Outdoor Recreation

Outdoor enthusiasts love to get lost in Bastrop County. Beautiful scenic adventures await you: hiking, swimming, camping, kayaking, horseback riding and more. Whether you prefer to relax in the shade or take nature by the horns (or in this case, the reins), you’ll find an adventure waiting for you in Bastrop County.


Balance Point Equestrian Learning Center

Bastrop

Bastrop, TX

512-718-4088

The Balance Point Equestrian Learning Center staff will teach you holistic horse-keeping as well while working and playing with their horses in a low stress…

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Bastrop Bark Park

Bastrop

104 Grady Tuck Lane, Bastrop, TX

The Bastrop Bark Park, at 104 Grady Tuck Lane behind the police station, is central to Bastrop Texas. The pet and people water fountains, dog…

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Bastrop Farms

Bastrop

131 Cardinal Drive, Paige, TX

512-923-7554

Bastrop Farms wishes to share the great love and joy their treasured horses have brought to them over the years through boarding, training, lessons and…

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Bastrop Paddling Trails

Bastrop

El Camino Real Paddling Trail: Visit El Camino Real Paddling Trail in Bastrop! This wide, slow-moving six mile trail will take you approximately 1.5 –…

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Bastrop River Company

Bastrop

601 Chestnut Street, Bastrop, TX

512-321-4661

Experience the Colorado River in style with Bastrop River Company’s kayak, canoe, stand-up paddle boards and tube rentals. Free shuttle service is included with all…

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Bastrop State Park

Bastrop

3001 Hwy 21 East, Bastrop, TX

512-321-2101

Bastrop State Park is a state park in Bastrop County in Central Texas. The park was established in 1938 and consists of stands of loblolly…

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Bastrop/Colorado River KOA

Bastrop

98 Highway 71 West, Bastrop, TX

512-321-7500

Located on the banks of the Colorado River, the Bastrop/SE Austin/Colorado River KOA offers 70 full hook-up RV sites, tent camping, and 2 custom built…

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Black Tree

Smithville

1070 TX-71, Smithville, TX

512-549-3816

Black Tree, with its world class facilities, has emerged as a premier weapons, situational awareness, and survival training facility located in the heart of Texas.

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Bob Bryant Park

Bastrop

600 Charles Blvd., Bastrop, TX

512-321-1313

Bob Bryant Park is located behind the Riverside Grove neighborhood. Enjoy the beautiful walking trails or take your kids to the play area, which includes…

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Buescher State Park

Smithville

187 FM 153, Smithville, TX

512-237-2241

Buescher State Park is a state park located just north of Smithville. Mr. Emil and Mrs. Elizabeth Buescher, as well as the City of Smithville,…

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Buescher State Park

Smithville

187 FM 153, Smithville, TX

512-237-2241

Buescher State Park’s cabins bring back the nostalgia of summer camp, right down to the bunk beds. These quaint cabins feature electricity, water, A/C and…

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Buescher State Park Trails

Smithville

Park Rd 1-C, Smithville, TX

512-237-2241

Buescher State Park Trails is a 7.7 mile trail located near Smithville, Texas that offers the chance to see abundant wildlife. The trail is rated…

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Colorado River Refuge

Bastrop

356 Riverside Drive, Bastrop, TX

512-308-1911

The Colorado River Refuge offers a true nature experience just minutes from downtown Bastrop. With over 2 miles of riverside and cliff side trails, there…

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Doggy Bark Park

Smithville

First Street, Smithville, TX

512-237-3282 x7

While the city of Smithville has a leash law even in their public parks, our Doggie Bark Park provides an area for dogs to have…

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Elgin Memorial Park

Elgin

1127 North Main, Elgin, TX

512-281-5724

Elgin Memorial Park is approximately 26 acres with hundreds of elm trees and green grass, small concession stand, restrooms, two sand volleyball courts, three tennis…

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Lake Bastrop South Shore Park

Bastrop

375 South Shore Road, Bastrop, TX

512-498-1922

Stay with your family by the lake! Cabins are clean and well constructed, and each cabin has electricity, an outside water spigot, heat and A/C,…

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LCRA Lake Bastrop – South Shore Park

Bastrop

375 South Shore Road, Bastrop, TX

512-498-1922

Osprey Point Hall offers the perfect lakeside setting for your next meeting or special event. The hall comfortably seats 80 people with tables and chairs…

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Morris Memorial Park

Elgin

802 North Avenue C, Elgin, TX

512-285-6190

This 14-acre park is located on the site of the former Morris Hospital. The park is complete with a swimming pool, fishing pond, basketball court,…

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Pine Ridge Loop Trail

Bastrop

Highway 71, Bastrop, TX

Pine Ridge Loop is a 4.1 mile loop trail located near Bastrop, Texas and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking,…

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Rancho Del Lago

Other Communities

156 Martin Ranch Rd, McDade, TX

979-292-5784

Rancho Del Lago, specializing in the Pure Spanish Andalusian, sits nestled in the quaint countryside of McDade, Texas — approximately 35 miles east of Austin….

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