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The LCRA is looking for Park Hosts in Texas!

Park hosts help the Lower Colorado River Authority maintain parks and serve as onsite representatives to park guests. Hosts often provide visitors with their first impressions of LCRA parks, offering excellent customer service and promoting safe use of park facilities.

LCRA offers both stipend and volunteer park host support

Park Host Responsibilities

  • Greet campers, answer questions and orient visitors to the park and region.
  • Understand and be able to interpret, park rules and regulations.
  • Be accessible to campers.
  • Serve as a gate attendant when needed.
  • Check windshields for passes to ensure park fees are paid.
  • Assist with campground maintenance by picking up litter, cleaning campsites after guests check out and replenishing rest room supplies. Help keep restrooms clean.
  • Contact park staff and other law enforcement personnel with park emergencies.
  • Keep host site clean, neat and organized.
  • Manage other projects or assignments as needed.

Click here to view photos and descriptions of every park with a park host

Parks and recreation areas participating in the park host program:

Volunteer Park Host

In exchange for 25 hours of work a week, park hosts receive:
  • RV hook-up with electric, water and cement pad. Most sites have septic hook-up.
  • Daily use of park facilities, such as water access, fishing piers, boat docks and hiking.
  • Opportunity to hike, swim, observe wildlife and fish (state law requires a fishing license from Texas Parks and Wildlife Department).

Volunteer Park Host: Download Application here

Stipend Park Host

In exchange, stipend park host positions require 32 hours of work:
  • For an RV site with full utility hookups.
  • Operate the park entrance office during assigned hours
  • Collect fees and register campers.

Stipend Park Host: Visit the LCRA’s Business Opportunity Postings to see if opportunities are available

Criteria (volunteer position):

Park hosts must have their own RVs and are selected base on:
  • Camping experience.
  • Prior campground or park host experience.
  • Experience working with the public.
  • Length of time willing to commit to being a park host.
  • Background checks (performed at LCRA's expense).


Contact Brian Leuzinger at 512-730-8034 or [email protected] for information about the park host program.

What's the LCRA?

The LCRA (Lower Colorado River Authority) provides energy, water and community services for the people of Texas.

LCRA provides a multitude of vital services to Texans, including delivering electricity, managing the water supply and environment of the lower Colorado River basin, providing public recreation areas, and supporting community and economic development.

LCRA is laser-focused on providing its customers with unparalleled customer service as it provides reliable, cost-effective services to people throughout the state.

LCRA's Mission is to enhance the quality of life of the Texans we serve through water stewardship, energy and community service.

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