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The Best Camping in Canyon Lake

Looking for the best camping in Canyon Lake? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Canyon Lake. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top camping spots in and near Canyon Lake

  • Spring Branch, Texas

    Hike the Guadalupe River State Park

    5 mi / 59 ft gain
    This trail is predominately used for hiking, trail running, horseback riding, and mountain biking. The Guadalupe River State Park trail is open to dog and horses. This hike is just outside of Spring Branch, Texas, and is accessible year round. Head to the state park website for updated trail info...
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  • Spring Branch, Texas

    Hike Bald Cypress Trail

    1.6 mi / 95 ft gain
    Bald Cypress Trail is a 1.6 mile out and back hike that takes you by a river located near Spring Branch, TX.
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  • Boerne, Texas

    Paddle Guadalupe River at Berghiem

    5.0
    Drive up to Bergheim Campgrounds located at 103 White Water Rd Boerne, TX 78006 for a safe place to park your vehicles. From Here you can rent kayaks, canoes or bring your own and can even arrange a drop-off or pick-up shuttle.A short 3-mile paddle to Edge Falls road is a great afternoon adventu...
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  • Johnson City, Texas

    Hike Madrone Trail To Juniper Ridge Trail Loop

    7.9 mi / 275 ft gain
    Madrone Trail to Juniper Ridge Trail Loop is a 7.9 mile loop hike where you may see local wildlife located near Johnson City, TX.
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  • Boerne, Texas

    Paddle the Guadalupe River at Sisterdale

    5.0
    Take the short drive up to the friendly little town of Sisterdale to find the General Store. Here you can safely leave your vehicle, rent kayaks and arrange shuttles for your trip of choice. There are plenty of different stretches of river to fit any adventure from short day floats to multi-day k...
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  • Johnson City, Texas

    Hike Juniper Spring Via Wolf Mountain And Juniper Ridge

    8.4 mi / 462 ft gain
    Juniper Spring via Wolf Mountain and Juniper Ridge is a 8.4 mile loop hike within Pedernales Falls State Park, right outside of Johnson City, Texas. This trail is moderately trafficked. The trail is pretty wide and great for all sorts of exercising and social distancing. The trail is relatively ...
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  • Johnson City, Texas

    Hike the Wolf Mountain Trail

    7.4 mi / 416 ft gain
    The Wolf Mountain Trail is a 7.2 mile loop hike within Pedernales Falls State Park, right outside of Johnson City, Texas. The trail is pretty wide and great for all sorts of exercising and social distancing. The trail is relatively moderate and well maintained. There is little shade but it is st...
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  • San Antonio, Texas

    Hike San Antonio River Walk Mission Reach Trail

    5.7 mi / 141 ft gain
    San Antonio River Walk Mission Reach Trail is a 5.7 mile loop hike that takes you past scenic views located near San Antonio, TX.
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  • Comfort, Texas

    Camp & Mountain Bike at Flat Rock Ranch

    5.0
    About 45 miles northwest of San Antonio is Flat Rock Ranch. The ranch has 1300 rugged acres that have been in the same family for over 100 years. They raise Black Angus cattle and Angora goats, in addition to building a 27 mile, single track trail system with a few double track trails as well. Th...
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  • Comfort, Texas

    Hike the Flat Rock Ranch Trail

    25.8 mi / 2135 ft gain
    To access the trail, park off of Flat Rock Creek Road (see map). Trail is accessible from January to October. You can make it a partial out-and-back if you're not up for the whole 27 mile loop. 
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  • Spicewood, Texas

    Camp at Pace Bend Park

    4.4
    Pace Bend is a favorite camping and day use destination near Austin, Texas. The park is approximately 45 minutes West of Austin located off of Hwy 71 and offers visitors a wide range of recreational activities. There is an entrance fee of $10 per vehicle for Day Use only and $15 per vehicle for p...
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  • Spicewood, Texas

    Climb at Pace Bend Park

    The "must have" campsite is along Marshall Cove in Pace Bend Park. From the park's entrance head straight along the road and take the 3rd left onto the Marshall Cove turnout. The sites are not numbered, but locating the site is pretty easy--it's on the left-hand side of the the road along the edg...
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  • Spicewood, Texas

    Hike through Muleshoe Bend Recreation Area

    5.0
    5.4 mi / 365 ft gain
    Spend all day wandering the endless fields of bluebonnets above the banks of the Colorado River in this hill country oasis. MuleshoeBend Recreation Area is just 50 minutes outside of Austin in Spicewood, TX. It has 540 acres of trails, camping, and picnic tables. The highlight of this park is the...
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  • Gonzales, Texas

    Hike San Marcos River, Mesquite Flats And Ottline Swamp Loop

    3.1 mi / 55 ft gain
    San Marcos River, Mesquite Flats, and Ottine Swamp Trails is a 3 mile loop hike that takes you by a lake located near Gonzales, TX.
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  • Marble Falls, Texas

    Camp at Shaffer Bend Recreation Area

    6 mi / 80 ft gain
    After turning off Highway 1431 you'll drive through a little quiet and narrow one road neighborhood to arrive at the entrance to Shaffer Bend Recreation Area. From there you will drive down a dirt road which will take you almost all the way through Shaffer Bend's 523 acre lot, and lead you direct...
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