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A favorite, for sure

Pace Bend is one of our favorite parks on Lake Travis. There is a boat ramp (maybe two?), camping... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Austin, Texas
via mobile
Good access to water.

This park is huge and has a lot of ground to cover. Lots of primitive sites next to the water. My... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
Eunbit H
Killeen, Texas, United States
via mobile
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2011 Pace Bend Park Road, Lago Vista, TX
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Have been going here for over forty years (since about 1974 or so). Then it was Paleface Park and was much more primitive and secluded. Only a couple of ranches across the river; no lights at night; RR 620 from IH 35 @ Round Rock...More

17  Thank docwhiteaustin
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Pace Bend is one of our favorite parks on Lake Travis. There is a boat ramp (maybe two?), camping areas, picnic tables, and both shalliw & deep areas for swimming. There are also multiple areas for cliff jumping (mostly on the west side, with one...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

This park is huge and has a lot of ground to cover. Lots of primitive sites next to the water. My boyfriend and I brought our bikes and we ride around the park in about an hour on the road. Not the most off road...More

1  Thank Eunbit H
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Improved camping,wife and I in our late 40's,2 small dogs,no alcohol or music.There was no disturbance other than 5 checking "permit" visits while tactically aproaching this atrocity of people trying to enjoy themselves.All in all-Go prepaired for unwarrented harrasment.Questioning permits they issuded?we brought 2 vehicles-$40...More

4  Thank mmtnowlin
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

So beautiful! The water is refreshing and the park is very clean. There are places for RVs as well as camping.

2  Thank Jasmine T
Reviewed 5 July 2017

I camped here for a few days with some friends (hammock camping) over the recent Independence Day weekend. This place is definitely one of the best camping places around Austin. There are hundreds of primitive sites, so finding somewhere to sleep can be done even...More

1  Thank Brent W
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We wanted to go see Hamilton Pool Reserve so I called the Parks offices and they said since they were full I would have to stay at Pace Bend Park at the primitive camping sites. They did not tell me that Hamilton Pool Reserve requires...More

Thank wendykriz
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Get a campsite on the west side of the park...it's much more primitive and secluded with a excellent private view of the lake. If you're wanting more people around with real bathrooms, the east side of the park is more suitable. If you brought your...More

2  Thank Stephanie D
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Everything I wanted in camping!! Beautiful lake, beautiful views! Easy access! "Cliffs" you can jump off! The most bare-able outside restrooms I've ever been in! I can't wait to go back!

Thank shaila7831
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Nice, large, private and primitive camp sites for tenting. Many on cliffs above Lake Travis. Don't have info on RV sites to share but the park is huge so there are many options.

1  Thank Anita C
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13 March 2018|
Response from MCaughey1 |
Solar showers are great! Pick one up at any sporting goods retailer. Just get away from the water before lathering up.
Skylar S
31 January 2018|
Response from MCaughey1 |
I was just out there last month. No reservations required, but beware, summer weekends and holidays can get crowded.
Daniel H
28 November 2017|
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Response from Brent W | Reviewed this property |
I've been there when they do, and also when they only allow charcoal fires. Depends on the fire danger level. I wouldn't build anything big there though at any time, given the dry climate.