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Mustang Island State Park

17047 Tx-361, Port Aransas, TX 78373
+1 361-749-5246
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More Beach than a Park

We drove on the highway 361. The view on both side was the Texas birding trail area. After paying... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
Solodam J
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Last Weekend before school

Beach was not as crowded as we thought it would be.....Automobile access to beach and buggy... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
danny W
Austin, Texas
via mobile
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State Park on Mustang Island that offers the best camping in the area.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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17047 Tx-361, Port Aransas, TX 78373
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

We drove on the highway 361. The view on both side was the Texas birding trail area. After paying $ 5,00 each for the entrance we went directly to the beach. It was very quiet when we were there. Not so much to see except...More

Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Beach was not as crowded as we thought it would be.....Automobile access to beach and buggy access... Not to hot this weekend..... All local lifeguards and security were everywhere and very courteous...Beach was very nice.... 💚❤️💛

Thank danny W
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We had a great time here. My son who is 5 has never seen the ocean so we took him here for the first time since it is a short driver from Round Rock. We got there around 1030, were able to grab a picnic...More

Thank txchef320
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

This park was very relaxing. We went on a Monday and it was not crowded at all. Very clean. We really enjoyed it.

Thank Veronica C
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We stayed here because we have a State Park Pass and we try to support the state parks when we camp and the RV places we'd stayed before we're booked. We stayed in the RV area, with electric and water. I was disappointed with the...More

Thank Samantha H
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Me and my wife have camped out at this park for many years. The beaches are very clean and well packed to drive on. The fishing jetties are great for fishing. dig a hole, start a fire, spend the night.

2  Thank justinfaith
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Spent the day there visiting our family who is camping there. Pleasantly surprised. We've been going to Port Aransas and coastal area for 50 years and this is the first time here. It was clean, has bathrooms and fresh water stations to rinse off along...More

Thank reeltxn
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Another beach you can drive out on and also camp out if you wish for a small fee, plenty of room and great views.

Thank James B
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

I've never drove on a beach before and I did it on this beach. It was a great beach for the kids the waves were small and they could go out into the ocean about 100 yards out without being in deep water. After 5pm...More

Thank Mike A
Reviewed 28 July 2017

A great place to enjoy the beach. I personally prefer beaches with fewer people and barbeque areas and Mustang Islands was a perfect fit. The drive to Mustang Island is very beautiful and the water temperature was really great. I even spotted a mongoose in...More

1  Thank Manisha_Kalia
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26 June 2017|
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Response from Hillary S | Reviewed this property |
The bathrooms and showers are closer to the electric campsites before the beach parking. The bathrooms are up stairs and the showers downstairs. This is a closed building and not the same as the beach showers that are simply... More
Denise C
21 June 2017|
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Response from Lisa H | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can but there are no hook ups-they call it their primitive camping area and you'll see everything from tents to cars to RV's! You can have campfires on the beach, too! Not at the RV park 👍🏻
19 June 2017|
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Response from Hillary S | Reviewed this property |
While we were there we tent camped and we didn't have any trouble with theft. We left and ate dinner out one evening and didn't seem to have any trouble. Now when we were there it wasn't very crowded and we didn't leave any... More