Description

Stunning scenic overlooks and flush toilets - these are the two major amenities of these grounds located at just off the Canyon Loop Trail. Be careful on your way up as the terrain can be extremely steep and rugged at certain points. You might want to consider bringing an extra sweatshirt or blanket here as the temperature can be a bit brisk at nearly 2,500 feet!
Campsite area
Bring your own tents
No. of sites
25
Access
Hike in (+10 mins)
Group sizes
Up to 4 people per site
Potable water available
Fires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available
Beach
Cave
Lake
Desert
Forest
Hot spring
Redwoods
River, stream or creek
Swimming hole
Waterfall
Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Climbing
Swimming
Wildlife watching
Paddling
Wind sports
OHV
Snow sports
Surfing
Whitewater paddling
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Hipcamper Hannah
Hannah
didn't provide a recommendation.
September 6th, 2017

Stayed here with a group of friends for Memorial Day weekend 2017, the first night the wind was CRAZY, kept me up all night although I am a light sleeper. We even chatted with some other campers and their tent had blown away! The next two nights were super easy and chill though. About a mile hike in, and we arrived there during the hottest part of the day so it was a little sweaty but overall an easy hike. It felt like Moab in Texas! The area was gorgeous, and the hiking was fun. No defined camp sites, so we kinda wandered a bit to find a flat area. The composting toilet was in a little outhouse, stocked with toilet paper. I'd definitely recommend this camping area and park! If you get hot easily, like me, I'd visit in the Fall/Winter!:)

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Hipcamper Marshall
Marshall
didn't provide a recommendation.
May 19th, 2017

It's about a mile hike to the campsite, easy with very moderate inclines. There is a composting toilet that always had toilet paper when I was there. Plenty of room to spread out - you can wander a bit into the surrounding area to find some seclusion. The scenery around the sight is just gorgeous, and it's well situated to hit all the key hiking trails in the park. I would definitely recommend this underrated State Park and this campground in particular.

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Hipcamper Taylor
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March 26th, 2018
Hipcamper Hannah
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September 6th, 2017
Hipcamper Marshall
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June 3rd, 2017
Park
Caprock Canyons State Park
State
Texas
Phone Number
(806) 455-1492
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
34.457° N, 101.082° W
$10/night
Tent Only - Hike In: 25 Sites
(Up to 4 people per site)