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Goliad State Park & Mission Espiritu Santo State Historic Site

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Address: 108 Park Rd 6, Goliad, TX 77963
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+1 210-645-3405
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Very good representation of the Mission Period

This presents a very thorough view of the Colonial Mission way of life. Well presented with a very friendly staff.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Chuck B
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Cornell, Michigan
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Cornell, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This presents a very thorough view of the Colonial Mission way of life. Well presented with a very friendly staff.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My family (5 adults) decided to camp here over Christmas as something a bit out of the norm for a holiday. The mission and the nearby Presidio La Biaha are interesting historical sites if you are interested in Texas history. Very well kept and preserved. The campground, on the other hand, was a nightmare. Our site had no less than... More 

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Ding Dong, TX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

We always enjoy our stay at Goliad State Park. It does have limited pull-thru sites with full hook-up for larger rigs. Other campsites for smaller rigs and tents. Lots of history with Mission Espiritu Santo. Hiking and biking trails, and access to the San Antonio River.

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Thank Brad R
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

Must go for every Texas History buff!! The sites are so well cared for and accurate for the time period. The Texas Revolutionaries and the Mexican soldatos make one feel like one is actually there and back in time. The scenes are true to what actually happened!

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Thank bellev351
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

Very well kept and very interesting, we had a great time at the mission. We loved the nature trails in the park, saw a rare butterfly and lot so nature, a coral snake too, so watch where you step!

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016

Excellent park rangers and volunteers here! We visited the mission and it was beautiful! So much history! You explore the grounds as a self guides your but the staff is there to answer any questions you might have. The tour is included with park entry fee of a few dollars per person. It was a wonderful experience and well worth... More 

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Rosenberg, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

This state park is very well maintained and the mission is in excellent shape! The park Rangers are very friendly and knowledgeable. Be sure to tour the museum next to the church building, lots of artifacts and information there.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Goliad State Park is an historical Texas jewel. Our family with 2nd and 6th grade daughters enjoyed relaxing and learning. Just there for the weekend, we arrived Friday night and left Sunday mid-day. We stayed in a shelter at the state park, adding a tent outside. We had all the amenities that we needed, including a picnic table inside and... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

What a beautiful piece of our rich Texas heritage! This is an incredible example of 1700's mexican architecture, beautifully restored. Walking around this compound is like stepping inside a history book. It's so much more impressive to experience it than to just read about it or look at pictures. The exhibits in the museum are excellent and help give you... More 

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

I wanted my two grandsons to visit the Presidio before they move out East, so we spent the morning visiting the Presidio, the Mission, and the monument. The Spanish founded missions, presidios, and villages when they went into an area and Goliad is a wonderful place to see all three (not the original village though), especially the Mission and the... More 

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