The name Camp Wood came from Americas military outpost Camp Wood. Camp wood’s most favored activities consist of canoeing, fishing, kayaking, and swimming in the Nueces River, which feeds into the Frio and Sabinal Rivers. The Camp Wood area also consists of several camping and hiking spots. There are around 200 different bird species in the area every year.
For years, Camp Wood hunting has been a great tourist attraction. Bow hunting is an extremely popular way to hunt. Each year at the annual fair, bow hunting contests are competed in.
The drive from Camp Wood to Medina is one of the most beautiful scenic drives in Texas. It is a drive that can be enjoyed by Motorcycle.
Tourists can sign up for guided fly-fishing trips in the river or lake.
While visiting Camp Wood, Texas make sure to dine in at riverfront and downtown restaurants, attend local rodeos, lay day and stargaze at night, visit the Lake Nueces Park, sunbath and fist in the Nueces River, shop at local antique and tourist shops, visit local art galleries, and enjoy the many hiking and biking trails.
Bracketville, Leakey, Concan, Utopia, Uvalde, Rock Springs, and Vanderpool are all towns close to Camp Wood, making it a perfect location to see many Hill Country area attractions. Many of these towns can be enjoyed with day-trips. Tourist can go see bats take flight in Concan, visit the Devil’s Sinkhole State Natural Area outside of Rocksprings, drool over the motorcycles at the Lone Star Motorcycle Museum near Vanderpool, and much more.