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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.

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

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P. O. Box 118
Bend, TX 76824

Latitude: 31.022965

Longitude: -98.442401

(325) 628-3240

Make reservations online

Reserve by phone: (512) 389-8900

New ways to plan park visits coming in 2019
Entrance Fees
  • Adult: $5 Daily
  • Child 12 Years and Under: Free

The park is open daily. 

Check here for scheduled closures

Gate is open 6 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Campers with reservations arriving after 10 p.m. must call before 4:30 p.m. for the access code.

Entrance road can flood during heavy rains. Check weather and road conditions before your visit.

Busy Season

Spring and summer


When parking is full, the park will close for up to four hours. Check our Facebook or Twitter, or contact the park for closure updates. People with camping reservations will be allowed in during these parking closures.