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Buescher State Park

Closed Now: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Nice park, close to Austin

Very nice state park just of Hwy 71 between Bastrop and Smithville. Good number of campsites. We... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Max H
New Braunfels, Texas
A beautiful panorama.

This park survived the Bastrop fires and is growing back in the areas that did burn. It is lovely... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
Anita L
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“small lake”(5 reviews)
“hiking trails”(6 reviews)
“lake view”(4 reviews)
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100 Park Road 1E, Smithville, TX 78957
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice state park just of Hwy 71 between Bastrop and Smithville. Good number of campsites. We have a 30' Class B RV and had plenty of room. All camping areas also have adjacent restrooms and showers. TPWD does an excellent of keeping them well...More

Thank Max H
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

This park survived the Bastrop fires and is growing back in the areas that did burn. It is lovely. There is something for everyone. Camping. Kayaking. Fishing. Hiking. Travel trailer hook ups. And lots of cooling, tall trees and a nice lake. Very peaceful and...More

Thank Anita L
Reviewed July 2, 2018

Went here right before the 4th of July. We were surprised because they were not full. We camped in a small travel trailer and had an excellent concrete pad with water and electrical. The bathrooms had clean showers and commodes. The park rangers are also...More

Thank Glen S
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

We stayed here with a travel trailer. That limits your choices as only 14 sites, one of which is used for the host, have electric and are long enough for an RV. The section is called cozy circle and that is accurate. Another section, lake...More

1  Thank TxLonestar
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

We visited Buesher State Park for Mother’s Day Weekend with two moms and a Grandma. It is a nice park with lots to do. We brought two kayaks and were able to do some kayak fishing and some paddling. We also went on a nature...More

1  Thank Moved2Texas
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Another of our spur of the moment trips. This is a beautiful park, the drive around the park is nice. Roads appear to be pretty new. Didn’t have a lot of time to explore, but is on our list to come back to.

2  Thank Pam J
Reviewed January 29, 2018

This was the only park with availabilty that we found closest to San Antonio. Since it was mid week it wasn't filled with kids. So quiet. Hard top parking pads. Nice CCC hiking trail with a bridge built by them.Had to detour from main entrance...More

2  Thank Christine H
Reviewed January 22, 2018

There is plenty to do in this park. The hiking/ biking trails are a bit on the challenging side due to there being hills, roots, and stones in the way. It is quite a beauty though. There is a small lake which seems like a...More

Thank LuckyNumba13
Reviewed January 3, 2018

Park is very clean and it is a good base to explore surrounding area. (Smithville - 5 minutes, Bastrop -10 minutes, Austin - 5 minutes). It still has plenty of trees as it was not affected as much as Bastrop was with fires 7 years...More

1  Thank Barry and Kris H
Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

The park is really beautiful. Cute cabins. Nice little fishing lake for kids. Canoe rental. Nice bike paths.not crowded.

Thank lindaornelas
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February 20, 2017|
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Response from cgordon78 | Reviewed this property |
Both of those areas are available for use. We just left and camped in the oakhaven section of the park.
October 26, 2015|
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Response from Shannon P | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but they do not allow pets in any of the state park buildings, that includes shelters, restrooms, cabines, office, etc.
Isabel J
January 30, 2015|
Response from lggg70 | Reviewed this property |
Possibly so, but it might be best to call the park directly and ask one of the staff.