Matagorda Bay Nature Park

6430 FM 2031, Matagorda, TX 77457

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Hours and Contact Info*

Hours of operation:

Daily (sunrise to sunset)

Contact

Reservations: 855-392-7638
Need more park info: 979-863-2603


Park Information

The water’s calling. This 1,333-acre park and nature preserve is located at the mouth of the Colorado River on the Matagorda Bay peninsula. Visitors can enjoy two miles of Gulf of Mexico beachfront, birdwatching in coastal marshes and wetland paddling. Tent camping and RV amenities are available for overnight stays. There also is a gift shop with snacks and souvenirs and a rental facility available for up to 100 people.

Water Recreation

  • Boat ramp
  • Watercraft rentals
  • Fishing
  • Swimming

Outdoor Recreation

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird viewing area
  • Horseback riding: contact Horses on the Beach at 979-824-3327
  • Picnicking

Camping

  • 22 campsites (RV full hookup)
  • 19 campsites (waterfront)
  • 24 campsites (preferred)
  • 5 campsites (pull through)
  • Restroom (flushing)
  • RV dump station
  • Showers
  • 24-hour bulk ice machine

Group Activities


 

Pricing

Entrance

Adults - $5
Children (12 and younger) - Free
Disabled - $2
Seniors (65 and older) - $2

Lodging

    Campsites:
  • RV full hookup - $27
  • RV preferred - $32
  • RV waterfront - $37
  • RV pull through - $37

Facilities and Equipment

    Kayak and stand-up paddle board rentals:
  • Per hour (2 hour minimum) - $10
  • Half day (4 hours) - $35
  • Full day (8 hours) - $50
  • 24 hours - $65
    Beach chair rental:
  • Full day (8 hours) - $8
  • Weekly - $25
    Beach wagon rental:
  • Full day (8 hours) - $12
  • Weekly - $45

Park Events

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Sunset Float Trip

Wind down your day with a sunset float down the Colorado River.

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