The pleasures of the Lone Star State await when you set up camp at this newly constructed KOA Campground in Austin, Texas!

The pleasures of the Lone Star State await when you set up camp at this KOA. In a place as unique and remarkable as Texas, Austin stands out as a thrilling and exciting destination. The state capital has evolved into a magnet for food lovers, music lovers and travelers who enjoy fascinating culture and general coolness.

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When looking for places to stay near the Austin, TX area for camping, look no further than Austin East KOA. We are considered one of the best campsites in Austin! Each of our sites provides a comfortable place where you can rest up for your next day of adventure. You're just one minute from the Travis County Exposition Center, Rodeo Austin and Walter E. Long Lake. Within 15 minutes, you can be on the campus of the University of Texas cheering on Big 12 sports action, or in downtown Austin experiencing all that makes the city unique.

We offer more than the normal campsite experience here at Austin East KOA Holiday. We are a top Austin, TX area campground with an RV parktent camping and cabin camping sites with a fully-equipped general store, making us the perfect home base for your journey, whether you are traveling with kids or enjoying a road trip with friends.

What to Do During Your Stay at The Austin East KOA Campground
Camping at Austin East KOA is your gateway to the endless number of attractions, activities and adventures this region has to offer. Whether you love the beauty of the great outdoors, or you're here to explore the history and culture of the Lone Star State, there are plenty of things to do for adults and kids. Our campground in Austin, TX is the best for keeping you close to all the great action, such as: 

  • Exploring the trails in and around Austin: Whether by foot or by bike, gorgeous destinations, like McKinney Falls State Park, are not to be missed. These spots make for stellar day trips. 
  • Enjoying a leisurely day of boating and fishing: Area lakes, like Walter E. Long Lake, Lake Austin and Lady Bird Lake, offer a peaceful backdrop for avid and amateur anglers alike. 
  • Experiencing the area's water parks: Typhoon Texas, Kalahari Resorts Indoor Water Park and Schlitterbahn New Braunfels are within easy driving distance of our campground and make for a great way to spend the day.

Explore Austin, TX
Most visitors to our cozy campground are here for one reason — to explore the exciting attractions and fantastic culture found in Austin, TX. From unforgettable eats and the stunning music scene to world-class museums, there is a wide array of things to do in Austin. The state capital continues to skyrocket in popularity as a stellar place to live and visit. Explore Austin's top eats, music, and other attractions for tourists and locals alike:

  • Austin maintains a solid reputation as the Live Music Capital of the World, and it's no wonder. The city is known for its top-tier talent and year-round roster of music festivals and events held at anywhere from local dives to the Travis County Expo Center.
  • Austin is full of incredible historical museums that cater to all interests. From the Texas Capitol to the Bob Bollock Museum, learn about the people, places and events that shaped Texas.
  • While there may be no major sports teams in Austin, locals and visitors alike all don burnt orange when staying at our campground near the University of Texas Longhorns — our Big 12 football phenoms.
  • Downtown Austin has a rich sense of history, a thriving entertainment scene and some of the best eats in Texas. Explore food trucks, botanical gardens, and guided tours of some of the liveliest spots in Texas. 
  • Austin is filled with vibrant entertainment districts to check out for a day. Take a trip to 2nd Street District, South Congress or Red River Cultural District and explore popular neighborhoods of the Lone Star State. 

Special Campground Amenities
Not all camping sites are created equal and the decision of where to camp in Austin, TX can be difficult! We make that easy for you! From weekend getaways to family vacations, we provide you with an unforgettable experience that is guaranteed to make beautiful memories of your time camping in Austin.

Whether you want to stay in your RV,  sleep in a cabin, or pitch a tent for tent camping in Austin, TX, your kids will love the abundance of on-site outdoor activities at our campground, from digging in the sandbox to jumping, swinging and sliding on our playground. You'll love the large full-hookup sites and fast Wi-Fi. Enjoy swimming in the pool, gathering for a barbecue or just hanging out on the deck at the clubhouse. Your four-legged friends will also love our KampK9® dog park!
Our campground resort pool is open from March thru October.

