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University Camp

General Information:

A 126-acre hideaway on the scenic Blanco River hosting two lodges, eight campsites, and four day-use sites. Offering 3.5 miles of hiking and biking trails throughout the property, which offer sweeping views of the Blanco river and the Wimberly river valley. The Blanco River is suitable year round for swimming, kayaking, snorkeling, and fishing in the pools above and below the falls. University Camp is an ideal location for special events and family gatherings.

  • Home to the Texas State GOAL Challenge Course Program

  • Exclusive access for Texas State students, faculty, staff, and members of the Alumni Association 

  • Kayaks and mountain bikes available for rent on-site

See the University Camp Amenities page for a full listing of what is available at each Lodge, Campsite, and Day Use site.

Site Visit Request - First time to University Camp? Contact Joe Kipp, Coordinator of Outdoor Recreation, to schedule a tour of University Camp prior to your reservation.


Site Accommodation Capacity

Campsites: 8 people maximum

Day Use: 6 people maximum

Jeffersonian Lodge: 14 people maximum

Beretta Lodge: 20 people maximum

  • Multiple sites must be reserved if group size exceeds the maximum of a single site

University Camp Map

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Location:

1000 University Rd, Wimberley, TX 78676

Google Maps: Directions to University Camp

Beretta Lodge

Beretta Lodge

Jeffersonian Lodge

Jeffersonian Lodge

Campsite 1

Campsite 1

Campsite 2

Campsite 2

Campsite 3

Campsite 3

Campsite 4

Campsite 4

Campsite 5

Campsite 5

Campsite 6

Campsite 6

Campsite 7

Campsite 7

Campsite 8

Campsite 8

Click here for instructions on navigating the Reservation Availability Calendar

Day Use Site Availability: Submit a Reservation Request, or contact the Outdoor Center at (512) 245-2004


Special 2019 Date Availability - NO 3-DAY RESERVATION REQUIRED

Beretta: Saturday, March 30 - Sunday, March 31 (Saturday 3PM Arrival)

Jeffersonian: Friday, April 5 - Day Use Only


Rental Rates

Spring Break (Weekend before and after): Charged at the Peak Season rate

Peak Season: Memorial Day Weekend - Labor Day Weekend

Holidays (University Camp is open on Mondays for Holiday Weekends):

  • MLK Jr. Weekend
  • President's Day Weekend
  • Memorial Day Weekend
  • 4th of July (Monday's open only if the 4th is a Monday)
  • Labor Day Weekend

• Lodge and Campsite reservations that begin on a Friday, or include Saturday or Sunday, must reserve the entire weekend. (Friday 3pm - Sunday 2pm)

  • 2-Night minimum

• Single night Lodge and Campsite reservations may be requested no earlier than the Monday prior to the desired weekend

  • Students are exempt from the above policies for Campsites

Student - Off-Peak Pricing

  Weekday Weekend
Day Use $6 $10
Campsite $12 $15
Jeffersonian $95 $110
Beretta $125 $140

Faculty, Staff, Alumni - Off-Peak Pricing

  Weekday Weekend
Day Use $15 $20
Campsite $20 $25
Jeffersonian $135 $160
Beretta $160 $185

Student - Peak-Pricing

  Weekday Weekend Holiday
Day Use $10 $15 $15
Campsite $15 $20 $25
Jeffersonian $110 $160 $185
Beretta $140 $185 $210

Faculty, Staff, Alumni - Peak Pricing

  Weekday  Weekend Holiday
Day Use $20 $25 $25
Campsite $25 $30 $55
Jeffersonian $160 $210 $235
Beretta $185 $235 $260