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Mission Tejas State Park is a relatively small state park, only 660 acres, but it has a lot to offer visitors. The original mission was established in 1690 and was the first Spanish mission in Texas. Located in Grapeland, Texas, the park is only about two hours south of Dallas.

Mission Tejas State Park was opened in 1934 to commemorate the original mission, the Mission San Francisco de Los Tejas. The Rice Family Log Home, built in 1828, was restored in the 1970s and now welcomes visitors for tours. Book an RV in Houston County and enjoy camping at Mission Tejas State Park. While visiting the park, detour over to Crockett and check out some of the sites revolving around the infamous Davy Crockett.

Getting Outdoors

While state park RV camping, you can enjoy a number of activities that help you relax and fall in love with nature. The park offers over ten miles of hiking trails that interconnect. Mission Tejas State Park Trail is a loop trail which meanders for just over a mile past picturesque wildflowers. Visitors are asked to remain on the trail and not traipse through the foliage. Trails vary in difficulty from easy to strenuous. All trails are carefully maintained and well-marked.

Another popular activity at Mission Tejas State Park is fishing. Be sure to pack your fishing gear in your rental RV before coming to the park. The park office does have fishing poles visitors can borrow, but nothing can beat casting a line from your favored or even lucky pole. If you're planning on fishing in the pond near the picnic area, stop by the park office and verify licensing requirements and catch limits. Perch and bream are abundant in the pond.

Take some time and participate in a virtual treasure hunt called geocaching. The park office offers eight GPS units for visitors to borrow when hunting for geocaches. Geocaching has become a very popular worldwide phenomenon where people hide small treasures within public places and then post clues on where to find them. On your Mission Tejas State Park camping adventure, you can search for more caches than you'd be able to hunt down in a simple day visit.

Camping at Mission Tejas State Park

State park RV campgrounds are a great place to park your RV rental and enjoy spending time within nature and make wonderful memories along the way. Mission Tejas State Park offers 12 campsites that accommodate RVs and provide water and electric hookups. Each campsite has a grill and a picnic table. Showers and restrooms are within walking distance of most campsites.

If you're unable to reserve a campsite in Mission Tejas State Park, check out Salmon Lake Park in Grapeland, only minutes from the park. This RV park offers full hookups with 30 or 50-amp service. Pull-through and back-in campsites are available. Your pets are even welcome at this RV park as long as you clean up after them and keep them on their best behavior.

Learn more about the Crockett Family Resort is another option if you're searching for a place to camp near Mission Tejas State Park. This campground is under 30 minutes from Mission Tejas State Park and offers 30- or 50-amp service with water and sewer. Wi-Fi is available for campers, but you're asked not to stream or game while using this service.

Exploring the Area

While camping at Mission Tejas State Park, you should take the time to visit some of the other interesting sites in the area, such as the Caddo Mounds State Historic Site in Alto. The Hasinai, a group of Caddo nation, built a massive village only 26 miles to the west of present-day Nacogdoches. This village was built over 1,200 years ago, and most of the Hasinai’s presence was wiped away through the years. Three earthen mounds still stand and give testament to this ancient civilization. Visitors can learn more about the Caddo nation and their way of life.

Plan a trip to the Texas State Railroad. You can board the train in Palestine and take a four-hour, 25-mile round trip through the Piney Woods. The train cars have been remodeled to mimic those from the early days of the steam engine. During the holidays, the Texas State Railroad offers the Polar Express where you can board the train and be immediately transported into the story. Guests will ride the train to the North Pole and participate in many different activities and adventures on the train and at the depot.

While visiting Mission Tejas State Park, plan to stop in and wander through the Davy Crockett National Forest in Kennard. This forest encompasses over 160,000 acres and was declared a national forest in 1936 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Stop in and enjoy the Ratcliff Lake Recreation Area that surrounds a 45-acre lake. You can even enjoy camping at Davy Crockett National Forest or simply visit for the day.

RV Rentals in Mission Tejas State Park, TX

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

There are many popular rentals in Mission Tejas State Park. Outdoorsy's Mission Tejas 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?

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