Military RV Parks Near San Antonio, Texas

by Timothy Onkst
San Antonio is home to five military RV parks.

San Antonio is home to five military RV parks.

The city of San Antonio, Texas, is home to five major military installations. Air Force bases Brooks, Kelly, Lackland and Randolph join Army base Fort Sam Houston. At certain military installations, the government runs RV parks and campgrounds for authorized users. You'll find five military RV parks in the San Antonio area, as of 2010.

Brooks City Base-FAM Camp

The RV park at Brooks Air Force base is available only to Department of Defense employees. This location features seven RV pads with water, sewage and electric hook-ups for a $10 daily rate, as of September 2010. Eight RV/tent spaces are available with just water and electric hook-ups for $8 per day, and the park has unlimited tent sites for $3 per day with no use of facilities.

Brooks City Base-FAM Camp

Outdoor Recreation, 311 ABG/SVRO, Bldg. 1154

8039 Challenger St.

Brooks AFB, TX 78235-5367

210-536-2881

brooks.af.mil

Lackland Air Force Base-FAM Camp

The Lackland Air Force Base FAM Camp site is accessible only to Department of Defense employees. The RV park features 29 RV pads with water, sewage electricity and cable television. Guests may use a free laundry room also. As of September 2010, the rate was $12 per day.

Lackland Air Force Base-FAM Camp

Outdoor Recreation, 37 MSG/SVROF

2800 Foster Ave.

Lackland AFB, TX 78236-5234

210-671-5179

lackland.af.mil

Fort Sam Houston Recreational Vehicle Park

The Fort Sam Houston RV park is accessible only to Department of Defense employees. The park offers 59 pull-through RV spaces with water, sewage and electricity included. As of September 2010, rates for the RV park were $16 per day, $96 per week and $320 per month. The facility also includes 12 campsites with water. As of September 2010, camp site rates were $8 per day, $48 per week and $144 per month for these sites.

Fort Sam Houston Army RV Park

CABC Army RV Park

1212 Stanley Road

Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234-5020

210-221-5502

fortsamhoustonmwr.com

Fort Sam Houston-Canyon Lake Recreation Area

This site is located approximately 40 miles north of San Antonio, but Fort Sam Houston operates it. The Canyon Lake Recreation Area features 32 full-service mobile homes and 10 cabanas with electricity. The RV portion of the park has 32 spaces with water and electric for $10 per day and 50 spaces with no services for $8 per day. Guests pay a $4 per day fee to enter the recreation area.

Fort Sam Houston-Canyon Lake Recreation Area

698 Jacobs Creek Road

New Braunfels, TX 78133

888-882-9878

fortsamhoustonmwr.com

Randolph Air Force Base-Canyon Lake Recreation Area

This location also is about 40 miles north of San Antonio at Canyon Lake, but Randolph Air Force Base operates it. Randolph's Canyon Lake Recreation Area features nine full RV spaces with water, sewage and electricity for $15 per day. In addition, nine smaller spaces with only water and electric are available for $10 per day. The $3 per day park entry fee is waived for campers.

Randolph Air Force Base-Canyon Lake Recreation Area

781 Jacobs Creek Park Road, No. 2

Canyon Lake, TX 78133

830-226-5465

randolph.af.mil

About the Author

Based in Harker Heights, Texas, Timothy Onkst has been writing about sports, fitness and health since 2003. His articles have appeared in a variety of publications including "Texas Roundball" magazine, Yahoo Sports, Fox Sports and other websites.

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