
April 4th, 2021

Very quiet place, please keep it this way, Joan takes care of the guests day or night

Hipcamper Parissa

Great stay!

Parissa J.
recommends this listing.
(Site 2)
March 21st, 2021

This place is beautiful! Would recommend bringing kayaks or paddle boards, as there is also easy access to the river.

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Hipcamper Lina
Lina S.
recommends this listing.
March 16th, 2021

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!

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