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Goose Island State Park

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Address: 202 S Palmetto St, Rockport, TX 78382-7922
Phone Number: 361-729-2858
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A recommended bird sanctuary in Texas.

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HUGE OAK TREE

Has an absolutely fantastic oak tree, well worth the trip. Can have mosquitos certain times of the year.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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The Woodlands, Texas
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The Woodlands, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Has an absolutely fantastic oak tree, well worth the trip. Can have mosquitos certain times of the year.

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Porter, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped on our way to Fulton and spent a couple of hours at the old tree Worth stopping for a visit

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Rockport, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good camping sites, fishing pier, nature trails, lots of wildlife. Excellent place to take the kids. Sometimes the mosquitos can be bad, so bring the Off.

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Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the largest in Texas and the nation, over 1,000 years old. Worth driving to see these ancient oaks

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Big Live Oak Tree at Goose Island State Park is definitely worthy to stop by and take few pictures.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful Big Oak Tree, I spent this visit to take amazing pictures... of course you can enjoy the nature, breathing pure air and dream, closing your eyes and listening the sound of nature!!!

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Sealy, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

It is hard to fathom a tree 1000 years old but was quite amazing to see. Park was clean with good views of the Gulf.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Goose Island is a very nice State Park. I love to camp in the premium water front sites; there is always a breeze, you can grab a chair and play with your fishing pole or you can enjoy in your kayak or boat. There are also electric/water campsites full shades with trees and water only sites. There is a short... More 

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Mont Belvieu, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

One of the best, quietest little campgrounds around!! Love this little place. You HAVE to go see Big Tree while your there & there's a precious little Catholic church in nearby Lamar that you MUST visit!! Some of the most beautiful star gazing you'll see anywhere and plenty to explore!! The little bar on the park road as you get... More 

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Acapulco, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

If you are a nature lover don't miss this park it's got some awesome camping sites beaches and hiking trails. The best part of the park is their old majestic oak trees.

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