Tent camping in Texas can be both exhilarating and stressful. Here at Jellystone Park™ Hill Country, we make it easy to enjoy your camping trip! With this guide, you will learn everything you need to know when planning your Texas tent camping trip. From recipe recommendations to the benefits of tent camping, this guide is sure to make your tent camping experience run a little smoother and make you feel more prepared!
Benefits of Tent Camping
A Cheaper Alternative
Connect with Nature
Take a Break from Technology
Choosing a Tent Site
Here at Jellystone Park™ Hill Country, we have the best tent sites which means we are a great choice for your next Texas tent camping adventure! Let’s take a look at our Electric/Water Tent Site and learn all of its different amenities.
Electric/Water Tent Site
Our Electric/Water Tent Sites offer the traditional feel of camping while still being only a short walk away from our Comfort Stations. Included in these sites are a picnic table, a fire ring, and even a charcoal grill! Plus, these also feature water/electric hook-ups.
Take Advantage of our Attractions
After you’ve chosen your tent site for the ultimate Texas tent camping experience and have set up camp, it's time to take advantage of the numerous attractions and activities we have to offer! Our Texas campground has many things to do for both the kids and adults alike. From our huge water attractions like the water playground, to competitive games of laser tag and mini golf, tent camping in Texas has more to offer when you stay at Jellystone Park™ Hill Country!
Enjoy On-Site Dining
After a long day of fun in the great outdoors, you’ll likely find yourself needing to refuel. Fortunately, we’ve got you covered with our on-site dining options! We recommend checking out the Pic-A-Nic Basket - located next to our water attractions - where you'll find delicious pizzas, burgers, drinks for the adults, and so much more! On the other hand, if you're looking to make something homemade at your campsite, we've outlined some yummy recipes you must try. Although burgers and hot dogs are a staple camping meal, Yogi Bear™ and Friends recommend these tasty bites:
Beef Taco Skillet
With a cast iron skillet and a campfire, anything is possible! Try changing things up a bit with this Beef Taco Skillet recipe. With some beef, beans, and sweet potatoes, this recipe will take your camp food to the next level.
Campfire Mac & Cheese
Left the cast iron at home by accident? No worries, this recipe doesn’t need it! With a disposable aluminum pan, you can make this Campfire Mac & Cheese with ease. This super simple recipe is sure to be a crowd pleaser!
Craving something sweet? Then these Campfire Donuts are for you! With a cast iron pan, some vegetable oil, biscuit dough, and sugar, these simple donuts take no time at all. For breakfast in the morning or a sweet treat to end the day, these donuts are sure to cure any sweet tooth!
Tent Camping Policies & Procedures
Tent camping takes a little more preparation than when cabin or RV camping. We've outlined a few things you should keep in mind before embarking on your Texas tent camping trip.
On-Site Grocery Store
Regardless of the extra preparation, tent camping at Jellystone Park™ Hill Country is as stress-free as possible with the help of our Ranger Station! The Ranger Station is always freshly stocked to ensure that any essentials you may have forgotten to pack, we have! From select grocery items and ice, to bug spray and souvenirs, your Texas camping trip will be hassle-free and full of ease!
No Outside Firewood
Tent camping in Texas can be stressful, but for those who want the traditional feel of camping without the stress and hassle of truly roughing it, Jellystone Park™ Hill Country is the campground for you. With tons of fun attractions to keep the day fun, as well as the Ranger Station and on-site dining option that will make your trip stress-free, Jellystone Park™ Hill Country is truly the best Texas campground for tent camping. Be sure to check out more information on our tent site before booking your stay - we hope to welcome you soon!