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Brazos Bend State Park

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Address: 21901 FM 762, Needville, TX 77461
Phone Number: 409-553-5101
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Activities: Viewing wildlife, Birdwatching
Description: A 4,897-acre park reserve that offers visitors glimpses of a variety of...
A 4,897-acre park reserve that offers visitors glimpses of a variety of animal species including birds, alligators, deer, bobcats and raccoons.
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Brazos Bend State Park is a great way to spend the day. They have hiking trails and more than likely you will see an alligator up close. Lots of picnic areas and play grounds that... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Brazos Bend State Park is a great way to spend the day. They have hiking trails and more than likely you will see an alligator up close. Lots of picnic areas and play grounds that are kept clean. At night they have the George Bush Observatory hosting different kinds of functions. It worth the drive if you're in the surrounding... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Visited several times as a guest and volunteered for 3 months during summer and fall of 2014. Staff is superior and quite devoted to the care and upkeep of the Park. They are eager to please and want your experience to be the BEST ever !! Important: bathrooms throughout the park and supplied with the essentials. Plenty of wildlife to... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This is one of my favorite State Parks in TX. Multiple walking/hiking trails to choose from, and most are good for beginners. There are alligators everywhere but they are used to the guests so if you follow the park rules, you will be perfectly safe. Plenty of picnic tables and even benches along the paths so you can stop and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This is just a great place to visit. If you are local, it's a great place to picnic, enjoy nature, see alligators in the wild, or bring tourist visitors. If you are not local, it is a great place to visit, or to camp. The campsites are bigger than average, and wooded. Pets are welcome. There are nature trails that... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

From all of the other reviews, you can tell how amazing this place is. For me, I was was most worried about the safety of my family. I'm happy to say that this place has a real sense of danger, but is completely safe. The alligators are not going to jump out of the bushes and get you. The only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

The park itself is very well kept. There are nice and easy trails for biking. We saw many alligators in their natural environments, but at no time felt scared or threatened by the creatures. They for the most part just went about their business in the water. I wouldn't think of approaching them, though. We saw one that had to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This Sate Park is so worth your time. For bird watchers, outdoor enthusiasts, bike riders and animal lovers, you won't be disappointed. We saw at least ten varieties of birds, came within ten feet of alligators and love the peace and tranquility of the park. It is magical! We rode our bikes, but it is a wonderful place just to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Had a day to kill at the end of a business trip, so headed out to Brazos Bend on the recommendation of a local. Entry price was cheap, and park is very well cared for. Staff was amazing and helpful, as I struck up conversations with half a dozen or more throughout my day. Tons of wildlife, but let's get... More 

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Ajijic, Jalisco, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We have stayed here with our camping trailer on several occasions and it is first rate! Beautiful spacious sites, lots of deer, bunnies, birds and alligators too of course. Great place for us a retired couple and families love it too! What a gem within the Texas State Park system!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

It takes some driving to get there but it is well worth it. We visited late in the day and saw baby alligators, and their mother, just off the viewing platform in Elm Lake. After a bit, my wife also saw several roseate spoonbills perched in a tree getting ready for the night. Beautiful! We took a mile or so... More 

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Address: 21901 FM 762, Needville, TX 77461
Phone Number: 409-553-5101
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Needville

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