10 of the Best Campgrounds and RV Parks in & around San Antonio

by Paul Joseph  |  Published September 21, 2021

Situated in south-central Texas, the city of San Antonio offers some top class campgrounds and RV parks, both in the city itself and within easy reach, too.

(Photo: Vista Ridge RV Park)

The Alamo City is often referred to as Texas’ best-kept secret, but those in the know may be familiar with the many excellent camping opportunities the area has to offer. If you’re seeking a camping adventure during your stay, we’ve picked out 10 of the best campgrounds and RV parks located in and around the city.

Vista Ridge RV Park

Located 23 miles south of downtown San Antonio, this gated, family-owned park boasts 20 quiet acres of beautiful, wooded landscape perched along the San Antonio River. Combining the beauty of nature with access to a variety of RV and lodging accommodations – including cabins, a guest house, and tent camping – visitors are sure to enjoy an unforgettable getaway. RV sites come with 30 and 50 Amp options, with pull thru and back-in sites ranging in length, and include picnic tables. Many sites have concrete pads and private decks, several with a meadow view. Available amenities include a laundry room, a huge pool & hot tub, a fitness room, golf cart rentals, a clubhouse, fishing opportunities and more. With regular events scheduled and dog park in the works, Vista Ridge RV is the perfect place to bring your entire family.

1238 County Road 125, Elmendorf / Book via Campspot

Lost Resort Ranch

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This small, quiet gated community nestled in the hills 12 miles west of San Antonio city centre allows you to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, while still offering easy access. The campground is equipped with 25 sites with full hook-up and WiFi, as well as a wide range of amenities including a laundry room and bathhouse, a dog park, hiking trails, a fire ring, fishing opportunities, and plenty more. The resort is also pet-friendly.

1764 Co Road 381, San Antonio

Mission City RV Park

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Centrally located in San Antonio, this RV park provides easy access to all that the city has to offer. A total of 140 big-rig friendly sites, each with its own picnic tables, are available to visitors, with up to 90-foot pull-throughs. Guests can make use of a wide number of handy on-site services and amenities, such as free WiFi, showers, a laundry room, a pavilion, a communal fire pit and BBQ, a heated outdoor pool, and a dog park.

1011 Gembler Road, San Antonio

Traveler’s World RV Resort

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Just three miles from San Antonio’s best known attractions, this deluxe RV resort is ideal for those keen to combine their camping adventure with trips into the city. The resort is home to 165 pet-friendly sites with full hookups, grassy or gravel pads, picnic tables, and free cable TV & WiFi, and are available as back-in or pull-through for vehicles up to 45 feet. Guests can avail themselves of laundry facilities and a convenience store, while recreation is made possible by a heated outdoor pool and hot tub, games room, fitness centre, kids’ playground, and regular seasonal events including potlucks and games nights.

2617 Roosevelt Avenue, San Antonio / Book via Campspot

Yanawana Camp RV Park

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Close to a number of major highways, this pet-friendly park southeast of downtown San Antonio combines a convenient location with scenic surroundings and some great amenities. The campground offers 5 RV spots, all with full hook ups, and several tent spots are available too. There are trees dotted all around the camp and for additional shade two of the RV spots are also hidden from the sun. Guests can also make use of picnic tables and free WiFi, while secure entrance gates add to the peace of mind.

2322 East Chavaneaux, San Antonio

Hidden Valley RV Park

Family owned since 1973, Hidden Valley is 13 miles from central San Antonio and combines the warmth and spirit of the city with a quiet country atmosphere. Open all year round, it welcomes everyone from wintering Texans, snowbirds and overnight campers to seasonals, and local RV-owners looking for a close-to-home RV retreat. The venue features 30 or 50 amp service at all full hook up sites, including long sites with back or side yards, picnic tables and some with patios. Amenities include bath houses, a laundry facility, free WiFi, a pavilion, and a communal firepit. Pet-friendly, there are also loads of great dog walking roads, and animal lovers will also enjoy the wildlife viewing and fishing opportunities.

5706 Coleman Way, Von Ormy / Book via Campspot

Blazing Star RV Resort

Nestled among the picturesque countryside of San Antonio, this luxurious RV resort features back-in and pull-through RV sites as well as one- and two-bedroom cabin rentals. RV sites are paved and can accommodate vehicles up to 70 feet. Each site comes with a picnic table, fire pit, cable, and WiFi. On-site amenities include showers, a laundry room, a game room,  a swimming pool, a clubhouse, a playground, a convenience store, a pet area, and a state-of-the-art exercise facility.

1120 West Loop 1604 North, San Antonio

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Admiralty RV Resort

Positioned 15 miles west of Central San Antonio, this premier RV resort is surrounded by verdant, well-maintained greenery and tall, bushy trees. There are 258 big-rig friendly sites in total, each offering full hook-ups and access to amenities including showers, laundry, a Junior Olympic size pool, a playground, an exercise room, a basketball court, a gift and supply shop, a coffee bar, a well- equipped kitchen, and a TV room. The hugely popular Sea World theme park is a 5-minute drive.

1485 N Ellison Drive, San Antonio

Helotes Creek RV Park

Just over 10 miles east of the nationally renowned Six Flags amusement park, and only a little further from San Antonio itself, this park is popular with families seeking  to punctuate their RV adventure with fun-packed day trips. A quiet, secluded park, its friendly owner strives to accommodate your every need. There are water and electricity hook ups, all available at affordable prices, as well as free WiFi. Pets are welcome, too.

17298 Low Road, Helotes

Tejas Valley RV Park

(Photo: Tejas Valley RV Park)

Ten minutes by car from Sea World , this park is close to many of the region’s main attractions, but with its own quite setting amid an abundance of trees and natural landscaping.  The venue is comprised of 117 RV sites with 67 pull thru and 50 back ins, and all sites are full hookup that are nicely level with neatly maintained grounds. Recently refurbished, the park also boasts newly remodelled restrooms, a   Club House, a games room, and an on-site store with plenty of RV supplies. Guests are also conveniently close to 1604 and highway 90 for easy access from multiple locations.

13080 Potranco FM1957, Potranco Road, San Antonio / Book via Campspot