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Texas isn’t often well known for its lush, green landscapes, but when you search for an RV in Caldwell County, you may be pleasantly surprised. Located in Caldwell County is Lockhart State Park, which was originally built by participants in the Community Conservation Corps in the 1930s and 1940s. The park was built by community members who needed jobs, and thanks to the Works Progress Administration and the New Deal, parks like Lockhart State Park were built all over the country.

It is obvious, given the name, that Lockhart State Park is near to the large city of Lockhart. Also nearby are San Marcos, Austin, and San Antonio. The park has a rich history and has been serving the region for over 80 years, and vacationers who have a Texas State Parks pass will get free entry. One of the easiest ways to see this gorgeous park and the surrounding region is by renting an RV, so you aren’t restricted on where you want to travel.

Getting Outdoors

During your motorhome camping visit to Lockhart State Park, you’ll be able to see much of the legacy that the CCC built and left behind for future generations to enjoy. Everything from observation towers to stone bridges, hand-crafted stone staircases, and more were built by the CCC. Many of the trails, both for hiking and biking, that interlace the park were originally created by the volunteers and have since been maintained by park staff. These trails explore the wilder side of the park, and there are both easy and difficult options for guests to explore at their leisure.

While hiking, vacationers can search for geocaches that are located throughout the park. When you are RV camping at Lockhart State Park, geocaches are a great way to explore areas that you might not have otherwise seen. Geocaches are a sort of scavenger hunt that uses GPS technology to lead participants to a hidden cache in nature, inside the cache is typically a slip of paper to sign and a small trinket to trade. It is important to leave a trinket behind when you take one so that the next people who find the cache have something exciting to find.

For a more relaxing day, head down to the Clear Fork Creek for a day of fishing. Bringing an RV rental along on your trip means you’ll have more space for all your tackle and fishing rods, and Lockhart State Park is a pleasant place to spend the day angling. There are sunfish, catfish, and bass located in the creek, and it is also possible to rent gear from the park if you didn’t bring your own. Lastly, don’t worry about a fishing license; they aren’t required for visitors to Lockhart State Park.

Camping at Lockhart State Park

Being able to stay overnight and truly enjoy Lockhart State Park camping is a real treat, especially for those guests who love watching the stars. Because Lockhart State Park isn’t super close to any major cities, light pollution isn’t overbearing, and the spaced-out campsites will give you peace and quiet while you look for shooting stars. There are many sites at the park that can accommodate large trailers and motorhomes, and all of them have water, sewer, and electricity hookups.

Each RV parking spot also has its own covered picnic table for guests to use, a fire ring to set the ambiance, and an upright grill for convenient cooking. There are restrooms with showered located in the campground, and a nearby swimming pool can easily be walked to from where you’ll park your RV. Camping with an RV can require a lot of foresight, so don’t worry if you’ve forgotten any specific items since there is a park store that sells convenience items.

Exploring the Area

Being near to Lockhart is very convenient when you camp at Lockhart State Park since you’ll be able to enjoy big city features without having to deal with city accommodations. Lockhart has plenty of restaurants to enjoy when you are sick of camp food, with options including Mexican, burgers, Italian, Chinese, diner style, and even a local ice cream place.

For those who are curious about where their gas comes from, the nearby town of Luling is home to the Luling Oil Museum. This museum focuses on the rich history of oil production in the area and showcases many of the tools that are used in the industry. There are exhibits focused on how the oil industry has shaped towns, the cultural heritage of Central Texas, and even the speculative future of the industry.

An RV rental near Lockhart State Park will also give you easy access to the Spellerberg Projects Gallery, which is a great place to spend the day when the weather is less than agreeable. This gallery focuses on contemporary arts and contains everything from exhibitions to performances. Guests can attend classes and workshops if their schedules align, and the rotating galleries mean that you’ll probably see something new each time you visit.

RV Rentals in Lockhart State Park, TX

Lockhart State Park, TX is the perfect spot to start your next road trip.

There are many popular rentals in Lockhart State Park. Outdoorsy's Lockhart State Park RV rental marketplace allows renters to choose from rental options from professional RV rental agencies as well as RVs for rent by owner.

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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What's around Lockhart State Park, TX

Check out local hikes, campgrounds, parks and more!

Popular Nearby Trails

Hiking Trail Location
Lockhart State Park Trails Lockhart State Park, TX
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Ringtail Ridge Trail San Marcos, TX
Oxbow Lake Trail Palmetto State Park, TX
River Trail Loop Palmetto State Park, TX
San Marcos River, Mesquite Flats, and Ottine Swamp Trails Palmetto State Park, TX
Ottine Swamp Trail Palmetto State Park, TX

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Recommendations for Lockhart State Park, TX from Outdoorsy Owners

San Marcos

Great place for fun riding your inner tube down the rivers in central Texas.

Aug 12, 2018
Walmart Supercenter

This Walmart allows overnight parking. Lots of eats around that you will enjoy. Cracker Barrel, Dan's Hamburgers, Chilis, Jalisco Mexican Food, Hat Creek Burger (Great Playground for kids), and more.

Jul 14, 2018
Circuit of the Americas

This the home of Formula 1 in the USA. You can catch concerts here, and many other events. Perk- they also have full hookup camping.

Jul 14, 2018
Longhorn RV Resort

This is a great RV Resort style park. friendly staff, nice amenities - Pool, Weight Room, Laundry room, Restrooms/ Showers. Scenic, Full Hookups.

Jul 14, 2018
Crestview RV

Great place to dump right off IH-35 across from Cabela's. It's $15 24/7. You pull in and find an empty spot then leave your CASH in the envelope by the business doors.

Jul 14, 2018
Crestview RV

Onsite dump stations in the campground, as well as service and supplies from friendly & knowledgeable staff

Sep 8, 2017
Smitty's Market

Another Central Texas favorite BBQ joint just a few miles outside of Austin!

Apr 25, 2017
Watermelon Thump Pavilion

LULING WATERMELON THUMP FESTIVAL 2017: Thursday-Sunday, June 22-25, in downtown Luling

Apr 10, 2017
MotoGP Race Track

The planet’s most talented and skilled riders will line the grid at the Grand Prix of the Americas to battle it out in the third race of the MotoGP™ World Championship calendar. 04/21-04/23/17

Apr 10, 2017
Camper Clinic II

They have a pretty long waiting list for repair work, but it is a great place to refill your propane. They don't have gas, but they do have RV supplies, etc.

Nearest to Dropoff
Apr 1, 2017

Recent Outdoorsy trips to Lockhart State Park, TX


Travel Trailer was used at my house to accommodate family guests.

Jan 3, 2020

Had an RV to stay in during Formula 1. Parked in the Lot N campgrounds.

Pricey Local Fave Happy Hour Cheap Good weather
Nov 5, 2019
San Marcos

Every year our family has a gathering with many people where we go kayaking and camping this year we used princess craft and they were awesome!

Oct 21, 2019