This is a very nice little park located in an area that has few options to offer. Sites are a bit short, and would probably require many motor homes with a toad to unhook. Otherwise, very adequate with some shade at each site. Much more quiet than we expected, given the proximity to main highway. Staff were very friendly. Hookups all worked fine. Great spot to spend a couple of days and see the area. The town is a mixed bag of contrasts. Excellent art museum, but few restaurants. Nowhere to buy decaffeinated coffee but a great group of shops along the main drag. Go figure. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
It's clean, level and very easy to maneuver into and out of. If you need a spot for a night or two this is a good place. Albany offers a few interesting shops and is one of the cleanest small towns in the state. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
This is no longer a Texas state park but has been turned over entirely to the Texas Historical Commission. They have spent a lot of time and money to update the facilities. Sites are large, gravel and level. The utility pedestals are new and in the correct spots. Each site has a fire ring, pedestal mounted grill and picnic table. The power was strong and dependable. We only used 30 amp but I think the full-hook-up sites had 50 amp as well. The grounds were kept in pristine condition and the staff were very friendly and helpful. There is a nice playground for the kids. The park is big rig friendly. Ft. Griffin is off the beaten path, therefore, it is very quiet and relaxing. Albany, 15 miles away is a very neat little town of historic significance. It has a world class art museum and some very good restaurants. If you are in this area this is a very worthwhile stay. The price reflects the $4 per person entry fee plus the $22 camping fee for two persons. The Texas official Longhorn cattle herd is located here and can be often seen grazing from the full hook-up sites. We camped here in a Truck Camper.
Excellent WTX, weak over-the-air TV, NO cell reception - you have to go to Albany about 15 miles south to get a signal. VERY poor shore power (site #5) and our friend (site #3) said he also had serious power fluctuations - I worried about brownouts but everything "seemed" to work alright. Birding and hiking very good. Ruins of Ft Griffin can been hiked to. Part of the Official State of Texas longhorn herd is here (others are in San Angelo SP). Parks touts itself as the second darkest sky sight in Texas and we saw folks with telescopes camping. Staff very friendly and courteous. If you stay, I recommend a day trip to Albany which has an excellent art museum (free admission) that everyone should see. Great story on the history of the museum and how the town got it's name. As with all Texas state parks, buy an annual pass and you will save $$$ in the long run. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
A nice secluded little park near old historic attractions. Very little shade. Due to the current monetary situation of Texas state park system, the park personnel are keeping the place in pretty good shape. We will definitely return when in the area. We camped here in a Tent Trailer.