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Buescher State Park

100 Park Road 1E, Smithville, TX 78957
+1 512-237-2241
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Unique Natural and Historical Local Park

Buescher is smaller most Texas State Parks but has many opportunities for outdoor enjoyment. Great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Smithville, Texas
Nice but be prepared

Beautiful park just wish they had more to do for kids. They have decent camping spaces, ground is... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
Boling, Texas
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100 Park Road 1E, Smithville, TX 78957
+1 512-237-2241
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Buescher is smaller most Texas State Parks but has many opportunities for outdoor enjoyment. Great for biking with only slight elevation changes and is shady through most of the roads. For trail bikes, there are nice ones shared as hiking trails. Small lake has fishing...More

Thank demiluna
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Beautiful park just wish they had more to do for kids. They have decent camping spaces, ground is very rocky so if you bring more than one tent be prepared. Restrooms are nice and well stocked. Only problem we had was roaches! Omg I have...More

Thank cgordon78
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Stayed at Bastrop SP cabin and traveled over to Beuscher for day trip. Great to see park in fine condition. No fire damage, lake in great shape, everything green and well maintained. GOOD stop. Will stay there next trip.

Thank Llanotraveler
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This was my first time staying at Buescher State Park and oh, waht a cute little gem of a Texas State Park. The park is not one of the more popular, but it is still very nice. There are cabins on the property and also...More

Thank BucketListTrav
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We went to check out this park with the idea of returning with the RV to fish a few days. The park is nice with level sites but if you want to fish --- go somewhere else. It is almost impossible to get to the...More

Thank 153grw
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

The park is very nice...lots of foliage and a small lake. RV sites are concrete pads but electric and water hook ups are not situated to accommodate large RVs. 30 amp electric and water no sewer but they do have a dump station. It's okay...More

Thank Banshee694
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights during Presidents Day weekend and have say this is the nicest state park we've visited so far. We rented one of the screened shelters and couldn't have asked for a more perfect setting - overlooking the lake, with trees for shade...More

Thank Ian A
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Even though they had fires at the park there are still places to go and enjoy. This park is what has me going back to Bastrop every year. They have cabins to stay in and a swimming pool for those hot summer days.

Thank sylvialeverett
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Great place to grt out of doors be in nature-it's coming back from the fire we had in our County but it didn't destroy the Park. Great to hike, enjoy nature

Thank TxKittie
Reviewed 2 January 2017

This "sister" park (12 miles apart) to Bastrop State Park fared much better in the 2011 wildfires, but suffered some damage in a 2015 fire. Please be mindful when camping. This park has a small fishing lake (Largemouth Bass are stocked) with canoes for rent...More

Thank capitollover
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21 February 2017|
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Response from cgordon78 | Reviewed this property |
Both of those areas are available for use. We just left and camped in the oakhaven section of the park.
27 October 2015|
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Response from Shannon P | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but they do not allow pets in any of the state park buildings, that includes shelters, restrooms, cabines, office, etc.
Isabel J
31 January 2015|
Response from lggg70 | Reviewed this property |
Possibly so, but it might be best to call the park directly and ask one of the staff.