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Colorado Bend State Park

Sept. 20, 2015 - Due to low water the boat ramp is closed and kayak rentals are not being offered. . . .

Colorado Bend State Park Map


The park is west of Lampasas, southeast of San Saba. From the intersection of U.S. Highways 281 and 183 in Lampasas, take FM 580 west 24 miles to Bend and follow the signs four miles to the park entrance. From San Saba, take U.S. Highway 190 about four miles to FM 580 and follow the signs 13 miles to Bend; follow the signs four miles to the park entrance (two miles of dirt road). The headquarters and main camping are six miles past the entrance on the dirt road (unmarked County Road 442). Access road subject to flooding. Note:  No gasoline service in Bend.

The Park HQ is located at:
Latitude (degrees, minutes, seconds) N:  31° 01' 22.40"
Longitude (degrees, minutes, seconds) W:  98° 26' 32.67"

Other maps:

P. O. Box 118
Bend, TX 76824

Latitude: 31.049131

Longitude: -98.483592

(325) 628-3240

Make reservations online

Reserve by phone: (512) 389-8900

Entrance Fees
  • Adult: $5 Daily
  • Child 12 Years and Under: Free

The park is open daily, except during public hunts.
Gate is open 6 a.m. – 10 p.m. (Campers with reservations coming after 10 p.m. need to call before 4:30 p.m. for the access code.)

Busy Season

Spring and summer

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