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Billy Goat's Gruff Campground

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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible37%
5 Sep 2016
“Thank you for a GREAT EXPERIENCE!”
31 Jul 2016
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Golf Course
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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Have to say this was awesome! From the second we arrived we were greeted with warm friendly smiles and invited to park to see if the owners would be able to accommodate us. Originally we were just looking for a place to park so we...More

Date of stay: September 2016
1  Thank Denise Andel- N
Response from goattx, Owner at Billy Goat's Gruff CampgroundResponded 19 April 2017

Thank you for your review and it was a pleasure meeting your family and glad you had a good time. Its turning out to be a GREAT 2017 SUMMER here on the Guadalupe. The lake is full and the weather will be warming up for...More

Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We had an AWESOME time this weekend!!!- I have to say after reading the reviews I was worried (decided that it was probably a bunch of drunk unruly people making them) but we had no issues and the staff was exceptionally nice and helpful- We...More

Date of stay: July 2016
1  Thank Jennifer W
Response from goattx, Owner at Billy Goat's Gruff CampgroundResponded 18 April 2017

Thank you Jennifer. We are glad you enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed 6 August 2015

This place was horrible i would never stay there again. The location was nice right on the river but id rather drive into town and stay at a hotel before i go there again. The owners are extremely rude. They know nothing about customer service...More

Date of stay: July 2015
6  Thank Lisa C
Response from goattx, Owner at Billy Goat's Gruff CampgroundResponded 18 January 2016

First of all, thanks to all of our customers on the Guadalupe in 2015, it was a great float, for most of the year and we survived two floods, and high water. Thank you for your business. Looking forward to a great 2016 season! Now...More

Reviewed 27 June 2015

Surprised to see all the bad reviews on here. I go to Billy Goats almost every year and absolutely love it. Yes the campsite is kinda small but there is plenty of room for a good time. Actually leaving this week to be down there...More

Date of stay: July 2014
Thank Chance H
Reviewed 2 August 2014

Way over priced and the people that run this sorry crap are rude and crazy. We will never go back! Restrooms and showers should be open to the people that stay at the campsite. We paid for 2 nights and left the next day......More

Date of stay: August 2014
9  Thank Leelee1972
Response from goattx, General Manager at Billy Goat's Gruff CampgroundResponded 14 November 2014

As stated in previous reviews: We are comparable in price to most other camps on river road and we close the restrooms to clean them - typically when most of the camp is out tubing, there are porta pottys to use, that are kept clean...More

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"save yourselves the hassel and stay somewhere else"
6 Aug 2015
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"There is no place there to camp that is good."
24 Jun 2013
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"Not as family oriented as I would've liked. More for the drinking croud than single mother with 2 kids."
12 Aug 2012
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