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Address: Ratcliff, TX

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Naches Bluff Campground and Overlook

This is a fairly big National Forest and difficult to review in total so this is for the Naches Bluff Campground and Overlook area near Weches, TX. The campground road was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 July 2015
John R
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Whitehouse, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I have been coming here for over 20 years for deer hunting. It is a very nice and quiet place to camp. The price is very reasonable. I love the tall pine trees and wildlife in the park. Plus there is a lot of free public hunting land close to the park. Plus being only about 30... More 

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Austin, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

It's hard to find shade in Texas in the summer months! This place was excellent! Very tall trees kept most of the camping areas shady and very tolerable during our summer camping weekend. We had a very private loop we stayed at for a few days. The camp hosts were very friendly. They have heated showers, swim areas, and many... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

For the day we came to see and hike the area!!! Beautiful park!!! Camping sites seem nice! Lake is small but you can still do plenty there!!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

Stayed in Site 18 in the Ratcliff section across from showers/bathrooms. Very poor signage. Ranger station was not open. When we got the reservation, they did NOT mention that they were doing controlled burns throughout the park nor did we know to ask? The sites were level, shaded and spaced far apart from your neighbor. You will have a picnic... More 

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Whitehouse, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015

This is a fairly big National Forest and difficult to review in total so this is for the Naches Bluff Campground and Overlook area near Weches, TX. The campground road was typical for this time of year (July). Dry, dusty and some small washed out areas. Nothing a car would not go through, just take your time. The campground was... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2015

We stayed at Group Site B on the Loblolly Loop for a few nights with several other families. The campsite itself was fabulous. The loop was quiet and just the right size for kids to safely ride bikes with minimal supervision. The lake comes directly up to the campsite which made for great turtle looking and "fishing." If we had... More 

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Cibolo, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2015

The weekend of March 13-15th was ours for the taking. Four of us planned a weekend excursion to hike from Ratcliff Lake to the mid-way point of the primitive campgrounds beyond the wildlife area. This was our first time on this trail. Our hope was to hike 10-12 miles on Saturday to stay the night in the primitive camp. We... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2015

Rolled in here (1st visit ) mid February, arriving from the frozen northlands of Michigan. Billy, the campground host, greeted us warmly and suggested some sites. Campfire wood would have been delivered to our site had I not wanted to tote it after the extended drive, but I chose for the DIY option. Large sites, some with H2O and elect....some... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2014

OMG! Where do I start! We have been coming to this forest for 20 years and just love every little thing it has to offer. I love my early morning walks along the tall pine trees and taking in the fresh air and sounds of the birds! The camp grounds are clean and safe. Hunting,fishing and camping are the things... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2013 via mobile

My only complaint is that the map needs to be updated. My friend and I were looking for a small, rarely fished lake. Most of the ones that were mapped either didn't exist or were inaccessible. We had a great time, though.

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