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Matagorda Bay Nature Park

6430 Fm 2031, Matagorda, TX 77457
+1 979-863-2603
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Great Place - Not Crowded

I recently spent a few days in Matagorda to surf. Although the waves weren't great this time of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
James C
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Austin, Texas
Great park

We come here twice once last year for a week and once again this year for a week. It’s a great... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Dustin S
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Fort Worth, Texas
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Matagorda Bay Nature Park is a 1,600-acre park and preserve at the mouth of the Colorado River on the Matagorda Peninsula. LCRA developed the park to provide recreation, education, wetlands preservation and economic benefit to the region. The park has about two miles of Gulf of Mexico and two miles river frontage and hundreds of acres of coastal marshes and dunes. It is one of the best birding areas in the nation. LCRA acquired the property in 2001 as part of its commitment to preserve natural resources for future generations and to provide science education, recreation and nature tourism opportunities.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good39%
  • Average4%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“colorado river” (12 reviews)
“full hookups” (3 reviews)
“concrete pads” (2 reviews)
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6430 Fm 2031, Matagorda, TX 77457
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+1 979-863-2603
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"colorado river"
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"full hookups"
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"concrete pads"
in 2 reviews
"picnic area"
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"kids and adults"
in 2 reviews
"clean beach"
in 2 reviews
"rv"
in 6 reviews
"sites"
in 7 reviews
"pier"
in 7 reviews
"gulf"
in 9 reviews
"trash"
in 6 reviews
"fishing"
in 13 reviews
"shells"
in 5 reviews
"waves"
in 3 reviews
"outing"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently spent a few days in Matagorda to surf. Although the waves weren't great this time of year the beach was quiet and not crowded. It was nice to drive, find a spot, and set up camp next to the truck. Highly recommended for...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We come here twice once last year for a week and once again this year for a week. It’s a great park right at the river and the gulf. The park is always clean and the facilities are in great condition.

Thank Dustin S
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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Cheap. Clean. Full hookups. Close to clean beach and river. If you can't catch your dinner you can buy it to cook. On my way to fish.

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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Awesome coastal place with a lot to offer. Very well maintained by friendly hosts. Close to beaches. Will go back.

Thank thebm
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Reviewed 21 April 2018

This is a delightful area. We plan on coming back and spending a week. Very quiet, very beautiful, very secluded. Great for fishing and beach and RV park is great. Very nice and informative lady running the center. She gave us a very good overview...More

1  Thank mdwebb2018
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Another mid 30° F cold saturday in Sugarland, Tx, we are heading to the saturday farmers market to get some local honey. A quick walk through the market, we're done, no one wants to go back to the house. Looking at Google maps for a...More

1  Thank George K
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Impressive collection of sea creatures on display. Nearby is a vast wide, long beach, great sunsets. My only complaint would be a good bit of plastic debris on the beach and collecting by the pier. A campaign to have people truck out their refuse would...More

1  Thank quickreply1009
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Super clean sites. Easy to back into. Dogs must be leashes and cleaned up after. Will return for sure!

Thank bikergeema
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We have a 30'travel trailer and we met our son and family, who were in a pop up, for a long weekend. It was unseasonably hot, 90's and high humidity. Record breaking high tides which brought about 2 to 3 inches of water under our...More

Thank Donald G
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Great site for RV camping with level concrete pads and full hook-ups. Bathrooms and laundry facilities are excellent. Walk to Matagorda Beach. Try to reserve a site on the river in the South loop for easy beach access and spectacular sunset.

Thank Janet M
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Sonia A
14 June 2016|
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Response from Amylyntexas | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Reservations are required for an RV site.
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31 May 2016|
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Response from AustinsIrishPirate | Reviewed this property |
The covered picnic tables (on the public beach side) cannot be reserved.
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