Description

If you want to be at the center of the party, this is your campground! Big Oak is spatial, sites have water and electric hook-ups, a picnic table, and are close to multiple restroom facilities. Start your stay by exploring nearby historic ruins (always cool), loop-de-loop on the 3-mile hike/bike trail, or hit up the gift shop which also offers--dare we say--free Wifi access? We know you came here to get away from the internet, so just forget we ever said the “W” word.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
31 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking

At McKinney Falls State Park, there are nearly nine miles of trails that are great for road or mountain bikes. The 2.8-mile Oni...Read more

Fishing

McKinney Falls State Park has great fishing spots, including ample shoreline access to Onion Creek. Fishing gear is available t...Read more

Hiking

McKinney is a great place for easy to moderate hikes. The trails take you all throughout Mckinney Falls State Park and allow fo...Read more

Climbing

There are great rocks within the Mckinney Falls State Park for bouldering. Keep an eye on the weather, the rocks can be slick a...Read more

Swimming

Swimming is permitted in Onion Creek. The creek is prone to flooding after a rainfall, so make sure swimming conditions are saf...Read more

Wildlife watching

The opportunity for wildlife spotting in McKinney Falls State park is great—including white-tailed deer, raccoons, armadillos, ...Read more

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Big Oak Campground.

River, stream, or...
Swimming hole
Waterfall
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Hipcamper Katie
Katie K.
recommends this listing.
March 27th, 2017

Don't forget your water shoes to ford Onion Creek on your way to the Homestead Trail

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February 24th, 2017
Park
Mckinney Falls State Park
State
Texas
Country
United States
Phone Number
(512) 243-1643
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
30.179° N, 97.724° W
$20/night
Tent / RV / Trailer: 31 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)

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