Abilene State Park
150 Park Road 32
Abilene State Park
Open: Open all year
Number of Sites: 94
Number of Sites with Electric and Water: 76
About: The park offers camping, hiking, nature study, swimming (summer), picnicking, fishing in Buffalo Wallow Pond in the park and nearby Lake Abilene, and biking and walking on park roads. Facilities include restrooms with and without showers; a playground area; a summertime 40' x 110' swimming pool; a 10' x 30' wading pool for children; a game area with a sand volleyball pit; a horseshoe pit; a basketball goal; a large open area for baseball, soccer, football, and kite flying.
The park has recently added 3 yurts (enhanced shelters). The yurts have a double/single bunk bed with mattresses, fold out sofa, a microwave, & a night stand. Outside they have a picnic table, fire ring, and water spigot. One of the yurts is ADA accessible.
There are developed campsites with water nearby with a table, a grill, individual site parking; campsites with water; campsites with water and electricity; a group trailer area (sites with water and electricity); large trailer sites with water and electricity; a one-mile nature trail; trailer dump stations; and screened shelters. Special rates are available; seasonal camping fees December through February. There are group recreation halls for day or overnight use (air-conditioned); group day-use areas (picnic tables under moderate shade. The swimming pool and concession are open Thursday - Sunday, from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. Pool hours are 11 AM - 7 PM. The Swimming pool is available for rental - inquire at the park headquarters. There is no fee for swimming with paid entry. The park staff operates a Texas State Park Store where they sell ice, T-shirts, caps, wildlife posters, and other items.
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