Texas offers campers a variety of ways in which to enjoy the outdoors. And now is the perfect time to visit Campers4Rent for camper rental near Dallas. Don’t let the camping season pass without at least one last trip to the great outdoors.
If you are looking for a great camping spot, Texas offers several prime locations. Here are just a few you might want to check out.
Padre Island National Seashore
Padre Island National Seashore starts in Corpus Christi and stretches south about 75 miles to the Port Mansfield Cut and offers some of the most remote seashores in America. In fact, in encompasses over 130,000 acres, making this beach the longest undeveloped stretch of barrier island in the entire world. This is a great camping destination that offers a wide variety of fauna and flora as well as other recreational activities.
This seashore is also a very important nesting beach for the Kemp’s ridley, the most endangered sea turtles in the world.
Big Thicket National Preserve
Big Thicket National Preserve is a heavily forested area in Southeast Texas that offers an incredible diversity of wildlife. There are hiking trails and waterways that meander through nine different ecosystems from cypress-lined bayous to pine forests. For campers, this is truly a place to marvel, wander and explore.
People have called Big Thicket the biological crossroads of North America. The preserve was initially established to protect its complex biological diversity.
Enchanted Rock Natural Area
Enchanted Rock Natural Area is located just north of Fredricksburg, the prominent granite dome for which it is named is visible for many miles in the surrounding basin. Park activities include hiking, picnicking, rock climbing and bird watching. Wildlife that makes the Enchanted Rock their home include fox, ringtails, fairy shrimp and the Texas horned lizard.
Big Bend National Park
Big Bend National Park is located in Western Texas and borders Mexico. The park contains more than 50 species of reptiles, over 450 species of birds, over 1,100 species of plants and 75 species of mammals. There are few parks in all of America as remote as Big Bend as the two main entrances are both very long drives from any mainstream towns. The dominant feature of the park is the Rio Grande, which winds its way through the mountain ranges.
Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Palo Duro Canyon State Park is part of a canyon system located in the Texas Panhandle near Amarillo. THe canyon is the second-largest in the United States and is about 120 miles long and reaches widths of 20 miles. You can explore the canyon by mountain bike, by foot, by horse or by car. There are over 30 miles of biking, hiking and equestrian trails to enjoy. You can choose campsites with electricity and water or enjoy more primitive drive-up sites.
Inks Lake State Park
Inks Lake State Park is tucked away in the Texas Hill Country and offers the pristine water of Inks Lake to help create an ideal camping experience. There are many recreational activities to enjoy including boating, skiing, backpacking and you can even dive off the cliffs.