Sulphur Springs Camping Area
    near Lampasas, Texas
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Jacob's Review:
   You will see a lot of animals here - I saw little frogs, turtles, mud birds in the cliff. There was peacocks walking, a hawk and some other bird that stood on it's leg. Oh, and the fish jumped in the river too and you will see deers there lots of times.


Dad's Notes:
   Jacob only forgot 6-8 types of animals we saw there, including Armadillos so close you could chase them (Jacob Did!) and catfish bigger than him - 30-40 pounds. Privately owned camping grounds. Healing waters and great fishing!!! The bass run Feb - Apr, you will catch your limit early! The mineral springs feed into an old hand made swimming pool, then into the Colorado river. All kinds of camping experiences available here - what Jacob would call 'easy' to 'hard' camping.

   There are cabins avail (2 bedroom up to 5 bedroom with AC, kitchens, utensils and all) also RV lots, and primitive camping spots - all along the river. The cabins rent out months in advance - prices are reasonable! Of the two private camping areas this is the one I recommend - if they are full you can call the Barefoot Fishing Camp: 915-628-3395.


Address:

Admission (subject to change):
Day use: $3, Camp $4 per day
Call for Cabins & RV hookup prices

Phone Numbers:
915-628-3252

Hours(subject to change):
Camping check out 9am (or another day fee)
Cabin check out 11a
Closed for hunting season Oct - Jan
Bass Run Feb -Apr

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Drive Directions:
About an hour from Killeen
190 West (31m) to Lampasas, turn Right at light (281). Go 5 lights, turn Left on North Ave (580). After 1 mile road forks - stay on right (580) - watch for this fork on return trip. Continue 22 miles to bend (pop. 12), turn Left & follow signs 10 miles to park. You will pass Barefoot fishing camp and Sulphur Springs along the way.


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Jacob Tip:   Huge catfish here in the river!! Bring a fishin pole!! You also should bring binoculars cause you will see lot's of animals and nature here. Bring Firewood!
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