Hipcamp host Claire B.
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Camp sites are in a large cow pasture across the street from Bankersmith Dance Hall and Saloon. Please don't come expecting Yosemite or the Ritz Carlton. This is as primitive as it gets. Conveniently located in Fredericksburg, Texas off the famous and beautiful Old Highway 9.

A short 7 miles from downtown Fredericksburg, these primitive RV and primitive campsites are c

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Camp sites are in a large cow pasture across the street from Bankersmith Dance Hall and Saloon. Please don't come expecting Yosemite or the Ritz Carlton. This is as primitive as it gets. Conveniently located in Fredericksburg, Texas off the famous and beautiful Old Highway 9.

A short 7 miles from downtown Fredericksburg, these primitive RV and primitive campsites are close to Luckenbach, the Old Bat Tunnel and Alamo Springs Burger. In fact the campsite is directly across the street and a short walking distance to the historic Bankersmith Dance Hall and Saloon. Guests can enjoy this Texas Original with concerts, festivals most weekends or even just by stopping by for live music (played daily) and a cold drink. The Saloon is open 7 days a week!

Campers are of course allowed to bring in food or drink on the campgrounds but it may be easier to enjoy the food from Bankersmith’s Restaurant and Full Bar literally across the street! Hamburgers, Chicken Wings, BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches and a whole lot more (even Fried Bull Testicles)!

This Bankersmith Texas Campground is primitive on site but guests are welcome to use both the restrooms and water sources across the street, in the Saloon, when open. The camping grounds are on a open field close to the entrance of the parking. Campers are not to go through the second gate due to live stock.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
20 sites
Up to 11 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
No kitchen
No showers
No picnic table
No wifi
Pack it out
Laundry absent
Camping vehicle details
Generators allowed
No electrical hookup
No water hookup
No sewage hookup
No TV hookup
Pull-through site
Max length 60ft
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: grass or field
Surface levelness: flat
Have a question? Send Claire a message!
  • Check in: After 4PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Super Strict (30 Days)
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 18 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 5% off
  • Response time: Within 6 hours
  • Response rate: 93%

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Camp Bankersmith in Texas.

Field
Driveway

The vibe at Camp Bankersmith

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Hipcamper Grace
Grace K.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
November 8th, 2020

Ok this place is way cooler than the description. We ended up out there during a weekend w a wine and garlic fest happening and the bar and the host provided us with tickets and so much more to enjoy the fest! The camping is in a field but it’s really beautiful and there are donkeys that are friendly! Bianca helped us check in and she was so friendly and welcoming! Beautiful drive out there and great time camping!!

Donkey friends Campsite in the field!
Hipcamper Femi
Femi I.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
November 10th, 2020

I highly recommend staying here and plan on staying here again in the near future. Check-in at the Bankersmith bar where my reservation happened to coincide with the garlic and wine festival and we enjoyed some food and wine. Each campsite has its own fire pit are nice and the porta potty was the cleanest I’ve ever seen.

Hipcamper Charles

Restorative, refreshing, and fun!

Charles M.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
November 23rd, 2020

The campsites are clean and quiet. We sat around the fire pit and enjoyed the stars at night. Claire is a great host. She response fast and is extremely welcoming and friendly. The folks at Bankersmith are also warm, friendly, and refreshing. I stayed at the campsite with two buddies and returned the following weekend for a wedding anniversary weekend. Both weekends were amazing! I can’t wait to come home to Bankersmith again. Thanks Claire!

Great nights skiesPeaceful surroundingsNightly fire pitsEasy parking
Hipcamper Jessica
Jessica T.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
November 24th, 2020

Camp Bankersmith is a perfect spot for exploring Hill Country. The camping area is well maintained with views to pastures of cows, goats and cute donkeys. We enjoyed our stay!

Hipcamper Conor P.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
November 14th, 2020
Hipcamper Jake Y.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
April 20th, 2020
Property
Camp Bankersmith
State
Texas
Country
United States
$37/night
20 Sites

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