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University Camp

Attention: University Camp is closed until further notice to follow standards set by Texas State University in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Reservation Request link below has been disabled until reservations can again be accepted.

As of 5/15/20

The University Camp reservation request and payment process has been overhauled from its original reservation process. Please take a moment to review how to make a reservation request before proceeding.

All requests and payments are now made through the RecConnect online portal, which will require all alumni to create an account.

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.

  • Exclusive access for students, faculty/staff/retirees, and graduates of Texas State University

  • Home to the Texas State GOAL Challenge Course Program

  • Kayaks and mountain bikes available for rent on-site


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

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  • Site and vehicle capacities may be in effect, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Campsites: 8 people maximum (6 people maximum during COVID-19 pandemic)

    • 2 vehicles per site

    Day Use: 6 people maximum

    • 2 vehicles per site

    Jeffersonian Lodge: 14 people maximum (6 people maximum during COVID-19 pandemic)

    • Maximum of 6 vehicles or that which can fit in the designated parking area (2 vehicles maximum during COVID-19 pandemic)

    Beretta Lodge: 20 people maximum (6 people maximum during COVID-19 pandemic)

    • Maximum of 12 vehicles or that which can fit in the designated parking area (2 vehicles maximum during COVID-19 pandemic)

    Multiple sites must be reserved if group size exceeds the maximum of a single site (groups are limited to one site per reservation during COVID-19 pandemic)

  • Interested in visiting University Camp prior to making a reservation? Contact Joe Kipp, Coordinator of Outdoor Recreation (jwk57@txstate.edu), to schedule a tour of University Camp.

Site Availability Calendar

4 Day Use Site reservations are available per day on the calendar


Location:

1000 University Rd, Wimberley, TX 78676

Google Maps: Directions to University Camp

Rental Rates

Peak Season: Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend

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

Lodge  reservations that begin on a Friday, or include Saturday or Sunday, must reserve a 2-night minimum. (Friday 3pm - Sunday 2pm)

Single-night Lodge reservations may be requested no earlier than the Monday before the desired weekend

  • University Camp is open on Mondays for holiday weekends. Tuesdays before a holiday through the following weekend is charged at the Peak Holiday Season rate.

    • MLK Jr. Weekend (January 16-18, 2021)
    • President's Day Weekend (February 13-15, 2021)
    • Easter Weekend (April 2-4, 2021)
    • Memorial Day Weekend (May 22-25, 2020)
    • 4th of July (Monday's open only if the 4th is a Monday)
    • July 4th Weekend (July 3-5, 2020)  
    • Labor Day Weekend (September 4-7, 2020)
    • Thanksgiving Weekend (November 27-29, 2020)

Student Pricing

Off Peak Pricing

Peak Pricing

Site Weekday Weekend Weekday Weekend Holiday
Day Use $6 $10 $10 $15 $15
Campsite $12 $15 $15 $20 $25
Jeffersonian $95 $110 $110 $160 $185
Beretta $125 $140 $140 $185 $210

 

Faculty/Staff/Retiree Pricing

Off Peak Pricing

Peak Pricing

Site Weekday Weekend Weekday Weekend Holiday
Day Use $15 $20 $20 $25 $25
Campsite $20 $25 $25 $30 $55
Jeffersonian $135 $160 $160 $210 $235
Beretta $160 $185 $185 $235 $260

Alumni Pricing

Off Peak Pricing

Peak Pricing

Site Weekday Weekend Weekday Weekend Holiday
Day Use $20 $25 $25 $30 $35
Campsite $25 $35 $30 $35 $60
Jeffersonian $169 $199 $229 $269 $309
Beretta $199 $229 $259 $299 $339