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Good for a Day Trip

Lots of places for longer term RVs/5th wheels, but also good for just a day trip. You can rent... read more

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Dave N
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Waterfront Camping and Well-Marked Trails

We love camping at Inks Lake. Try to reserve a site and get there as soon as you're able to check... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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A 1,200-acre state park known for the 803-acre Inks Lake used for fishing, scuba diving and other water sports.
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3630 Park Road 4 W, Burnet, TX 78611
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Reviewed yesterday

Lots of places for longer term RVs/5th wheels, but also good for just a day trip. You can rent canoes, launch your own boat or even just fish from the bank or one of two fishing docks. Also a good park for a picnic lunch,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We love camping at Inks Lake. Try to reserve a site and get there as soon as you're able to check in so you can ask for a spot by the water. We like to ask for spots on the west side, as this side...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank CLinAustin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Apparently with the new reservation system you are assigned a random space and have NO say in the space you are assigned. this is so frustrating because we made these reservations last year and I even check with the local office about certain spaces. Ugh!

Date of experience: February 2019
4  Thank cyparker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the best state parks I have ever been to. The park is clean and well kept. We camped and the camping spots are spaced nicely so you are not right on top of your neighbor, even with the park FULL it...More

Date of experience: January 2019
3  Thank arsimes
Reviewed January 15, 2019

His park is great with the exception that most bathrooms are under construction and there ports potty instead! But I assume most will be open befor summer time 2019

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank RichardW700
Reviewed January 8, 2019

In a lot of ways it's just another State Park. Some of the pluses are that most of the sites are fairly level. Some come with good view of the lake, but most of the sites with a view have a slope to them. In...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank BillyK139
Reviewed December 30, 2018

This park holds many memories for me. I came here in 1991 and finally made it back 12/18. Way too long to be away from here. Ok, I visited in December, but it is Texas and we know Texas in December can also be in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank darcydog2
Reviewed November 26, 2018

Stunning views! Many trails to choose from, of different lengths and difficulty. Well marked, but make sure you look for markings on the ground not just eye level signs. Lots of trash cans which I find nice when traveling with a dog. Trails are well...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Alise M
Reviewed November 17, 2018

….1000 pictures. That's about how many I took in the absolutely stunningly gorgeous park. Gniess (pronounced much like the word nice) , is the main bedrock of this place. And it is pink!. The trails here are well maintained and laid out to hit all...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Rick B
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

We only stayed 1 night but it was enough to make us want to come back again. We had a great site close to the water to launch our kayak. Couldn’t take the kayak in towards Devils (?) as we ran aground. Only about couple...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Rebecca J
February 18, 2019|
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Response from Adam C | Reviewed this property |
The Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife website has a PDF map of the entire park. and has the location of the playgrounds. I tried to put the link on this answer, but Tripadvisor does not allow links in the answer.
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Julia B
June 8, 2018|
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Response from Andy K | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can! I had my travel trailer plus three tents at one campsite without issue.
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Shontic D
May 24, 2018|
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Response from DKinaustin | Reviewed this property |
You can just pay the entrance fee and drive right in,get there early enough,sometimes park gets to full(weekends).
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