Description

A little exercise will be required to reach these primitive campgrounds located about ¾ of a mile from the parking lot and 10 football fields away from the restrooms and showers. There are 10 sites total that share three fire rings so you can make some new friends as you snuggle up by the campfire. Hike your tent in (tent-only) and your trash out as you explore variety of vegetation and wildlife that the park has to offer.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents
10 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Hike in
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Amenities
Potable water available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking

The Bensten-Rio Grande Valley State Park Store "Algunas Plumas" offers a variety of camping supplies, outdoor equipment, field ...Read more

Boating

Just a two minute walk outside the state park is the Bentsen Palm Village RV Resort. There are lots of activities you can do fo...Read more

Fishing

At the Bensten-Rio Grande Valley State Park there is one designated fishing area overlooking the La Parida Banco.

Hiking

There are two hiking trails within the state park—the Rio Grande Trail and the Resaca Vieja Trail. Both of the trails are aroun...Read more

Wildlife watching

Did you know that the Bensten-Rio Grande Valley State Park is part of the World Birding Center? Pretty neat! This state park is...Read more

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Bentsen-Rio Grande Primitive Campground.

Forest
River, stream, or...
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Park
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
State
Texas
Country
United States
Phone Number
(512) 389-8900
Directions
View on Google Maps
Official Website
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Coordinates
26.178° N, 98.383° W
$18/night
Tent Only - Hike In: 10 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)

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