Not ready to rough it? State parks, state natural areas and state historic sites offer a wide variety of overnight lodging besides camping. Click on the links below to find out more about a specific park's facilities.

You can reserve all facilities online, except for group facilities. Call (512) 389-8920 to reserve a group facility.

Cabins & Group Lodges

These facilities have bathrooms. Pets are not allowed in or around the cabin areas. The only exceptions are service animals aiding physically challenged persons. State and/or local hotel/motel tax is added to cabin rates.

Older white house
Lodge at Hill Country State Natural Area

Cabins (Without Bathrooms)

These facilities do not have bathrooms. Restrooms are usually in the area. 

small cabin with sidewalk leading from parking area
Cabin at Stephen F. Austin State Park

Lodges & Motels

Glamping (Luxury Camping)

A glamping (luxury camping) site at Palo Duro Canyon State Park

Palo Duro Canyon Glamping

Fully furnished with air conditioning, luxury rustic furnishings, refrigerators, microwaves, coffee makers, games, bicycles, gas grills and gas fire pits, covered porches with rockers, porch swings, and much more. 


Screened Shelters

Each shelter has a picnic table, electricity, outside grill or fire ring, water (no indoor plumbing), and paved or gravel parking for two vehicles. A maximum of eight persons is allowed per shelter.

Cooper Lake (Doctors Creek) Screened Shelter 5
Screened shelter at Cooper Lake State Park