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Address: 100 Park Road 1E, Smithville, TX 78957
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+1 512-237-2241
09:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 17:00
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Small and lots of shade.

We went to check out this park with the idea of returning with the RV to fish a few days. The park is nice with level sites but if you want to fish --- go somewhere else. It is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Converse, Texas
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Converse, Texas
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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We went to check out this park with the idea of returning with the RV to fish a few days. The park is nice with level sites but if you want to fish --- go somewhere else. It is almost impossible to get to the water from the RV sites.

Thank 153grw
Key West, Florida
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384 reviews
115 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

The park is very nice...lots of foliage and a small lake. RV sites are concrete pads but electric and water hook ups are not situated to accommodate large RVs. 30 amp electric and water no sewer but they do have a dump station. It's okay but Bastrop State Park has 50 amp and sewer!

Thank Banshee694
Houston, Texas
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119 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights during Presidents Day weekend and have say this is the nicest state park we've visited so far. We rented one of the screened shelters and couldn't have asked for a more perfect setting - overlooking the lake, with trees for shade and plenty of space between us and our neighbors. The shelter was great so our... More 

Thank Ian A
Austin, Texas
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Even though they had fires at the park there are still places to go and enjoy. This park is what has me going back to Bastrop every year. They have cabins to stay in and a swimming pool for those hot summer days.

Thank sylvialeverett
Smithville, Texas
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Great place to grt out of doors be in nature-it's coming back from the fire we had in our County but it didn't destroy the Park. Great to hike, enjoy nature

Thank TxKittie
Austin, Texas
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774 reviews
400 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 426 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

This "sister" park (12 miles apart) to Bastrop State Park fared much better in the 2011 wildfires, but suffered some damage in a 2015 fire. Please be mindful when camping. This park has a small fishing lake (Largemouth Bass are stocked) with canoes for rent and a grassy bank for fishing. There is also a boat ramp. I saw numerous... More 

Thank capitollover
Central Texas
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23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Buescher State Park is really nice for weekends! Campsites, cabins, a small lake that is restocked every year with trout, freshly repaved roads and nice hiking trails! Always good to get away and this is a great way to get away!!

Thank D&H Travels
Houston, Texas
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111 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We camped here over Labor Day weekend. We were placed in Cozy Circle. Our space was very small, even though we were in a popup. There was leveled, paved spots with 30 amp power though. Our site had a fire pit and a picnic table. No shade at all. The bathroom was nearby, but could really have used AC. Showers... More 

Thank randolphclan
Austin, Texas
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I took the kiddos out for a nice drive. We ended up at this state park and it was perfect! Beautiful foliage and we let the kiddos walk around a bit! Loved the views!

Thank LuluMarie439
London, Ontario, Canada
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We camped at nearby Bastrop State Park which is connected to Buescher via 10 mi scenic drive. Actually wished we were staying in Buescher due to the more abundant shade. Took the kids fishing and had a picnic. It's a wonderful little park.

Thank Stephanie K

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