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The Best Camping in Utopia

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

Top camping spots in and near Utopia

  • Utopia, Texas

    Camp out at Four Sisters Ranch Cabin

    4.0
    If you're looking for a beautiful secluded cabin to camp in the Texas Hill Country make sure to check out Four Sisters Ranch Cabin. Located near Vanderpool and Utopia, this cabin is the perfect place for a weekend getaway. The landowners are gracious hosts that bake banana nut bread for you and d...
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  • Concan, Texas

    Ol' Baldy, Bird, Bridges, Madrone Loop

    5.0
    2.77 mi / 938 ft gain
    Garner State Park is one of the best parks in Texas Hill Country if you are looking for some hiking with elevation. It is incredibly scenic, has plenty of campgrounds, and is also nearby to Lost Maples State Natural Area - a park very well-known for its fall foliage. If you happen to visit Garner...
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  • Concan, Texas

    Hike Highway And Mountain Bike Trail Loop

    5.8 mi / 702 ft gain
    Highway and Mountain Bike Trail Loop is a 5.8 mile loop hike that takes you by a river located near Concan, TX.
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  • Vanderpool, Texas

    Hike the Lost Maples Extra Loop Trail

    7.1 mi / 930 ft gain
    The Lost Maples Extra Loop Trail is 7.1 loop hike that loops around the majority of the park. It is highly trafficked and offers stunning views of the Texas Hill Country landscape. Please be advised that there are several challenging inclines and steep portions of the trail, so hiking shoes and p...
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  • Vanderpool, Texas

    Hike the East Trail at Lost Maples

    5.0
    4.4 mi / 561 ft gain
    Lost Maples State Natural Area is the go to place if you want to escape to New England-like Fall scenery in Texas, which is hard to believe for some. Tucked away deep in Hill Country near Vanderpool, TX, Lost Maples has a unique supply of Maple trees thanks to the deepness of the canyons found in...
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  • Vanderpool, Texas

    Hike Lost Maples East And West Canyon

    5.0
    11.3 mi / 1 ft gain
    The Lost Maples East and West Canyon trail is an 11.30 mile out-and-back hike located in Lost Maples State Park, right outside of Vanderpool, Texas. The trail provides scenic overlooks, beautiful maple trees, and an abundance of nature. The trail, along with the park, is most known for its beauti...
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  • Vanderpool, Texas

    Hike the Lost Maples West Trail Loop

    4.0
    7 mi / 849 ft gain
    The Lost Maples West Trail Loop is a 7 mile loop hike that loops around the west portion of Lost Maples State Park. This trail is mostly shaded and offers gorgeous views and scenic overlooks. There are areas for swimming, if desired. Please be advised that there are steep areas and challenging in...
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  • Vanderpool, Texas

    Primitive Camp at Lost Maples State Natural Area

    4.0
    2.5 mi / 849 ft gain
    Start at the day use overflow parking lot, there is a picnic area and a paved road will lead you to the trailhead for the  East and West Trail Loops. Continue along, following the signs to the West Trail Loop. You'll come across little river crossings, but much of the trail is rocky with a nice g...
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  • Bandera, Texas

    Hike Wilderness And Spring Branch Trail Loop

    5.6 mi / 649 ft gain
    Wilderness and Spring Branch Trail Loop is a 5.59 mile loop hike where you may see local wildlife located near Tarpley, TX.
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  • Bandera, Texas

    Hike Spring Branch And Wilderness Trail

    7.4 mi / 908 ft gain
    Spring Branch and Wilderness Trail is a 7.4 mile loop hike where you may see local wildlife located near Tarpley, TX.
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  • Bandera, Texas

    Hike Wilderness And Twin Peaks Trails

    3.7 mi / 492 ft gain
    Wilderness and Twin Peaks Trails is a 3.7 mile loop hike where you may see local wildlife located near Tarpley, TX.
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  • Bandera, Texas

    Hike the Wilderness Trail to Bandera Creek Trail

    6.68 mi / 580 ft gain
    The trail is moderately strenuous, and is best used from September to June. Dogs are able to use this trail, but must be kept on leash. 
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  • Bandera, Texas

    Hike the Medina Loop

    5 mi / 1800 ft gain
    The Photos as seen above are from the Medina Loop hike.  I'll preface by saying that this isn't the hike I went to the park for, yet I'm incredibly satisfied with the experience.   The Medina loop had everything you'd want in a hike.  Mixed terrains, wildlife to watch, and glimpses of expansive v...
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  • Kerrville, Texas

    Hike Kerrville Schreiner Yellow, Orange, Green, Red, And Teal Loop

    7 mi / 380 ft gain
    Kerrville-Schreiner Yellow, Orange, Green, Red, and Teal Loop is a 7 mile loop hike that takes you past great forest setting located near Kerrville, TX.
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  • Castroville, Texas

    Hike the Cross Hill Trail

    4.0
    0.26 mi / 124 ft gain
    Cross Hill Trail is one of thirteen interconnected hiking trails in the Castroville Regional Park comprising nearly 4 miles of rolling hills, abundant wildlife, and scenic views. There is a bench about .3 miles in, with a rewarding view of Castroville. Trail users often see deer and javalina, alo...
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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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