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Address: 17047 TX-361, Port Aransas, TX 78373
Phone Number: 361-749-5246
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Activities: Camping, Camping/rv, Birdwatching
Description: State Park on Mustang Island that offers the best camping in the area.

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Great day on the beach!

We enjoyed our day at Mustang Island State Park. There is a fee to enter the park. When we were there in June, much of the parking lot and entrance to the beach was flooded. We... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Maryland
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Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed our day at Mustang Island State Park. There is a fee to enter the park. When we were there in June, much of the parking lot and entrance to the beach was flooded. We made our way through and found a good spot on the beach to enjoy the day. We knew there was no food or drink... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Close enough to Port Aransas, but far enough away to be quiet. Great beach for the gulf! Fishing in Fish Pass, and swimming playing in the gulf.

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

We spent the day at the beach and had a great time. They offer picnic tables, showers, and outhouses, but they really need someplace close to the beach to purchase food and beverages.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Mustang Island State Park is a great place to take the kids. It has showers, and toilet facilities close by and is not far from the town of Corpus Christi. It does not have any place to eat on the Island; however there are small places like package stores and such on the Hwy that runs North on the Island... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

No seaweed to be found. Yeah, the bathroom and showers could be upgraded, but overall the place was very clean, not crowded and very convenient to the town of Port Aransas. We drove down from Austin in the morning, spent a few hours in the park, drove in to town to get some beach toys and lunch, came back for... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We camped in the RV section of the park for one night this past weekend. The beach is great and the camping area is above average. Thoroughly enjoyed it. The showers at the community restroom were getting a little groddy, but people had been using them all day. It did serve the purpose.

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Nevada, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We just left the beach at Port Aransas and love every minute of it. The coastal breeze on the beach kept us comfortable all day long and the water was warm and inviting. Even though it is August we were so pleasantly surprised that we were so comfortable. The tar balls were there but it did not interfere with our... More 

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houston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This is a very nice area to visit if you are in Port Aransas. The park is clean and the beaches are very nice too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Had a blast here and it was only about 10 minutes away from Schlitterbahn. Beach was nice and clean and they have places to shower the sand off nearby. I would reccomend checking this place out.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

This was my first time visiting this beach. It was nice and clean. The amenities such as the bathrooms and showers were better than expected except for the huge cockroach on wall. There are other critters such as the kangaroo rats, crabs, and snakes. Stay off the high grassy areas. You will see a lot of small holes in the... More 

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