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Review of Bastrop State Park

Bastrop State Park
Ranked #2 of 32 things to do in Bastrop
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Owner description: A Large portion of the Bastrop State Park was destroyed by a devasting fire in September of 2011. The community along with the State and other organizations have been replanting the trees. Although it doesn't possess the same beauty it offers an interesting perspective in how a forest is regrown. There are still a number of areas that were not burned that you can see as well as a number of the Historic buildings. This park is listed in the National Historic Registry. There is RV and tent camping available. Bastrop State Park is located next to Buescher State Park and suffered very little damage. You can see the beauty of the Lost Pines, see what a fire can do to a forest and see the Lost Pines in their toddler stage of growth. Both Bastrop and Buescher State Parks are not far from the North and South shores of Lake Bastrop where you can enjoy a wonderful weekend at the Lake.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very clean, well maintained facilities. We stayed in the Piney Cove area the pull thru sites were easy and great. Full hook ups was so nice!!
Spaces in between campsites is just right.
Road noise is a minimum.
The park still has rebuilding to do from the fire but a great place for a quick getaway.
The pool wasn’t open yet, so the kids were bummed but the hiking trails were nice. We had a great weekend.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yes some noise but all from progress and that is 100% accepted. Park is on the rebound and exciting to be a part of. Evening fire side chat with folks from Wisconsin on their way home. This park is totally another place to relax. I would tell you to come join us but really don’t want to share our park, I guess that’s why it is so booked.

So come on in.

Chef Gene

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With reservations made in early December 2017, we camped under the tall pines in the COPPERAS CREEK campground of Bastrop State Park on a mid-March Friday and Saturday night in a full hook up site. Most of the full hook up sites were utilized by tents.
Most trees between the Park and Texas Highway 71 were destroyed by the 2011 fire, so the highway noise and street light pollution from Texas Highway 71 was HORRIBLE! As we sat around our campfire, we could hardly conduct a normal level conversation! Definitely NO peace and quiet here, so light sleepers be warned!
Restroom/bath house are fairly new construction with air conditioning.
Check-in ranger was very friendly and helpful. We saw regular patrols of the ranger every hour or two throughout Copperas Creek campground.
Great Saturday morning hike with Steve, a volunteer naturalist, which took us thru the fire raged area of the park. Very informative and interesting info from Steve on the fire and the rebirth and restoration, which will take a life time.
This park has a swimming pool (which was closed during our visit) with no lake or lake access.
Historical Bastrop is just a 10 minute drive from the State Park.
I'm rating this TERRIBLE as I don't enjoy camping where I can see street lights and hear the highway traffic at all hours of the day and night.

1  Thank Napunani
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

This is the most convenient park close to us and during summer time the swimming pool is the best place for reprieve to escape the summer heat. And they partnered with YMCA that they offer a lot of activities for both young and senior citizens to get your work out

1  Thank carvertxtx01
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful natural place to visit stay fish run bike TV georgous swim pool great RV and camping place

1  Thank Lisa W
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