Bink’s Report Card


Choke Canyon State park

Choke Canyon State Park

Callahan, TX

Our first sighting of Javalinas, spacious sites, long walk to lake

Total campsites:

74 sites

Restrooms clean:

Weekends can be busy and restrooms ? over used



Yes … We recommend a Berkey water filter to run the water through. Water had a brown tint.


?Good 30 amp

Cell service:

? Yes service was Good

Our favorite sites:

We recommend using We recommend the premium sites.

Wild life we experienced:

Would we recommend?


  • Fishing: Choke Canyon Reservoir is renowned for its excellent bass fishing. Anglers can catch largemouth, white, and striped bass, catfish, and sunfish.
  • Boating: Bring your own boat or rent one from the park to explore the reservoir. You can go waterskiing, wakeboarding, or simply cruising.
  • Hiking: Choke Canyon has several hiking trails, ranging from easy to challenging. They provide a great way to experience the park’s natural beauty and spot wildlife.
  • Wildlife Viewing: Keep an eye out for deer, turkey, javelina, and other wildlife that live in the park.
  • Birding: Choke Canyon is a birdwatcher’s paradise, with over 200 species of birds. Bring your binoculars and look for bald eagles, hawks, and waterfowl.
  • Camping: The park has several campgrounds, including sites with water and electric hookups, primitive camping, and group campsites.
  • Picnicking: The park has several picnic areas with tables and grills. Some of them offer a great view of the reservoir.
  • Geocaching: Go on a treasure hunt by participating in the park’s geocaching program. Bring your GPS device and search for hidden caches.
  • Hunting: Choke Canyon offers limited hunting opportunities during the fall and winter. Check the park’s website for details.
  • Stargazing: The park has little light pollution, making it a great spot for stargazing. Bring a telescope or just lie on a blanket and look up at the sky.

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