Hipcamp host Jesse P.
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Open Grassy Field on the banks of the Colorado River in Smithville, TX. Huge long pool of river to access for Fishing, swimming, or paddling. Use our canoe! 3 acres of dog friendly field to run and play in. 2 Minutes from the quaint shops and restaurants and bars of Smithville, TX. Make a fire. Cook S'mores. Catch fireflies. Skip rocks. We want to share our lazy river a

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Open Grassy Field on the banks of the Colorado River in Smithville, TX. Huge long pool of river to access for Fishing, swimming, or paddling. Use our canoe! 3 acres of dog friendly field to run and play in. 2 Minutes from the quaint shops and restaurants and bars of Smithville, TX. Make a fire. Cook S'mores. Catch fireflies. Skip rocks. We want to share our lazy river and old style small town with others. Close to Buescher and Bastrop state parks.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, trailers, RVs, vans and truck campers
1 site
Up to 10 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Pets allowed
No toilet
Amenities
Potable water available
Picnic table available
No kitchen
No showers
No wifi
Pack it out
Laundry absent
Camping vehicle details
Electrical hookup available
Water hookup available
No sewage hookup
No TV hookup
Generators not allowed
Pull-in site
Max length 33ft
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: grass or field
Surface levelness: requires leveling
Have a question? Send jesse a message!
  • Check in: After 10AM
  • Check out: Before 3PM
  • Cancellation policy: Flexible
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 15% off

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Hiking

3.5 miles to Buescher State Park with loads of trails to hike

Paddling

You can use our canoe, paddles and pfds.

Swimming

At your own risk in the river

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Smithville Riverfront in Texas.

Swimming hole

Colorado river. Sometimes clear and blue. Sometimes brown.

River, stream, or...

The vibe at Smithville Riverfront

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Hipcamper Darren

Peaceful and private

Darren S.
recommends this listing.
January 24th, 2020

I have done a lot of dispersed camping around the country, and even more developed camping. This spot was perfect for river side camping with my pups in a little teardrop camper. You are right on the water, with dark skies to stargaze, while being close enough to town to grab breakfast tacos if camp breakfast isn't what you're after.

Went out fishing on the river
Looking up the hill from the water's edgeMy little camp setup
Hipcamper jesse
Response from jesse, the Host, on January 28th, 2020

Thanks Darren. Glad y'all had fun! Come back anytime.

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Hipcamper Ashley
Ashley M.
recommends this listing.
February 3rd, 2020

We came for the day to kayak and fish, Jesse was super accommodating. We ended up only staying for a couple hours but the water was beautiful and the campground was quiet. We even met a very sweet neighbor named Thomas who watches over the land for Jesse. After talking with him for a bit we definitely appreciated knowing someone was there to keep a watchful eye over our truck and belongings while we were out on the water.

Hipcamper Dan
Dan S.
recommends this listing.
February 12th, 2020

Jesse was extremely welcoming and helpful. The campsite is great! My dogs loved it. It was wonderful to canoe the Colorado right from our campsite. To top it all off we were walking distance to downtown Smithville where we had a delicious meal at the local cafe. I would highly recommend this site for it's amenities and wonderful host. I will definitely stay again in the future.

Hipcamper Samuel

Pleasant get-a-away!

Samuel V.
recommends this listing.
February 27th, 2020

Perfect get-a-away spot / near town. I had electrical + water for my pop up camper. No issues what so ever. My group had a superb time in this piece of land. We have decided to book it very soon. Best part was keeping the dogs off leash within the property. Very relaxing and pleasing. Jesse's communications back and forth were amazing.

Hipcamper jesse
Response from jesse, the Host, on March 2nd, 2020

Samuel, So glad you had a good time. Come back to visit again soon. jesse

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Hipcamper Billy

Beautiful land and nice town

Billy W.
recommends this listing.
February 12th, 2020

This is a great spot! Our dog was able to roam and play in the river. Jesse was great at communicating and has a beautiful piece of property. Downtown Smithville is really close and has some great food.

Hipcamper Wayne

Great spot! definitely recommend it

Wayne G.
recommends this listing.
February 13th, 2020

Awesome site with great access to the water- and a better view than even what's shown in the pictures! Far enough off the beaten path to feel private but close enough to grab supplies. Great fishing too! Definitely recommend it.

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

Glad you had fun Wayne!

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Hipcamper ryan
Ryan O.
recommends this listing.
March 29th, 2020

Jesse's property is easy to get to and his directions are spot on. We had cell service at the site even though he warned us that we might not.

The river was beautiful, and access was simple for the canoes as well as our own kayaks. Such a great getaway just a few minutes from Austin. We look forward to staying here again.

Hipcamper Stephanie
Stephanie S.
recommends this listing.
March 31st, 2020

Great little spot on the river! Perfect for a sunny weekend.

Property
Smithville fish camp
State
Texas
Country
United States
$35/night
1 Site

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