Description

Wake up to wading shorebirds pecking for fish right outside your tent -- this is bayfront living at it’s best. The majority of these 44 “premium” sites afford views of Aransas Bay and come equipped with shaded shelters, grills, picnic tables, and water and electric hookups. Try to avoid sites 16 through 24; they’re actually located across the road from the waterfront, instead of right on the bay.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
44 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Boating

Goose Island State Park’s boat launch makes getting out on the beautiful St. Charles Bay easy. Whether you’re fishing, searchin...Read more

Fishing

A 1,620-foot long fishing pier, boat launch, and fish cleaning station make Goose Island State Park an ideal fishing destinatio...Read more

Hiking

The Turks Cap Trail is a .66 mile path that meanders through the park’s flatlands, and is a great way to see the park’s non-aqu...Read more

Paddling

The park’s kayak and canoe launch makes it easy to explore the Aransas and St. Charles Bays. Since the St. Charles Bay is shelt...Read more

Wildlife watching

Whether you’re wandering through the mainland, the island, or have found yourself in the middle of the bay, you’ll quickly noti...Read more

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Bayfront area Loop Campground.

Beach
Forest
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Hipcamper Kirbi
Kirbi B.
didn't provide a recommendation.
December 5th, 2016

We enjoyed camping here... although we came in August and it was HOT. Would definitely not recommend tent camping in the dead of Texas summer. :) These sites don't have beach access, although you can visit the beach by driving a short 5-10 minutes. The sites are great and you can feel the breeze off the water which is a nice reprieve from the heat. Rockport is a great town!

Hipcamper Mark
Mark W.
recommends this listing.
October 16th, 2018

Fishing, fishing, and more fishing. This place is right on the water. spots literally 30 feet from the bay

Hipcamper Richard F.
recommends this listing.
August 26th, 2018
Hipcamper Michelle G.
recommends this listing.
August 23rd, 2018
Hipcamper Zarina S.
recommends this listing.
April 22nd, 2018
Hipcamper Amy H.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
May 24th, 2017
Hipcamper Scott J.
recommends this listing.
February 3rd, 2017
Hipcamper Sarah F.
recommends this listing.
January 7th, 2017
Hipcamper Kirbi B.
recommends this listing.
December 5th, 2016
Park
Goose Island State Park
State
Texas
Country
United States
Phone Number
(361) 729-2858
Directions
View on Google Maps
Official Website
View Website
Coordinates
28.127° N, 96.986° W
$22/night
Tent / RV / Trailer: 44 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)

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