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Camping Tips and Photos of Mrs. Padilly’s Casita “Free Range,” and 1961 Shasta Airflyte Reissue “Miss Roxie” at her favorite campsites.
Built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930’s, Bastrop State Park is one of only seven CCC parks in the nation to be awarded the National Historic Landmark status.
Date of Visit: July 11-13, 2015
- Large motor coaches and trailers may find the pull-through sites in the Piney Hill Camping area more suitable. This area is located near the pool and above most of the tree line, giving you sweeping views of the fire-damaged park.
- Smaller RVs and trailers have the option of Copperas Creek Camping area, where a patch of loblolly pines survived the fire providing shade and back-in level concrete pads (Padilly’s site was #73). Tent camping can be found at Copperas Creek, and Deer Run (near Piney Hills).
Campsite #73, Bastrop State Park, Texas
A brutal Texas drought in 2011 resulted in many fires across Texas, one of which raged through Bastrop State Park.
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