Central Texas has two great LGBT campgrounds within driving distance from Baylor and Mary Hardin Baylor. So whether you are a student (you must be 18), a professor or an alumnus, you are always welcome as these fun recreational areas.






3218 Canaan Church Road
Crawford, Texas 76638
254-486-0032 between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily

Clothing-optional members-only retreat exclusively for gay & bi men. Located on a private farm in rural Crawford near Waco. The first phase of the retreat covers about two acres and features a two-story pool house containing five fully-furnished rooms with full kitchens; an 18′ x 36′ swimming pool; onsite parking; free WiFi and a Rec Center. Buildings include a video and game lounge; drink vending machine; clothes lockers; personal items lockers; a steam room; large, open shower room and restroom facilities; a bunk room with six roll away beds and lockers; seven hostel-style sleeping cubicles; and an outdoor sunning/smoking patio surrounded by a high-fence. Massages are available. The retreat’s second phase, will encompass an additional three acres accommodating about fifteen RV/travel trailer pad sites with utility connections and a central waste dump station and approximately ten camp sites. A third phase will transform an existing farm tool shed into a bar & grill serving three meals daily. It should open by Summer 2017. Only about 30 miles from Waco and Baylor, and about 40 miles from Belton and Mary Hardin-Baylor.


162 LCR 800
Groesbeck, Texas 76642


Rainbow Ranch is a gay and lesbian campgrounds near Groesbeck on Lake Limestone. It was voted the best weekend getaway for the past 8 years by readers of the Dallas voice. The campgrounds includes a 1600 square foot pavilion, designated campsites, cabins, RV hookups with water and electric, hot showers, a pool table, air hockey, big screen TV, swimming pool, nature trails, canoes, three fishing piers and a sand volleyball and basketball courts. Special events are held throughout the year. Only about 40 miles from Baylor and Waco, and about 77 from Belton and Mary Hardin Baylor.

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    Our friends over at Connect Nightclub and Central Texas Pride are already starting to announce a month long lineup of fun throughout Central Texas in June. Join in the fun of Gay Pride Month and show your colors. There's lots more to come. ...

    June is coming ... and so is Central Texas Gay Pride Month. Get ready for some great events around Central Texas which will be posted here over the next couple of days. First, here are a couple of events (female impersonators and male impersonators) already set by Waco's Connect Nightclub as part of the celebration -- Miss Gay Heart of Texas America and Boiz Of Austin. Lots more on the way and others getting marketing materials done -- including the Court of Central Texas Empire's second annual underwear auction featuring hot guys from around the state in their skivvies.

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