Hipcamp host Woody G.
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We are nested in the hills of the Texas hill country.  We offer primitive tent camping that includes: tent pad sites with fire rings (optional fire wood delivery available upon request). Wifi Available. Well-behaved dogs allowed on a leash.

ALL OF OUR CAMPING EXPERIENCES INCLUDE ACCESS TO:

• Communal Kitchen (sinks, fridge, grills, etc.)

• The Shower Haus (

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We are nested in the hills of the Texas hill country.  We offer primitive tent camping that includes: tent pad sites with fire rings (optional fire wood delivery available upon request). Wifi Available. Well-behaved dogs allowed on a leash.

ALL OF OUR CAMPING EXPERIENCES INCLUDE ACCESS TO:

• Communal Kitchen (sinks, fridge, grills, etc.)

• The Shower Haus (flushing toilets, sinks, and hot showers)

* Frisbee Disc Golf

• The Tree House Play Area

• Firewood (Available for Purchase)

AROUND UTOPIA

• Experience driving on the 'The Twisted Sisters' (Ranch Roads, 335, 336, and 337). • Garner State Park

• Lost Maples State Natural Area

• Tubing the Frio River

• Sabinal River

• Horseback Riding

• Sabinal County Museum

• Frio Bat Flight

• Utopia Community Park - picnic, swim & fish under  cypress trees

• Dine at Lost Maples Cafe, The Lunchbox, or take the 20 min drive to Mac & Ernie's Roadside Eatery in Tarpley, Tx (featured on Food Network)

We offer different types of camping experiences at Seco Ridge -  Primitive Tent Camping sites, The Bunkhaus, and our exclusive Glamping Tent!

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
7 sites
Up to 4 guests per site
Moderate walk
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Wifi available
Bins available
Laundry absent
Have a question? Send Woody a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Flexible
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Response time: Within an hour
  • Response rate: 100%

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Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking

There are close parks that allow biking: Garner state park, Lost Maples State park, and Utopia Town Park

Fishing

There are close parks that allow fishing: Garner state park, Lost Maples State park, and Utopia Town Park

Horseback riding

Elm Creek stable is ten minutes away and offers horseback riding.

Paddling

Rivers 5 to 15 minutes away in either direction (Sabinal or Frio).

Climbing

There are close parks that allow climbing: Garner state park and Lost Maples State park.

Swimming

There are parks close by where swimming is allowed. In the future we hope to have a pool - that will be phase 2!

Whitewater paddling

Rivers 5 to 15 minutes away in either direction (Sabinal and Frio)

Hiking
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Secluded Tent Camping in Texas.

Mountainous

Texas Hill Country, Baby!

Forest
Farm

The vibe at Secluded Tent Camping

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Hipcamper Robynne
Robynne H.
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(Site 3)
November 26th, 2019

Woody's made an awesome communal camping experience close to both Garner and Lost Maples State Parks. The area is beautiful and this place is right on top of the hill. Definitely a must-stay for anyone looking to make new camping buddies.

Hipcamper Woody
Response from Woody, the Host, on November 30th, 2019

Thanks so much! Ya'll are our first review. It was great meeting you and your wonder dog Tommy :)

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Hipcamper Niki

Suuuuper chill camping near garner

Niki L.
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(Site 3)
December 8th, 2019

We were the first people to camp in the primitive sites and it was so awesome! Woody is super nice and a great host—he even helped us unload and transport our stuff to the site. The whole property is very cool and quiet (except for the goat dogs barking at night). It was so nice to get away from all the noise and to walk around the woods in the moonlight. I wish we could have stayed longer!

Woody is working on more stuff every day and I can’t wait to see what it’s going to be like the next time we go stay out there. Really like the community area with the music and the campfire. So many hammocks too!

Dogs enjoying beds
Hipcamper Woody
Response from Woody, the Host, on December 12th, 2019

Hi! It was great having you guys over! Just wait, next time we are going to have a large primitive camp spot on the other side of the hill (away from goat dogs but still dog friendly for you). You guys are our kind of camper :)

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Hipcamper Hannah
Hannah L.
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(Site 1)
January 22nd, 2020

Amazing place to stay! Woody is a great host! I would recommend staying here and then going to Garner and Lost Maples State park. You get a homey communal vibe that you can't get camping else where.

