Primitive Campsites (Hike in 1-3 miles)

  • People per Site: 6
  • Number of Sites: 50
Primitive Camping Area A. Another view of Primitive Camping Area A. Another view of Primitive Camping Area A. Primitive Camping Area B. Another view of Primitive Camping Area B. Another view of Primitive Camping Area B. Another view of Primitive Camping Area B with tents. Another view of Primitive Camping Area B with tents in the background. Primitive Camping Area D. Another view of Primitive Camping Area D with a tent in the background. Another view of Primitive Camping Area D. Another view of Primitive Camping Area D. Primitive Camping Area F. Another view of Primitive Camping Area F. Another view of Primitive Camping Area F. Another view of Primitive Camping Area F. Primitive Camping Area G. Primitive Camping Area G with a tent in the background. Primitive Camping Area H. Another view of Primitive Camping Area H. Another view of Primitive Camping Area H.

Backpacking equipment is required. Fires are prohibited; you can use containerized fuel stoves for cooking. Carry out all trash and dispose of it responsibly. A maximum of six people can camp at each site; each primitive area has numerous sites. Off-trail hiking and rock climbing are not allowed. Pets are allowed on leash; please pick up and dispose of pet waste properly. Please practice Leave No Trace principles, as the park has sensitive natural and cultural resources. Area C is closed to camping.


Campsite area descriptions:

  • Area A - lower elevation on East Trail, close to the Sabinal River, with a composting toilet
  • Area B - higher elevation, 100 yards off East Trail
  • Area C - CLOSED (permanently)
  • Area D - lower elevation, on West Trail
  • Area E - higher elevation, 100 yards off West Trail, with a short hike to a composting toilet
  • Area F - higher elevation, 100 yards off West Trail, with a short hike to a composting toilet 
  • Area G - lower elevation, on West Trail Loop
  • Area H - higher elevation, on West Trail Loop

Check the park Trails Map (PDF) for primitive area locations

$10

Nightly

Plus daily
entrance fee

Note: Information and prices are subject to change. Please call the park or park information (1-800-792-1112) for the latest updates. The daily entrance fee is charged in addition to any facility fees, unless otherwise stated. A Texas State Park Pass will allow you and your guests to enjoy unlimited visits for 1-year to more than 90 State Parks, without paying the daily entrance fee, in addition to other benefits.

Pets are not allowed in any Texas State Park buildings. For other general pet restrictions check the Texas State Park Regulations. For park specific pet restrictions contact the park.

Call the park or park information (1-800-792-1112) for more information.