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Pioneer River Resort

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General

  • Family-friendly site on the banks of the Medina river in Bandera
  • 45 minutes' drive from San Antonio
  • Fishing, centrally located outdoor pool, hot tub and playground

Yeeha... pull on your boots and whack on a hat, for you’re about to enter cowboy country. And not just any old cowboy country – the town of Bandera, where the Pioneer River Resort is located, calls itself ‘the Cowboy Capital of the World’.

Those pioneers knew a thing or two about picking a spot to settle – the resort is right on the banks of the Medina river and surrounded by trees for a scenic country vibe. Facilities have moved on since the days of the Wild West though, so roll your RV into the park and hook your trusty steed up to a whole range of useful services including electricity, sewerage and cable TV.

Bring your fishing kit along to see what you can hook in the river; you’ll often find fellow guests having a bit of a fish fry of an evening so follow your nose if you need a few tips on catching and cooking. For dips, head over to the outdoor pool or have a bubble in the hot tub while the kids are at the adjacent playground; after that, gather all together for a family game of shuffleboard.

Several restaurants are a few minutes’ walk away, along with some good old country-style bars with music and dancing.


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Great place to stay. Steps from town but very quiet07/16/2019

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  • FHU grass and gravel trailer site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Very clean campground. Quiet and peaceful

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So happy you enjoyed your stay. Have safe travels, and come see us again!
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Features

Leisure on park

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Hot tub

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Playground

Recreation room/arcade

TV room

Takeout

Tennis

Watersports

Amenities on park

Bath available

Car parking by site/unit

Composting toilet

Dog park

Drying room

Free wifi

Grocery store

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Laundromat

Parent & baby washroom

Payphone

Pick-up from public transport

Portaloo

Pub toilets

Restrooms

Shower available

Washing-up area

Wheelchair access

Wifi

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Barbecue grills allowed

Barbecue provided

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Utilities

Charging facilities

Communal fridge

Dump station

Electric car charging point(s)

No drinkable water point

No hot water

No running water

Propane/gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Convenience store nearby

Dog walk nearby

Nearby farmers' market

Type

Large (51-200 sites)

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horseback riding nearby

Leisure/theme park nearby

Restaurant nearby

Watersports nearby

Location

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  • P.O. Box 1687, 1202 Maple Street, Bandera, Texas, USA, 78003
  • Timezone America/Chicago CDT (GMT-05:00)   GPS 29.7245°N 99.0686°W

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Local attractions

Make like a cowboy and saddle up for a ride out in the private ranches and state parks around Bandera: there are several riding stables in town and a short drive away, catering for all levels from beginner to experienced riders. If you’d rather see the professionals in action, a rodeo that takes place a couple of times a week in summer.

Another good way to see the country is by river – take the five-minute drive to the other side of town to hire kayaks and spend the day paddling on the Medina. Meanwhile, hikers and cyclists will find plenty of trails to explore over at Hill Country State Natural Area, 20 minutes’ drive away.

Several museums nearby are worth a look: start at the Frontier Times Museum a 10-minute walk away to see an eccentric collection open to the public for more than 80 years, telling the history of ranching and cowboys in the area. A 10-minute drive out of town is the Town Mountain Miniatures Museum, where vintage toys sit alongside tiny scenes of cowboy life.

Family-friendly attractions are in San Antonio a 45-minute drive away, including the Six Flags Fiesta Texas theme park and Sea World.

Policies

Permitted arrival/departure time

RV, trailer and tent sites
Arrive:  noon –  8 p.m.
Depart by:  noon

If you are arriving between 5pm - 8pm, please contact the site using the contact details in the booking confirmation.

Pioneer River Resort cancelation policy

Balance refunds: no penalties

Bookings cannot be amended within 7 day(s) of arrival.

If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancelations and for your property/injury whilst away.

Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.

Payment

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

The remainder is payable on arrival.

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

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Terms and conditions

Park booking terms and conditions

  • How much is payable upfront? A 15% transferable deposit is payable when you book, with the balance payable on arrival. Read more
  • Does Pioneer River Resort have a swimming pool? Yes View all features
  • Is Pioneer River Resort dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Pioneer River Resort? Make like a cowboy and saddle up for a ride out in the private ranches and state parks around Bandera: there are several riding stables in town and a short drive away, … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Pioneer River Resort?
    RV, trailer and tent sites
    Arrive:  noon –  8 p.m.
    Depart by:  noon

    If you are arriving between 5pm - 8pm, please contact the site using the contact details in the booking confirmation.

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Terms and conditions

Please read the park terms and conditions below and the Pitchup.com terms and conditions.

Safety
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.

Changes to your holiday
Bookings cannot be amended within 7 day(s) of arrival.

General
Bookings must not be for more than 6 consecutive nights.
Discount cards and gift vouchers cannot be applied to bookings made via Pitchup.com.

Dogs
Dogs must be kept on leashes and supervised at all times.

Safety
Firearms are not permitted.

Occupancy
Group bookings of 1 or more units (e.g. tent, touring caravan, motorhome or accommodation hire) travelling together are not permitted via Pitchup.com.
Group bookings of 6 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).

General
In the event of a complaint, please speak to reception immediately. Complaints which are not brought to the management's attention during your stay cannot be dealt with once you have left the site.

Occupancy
No bachelor/bachelorette parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

Pool
Only park guests are authorized to use the pool.

Safety
Open fires are prohibited.

General
Quiet hours must be respected between 10 p.m. and 8 a.m..
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and trunks must be closed quietly.

Reception
Reception is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. between 01/01 and 31/12.

Pool
Swimsuits are required and cut-offs or Bermuda shorts are not permitted.

General
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behavior is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.

Pool
The outdoor swimming pool is open between 01/01 and 31/12 (subject to weather conditions).

Dogs
The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act (i.e. Pit Bull Terrier, Japanese Tosa, Dogo Argentino, and Fila Brasileiro) and/or any of the following: Staffordshire bull terrier, American Staffordshire terrier, Rottweiler, any Mastiff or Tosa.

Taxes
This area is not subject to city tax.

Visitors
Visitors must register at reception and pay their fee.

Sites
You must follow management instructions when setting up your tent/rig and related equipment.

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