Overview

Location
Address: 78 Park Rd 11 S, Gonzales, Texas 78629
GPS: 29.593992, -97.586306
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Local Directions: To reach the park, travel 10 miles northwest of Gonzales on U.S. Highway 183 to FM 1586, then west on FM 1586 for two miles to Ottine, and south on Park Road 11; or go six miles southeast of Luling on U.S. Highway 183, and then southwest on Park Road 11 for two miles.

Contact Information
Local Phone: 1-830-672-3266
Website: http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/st...
Email: palmetto.park@tpwd.state.tx.us

Open
All year
Gate Hours: 8:15 PM to 4:45 PM; Tuesday, closed at 1 PM.

  Sites
18 RV Sites, 19 Tent Sites, 1 Group Site, 1 Full Hookup, 17 Electric and Water, 19 Water Only, 18 30 Amps, 18 50 Amps

Rentals
1 Cabin / Cottage

Rates
Daily Rates: $12.00 - $65.00

Facilities & Services
Bathhouse / Restrooms, Dump Station, Hot Showers

Recreation
Canoeing, Fishing, Hiking, Kayaking, Playground, Swimming

Policies
All Ages, Pets Welcome
 
Description
Group Camp

Group camping site can accommodate up to 100 campers & 25 vehicles.
Fee is $60/night.
Sites
Total Sites37
RV Sites18
   
Tent Sites19
Group Sites1
   
  
  
Full Hookup (1)Electric and Water (17)Water Only (19)
Rental Units
Total Rental Units1
   
Cabins / Cottages1
   
  
Cabin / Cottage
Rates
Sites Rental Units
Facilities and Services
  Hours Description Fees
Basic Groceries  
Bathhouse / Restrooms  
Controlled Access Gate  
Dump Station  
Flush Toilets  
Handicap Facilities  
Hot Showers  
Recreation
  Hours Description Fees
Bird Watching  
Boat Rentals  
Boating  
Canoeing   bring your own canoe and prearrange your shuttles.
Fishing  
Hiking  
Horseshoes  
Kayaking  
Paddleboards  
Pavilion  
Pedal / Row Boating  
Playground  
Recreation Hall  
Swimming  
Tubing  
Events

    None

Reviews
Average Rating
4.5 star rating
(4.5)
Based on 2 reviews
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5 star rating
Clean well maintained
eakzil
Bronze
February 6, 2017
Spent one night in a tent site. The grill and fire pit was very efficient. Most sites are shaded with trees. We had a river view. Sites were big but no privacy from neighbors. Nice walking trails with lots of birds and interesting foliage. Paddle boats available. Showers were on the other side of the park but I did not try them. Caution: be sure to be aware of 4 way stop in the little town this park is in. The signs seem to be a longer distance from the road than most. You will get a ticket.

We stayed here in a Tent.
 
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4 star rating
Beautiful, green, fun park
BrentB
Silver
May 27, 2014
This is a very nice, green, and shady park!

It offers camping, picnicking, hiking, biking, swimming, fishing, playgrounds, and boating. For boating, you can launch your own, or rent one from the park store, which offers canoes, kayaks, and pedal boats for use on the lake. The store also rents inner tubes for floating on the San Marcos River, which runs through the park.

The park has many trails available for hikers and bikers. It also has structures that were built in the 1930’s by the Civilian Conservation Corps, and an informative and scenic interpretive trail.

There are a wide range of accommodations ranging from tent sites with water only, RV sites with water and electric, 1 full hookup RV site, and 1 mini-cabin. Some sites are very level, while others have a slope. Water and electric supplies are good. On the technology side, we received a few over-the-air TV stations, from Austin and San Antonio, but they were weak. Also got weak 3G cell phone service from Verizon.

The park was quiet and peaceful, even on a holiday weekend, and it's sites are very shady to help keep you cool.

We stayed here in a Travel Trailer.
 
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