Texas is blessed with a beautiful shoreline and plenty of interior lakes where residents and visitors can enjoy waterside camping. No matter if you seek beach camping spots or sites right next to Texas’ largest lakes, there is a camping spot on this list that is sure to please.
Now almost all of these locations can accommodate both tents and RVs, so all types of campers can enjoy a waterfront view. Enjoy Texas’ best watering holes at these 10 best waterside camping spots in Texas.
Padre Island National Seashore, Corpus Christi
Padre Island is one of the most popular waterside beach camping destinations in the state of Texas. Camping here is easy; you can drive on the beach and set your tent up on the shoreline. Now some of the camping on Padre Island National Seashore is primitive, so water, electricity and other amenities are not accessible. However, there are some campgrounds with basic amenities, such as Malaquite Campground. Expect to experience Texas wildlife here; the seashore is home to over 400 bird species, loads of different fish and even sea turtles.