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Buescher State Park, Smithville

4.5
#85 of 235 in Nature in Texas
**Our front entrance is closed! Please follow the detours to our back entrance**

Use Google Maps to search for "Back Entrance of Buescher State Park." Once you're in the park, please follow Park Road 1C around the loop to our Headquarters Office to check in and pay entry fees.

Enjoy the quiet life at Buescher State Park, whether you paddle the tranquil lake, hike the 7.7-mile hiking trail or camp in one of our cozy campgrounds. Comment Guidelines: http://on.fb.me/cWf2LL

Entry Fees:

Kids 12 and younger in for free

$5/person 13+
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4.6
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  • Our 7th Annual campout. We had the pavillion rented for the weekend. about 50 campers in all. Very beautiful and spacious area. Privacy. Fire pits, hot showers. plenty of hiking trails and bicycling.  more »
  • This is our first time staying here. It's a beautiful park with 2 rv loops. We chose to stay in Oak Haven and love it. Lots of trees and there is privacy between the sites. Sites are set up for an sma...  more »
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  • We love TPWD and their parks across Texas. We decided to drop in at Buescher SP to see if they had availability. The Ranger at the headquarters was very nice and accommodating. She sound us an RV site for one night in a great spot along the lake, Site 19. The location was a little circle drive, set back. It offered a deep enough drive for our truck and 24' RV. The hook up was 30 amp with water. Single dump station nearby. Site also had a fire ring and grill, as well as a picnic table. There was ample greenery between the sites to offer a sense of privacy. The area were at also had mini cabins. If we had our kayaks it would have been perfect. We missed some of the trails, only being able to go on one which was pretty nice. The bathrooms were clean and well kept. Park hosts were nice as were our neighbors. All in all a great park. Only draw back is that it is still so close to Hwy 71 that there was quite a bit of road noise. So, while I gave a 4 star, I would have given a 4.5 if I could.
  • What a beautiful park. The drive on Park Road 1C is amazing. Did the Pine Gulch Trail with my girlfriend and pup. Not as challenging as the trail map says but definitely wear hiking shoes. Coming back to camp and canoe some day.

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