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Goliad State Park & Mission Espiritu Santo State Historic Site

108 Park Road 6, Goliad, TX 77963-3206
+1 210-645-3405
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It would have been better if the guide had actually been there

When we purchased our ticket , we were given a map of the site and told that "Rex" would be our... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Athens, Texas
Awkward fees

Looks good from the outside... with issues. We wanted to see inside the historical and beautiful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Topeka, Kansas
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108 Park Road 6, Goliad, TX 77963-3206
+1 210-645-3405
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Reviewed 3 days ago

When we purchased our ticket , we were given a map of the site and told that "Rex" would be our guide in the mission. We never saw Rex. We walked through on our own, read the storyboards and learned what was there. We tried...More

Thank AdventuresWithLiz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looks good from the outside... with issues. We wanted to see inside the historical and beautiful buildings, but sadly arrived just past the 5pm closing time. Unfortunately, the hours are not extended during the long summer days. The mission gift shop was closed, the Presidio...More

Thank eireannamerican
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Most people remember Goliad for the phrase "Come and take it". Referring to a cannon. However, it is home to both a Mission and a Fort. The white stucco church was restored by the CCC. The Park Ranger gave us a tour and made it...More

Thank Linda F
Reviewed June 22, 2017

Although there is a very nice state park here, good for camping, our only reason for stopping was to see the mission and church. It is very nice. We especially liked the archway in front. There are some nice artifacts inside, and kids (and adults)...More

Thank beachboywantabe
Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

Just visited this mission....steeped in history...with a wonderful museum. We camped in our RV camper trailer in the park;this is one of the few TX State Parks with FULL RV hookups! Yes, it even has sewers!!😃👍🏼👍🏼 We hiked and rode bikes. It's very quiet here...More

Thank Dixie B
Reviewed June 9, 2017 via mobile

Loved seeing this very old mission and walking on the nature walk in the brush. Love the RV park, too. The most shaded spots are the ones in the bottom curve of the circle on the outside.

Thank pmiller2
Reviewed June 3, 2017

While walking the grounds of the Mission Espiritu Santo one can get a real feel for what life was like in the 1700s. The museum shows a history of the Spanish missionary’s conversion of the local Indians to Catholicism. One can only imagine what it...More

Thank retphcs
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place to picnic. The fort is a quick visit but very interesting. Don't forget to go down the street to seethe church, Fannin and Colleto creek

Thank jmecarp
Reviewed May 16, 2017 via mobile

Took a run through the park and really enjoyed the trails. The San Antonio river is beautiful! The mission is also a must see.

Thank kreedkinz
Reviewed April 28, 2017

So much history so much to see for the families cost to get in is great the do have benches under the trees to admire it all

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November 11, 2016|
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Response from Douglas L | Reviewed this property |
Pets are not allowed on the mission grounds of the park, the walled area around the mission building. The are welcome on a leash in the rest of the park. I do not remember if they are allowed in the fort compound.