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University Camp

Location:

1000 University Rd, Wimberley, TX 78676

Google Maps: Directions to University Camp

BURN BAN OFF (as of 1/6/21)

Contact Information: 

  • (512) 245 - 2004 or (512) 245-2940

    • (general questions and inquiries)

  • Universitycamp@txstate.edu 

    • (gate codes, website assistance, and all other issues)

Help University Camp continue to provide meaningful impact to future Bobcats. Financial contributions will support the property, renovations and services, and general operations. Please don't hesitate to contact us directly regarding your support for University Camp.

General Information:

A 126-acre hideaway on the scenic Blanco River hosting two lodges, nine campsites, and four day-use sites. The four miles of hiking and biking trails throughout the property offers sweeping views of the Blanco River and the Wimberley 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, family gatherings, or a day getaway!

  • Exclusive reservation access for students, faculty/staff/retirees, graduates of Texas State University (Guests of reservation holders can be outside of the Texas State community).

  • Home to the Texas State GOAL Challenge Course Program

  • Numerous amenities available, such as rental kayaks and mountain bikes, geocaching sites, and firewood for sale


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  • Campsites: 8 people maximum / 3 vehicles per site

    Day Use: 6 people maximum / 2 vehicles per site

    Jeffersonian Lodge: 14 people maximum

    • Maximum of 6 vehicles or that which can fit in the designated parking area

    Beretta Lodge: 20 people maximum

    • Maximum of 12 vehicles or that which can fit in the designated parking area 

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

  • 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.

Campsite Photos

Site Availability Calendar

To expedite the reservation process, confirm that the desired site(s) is available for the preferred dates. Including a backup site or date in the reservation request will be helpful if you are unsure of the site's availability.

For easier viewing, use the "Month View" after clicking on a site calendar. Dates that show "Busy" are unavailable.

- Day Use Sites can show four (4) "Busy" spots per day. If there are less than four (4), space is available.

- Areas in the Day Use area are first-come-first-served upon arrival and have no relation to the Site Number on the reservation calendar.

- Dates that show "Busy" for Campsites and Lodges ending at 2:00 PM, are available for reservations starting at 3:00 PM.

- University Camp is closed on Mondays, except for holiday weekends outlined below.


Please review the above How-To before making your reservation request. Missing information will lead to slower confirmation times and/or additional follow-up emails needed. Haven't received a confirmation yet? Be sure to check your "Spam" email folder.

Daily Rental Rates

Peak Season: Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend

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

  • Single-night Lodge reservations may be requested no earlier than the Monday before the desired weekend
  • University Camp is open on Mondays for the following holiday weekends. All holiday-associated dates are charged at the Holiday Season rate, UNLESS noted below.

     

    • Thanksgiving Break (November 25-28, 2021)^^
    • MLK Jr. Weekend (January 15-17, 2022)**
    • President's Day Weekend (February 19-21, 2022)**
    • Spring Break (March 11-20, 2022)^^
    • Easter Weekend (April 15-17, 2022)
    • Memorial Day Weekend (May 27-30, 2022)
    • July 4th Weekend (July 2-4, 2022)  
    • Labor Day Weekend (September 2-5, 2022)

     **Charged at the Off-Peak season rate

    ^^Charged at the Off-Peak season rate ONLY for Current Students


Student Pricing

 

Site
Off Peak Pricing

Peak Pricing

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

As of 9/15/21: Beretta Lodge billed at the same cost as Jeffersonian Lodge due to its bathroom/shower access being temporary removed.

*Day Use rates are the daily rate. Campsite and Lodge rate are a nightly rate. Example: Staying in a lodge Friday-Sunday would be a quantity of two (2) weekend nights. 

Faculty/Staff/Retiree Pricing

Site

Off Peak Pricing

Peak Pricing

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

As of 9/15/21: Beretta Lodge billed at the same cost as Jeffersonian Lodge due to its bathroom/shower access being temporary removed.

*Day Use rates are the daily rate. Campsite and Lodge rate are a nightly rate. Example: Staying in a lodge Friday-Sunday would be a quantity of two (2) weekend nights.  

Alumni Pricing

 

Site
Off Peak Pricing

Peak Pricing

Holiday
Weekday Weekend Weekday Weekend
Day Use Area $20 $25 $25 $30 $35
Campsite $25 $35 $30 $40 $60
Jeffersonian $169 $199 $229 $269 $309
Beretta $199 $229 $259 $299 $339

As of 9/15/21: Beretta Lodge billed at the same cost as Jeffersonian Lodge due to its bathroom/shower access being temporary removed.

*Day Use rates are the daily rate. Campsite and Lodge rate are a nightly rate. Example: Staying in a lodge Friday-Sunday would be a quantity of two (2) weekend nights.