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Reservable Camping Near the Park

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Offline sasicign

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Reservable Camping Near the Park
« on: May 10, 2019, 02:56:22 PM »
Hello!  We're planning a quick weekend trip from Austin, and will be driving up Thursday after work, arriving in Terlingua around midnight.  We're looking for a campsite near the park, so we can be close enough to wake up and drive to the park early on Friday.

Does anyone know of a campsite which would allow us to reserve ahead of time and show up around midnight?  We have a van with a pop-up tent, so we won't need a lot of light to set-up or hook-ups.

Stillwell Store RV Park has shown up in my searches - might this fit the bill?

Many thanks!

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Offline Mesquito

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Re: Reservable Camping Near the Park
« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2019, 04:41:05 PM »
Stillwell is fine.  I wouldn’t worry about reservations.  Just call and tell them what you intend to do. I imagine they’ll help you out.

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Re: Reservable Camping Near the Park
« Reply #2 on: May 10, 2019, 04:42:45 PM »
Stillwell Ranch is a good option if you want to be on that side of the park, but it's a long drive over to Terlingua.

I'd start by contacting Big Bend Resort and Adventures, Paisano Village RV Park, and Study Butte RV Park and see if they take reservations. If not, I'd be shocked if all were full. There are some others in the area farther out, like BJ's RV Park, Maverick RV Park in Lajitas, and Rancho Topanga and probably some others that I've missed. There have been a lot of AirBnB "campsites" show up lately as well. Most of those qualify as campgrounds only in that you can camp on their ground. ;)

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Offline LinuxGeek28

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Re: Reservable Camping Near the Park
« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2019, 05:24:24 PM »
... and there is always Terlingua Ranch Lodge (cabins and campsites).

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Offline sasicign

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Re: Reservable Camping Near the Park
« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2019, 06:59:23 PM »
thank you very kindly for all the responses, we've got plenty of options now to look into!  i'll reply back here after our trip to let you all know how it went.

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Re: Reservable Camping Near the Park
« Reply #5 on: May 11, 2019, 02:51:04 PM »
I wasn't aware of this one:
https://www.lostgringorvpark.com/

Anybody know of any others that have popped up?

 


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