We often reach capacity; reservations are highly recommended for both camping and day use. Hotel in Austin (2.9 miles from McKinney Falls State Park) Located in Austin and with Austin Convention Center reachable within 6 miles, Staybridge Suites Austin South Interstate Hwy 35 has express check-in and check-out, allergy-free rooms, an outdoor... Show more Show less. We love the whole historical/geological story and beauty of the falls, but I have to say that the campground seems, to have deteriorated in the past two years. Explore camper reviews and photos of the campgrounds in Mckinney Falls State Park. McKinney Falls State Park is a 20-minute drive from downtown Austin. All of this lies within Austin’s city limits at McKinney Falls State Park - what are you waiting for? 9 Superb 169 reviews Avg. Go fishing in Onion or Williamson creeks. In Austin, from the intersection of Hwy 71 & 183, take Hwy 183 south approximately 1.7 miles to McKinney Falls Parkway, turn right, go approximately 3 miles to the park entrance on the right. more, Recommended experiences in and around Austin. Group Hall Sat Dec 12 2020 - Sat Dec 11 2021. There is a ton to see without walking very far and the kids had loads of fun climbing and exp, Our first time staying at a Texas State Park and would highly recommend it. McKinney Falls State Park campground has 75 campsites (all with water & electric hookups) and is located close to beautiful Onion Creek. It does cost $4 to get in (I believe it's per car), but a good way to save $$ is to buy a $60 park card that gets you into all parks in Texas for the year. PHOTOS DIRECTIONS VIDEO MORE INFO. If I remember correctly, the upper falls was more of a pool like swiming hole with warm water. Kids. Always check for camping availability online before visiting, if you plan to stay overnight. 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There is a ton to see without walking very far and the kids had loads of fun climbing and exploring the park. 5808 McKinney Falls Parkway The 2.8-mile Onion Creek Hike and Bike Trail has a hard surface, good for strollers and road bikes. We have every expectation to return for more hiking. Consequently, there’s at least a 2” drop off the pavement right where the steps open. Swimming in the waterfalls is the main reason to visit McKinney Falls State Park!! Dec 8, 2020 - This tranquil, 641-acre park offers a wide variety of outdoor recreation including fishing, mountain biking and hiking. 4714 Mount Vernon Dr, Austin, TX 78745-1857. 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