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Roy D. Rivers

Roy D. Rivers Wilderness Camp

Camp Details

  • Nearly 400 acres
  • Heavily forested, rugged terrain
  • Perfect for low impact wilderness camping and backpacking
  • Primitive-style camping, no defined campsites
  • Water is not available, no structures on the property
  • 60 minute drive from Austin


Between Smithville, Texas and Rosanky, Texas
Directions: Google
Map of camp:
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Print Map Here


To Reserve Campsite for Weekend Camping

CLICK HERE to reserve your dates at Roy D. Rivers Wilderness Camp

General Information

  • Reserved on a first come, first served basis
  • All units must satisfy BSA two deep leadership standards
  • All program area fees must be paid in advance to the Capitol Area Council office

NOTE: Starting August 1, 2021, Capitol Area Council units will be required to pay $3 per youth/adult to use our council camping properties for regular weekend camping or day events. Out of council units have to pay $6 per camper (youth or adult). These fees are used to offset camp cleaning supplies/services and operating expenses.