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Blanco State Park

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Address: #101 Park Road 23, Blanco, TX 78606
Phone Number: +1 800-792-1112
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Park located on the banks of the Blanco River; great for trout fishing.

Park located on the banks of the Blanco River; great for trout fishing.

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Spent 3 nights in a fifth wheel trailer in the middle of the week. We enjoyed a beautiful and quiet stay. Lots of oak trees, which were dropping acorns all over. Kind of like... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 28, 2016
Nelson N
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San Antonio, Texas
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San Antonio, Texas
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Spent 3 nights in a fifth wheel trailer in the middle of the week. We enjoyed a beautiful and quiet stay. Lots of oak trees, which were dropping acorns all over. Kind of like raining acorns. The park is immaculate. The park rangers are friendly and helpful. Although the park is right on the highway, road noise is minimal. This... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here on a Sunday night. It was not crowded but there were a fair number of people there. The bathrooms were very clean and the campsites large and neat. Highly recommend.

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Thank Janice G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

good place to spend a night when you are on the road, fairly level spots, we stayed in space 15 and it was nice for our 38 foot m-h, and plenty of room for the jeep. we would stay there again when passing through that part of texas.

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Georgetown, Texas
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144 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

For $4 per person this is a great place to spend an afternoon. It can be quite crowded on popular weekends, but we found it to be rather quiet on this particular Saturday evening. The swimming was great...the wading pool is a nice place to put your little swimmers without (some of) the inherent dangers of the regular river. We... More 

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Orange County, California
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

We drove up from San Antonio to check out the park and go swimming. It's not a large park, as others have said, but it's still a great place to go! Extremely clean. It's wonderful for families, especially swimming at the dam. We brought a picnic lunch and spent hours swimming. I highly recommend water shoes-it was slippery walking on... More 

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Houston, Texas
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54 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

Beautiful waters, waterfall, swimming hole and giant cyprus trees. Wonderful way to spend a relaxing day. Unfortunately we were on a schedule, but in 2 hours, squeeze in a dip in the river. Didn't want to leave.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

Located directly off Rt. 281, Main Street, south of Blanco. Greeted with enthusiasm from entry park rangers. Drive in, plenty of parking and jump in to cool, refreshing, CLEAN, beautiful river. Arrive early and bring your tube or raft for floating. We found guests to be respectful and friendly, people of all ages. Enjoy a true day of relaxing, then... More 

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Baytown
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Blanco State Park took my breath away. It is my favorite river spot and our family will be frequent guests. We loved driving around the park. We were able to park and put our tubes in and float the day. We were a bit face from the falls so we mainly had the whole end of the river to ourselves.... More 

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Burleson
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58 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

This is right off of 281 headed to San Antonio. We always enjoy stopping for a bit to play in the pools and waterfall. But just be careful bc it's awefully slippery in the water

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Georgetown, Texas
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Spent a day and wished it was longer. This is definitely a family fun outing. The river is directed into waterfalls and pools. Swimmers and non swimmers alike can enjoy the water. Luckily we arrived just in time for an educational talk and walk to learn about the turtles in the area. Also learned that the Ranger Station loans backpacks... More 

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