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Bastrop State Park

3005 Tx-21, Bastrop, TX 78602
+1 512-321-2101
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Recovering from Fire Damage

We visited Bastrop State Park and drove through some of the fire damaged areas. There are numerous... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Moved2Texas
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Austin, Texas
Gem close to Austin

We always stay in the Bastrop State Park cabins. During the 2011 horrific fire, these historic... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Alice S
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A Large portion of the Bastrop State Park was destroyed by a devasting fire in September of 2011. The community along with the State and other organizations have been replanting the trees. Although it doesn't possess the same beauty it offers an interesting perspective in how a forest is regrown. There are still a number of areas that were not burned that you can see as well as a number of the Historic buildings. This park is listed in the National Historic Registry. There is RV and tent camping available. Bastrop State Park is located next to Buescher State Park and suffered very little damage. You can see the beauty of the Lost Pines, see what a fire can do to a forest and see the Lost Pines in their toddler stage of growth. Both Bastrop and Buescher State Parks are not far from the North and South shores of Lake Bastrop where you can enjoy a wonderful weekend at the Lake.
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  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“dead trees” (9 reviews)
“coming back” (12 reviews)
“hiking trails” (10 reviews)
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3005 Tx-21, Bastrop, TX 78602
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Bastrop State Park and drove through some of the fire damaged areas. There are numerous signs of recovery from the 2011 and 2013 fires. Many of the pine trees planted after the fires have grown and are filling in the areas left barren....More

Thank Moved2Texas
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always stay in the Bastrop State Park cabins. During the 2011 horrific fire, these historic cabins and the pines immediately surrounding them were saved. Each is unique, not fancy, but both fascinating as the 1934 CCC project they were, and quite comfortable. Beds are...More

Thank Alice S
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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

This was my first time back after the major fires 6 years ago. Mixed feelings, wonderful to see the new growth and new pines sprouting up to about 6 feet. Painful to see the remaining burnt ghost pine trunks of the parks past. The local...More

1  Thank Steven C
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Reviewed April 13, 2018

Scorched by a forest fire in 2013 followed by drought then heavy flooding the park is now springing back to life. Wild flowers cover the forest floor and the pines are now about 10ft tall. There is still plenty of shady spots on some camping...More

1  Thank bradwalk
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Reviewed April 1, 2018

The Bastrop State Park has suffered a few set backs in recent years due to horrendous fires and flooding. However the staff at the park have done an excellent job of raising the park up and providing outstanding camping, picnic, cabin and swimming facilities. Great...More

Thank Mike P
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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Very clean, well maintained facilities. We stayed in the Piney Cove area the pull thru sites were easy and great. Full hook ups was so nice!! Spaces in between campsites is just right. Road noise is a minimum. The park still has rebuilding to do...More

Thank TXAGATOR
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Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

Yes some noise but all from progress and that is 100% accepted. Park is on the rebound and exciting to be a part of. Evening fire side chat with folks from Wisconsin on their way home. This park is totally another place to relax. I...More

Thank generoblyer
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Reviewed March 19, 2018

With reservations made in early December 2017, we camped under the tall pines in the COPPERAS CREEK campground of Bastrop State Park on a mid-March Friday and Saturday night in a full hook up site. Most of the full hook up sites were utilized by...More

1  Thank Napunani
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

This is the most convenient park close to us and during summer time the swimming pool is the best place for reprieve to escape the summer heat. And they partnered with YMCA that they offer a lot of activities for both young and senior citizens...More

1  Thank carvertxtx01
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Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful natural place to visit stay fish run bike TV georgous swim pool great RV and camping place

1  Thank Lisa W
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pmilhous713
March 31, 2017|
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Response from Tripletmompearland | Reviewed this property |
Call the park directly. They do have a pool for the summer
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Fern L
February 22, 2017|
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Response from DowntownBastrop | Property representative |
It is my understanding that the linens are not included but to verify that information please call 512-389-8900 to confirm as I am not located at the State Park. Hope you have a wonderful time at the State Park and enjoy... More
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April 12, 2016|
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