General Campground Information

Check-in and Check-out Times

Check-out for all sites is 11:00 a.m.
Check-in for all cabin and park model sites is 1:00 p.m. If cabins are available pri to 1pm  you may check in as early as 12:00 with no early check in fee
Check-in for RV sites is 1:00,
If  RV Sites are available pri to 1pm  you may check in as early as 12:00 with no early check in fee anything earlier then 12:00pm there will be a $10.00 charge
Late check-outs must be requested and paid for in the office before 10:00 a.m. and are granted on a space available basis.
Cabin check out time is 11:00 am after 12:00pm there will be a late check out fee. After 1:00 there will be a full day charge.

Campground Cancellation Guidline

Abilene KOA follows the Campground Cancellation Guideline listed for KOA - 
  • RV & Tent Sites: 48 hours Cancellation Notice is required.  Notify us by 4:00pm two days before your scheduled arrival.
  • Camping Cabins:  7 days Cancellation Notice required. Notify us one week before your scheduled arrival.
  • Holiday & Special Events:  Please contact us for Details.

Store Hours

   9:00 - 5:00  Monday
   9:00 - 5:00  Tuesday
   9:00 - 5:00  Wednesday
   9:00 - 5:00  Thursday
   9:00 - 5:00  Friday
   9:00 - 5:00  Saturday
   9:00 - 4:00  Sunday

Speed Limit

Please observe the 5 MPH maximum speed limit.

Posted speed limits are for the protection of our campers, their children and their pets.

Swimming Pool Information

The swimming pool is open  through June 15 due to repairs thru Oct 1  11:00 a.m. to dusk
Please note there is NO LIFEGUARD on duty.
Children under the age of 16 may not swim without an adult in attendance.
Swimsuits only - no street clothes or cutoffs. If you are swimming in street clothes, you will be asked to get out of the pool.

Pet Information

We love pets at KOA
* Must be leashed at 6' or less
* Need help picking up after their messes – please help keep our campground clean!
* Kamp K9 is our fenced area next to the office for pets to play off leash
* May not use our people facilities including buildings, playground and pool
* May not be left unattended

Restrooms and Laundry Facilities

Restrooms and laundry facilities are open 24 hours. Restrooms have a code to the door PLEASE DO NOT GIVE THAT CODE OUT

Our housekeeping staff works to keep our restrooms clean, clean, clean. Help them out by letting the office staff know if a restroom needs attention.

Dish washing is prohibited in the restrooms for sanitary reasons.

Laundry machines use coins only.  A change machine is available for your convenience. 

Food Prep for Cabins

Health Department regulations do not allow cooking in the camping cabins. Please use outside grills and tables for food preparation and consumption.

Visitor Policy

Please have all VISITORS stop in and meet our staff at the front office to register for a day pass and review the rules of the park.

Quiet Hours 10 p.m. 8 a.m.

Some people are early risers.  Some people are night owls.
Let's all agree to keep the peace between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m.


Please park vehicles only at your assigned site.
Sites which appear to be vacant may have a reservation and should not be used as parking.
If additional parking is needed, check with our office regarding overflow areas and options.


It is our pleasure to pick up garbage from your site every morning. 
Please leave bagged garbage at the end of your site between 8 am and 11 am and we will dispose of it for you. 
For all other hours please utilize the dumpsters located around the park for your convenience. 
Do not leave garbage out overnight - critters WILL make a mess of our campground!

Campground etiquette

Please respect your neighbors by keeping conversation, radio, television, and musical instrument volume to a minimum.
The running of generators is not permitted.


Our staff provides you with a password to the campground WiFi at registration.
We offer a limited WIFI service for general use to like check emails and browse sites.
Our system is not designed to perform tasks that needs more bandwidth (such as Skype, movie downloads, streaming video, etc.).
If you have trouble getting online, come to our campground office and we will be happy to assist you.

Meet Your Hosts

We look forward to meeting you!

Established in 1965 as one of Texas' first KOAs, Abilene KOA Journey has provided travelers and visitors hospitality and rest for over 50 years. Located on the western border of Abilene, Abilene KOA Journey is a convenient drive to all the attractions and amenities the city of Abilene has to offer. Rodeos, concerts and festivals, great local restaurants, and a variety of museums and historical attractions provide ample entertainment and educational opportunities all year long. Alternatively, escape from the hustle and bustle of life and slow down to enjoy some quality family time at the campground. There is nothing like free time to encourage play, to genuinely relax, and make indelible memories together - especially when you can end the day gathered around a campfire. We would love to part of your story!