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Plan your next RV camping trip to include Lake Somerville State Park near Somerville, Texas. No worries if you don't own an RV — book an RV in Burleson County and explore the vastness of Texas. The park is centered on Lake Somerville and is a great place to get active or just lounge around taking in the beauty of the park. Drop by College Station to stock up on camping supplies before parking your rental RV at Lake Somerville State Park.

The bustling metropolis of Austin is only about an hour and a half to the west of the park, whereas the smaller town of Caldwell is less than 30 minutes from the park and is the county seat, offering quaint shops and diners for visitors to enjoy. Finding time to get away from the rigors of everyday living can be daunting, but well worth it when you get to relax while state park RV camping in Texas.

Getting Outdoors

Spending time outdoors is a treat for some, especially when staying at a state park RV campground where nature abounds. Lake Somerville State Park is divided into four unique units, and each unit has a network of trails totaling nearly 40 miles in all. The Trailway is over 13 miles long and connects two of the more popular park units, Birch Creek and Nails Creek. Hikers and bikers are allowed on all trails throughout the park. Many of the trails are also open for horseback riding.

When packing your rental motorhome, don't forget your fishing gear. Anglers of all skill levels enjoy casting their lines while camping at Lake Somerville State Park. Largemouth bass, crappie, white bass, and catfish are abundant in Lake Somerville. A fishing license isn't required if you are fishing from the shore or a jetty within a Texas state park. A fishing jetty is located in the Birch Creek Unit. A valid Texas fishing license is required if you're fishing from a boat. If you're new to fishing, you can borrow gear from the park office.

Boating is a big draw for day visitors and campers to Lake Somerville State Park. The lake offers over 11,000 acres to explore and spend a relaxing day on the water. Both motorized and non-motorized boats are allowed on the lake. Kayaks, canoes, and stand-up paddleboards are also a common sight. There are two boat launch ramps in the park: one at Birch Creek and the other at Nails Creek. Swimming is permitted at the lake; however, there's no lifeguard on duty.

Camping at Lake Somerville State Park

Camping at Lake Somerville State Park is a great way to make memories that last a lifetime. The campgrounds have more than 100 sites with electric and water hookups. Restrooms with shower facilities are within walking distance of each campsite. A dump station is available on-site for RV campers. A camp store is also conveniently located where visitors can stock up on supplies and pick up souvenirs.

Sometimes state park campgrounds fill up quickly during the busy months, forcing some campers to find other campgrounds. Paradise RV Park in Somerville is a great alternative to camping at Lake Somerville State Park. Sites have 30 or 50-amp electric hookups, as well as access to laundry facilities and Wi-Fi.

Also in Somerville, Frank and Kev RV Park is a great place to park your rental RV for the weekend. Each site has full hookups with electric, water, and sewer. Wi-Fi is available at no additional charge. Modern shower facilities and laundry room are within walking distance of all campsites. This campground is less than two miles from the Birch Creek entrance of Lake Somerville State Park.

Exploring the Area

On your Lake Somerville State Park camping adventure, you'll want to explore the area surrounding the park. Drive over to Brenham and visit the Texas Baptist Historical Museum. People of all walks of life and of varying faiths will find this museum an interesting experience. The current church building dates back to 1872, and the pulpit furniture dates back to 1852. This was once the place of worship for Sam Houston and his family. Houston was baptized in the church and his initials, along with his wife’s, are carved into their family pew.

Take a few hours to visit Bluebonnet MX Park in Caldwell, just to the north of Lake Somerville. There are shaded picnic areas for visitors to enjoy a leisurely lunch or dinner while taking in the sights. The park features a natural terrain MX track which is excellent for beginners and younger kids. Vintage bikes also tend to do well on the natural track. This track is about one mile in length, and you can view the entire course from the grandstands.

See a piece of history when you visit the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in College Station. This is also the burial site of the 41st United States President and his wife, former First Lady Barbara Bush. The library and museum is one of the top places to visit in Texas and hosts thousands of visitors each year. Learn about the president through artifacts, photographs, film, documents, and interactive videos.

Frequently Asked Questions


What are RV rentals?

Renting an RV lets you enjoy the flexibility of RV travel without all the costs and maintenance of ownership. With a rental, you can book the perfect rig for any trip just like you would a car or hotel. With Outdoorsy, you rent directly from the RV owner but get the backing of programs like roadside assistance, insurance, and stellar support from real, live people 24/7.

How much are average RV rentals?

On average, you can expect to pay between $75 and $150 per night to rent most small trailers and campervans. Larger trailers and motorhomes could cost $100 to $250 per night. Renting an RV for a longer time can be even more affordable–a week or month-long rental could average out to less than $60 per day.

Are there RV rentals with unlimited mileage?

Yes! Each RV owner can choose whether to offer unlimited miles on their vehicles. You’ll be able to see if unlimited mileage is an option on any listing you check out. If unlimited miles are not available, you’ll be able to see what is included with the base rate and what extra miles will cost.

Are RV rentals pet-friendly?

Many RV owners allow pets in their rentals. Be sure to check the listing to see if it’s an option for the rig you have your eye on. You’ll be able to see if there is an extra deposit or fee for pets before you request a booking.

Do RV rentals offer delivery?

Having an RV delivered to your home or destination is a great way to simplify your trip. Many RV owners offer delivery and setup services, usually for an extra fee or within a certain distance of their location. Each listing shows whether or not delivery is an option.

Are there RV rentals near me?

RV rentals are available all over the country! Whether you want to pick up an RV near home to set out an epic road trip or if you want to have one ready at your destination, you can search by location for any type of rig.

RV rental vs buying?

Renting an RV is an affordable way to get all the benefits of RV travel without the maintenance and overhead of ownership. It’s also a great way to try out the lifestyle and different types of rigs before you take the plunge and buy your own. Already own an RV? Consider renting yours out to bring in some extra income.

How many people can sleep in an RV?

Small travel trailers and campervans can usually sleep 2-4 people comfortably. Mid-size trailers and motorhomes usually sleep 4-8. Bigger rigs often sleep 6-10, some even 12!

Why choose Outdoorsy vs Craigslist or Airbnb?

Security, for one. Outdoorsy helps protect RV owners and renters with excellent support and insurance options, and a secure platform for listings, communication, and payments. There are plenty of other reasons though, like roadside assistance, detailed listings, and a wide variety of RVs to choose from.

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