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Bayou Bend RV Resort

Bayou Bend RV Resort is located in Baytown, Texas, not far from the shores of the Gulf of Mexico. It is a great place to stay if you’re looking to explore the greater Houston area, as it is just a 30-minute drive from downtown Houston. The campground is also within driving distance of many other interesting cities - Port Arthur is an hour's drive east, and the gulf city of Galveston is an hour's drive south.The campsites at Bayou Bend RV Resort have a variety of amenities to offer campers. Sites have 30, 50, or 100 amp connectivity available, as well as satellite TV and WiFi. On-site bathhouses have private restrooms and showers, as well as washers and dryers and a vending machine. Families and pets are welcome, and there is a large play area for children as well as several play areas for dogs. A scenic walking trail runs throughout the campground. The office stocks essential RV supplies, as well as ice, coffee, and other basic essentials.



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Camping with an RV

Camping with an RV

Have you ever wanted to sleep at the foot of a mountain or wake up to the sound of the ocean’s waves gently crashing on the shore? When on a road trip, do you like to stop at every weird and wonderful roadside attraction? Do you ever just want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and get out into the great outdoors? Then renting an RV is definitely for you.

Camping in an RV allows you to adventure on your terms. Whether you’re looking to bond over an open fire with family and friends or you just want to get away for a while, there’s no better way to do it than from behind the wheel of an RV.

How Outdoorsy Works

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Find the perfect RV

Choose your location, dates, and send the owner a request to book.

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Delivery or Pickup

Arrange a pick up time with the owner or have it delivered to your driveway or destination.

Let us help

Most owners have the option to deliver and set up the RV right to your destination.

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Adventure awaits!

Enjoy the freedom of the open road nd the assurance of 24/7 roadside assistance.

After your trip, return the RV to the owner on the same condition you recieved it.

The Great Outdoors

Fishing is an option nearby when you go camping in an RV at Bayou Bend RV Resort. Cedar Bayou flows just west of the campground, and Lake Charlotte, Dutton Lake, and Lake Anahuac are also excellent bodies of water to check out nearby. Boat launches can be accessed on most of them, and fishing from shore is an option, too. Some types of fish you’ll find in the area include trout, catfish, bass, and more. There are also opportunities for boating, both in motorized boats as well as on non-motorized watercraft like kayaks and canoes. Be sure to check local fishing regulations and boating regulations before you head out on the water.The campground is also not far from the Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge. An extensive network of trails is within the wildlife refuge; you can use it to explore the wetlands and forest in the area. Some of the trails are suitable for bicycling as well. Exploring the trails is one of the easiest ways to check out the wildlife in the park, which includes hundreds of tree and plant species, species of migratory birds, deer, duck, and other wetland creatures. Fishing is available in the refuge at Champion Lake and the adjacent Picketts Bayou. There is boat access as well as a fishing pier in the area. Bass, catfish, and crappie are the most common fish species in the area.Another nearby park to visit while motorhome camping in this area is Alexander Deussen Park, which is on the shores of Lake Houston. The park has a fishing pier as well as a boat launch so you can get out on the water. There are also several scenic picnic areas as well as walking trails throughout the park.

Exploring The Area

Although Bayou Bend RV Resort is very secluded, it is also conveniently located just outside of the Houston metro area. This means it is very easy to find essentials like gas stations, grocery stores, pharmacies, and banks when you book an RV rental in Chambers County. The campground is located in Baytown, which has several nice restaurants to choose from. Baytown is also home to the San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site, which has an iconic monument as well as a history museum. The Houston Raceway is also located very close to the campground and is worth visiting if a race is scheduled. There are also numerous parks with playgrounds and open spaces for families.When RV camping at Bayou Bend RV Resort, you’ll be able to explore the Houston metro area easily. Houston is one of the largest cities in the country, so there are lots of fun things to do there. The city is home to the US Space Program, and you can visit the Space Center and take a tour. Museum lovers will want to check out the Houston Museum of Natural Science and the Museum of Fine Arts. The city also has a very large zoo as well as an aquarium. Just outside of downtown is the Buffalo Bayou Park, which has beautiful views of the downtown skyline. The Eastern Downtown neighborhood is one of the best places in the area to eat and drink and has excellent boutiques and markets as well. Outside of the downtown area, the Kemah Boardwalk is a fun amusement park located on the shores of Trinity Bay. The Lone Star Flight Museum is also a popular destination for aviation enthusiasts.


Whether you’re on or off the grid, you have options when it comes to powering your RV. Here are the pros and cons for each.
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Find the perfect RV for Bayou Bend RV Resort

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All towables

Trailer

Trailers for all types of towing vehicles, including SUVs and pickups.

Folding Trailer

Trailers you can tow with passenger vehicles or SUVs. A great way to transform average cars into adventure cars.

Fifth-Wheel

Larger trailers that attach to towing vehicles with a gooseneck extension in the truck bed.

Toy Hauler

Living quarters in the front with dedicated space for hauling motorcycles or other “toys” in the back.

Utility Trailer

All other types of towable trailers.

All drivables

Class C

Popular with small families and first-time RV drivers who want a little more room than a van. Comparable to driving a truck.

Camper Van

The smallest and nimblest of fully enclosed RVs. Drives like a van. Loves posing for Instagram.

Class B

A formal-sounding name for camper van, but just as photogenic.

Class A

Drivers should be comfortable driving bus-sized vehicles and dealing with parking limitations. Great for delivery.

Truck Camper

If you can drive a truck, you can drive a truck camper. Makes roughing it significantly less rough.

Other

All other types of drivable vehicles.

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Questions about RVs?

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What type of RV should I choose?

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Start by determining how many people are planning to travel with you. Going on a solo-journey? Choose a camper van or a teardrop trailer. Bringing the whole family along for the ride? Consider a spacious Class A or five-wheel.

You’ll also want to consider amenities. For example, if you’re planning to cook on the road, you’ll want a kitchenette. If your campground doesn’t have public restrooms, you’ll want to search RVs with bathrooms. Check out full descriptions of our models to help you decide here.


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Do the RVs have bathrooms?

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Yes. Class A’s, Class B’s, and Class C’s and five-Wheels typically have bathrooms. Depending on where you plan on camping, you’ll want to double-check the availability of restrooms if selecting a rig without a bathroom. Nervous about renting an RV with a bathroom? Owners can help show you how to clean the tank or will offer to do it for you for a fee.


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How does check-in work?

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Once an Owner approves your RV reservation, you can coordinate a time to pick up your rig or have it delivered to your doorstep or campsite. At that point, the owner will do a key exchange with you and walk you through the RV and answer any questions you might have.