Matagorda Bay Nature Park | LCRA Matagorda Bay Nature Park | LCRA

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.



Matagorda Bay Nature Park

6430 Farm to Market Road 2031, Matagorda, TX 77457

Activities and Amenities

Hours and Contact Info

Hours of operation:

Welcome Center and Gift Shop: 8 a.m.-5p.m.
Park: 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 miles of Gulf of Mexico beachfront, birdwatching in coastal marshes and wetland paddling. Tent camping, glamping 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.

  • 2 Airstream campers: sleeps up to 4 (includes heat and A/C, shower, restroom, kitchen and grill)
  • 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

Water Recreation

  • Boat ramp
    Watercraft rentals
    Fishing
    Swimming

Outdoor Recreation

  • Beachcombing
    Bird viewing area
    Horseback riding
    Picnicking
  • Mini golf

Group Activities

Pricing

Entrance

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

Lodging

Two park entrance fees are included in your stay.

Campsites:
  • Airstreams: $225/night (2 night minimum)
  • RV full hookup – $40
  • RV preferred – $45
  • RV pull through – $50
  • RV waterfront – $58

Facilities and Equipment

Kayak 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
Matagorda Bay Mini Golf:
  • 9 holes (1 round) – $8
  • 18 holes (2 rounds) – $14

Meeting Room – Visit lcraparks.reserveamerica.com​ for details. Red Fish Hall – Visit lcraparks.reserveamerica.com​ for details.

Park Events

Archery

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