We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Blanco State Park

Closed: Closed
Open today: Closed
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Nice and relaxing

This is an older state park but its sits right on the Blanco river. Beautiful trees in the park and... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Glen S
via mobile
Great as I remembered!!

Still a wonderful place to fish/swim/relax. Haven't been in over 20 years but it's the same as it... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2018
Kenneth S
,
Grandview, Texas
via mobile
Read all 160 reviews
111
All photos (111)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
About
Park located on the banks of the Blanco River; great for trout fishing.
Closed
Hours Today: Closed
See all hours
Contact
#101 Park Road 23, Blanco, TX 78606
Website
+1 800-792-1112
Call
Reviews (160)
Filter reviews
159 results
Traveler rating
76
64
17
0
2
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
76
64
17
0
2
Show reviews that mention
All reviews swimming hole nature trail lush green grass large shade trees fifth wheel travel trailer day trip rainbow trout close to san antonio covered picnic tables rv camping full hookups low water great place for a picnic fire pit worth the trip few hours
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 159 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is an older state park but its sits right on the Blanco river. Beautiful trees in the park and along the river. Lots of activities like fishing, swimming and hiking, just in a more condensed space. The campsites are good, level and well shaded....More

Thank Glen S
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

This is a small park with a limited amount of trails. It is very close to downtown Blanco. However, there isn’t very much to do there. The river running through the park is nice but due to dams, the paddle is short.

Thank Lesha B
Reviewed August 20, 2018

The park has a great hiking trail that could use a little clean up. The brush is so thick along the path it was hard to jog through.

Thank Asallings323
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Still a wonderful place to fish/swim/relax. Haven't been in over 20 years but it's the same as it was back then. Updated of course but still the same in its beauty.

Thank Kenneth S
Reviewed May 7, 2018

With reservations made five months prior, we arrived on a Friday afternoon is a heavy rain storm for a two night stay in the FHU campground. Check-in ranger gave us a choice of sites to choose from (unseen) and advised that they were HOLDING one...More

4  Thank Napunani
Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

Nice small campground with shady sites, covered picnic tables & full hook-ups, albeit some of these sites were close to neighboring sites. The other loop (not full hook-ups) had a little more separation. A nice clean bathhouse & secure showers. Fun to camp along the...More

Thank mymeme0226
Reviewed April 16, 2018

A beautiful riverside park, we stayed in a shelter on a cold weekend, but couldn't help but love the beautiful river frontage.. Fished a while and caught several small Bass and catfish.. Great weekend in a beautiful location

1  Thank Mike M
Reviewed April 16, 2018

I took my Mom for a short trip over the weekend, and since she is older and has a hard time walking we do a lot of just sightseeing. So I thought it would just be nice to drive her into the park briefly and...More

3  Thank Pen201
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

Clear cool water, and man made kiddie pool is family friendly fun. RV hook ups, and structure rentals for overnight stays. Our family packs lite lunch and drinks for all day stays. Bring tubes for quite relaxing on the upper side of the dam. Dam...More

Thank Dwayne M
Reviewed March 19, 2018

Nice little state park along the banks of the river and convenient to downtown Blanco. There's not a lot to do there, but it's a pleasant place to spend a couple hours fishing, having a picnic lunch or walking/riding bikes along the river. There is...More

Thank Wallace R
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Best Western Plus Blanco Luxury Inn & Suites
432 reviews
1.43 miles away
Texas Inn Valley View
21 reviews
12.62 miles away
Best Western Johnson City Inn
294 reviews
12.74 miles away
Holiday Inn Club Vacations Hill Country Resort
580 reviews
18.04 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 29 nearby restaurants
Chess Club Cafe
166 reviews
.53 miles away
Redbud Cafe
329 reviews
.35 miles away
Old 300 BBQ
188 reviews
.35 miles away
The Bean And Biscuit
31 reviews
.31 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 19 nearby attractions
Real Ale Brewing Company
96 reviews
1.55 miles away
Vaaler Creek Golf Club
21 reviews
4.35 miles away
Buggy Barn Museum Complex
20 reviews
1.41 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Chris B
July 25, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Kenneth S | Reviewed this property |
The water level was good. There were several kayakers and the swimming area had numerous people there.
0
Votes
Cindy D
April 5, 2018|
Answer
Response from william f | Reviewed this property |
Not that I know of..give them a call...
0
Votes
Amanda B
July 22, 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from G6083BKlindae | Reviewed this property |
I do not know the answer but one could always find out by calling the Park Rangers Offices. I am sure they would know.
0
Votes