Are there alligators in Lake Bastrop?
Alligators are protected in Bastrop County and shooting them is illegal. Open hunting season for them does not begin for another few weeks. Residents say they have seen all kinds of animals in the area, but never a gator.
Can you swim in Lake Bastrop?
The Bastrop State Park offers a variety of activities and amenities that are great for the entire family to enjoy or even just yourself! You can camp, picnic, swim, ride bikes, hike, fish, geocache, take in a nature program, and look for wildlife. Find your adventure here!
Does Bastrop State Park have showers?
Bastrop State Park Campground Texas Campground amenities include drinking water, flush toilets, showers and a dump station.
Is Bastrop State Park free?
DAY USE FEE: $5 per person, per day for adults 13 and older. $3 per person, per day for adults 13 and older for Group Facility Use. OFFICE AND GATE INFORMATION: Park does not have a gate.
Are there alligators in the Colorado River Texas?
In Eagle Lake Texas which is on the Colorado River and a good 100 miles from the marshes, I have seen alligators in the Colorado river. There are urban myths that there are a few alligators in ponds and creeks around Central Texas but I think these are mostly myth.
Are dogs allowed at Bastrop State Park?
Just as with any other state park in Texas, pets are not allowed inside any of the buildings. For the protection of your pets and the local wildlife, dogs must be kept on a leash no longer than six feet in length at all times.
How much does it cost to camp at Bastrop State Park?
Please obey all signs and barricades for closed areas. DAY USE FEE: $5 per person, per day for adults 13 and older. $3 per person, per day for adults 13 and older for Group Facility Use. OFFICE AND GATE INFORMATION: Park does not have a gate.
Are there snakes in the Colorado River?
Meyers is investigating the arrival of the Southern Banded Water Snake at Mittry Lake and other Colorado River waters in the Yuma area. On a humid Friday afternoon, Meyers, drives to the lake where the snakes have been spotted most frequently. The invasive snake can grow up to 3 feet long.