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Brazos Bend State Park

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Great place to spend the day or night

We spent a night here but could have spent even more. We did a short hike on a trial closer to the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great place to view wildlife

Brazos Bend is a really fun state park. Many people bring bicycles. There are a lot of well... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks 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 2 weeks ago

We spent a night here but could have spent even more. We did a short hike on a trial closer to the camp ground our first night and saw plenty of snowy egrets, blue herons, ducks and vultures. The next morning we went to 40...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brazos Bend is a really fun state park. Many people bring bicycles. There are a lot of well maintained trails. This is a great place to visit when the weather cools down. In the summer it is very hot and humid. get up close and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 8, 2018

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 December 4, 2018 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 November 17, 2018

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
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Reviewed November 12, 2018 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
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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