Wow, we were really impressed with this park. I found very little info about it online, and only a few reviews, so was very skeptical about spending our long weekend there. First off, it is a very small park, but we found that to be very cozy! The campsites are very close together, but laid out nicely. If you were visiting with more than one family, this place would be ideal BE ADVISED if they are full, and you are the last one to check in, SPOT 6, has no picnic table, or fire ring. It is just a parking spot! Also, it POURED rain while we were there, however, the spots/fire ring area/pad are all made of crushed granite, NOT DIRT! This is very important, as last time we were at Brazos bend with the rain, everything was covered in MUD! The shower facilities were the best I have seen in a state park. I wasn't as impressed with the trails. They were very difficult to maneuver, with numerous large roots, and parts of the trails were very soft white sand, so soft that we had to walk our bikes through those parts. There is a very nice playground, and a HUGE group pavilion with large BBQ pit. The walk in campsites were made of crushed granite as well, and were very nice and not muddy at all!! Overall, it is a small park, but we cant wait to go back!
It rained while we were there and the tent/fire ring areas were nothing but mud. Shower facilities were nice, as was the playground. The folks at the nature center were very nice, getting out an alligator and snake for the kids to pet even though it was five minutes until closing time. Weather was very bad, so we didn't use the trails. Book early, this place fills up fast!