Welcome to the Austin Happy Campers! We're a group of (mostly) Austin-area camping enthusiasts, with members statewide. We started in September 2006 and try to have at least one camping trip each month. Most of our trips are casual weekends at state and county parks, but we do enjoy the occasional back country adventure as well as extended excursions.

If you're eager to get out and have a new adventure or just like to hang by the fire, please join us today.

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Texas' largest, most active camping Meetup!

Recent Meetups

  • December 19, 2014 · 4:00 PM

    Pedernales Falls State Park

    4 Campers | 4.00 | 5 Photos

    Let's enjoy winter with a nice weekend at Pedernales Falls! This 5000+ acre park borders some very scenic stretches of the Pedernales River and has six miles of river... Learn more
  • November 1, 2014 · 11:00 AM

    Hill Country State Natural Area

    5 Campers | 5.00

    Hill Country State Natural Area is a rugged, undeveloped, and secluded retreat. Nearly 40 miles of multi-use trails offer great views of grassy valleys, spring-fed... Learn more
  • October 17, 2014 · 2:00 PM

    Kiddie Kamp - Garner State Park

    17 Campers | 5.00 | 5 Photos

    NOTICE: Due to weather, our Fall Kiddie Kamp has been rescheduled for Friday thru Sunday, October 17th - 19th. As always, this trip will be geared toward fun times for... Learn more
  • May 10, 2014 · 11:00 AM

    Barefoot Camping Trip

    5 Campers | 4.50 | 8 Photos

    Join us for an overnight camping trip near Bend, TX. Barefoot Camp and RV Park is a privately-owned campground which is right on the Colorado River. The RV section is... Learn more
  • March 29, 2014 · 3:00 PM

    Lake Georgetown - Kiddie Kamp

    7 Campers | 5.00

    Join us for a one night kid-centric camping trip at Lake Georgetown. This is a great opportunity to let your kids have all the outdoor fun their little hearts desire... Learn more
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I started the group because there wasn't any other type of group like this. I've met some great folks in the group who have become close friends and have also met some amazing business owners.

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