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Brazos Bend State Park

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Got Engaged Here :)

Beautiful park & camp ground site! It was my first time camping & my now fiance proposed on one of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
New Orleans, Louisiana
Lovely even if alligators not out!

We spent a lovely day hiking around the various lakes. Although we have seen gators here in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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A 4,897-acre park reserve that offers visitors glimpses of a variety of animal species including birds, alligators, deer, bobcats and raccoons.
21901 Fm 762 Rd, Needville, TX 77461-5634
+1 409-553-5101
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Beautiful park & camp ground site! It was my first time camping & my now fiance proposed on one of the fishing piers! So it will always remain a special place to me. We made a reservation a week prior for a campsite where you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a lovely day hiking around the various lakes. Although we have seen gators here in the past, it was a bit cool today, so they were not out sunning. Even so, the scenery is beautiful, and we had many bird sightings. We also...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Fran4747
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is always a great place to visit and walk around. Lovely scenery and of course the alligators. This time they were across the pathway which made it hard to pass. See the pictures.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank St_matty
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect season to be out here. Parking free.with the annual entrance pass. Walk along the river bed and spot alligators, birds and enjoy the lush greenery.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Try_travel001
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Park is clean and week kept. Restrooms were also clean. We had a picnic, climbed up the tower to look around and saw lots of alligators.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gloria G
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

Brazos Bend State Part is a really nice nature preserve about 45 min from downtown Houston. Great for hiking and biking. You will see tons of birds and a number of alligators. Lots of people bring their dogs and according to the park rangers “they...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Charles S
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

We weren’t able to explore much due to rainy weather, but still enjoyed our visit. Staff at entry point were friendly and helpful. Campsites looked comfortable. We did a small amount of birding and were excited to see some species we don’t normally have farther...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AndyKansasCity
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

We live in the city of Houston and this park is easy to get to and a great place to go to get out of the city and enjoy nature. It’s well kept. It’s very large with several camping options (Rv hookups, cabins, tents) and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank terrigriffin
Reviewed October 21, 2018

The park was vert clean and well kept. The wild life variety is excellent. Too bad the tone of the trip was set by a young jerk at the entrance. My wife and I retired to Houston a year ago. We have been hiking and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank stevehar131
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay here. This park is very friendly, and hospitable. They were easily accomodating. The Rangers do a great job running rounds around the park to ensure safety and harmony at all times. The Alligators are awesome. The park is very serene....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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They are out all the time.
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Response from Robert J | Reviewed this property |
I think they are quite similar, with the main difference being 50 vs. 30 Amp service; if you need the higher service, pay the extra $5 and choose Burr Oak. You can see many photos of the sites at the park website under... More