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“Treasure”

Goose Island State Park
Ranked #1 of 39 things to do in Rockport
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: A recommended bird sanctuary in Texas.
Tiki Island, TX
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40 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Treasure”
Reviewed August 11, 2012

The old trees and wildlife were to wonderful for words in the eyes of a naturalist. I especially liked the bird feeders and watering area. The fishing piers are great for fabulous photos.

Visited September 2011
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English first
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Lots to do!”
Reviewed July 26, 2012

We love that you can camp by the water or in the wooded area. Each campsite has a "shelter" covered area with electricity and a picnic table. Clean bathrooms/showers are nearby. There are also hiking/biking trails. Don't forget to see the biggest oak tree in Texas onsite. There are also piers and boat launches.

Visited July 2012
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2 Thank JoAnne N Manuel P
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Rosenberg, Texas
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64 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“The Big Tree”
Reviewed July 2, 2012

Drive out to the edge of the park, and check out "the Big Tree". It's old. Really like, estimated over 1,000 years old. It was worth the drive in to the park. And the drive along Lamar Beach Rd is pretty.

Visited June 2012
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2 Thank KCL57
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San Antonio, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Nice Park”
Reviewed June 26, 2012

This is a nice park. Be sure to visit the Big Tree. Fishing access and boating ramp. RV spaces. Just bring Mosquito repellant for the night times.

Visited May 2012
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2 Thank RedFishrman
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Austin, Texas
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541 reviews
347 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 366 helpful votes
“Pelicans and beautiful sunsets”
Reviewed June 26, 2012

Goose Island state park has two camping areas. My husband and I enjoyed camping on the beach with our 5th wheel trailer. There is camping under the live oak trees also. The fishing is not that good. The water is shallow for a long way out. There is a nice boardwalk to stroll. Many airboats and fishing boats launch at the park. We saw lots of pelicans and beautiful sunsets. During our stay, we also visited Aransas National wildlife refuse. That was very nice as well.

Visited November 2011
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