Renovation and construction projects are currently underway at Matagorda Bay Nature Park. The park is open, and noise levels in some areas may be higher than normal. For more information, call 979-863-2603.

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Matagorda Bay Nature Park

6420 Farm to Market Road 2031, Matagorda, TX 77457

Activities and Amenities

Hours and Contact Info

Hours

Welcome Center and Gift Shop: 8 a.m.-5p.m.
Park: Daily (sunrise to sunset)

Contact

Reservations: 855-392-7638
More park info: 979-863-2603

Pre-approved activities may take place outside of standard park hours.

Park Information

The coast is calling! Matagorda Bay Nature Park offers a wide range of recreation activities to choose from. Spot local wildlife, putt a hole-in-one, kayak the wetlands or join an adventure tour guided by one of our staffers. Bring your RV or stay with us overnight in one of our Airstreams or bungalows for a unique beach retreat where the Colorado River meets the Gulf of Mexico.

  • 10 beach bungalows
  • 4 Airstream campers: sleeps up to 4 (includes heat and A/C, shower, restroom, kitchen and grill)
  • 34 campsites (RV full hookup)
  • 17 campsites (waterfront)
  • 5 campsites (pull through)
  • Restroom (flushing)
  • Showers
  • 24-hour bulk ice machine

Water Recreation

  • Boat ramp
    Non-motorized watercraft rentals
    Fishing
    Swimming
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Outdoor Recreation

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird viewing area
  • Picnicking
  • Mini golf

Group Activities

  • Redfish Hall: Indoor, oceanfront space with capacity up to 99 people (includes A/C, heat and kitchenette)

Pricing

View cancellation policy here.

Entrance

Adults – $5
Children (12 and younger) – Free
Disabled – $2
Seniors (65 and older) – $2
Free with LCRA Annual Parks Pass

Lodging

Two park entrance fees are included in your stay.

Campsites:
  • Airstreams: $225/night (2 night minimum)
  • Beach bungalows: $275/night (2 night minimum) and $325/night (2 night minimum)
  • RV full hookup – $45
  • RV preferred – $45
  • RV pull through – $50
  • RV waterfront – $58

Facilities and Equipment

Kayak (single), fishing kayak and stand-up paddleboard rentals:
  • Per hour (2 hour minimum) – $10
  • Half day (4 hours) – $49
  • Full day (8 hours) – $79
  • 24 hours – $99
Kayak (tandem) rentals:
  • Half day (4 hours) – $59
  • Full day (8 hours) – $89
  • 24 hours – $109
Wetland kayaking:
  • Day-use visitors – Kayak rental + $20
  • Overnight visitors – Kayak rental + $10
Beach chair rental:
  • Full day (8 hours) – $8
  • Weekly – $25
Beach wagon rental:
  • Full day (8 hours) – $12
  • Weekly – $45
Matagorda Bay Mini Golf:
  • 9 holes (1 round) – $8
  • 18 holes (2 rounds) – $14

Contact [email protected] for Redfish Hall details.

Park Events

Anglers Ahoy

March 1, 2024

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Fish Prints

March 9, 2024

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Beach Craft

March 12, 2024

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