Twin Buttes Marina Park

Twin Buttes Reservoir

San Angelo Parks & Recreation

Free Camping at Twin Buttes Reservoir, Texas

Twin Buttes Marina Park is the primary boat launch and campground for the reservoir. There are at about a couple dozen picnic tables with trash cans and cooking grills, but dispersed camping is allowed everywhere here. A permit is required to camp here,


Twin Buttes Reservoir

San Angelo Parks & Recreation

San Angelo Parks & Recreation

Tel: (325) 277-8766


GPS: 31.3764, -100.5541

Reservations: First come, first served

Camping Fee: None

Permit: Yes

Max Stay: Unknown

Amenities: Picnic tables, trash cans, cooking grills, boat ramp

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Twin Buttes Marina Park

All persons over the age of 17 must hold either Annual Public Hunting Permit (APH) or a Limit Public Use Permit (LPU). The LPU costs $12.00 and is good for a year across all public lands in Texas. You can purchase one line here. Or, any retail hunting and fishing license resellers (such as sporting goods store) will sell them.

Fishing and hunting is under the authority of Texas Department of Parks & Wildlife, while the boat ramp, parking lot, and camping facilities are under the administration of the City of San Angelo.

Camping is restricted to the following…

  • Areas along the shoreline, AND
  • Areas adjacent to a designated road.

These two requirements restrict you to effectively three areas at Twin Buttes, including this Twin Buttes Marina Park, Twin Buttes Marina Circle, and two places along the Equalization Channel.

Local law enforcement will come by to check for your permit, so be sure to have it.

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