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Bastrop State Park campout

I have made a Saturday night reservation for the Bastrop State Park (Creekside walk-in area).   I plan arriving at the park by 11am.  There is a guided hike at 1pm through some of the area that burned during the 2011 wildfire.

Bastrop State Park is 5,926 total acres, approximately 30 miles southeast of Austin in Bastrop County. It is the site of the famous "Lost Pines," an isolated timbered region of loblolly pine and hardwoods. The park offers backpacking, camping, picnicking, kayaking & canoeing (park rents canoes), swimming (pool), wildlife viewing, hiking, and interpretive programs. For cyclists, Park Road 1C between Bastrop and Buescher State Parks offers a 12 mile scenic ride through the Lost Pines. 

We will be camping Saturday night in the Creekside walk-in area, so be prepared to haul your gear about 60 yards from your vehicle to the campsite. Bring whatever food you want for yourself and feel free to bring something to share if you like.  Campground and trail maps can be found in the files section.

CAMPSITE FEE: $5/Person, payable to me upon arrival. 

ENTRANCE FEE: $4/Person payable at the gate. 

PARKING: Parking area approximately 60 yards from campsite. There is a limit of 2 vehicles per site, so once again, try to carpool or possibly pay an excess vehicle fee. 

SHOWERS/TOILETS: Portable toilets in nearby Copperas Creek camping area. 

KID FRIENDLY: Yes. Please read our policy on camping with children

DOG FRIENDLY: Yes. Pets must be attended and on a six-foot leash at all times. Pets are not allowed in any park buildings, cabins, or shelters. Please read our policy on camping with dogs

RV CAMPING No Pop-ups, Travel Trailers, or Motorhomes allowed in this area. Feel free to reserve your own site in the nearby Copperas Creek camping area. 

OTHER RULES: No Boating or swimming in the lake. Public consumption or display of an open container of an alcoholic beverage is prohibited. Gathering of firewood is prohibited. 

DIRECTIONS: The park is one mile east of Bastrop on Texas 21, also accessible from the east on Texas 71 or by way of Buescher State Park along Park Road 1. Google maps.

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  • Jessica

    Site 46.

    March 22, 2014

  • Hector L.

    Regrets. I must cancel due to a funeral Friday and Saturday. Hope to join you soon.

    1 · March 21, 2014

  • Jessica

    There might be rain so bring the right gear. I have a large tarp but I'll need some help putting it up. I plan on getting out there by 11 and going on a guided hike at 1.

    March 20, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      FYI: In case anyone feels like going on a big hike Sunday morning, the Crack of Dawn group is doing the Lost Pines trail:

      http://www.meetup.com...­

      March 20, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Had to bail, bummer for me. Hopefully the two spots will go quick. If anyone wants my other two reservations at the park, for Friday & Saturday night, just let me know. They're paid for; someone might as well enjoy them.

    1 · March 20, 2014

    • Hector L.

      Yes, yes! Absolutely I can use this site. Will come early, reserve a good one for happy campers. How much is the site?

      March 20, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Hector I just sent you an email with my Friday night reservation details.

      I also still have the other campsite right next to this one for Saturday night up for grabs.

      March 20, 2014

  • Elyse Cronin B.

    Sorry, I really wanted to go camping so I made plans elsewhere.

    March 20, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi Jessica,
    I'd like to send you a check for the camping.

    1 · March 19, 2014

  • Linda and C.

    Ok, I've slept since my original post. We are NOT camping in the park this weekend, I confused it with April 11-13, which is the weekend of the MS150. Bastrop is the lunch stop for the riders on Sunday 4/13. We will be involved with the geocaching mega event being held in Bastrop this weekend. If you get curious, come across the street to the park behind the VA hall outside the park. There will be several hundred folks here this weekend for the event. We'll still try to drop by and introduce ourselves. Y'all are going to have a great time! :)

    1 · March 19, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Heads-Up. There's a strong possibility I may need to bow out of this campout (2 spots). I will know for certain tomorrow morning and will change my RSVP. In addition to these two spots, I have 2 reservations in the park, for Friday and Saturday. I'd like to give these reservations to anyone who is able to use them.

    Friday night, CREEKSIDE (same campsite as the MeetUp) - make it a 2-nighter and help Jessica by picking a good site that she can then assume for Saturday night's MeetUp reservation.

    Saturday night, COPPERAS. This is a 'car campsite' that is right next to Creekside (check the map). If you cannot join the MeetUp you can always do like Linda Weseloh and drop by to say hi to the MeetUp folks.

    Feel free to message me. Again I'll know for certain first thing Thursday morning.

    March 19, 2014

  • Linda and C.

    Hi Jessica, I just joined your group. We are actually reserved to camp there that weekend as there is a state wide geocaching mega event being held in Bastrop that weekend. We will try to drop by and say hello.

    1 · March 10, 2014

  • Catherine S.

    Would love to attend, possibly with my (well-behaved) 17-year-old grandson. I've applied for the waiting list and would like a spot for him too if it works out that way. I gave him a tent for Christmas and he's been camping out in his back yard for quite a few nights since then!

    February 11, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I just booked a site in the same camp area Creekside for Friday night March 21 only, as well of course as RSVP'ing with the MeetUp. I'll let them know at we will be staying Saturday night with Jessica's Happy Campers MeetUp group.

    February 11, 2014

    • Jessica

      Sweet. Thanks. Can you spot out the best site for 4-6 small tents? My reservation is under Jessica Eubanks

      February 11, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Roger, will-do. I'll also be dragging along our kayaks.

      February 11, 2014

  • Catherine S.

    Is it 2 nights or just one night?

    February 11, 2014

    • Jessica

      Just Saturday night

      February 11, 2014

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