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Goose Island State Park

526 Reviews
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Goose Island State Park

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Tiffany R wrote a review Jul 2020
Decatur, Texas, United States14 contributions6 helpful votes
We drove through just to see the Big Tree, but driving through the park was nice. So many pretty trees, the amazing shoreline on the bay...very pretty and there were so many people fishing out there.
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Chrisinkingwood2 wrote a review May 2020
Houston, Texas5,026 contributions420 helpful votes
We go here every time we make the trip to Rockport. The park is well maintained, the staff is very friendly. Just so you know they are doing rebuilding work along the Bay Front Area and also the Warbler restrooms are closed. The island took a big hit from the last hurricane and
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Date of experience: May 2020
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Kathy F wrote a review Apr 2020
Sherman, Texas85 contributions21 helpful votes
Goose Island's fame is - The Big Tree: A tree that is hundreds of years old with a trunk that has a 35 ft diameter! For us, it was a quick drive-by. We parked in the parking lot, hopped out and saw the tree. Then went on our way. The way the park is set up, visitors can see
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Karen wrote a review Mar 2020
Springfield, Illinois55 contributions12 helpful votes
I had not been up here since Hurricane Harvey and I was so happy to see the Big Tree survived. It's a great place for bird watching too.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Bob L wrote a review Mar 2020
Waco, Texas60 contributions10 helpful votes
We loved the place. It’s the first park we’ve been to with “Bird Host”s. The Friday morning shorebird walk was a great education. Several advanced birders, a couple of spotting scopes and lots of birds. The park staff was very friendly. We expected a mess after Harvey, but the
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Date of experience: March 2020
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