Medina Lake

215 Spettle Rd. (at PR 37 & 8th St.) Lakehills, TX 78063

Ranger Station: (830) 751-2406

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This 260-acre preserve along the shores of Medina Lake lies in the famous Hill Country of Texas. Hunting, boating and fishing are popular in the area. The region contains several dude ranches, and nearby Bandera (the cowboy capital of the world) offers horseback rides, square dancing, rodeos and chuck wagon dinners. In San Antonio (40 miles) you can visit the Alamo, Sea World, the Heart of Texas (visitor entertainment center), Fiesta Texas theme park and more.


Campsites: 220 full hookups, 167 power and water only.

Rentals: 12 extended lease sites, 4 TT cabins, 6 Getaway cabins.

Member Amenities

Basketball court, boat dock, boat launch, cabana, cafe, extended vacation sites, family center, fish cleaning stations, fishing dock, horseshoe pits, laundry facilities, mini-golf, shuffleboard, spa, swimming pool, trading post, volleyball court, wading pool, Wi-Fi access.

Points of Interest

  • Bandera, dude ranch capital of the world, 20 miles
  • Sea World of Texas, 20 miles
  • San Antonio, 40 miles
  • San Antonio World Zoo, 45 miles
  • Buckhorn Hall of Horns at Lone Star Brewery, 45 miles
  • HemisFair Plaza, site of the World’s Fair, 45 miles
  • Natural Bridge Cavern, 50 miles
  • Longhorn Cavern, 50 miles


GPS Coordinates: N 29° 35' 45.75" W 98° 57' 37.95"; elevation is 1,064 feet.

From San Antonio: From Loop 410 in San Antonio, go north on Bandera Hwy. (State Hwy. 16). Go through Helotes 10.7 miles to the Park Road 37 intersection. Turn left and go 11 miles to the next Thousand Trails sign. Turn right onto the street before the sign.

From Kerrville: From I-10, turn south onto State Hwy. 16 for about 1/4-mile. Turn left on Loop 534 and go to FM 173. Turn left on FM 173 and drive 24 miles to Bandera. Turn left on Main Street in Bandera and go to State Hwy. 16 south. Turn left and drive 9 miles to Pipe Creek. Turn right at FM 1283, and drive 9 miles to Park Road 37. Turn right and go 1.5 miles to the Thousand Trails sign.

From Northeast: Take Hwy. 46 west at I-35, New Braunfels (or where it intersects with U.S. 281) to State Hwy. 16. Turn right onto State Hwy. 16 and drive three miles to Pipe Creek. Turn left on FM 1283 and drive nine miles on FM 1283 to Park Road 37. Turn right and drive 1.5 miles to the Thousand Trails sign.