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Mission Dolores CG, TX

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This is a very nice campground operated by the city of San Augustine in east Texas. It's located on Route 47 just a short walk from downtown, with its courthouse square.

936-275-3815

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We arrived on a Monday and had choice of all but 3 of the 32 sites. We ended up on #4, after first choosing #14, only to find the electricity did not work.

Date of visit: Mar 2007

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Lots of grass and enough trees for some shade make for very pleasant surroundings. Here you see #32 on the left, with #31 just beyond. The 5'ver in the distance is on #28. The bathhouse is on the left.

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Here is #20 on the left.

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This is #5 in the foreground. You can see that setting up your satellite dish is pretty easy here.

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There's a nice bathhouse in the center of the campground, with hot showers. With the temps in the upper 20's, some heat would have been welcome for that morning shower.

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The Fee Station, where you pay the Iron Ranger.

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Across the street from the campground is a Visitors Center and a small museum telling the story of the mission that once here along the Camino Real, or the King's Highway, back in the 1700's.

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A stone marker at the site of the mission.

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On our second evening here, we enjoyed a beautiful sunset, helped by some smoke from fires in the distance. We could smell the smoke all day.

Amenities

W/E/S (30A) for $15.00

Showers

Pick a site, make your payment by cash or check at the Iron Ranger at CG entrance

NO Verizon Wireless service at all (2007)

 

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