Hipcamper Woody
Response from Woody, the Host, on January 23rd, 2020

Thanks for being the first to stay at our new primitive site #5. It was great having ya'll over!

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Hipcamper Mindy

5 star rating

Mindy G.
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(Site 5)
February 6th, 2020

If you are seeking seclusion and a quiet getaway in nature then look no further. Site #5 is a primitive site that is private and tucked away from the more communal style camping sites that is offered on this property. There is an outhouse, picnic table, tire swing, and a clear covered utility trailer with a charming twin bed for star gazing. There is a fire ring for cooking with a grill and a clever, tall metal cover with holes (seen in the pictures) for your actual campfire. There is no need to bring any firewood, Woody has plenty. Woody makes you feel welcomed and reassures you if you need anything to just give him a holler. Wonderful experience, we plan on returning!

Hipcamper Woody
Response from Woody, the Host, on February 8th, 2020

Thanks so much! It was great having ya'll over. We are going to keep working on that site and are going to add another one closer to the front as well.

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Hipcamper angela

The perfect campsite

Angela P.
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(Site 4)
February 13th, 2020

This place is a dream. Fantastic grounds, wonderful owners, close to Garner and Lost Maples parks, and it has some nice hikes within the property. Everything in there is cool: the outdoor kitchen, the bathrooms, the communal fire pit, and every single detail. I think that Woody is an artist, and it shows. My husband and I came with our small camper (we got the "first RV campers" badge! ;-)) and we had a super relax time. No RV hookups but that's how we like it, although in the future they might have. Our campsite had a perfect view of sunrise, and we walked to a place with a perfect sunset view. Oh, and the stars! Amazing star sighting. We walked around and it seems that each and every campsite is perfect. We are already planning our next trip. Seco Ridge actually inspired us to plan on going camping every other weekend (as soon as our daughter finishes her basketball league that it is.) That's how much in love we fell with the place.

you will find cool stuff like this all over the grounds: hammocks in a horse trailer. you will find cool stuff like this all over the grounds: hammocks in a horse trailer. sunrise time.our tiny camper.
Hipcamper Woody
Response from Woody, the Host, on February 15th, 2020

Thanks guys! Thank you for bringing the music to the campfire. Now we are motivated to further develop that spot. You guys are our kind of campers!

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Hipcamper Rachel
Rachel S.
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(Site 1)
February 15th, 2020

Woody was kind and ready to welcome us when we arrived. He guided us to our site because it was mostly dark. The common area was helpful with warm running water.
Thanks for a great Valentine's weekend!

Hipcamper Woody
Response from Woody, the Host, on February 18th, 2020

Glad ya’ll enjoyed it, come back and see us soon! Woody

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Hipcamper Saray
Saray M.
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(Site 3)
February 16th, 2020

Such a beautiful campground! Woody was very kind and available to meet all of your needs. He provided us with the directions that we needed to arrive. Super personable and helpful! Would love to come back and stay another time soon!

Hipcamper Woody
Response from Woody, the Host, on February 16th, 2020

Thanks ya'll! Travel safe!

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Hipcamper Edward
Edward G.
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(Site 1)
February 16th, 2020

Woody is great, we both instantly felt welcome at the campsite. The accommodations went above and beyond, the bathrooms were everything we needed, and the shared fire pit provided an open community feeling for the campsite. The individual campsites were a quiet refuge when we needed it. Our two person tent was ideal for the pad!
Thanks again, Woody!

Hipcamper Daniella

Amazing campsite !!

Daniella V.
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(Site 4)
February 16th, 2020

We loved camping here, Woody was very accommodating to our 120 pound dog w a little bit of anxiety. We arrived late and he helped us taking all of our things to our campsite and went above and beyond at making us feel welcomed ! Super closer to garner state park, and awesome vibes. Will definitely be back soon ! Thanks again !!

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Property
Seco Ridge Campgrounds
State
Texas
Country
United States
$30/night
7 Sites

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