Whether you're here for the weekend or traveling through Texas in your big rig, we have plenty of ways to stay at Austin East KOA:

  • Rustic Tent Sites — Offering water & electric sites, as well as no hookups, for a more rustic feel on our sturdy gravel pads.
  • Furnished Deluxe Cabins — Our Austin, Texas area forest camping cabins include full baths with tub/shower combos and an individual patio complete with furniture, fire ring and gas grill. 
  • Pull-Thru and Back-In RV Park Sites — Considered one of the best Austin RV campgrounds, Our sites include 50/30/20 AMPS with full hookups and a patio with a picnic table! Max pull thru: 75 feet.

Book Your Stay at One of the Best Campsites in Austin, TX
Campgrounds in Austin, Texas like ours are one in a million! So, if you are looking for a clean, affordable and cozy camping sites at the top place to camp in the heart of Texas, jam-packed with great amenities and fun recreational opportunities, choose Austin East KOA. Book your stay online or call us today. Looking to stay for a long period of time? Consider booking an extended stay!

Your host: John T. Baker II.

Campground Amenities

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 75' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cable TV
  • Pool (3/1 - 10/31)
  • Propane ($)
  • Firewood ($)
  • Pavilion
  • Dog Park
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Ways to Stay

KOA Holiday

KOA Holiday Campgrounds

Whether you’re exploring the local area or hanging out at the campground, KOA Holidays are an ideal place to relax and play. There’s plenty to do, with amenities and services to make your stay memorable. Plus, you’ll enjoy the outdoor experience with upgraded RV Sites with KOA Patio® and Deluxe Cabins with full baths for camping in comfort. Bring your family, bring your friends, or bring the whole group – there’s plenty of ways to stay and explore.

KOA Holidays Feature:

  • RV Sites with a KOA Patio®
  • Deluxe Cabins with full baths
  • Premium Tent Sites
  • Group meeting facilities

Latest Hot Deal


Beat the Heat!  Stay 2 nights get a third night free!  (NOTE: Fridays and Saturdays and July 1- July 7 are excluded from this offer). Austin offers a wide variety of indoor activities throughout the summer for your family's entertainment: Kalahari Indoor Water and Theme Park, Urban Air, Texas State Capitol tour, Playland Skate Center, Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library, The Thinkery, Top Golf and many more.  After a day of indoor fun come back to your campsite and relax by our pool - chilled for your comfort - or enjoy a spectacular Texas sunset from the clubhouse deck. (Does not apply to Kabins).

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Local Area

McKinney Falls State Park

Located just 20 minutes away is a beautiful state park with just under nine miles of trails and weekend outdoor programming. As you watch Onion Creek flow over the limestone ledges and explore the trails of the Hill Country woodlands, you'll wonder how all this beauty can lie within Austin's city limits. Spend a day splashing in the pools, or get some exercise scrambling over boulders or biking the trails. The local creeks are also a great place to enjoy some peaceful fishing. 

5808 McKinney Falls Parkway
Austin, TX 78744



Walter E. Long Lake

Whether you are in pursuit of some largemouth bass and catfish or searching for a place to relax and unwind with the whole family, you're sure to love all the recreational opportunities at Walter E. Long Lake. Just four blocks from the Walter E. Long Metropolitan Park, this lake offers fishing, kayaking, swimming, floating and picnicking. Large mowed easements offer excellent hiking or dog walking. For a more thrilling visit, be sure to pack your Jet Ski and explore the water.

Walter E. Long Metropolitan Park
6614 Blue Bluff Road
Austin, TX 78724



Lady Bird Lake

Lady Bird Lake, owned and operated by the City of Austin and the Lower Colorado River Authority, stretches 416 acres in downtown Austin, TX. The lake's primary purpose is to create a reservoir for flood control. However, Lady Bird Lake also serves as the lake near Austin, TX, to kayak, canoe and stand-up paddleboard. The lake is a popular stop for recreation and is directly connected to many of the things considered must-do's in Austin, TX. The Lady Bird Hike and Bike Trail is the best place in town to walk, jog, run or bike. Check it out!



Southern Walnut Creek Trail Bike Path

Located in East Austin, this lovely path of twists and turns is a nature lover's delight. Bicyclists, as well as joggers and hikers, love this recreational resource, which is found in the heart of the city. Southern Walnut Creek Trail is an ideal place to enjoy the trees and foliage as you get a little exercise. Plus, you will cross only one street on this entire-eight mile, 10-foot-wide concrete path through the Walnut Creek Greenbelt.



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