Hipcamp host Sam W.
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All camp sites offer dedicated parking next to site, picnic table, fire ring and lots of shade.  Accommodate up to 2 tents & all amenities are within a short walk.  Owned by Sam & Dee Williams, Inez Spring Riverfront Park was originally envisioned and created as a family retreat.  As the park began to take shape, the Williams' realized what a hidden gem it really is.  The na

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All camp sites offer dedicated parking next to site, picnic table, fire ring and lots of shade.  Accommodate up to 2 tents & all amenities are within a short walk.  Owned by Sam & Dee Williams, Inez Spring Riverfront Park was originally envisioned and created as a family retreat.  As the park began to take shape, the Williams' realized what a hidden gem it really is.  The natural spring that feeds Joshua's pond was named after Sam's mother, Inez.  The area around Eastland is rich with local history, including Captain Eastland and the black bean, Old Rip the horned toad, The Santa Clause bank robbery, Ringling Brothers' Circus, Bonnie & Clyde, etc.  In addition the area is known to have had a significant prehistoric Native American population.  In fact, Sam and Dee are curators of an impressive collection of artifacts found throughout the area.  The park boasts 25 camp sites and a large number of picnic spots along the riverfront and near Joshua's Pond, for day use.  The Williams Family carved out a trail system that takes hikers along the rim of rock outcrops, between the gaps of huge rock slabs, along the banks of the Leon River and through a heavy shaded canopy of red oak, pecan and cedar elm.  There's even a small cave for the adventurous spelunker.  Kayaking is popular on the river and kayaks can be rented on the property.  Only five dollars per person, provides a full day of fishing, hiking, swimming, boating, picnicking, bicycling, etc.  An additional fifteen dollars gets you an overnight campsite. Take a refreshing swim off the concrete dock in Joshua's Pond, hike the nature trails, go fishing and boating in the Leon River.  Currently open to campers on Friday and Saturday only.

Campsite area
Bring your own
16 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Picnic table available
Bins available
No potable water
No kitchen
No showers
No wifi
Have a question? Send Sam a message!
  • Check in: After 12PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Strict
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking

Bikes may be ridden on roadways within the camp/park areas

Boating

Small boats, kayaks, and canoes may be launched into the river, at the boat launch area. The river has a very slow flow, unless...Read more

Fishing

Fish from the bank or launch a small boat. Fish species include channel cat, yellow cat, bass, crappie, perch, carp, and others.

Hiking

This property is a small acreage but it has dramatic elevation changes, large rock formations, oak and pecan forest, Leon river...Read more

Paddling

River is slow moving and offers excellent opportunity for paddling

Swimming

Joshua's Pond is fed by Inez Spring and a well that provide a constant supply of fresh water to maintain water level. There is...Read more

Wildlife watching

There are many varieties of birds on the property, including large blue heron that frequent the river area.

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Inez Spring Riverfront Park in Texas.

Cave

There is a small cave/tunnel on the property that offers a little adventure for younger spelunkers.

Forest

This is a small acreage but the area along the river is heavily forested with large pecan, red oak, cedar elm and black oak tre...Read more

Mesa or canyon

There is a dramatic elevation change near the river. The high ground offers panoramic views of the surrounding countryside, wit...Read more

River, stream, or creek

The property borders the Leon river. Water is slow moving, unless it's raining. Banks are steep, except in select areas and t...Read more

Swimming hole

Joshua's Pond offers a refreshing respite from the heat. The concrete pier offers easy access, without getting your feet muddy...Read more

Beach

The vibe at Inez Spring Riverfront Park

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Hipcamper Abraham

A true hidden gem

Abraham D.
recommends this listing.
(Site 19)
May 27th, 2020

Everything exceeded my expectations! The owners were VERY hospitable! That alone is a good enough reason to go back. Anyways, as someone else stated, the site is next to the highway but that’s not a good enough reason to NOT recommend this gem. There’s a hiking trail, swimming hole, a little cave, a place for fishing and more! There’s even designated areas where they keep wood so all you have to do is haul it back to your camp site. There is a Walmart nearby so if you forget anything or run out of supplies, you’re just about a 3-5 minute drive. I seriously cannot describe how much fun my wife and I had this past weekend. We’re already planning our next trip! Go ahead and book already!

“Beach” style swimming hole. Swimming holeCool hidden gem Teddy missing the AC
Hipcamper Sierra
Sierra H.
recommends this listing.
(Site 4)
May 28th, 2020

This place was great. Great staff. Porta potty was kept clean! Plenty of fire wood.

Hipcamper Forrest

No privacy no sense of nature

Forrest M.
doesn't recommend this listing.
(Site 2)
May 24th, 2020

Definitely not for me personally, Sam is very nice and understanding but the site is next to a highway bridge and there's absolutely no privacy, we left immediately because our tent would've been right next to someone else so close there's no reason to make your own camp fire.

Hipcamper Eric

Good sites to relax at and nice sta

Eric D.
recommends this listing.
(Site 18)
May 24th, 2020

Nice site, well maintained, interesting spring fed artificial swimming hole. Be mindful that you will hear the engine noise from the interstate. They rent open top kayaks to take out on the river and . I will probably return once my daughter is older than 2.5 to really enjoy the place.

Hipcamper Nick
Nick P.
recommends this listing.
(Site 24)
May 25th, 2020

Very nice and helpful. Would come back.

Hipcamper Jamie

Awesome affordable experience

Jamie M.
recommends this listing.
(Site 6)
May 25th, 2020

The owners are so hospitable. Very helping and kind. Family had a blast.

Hipcamper Leslie
Leslie M.
recommends this listing.
(Site 3)
May 25th, 2020

It was beautiful. Perfect for entertaining kids and families. Not having trash receptacles was definitely not ideal with having a car full of kids and camping equipment(we had to hold our trash bags out of the window and drive with our arms out holding full trash bags all the way into town) and the interstate was pretty loud but I'd gladly give it a 9.5 out of ten. The attention to detail (other than trash) was wonderful. We will definitely be back.

Hipcamper Jennifer

Perfect!!

Jennifer T.
recommends this listing.
(Site 25)
May 26th, 2020

This was my first booking with Hipcamp and it did not disappoint!!! I cannot say enough about this place we will definitely be back to enjoy some kayaking and fishing , hiking was amazing, swimming hole was amazing and the property was so beautiful. The host really made you feel like extended family I have already shared this link with multiple friends to book as well!!

Beautiful spring fed swimming hole Great for the whole family Plenty of space to set up camp
Hipcamper Tierra

You will love it here!

Tierra D.
recommends this listing.
(Site 19)
May 26th, 2020

This property was amazing and exactly as described! Sam and his family were amazing hosts and made sure we had everything we needed to make our stay wonderful. All of the campsites were wonderful and secluded in their own way. The pond to swim in was bright blue and deep enough to get a good workout in! He even had pre-cut firewood in a couple different stations across the sites so we didn't even have to scavenge aside from twigs here and there. Our dogs loved swimming in the water and being outdoors. Since this was our first time camping, we didn't know what to expect but it was absolutely beautiful and we will definitely be back very soon! Thanks so much Sam for your hospitality and for sharing your land with us!

The swimming pond! So blue! Our first fireOur tired pup after swimmingFirewood that's open for use
Property
Inez Spring Riverfront Park
State
Texas
Country
United States
$20/night
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