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Mustang Island State Park

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Address: 17047 TX-361, Port Aransas, TX 78373
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State Park on Mustang Island that offers the best camping in the area.

State Park on Mustang Island that offers the best camping in the area.

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Camping on the beach!

What can be better than either camping or RV'ing on the beach? This is a beachfront park with primitive camping and also has an area for RV's with electric and water hookups. A... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
RICHARD F
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Fair Play, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved this beach😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊great day w family. Showers and restroom facilities. Port a johns on beachfront. Clean beach but it was off season

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Secluded almost private beach. Nice spots for picnicking and barbeque. Water was clean good to swim but live shells and marine life (harmless) so depends on one's tolerance level :) Drive on beach could be tricky w/o a 4x4, sand is really fine. Be patient if yours is not 4x4, follow the tire tracks and feather light on the pedal,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love all our Texas State Parks, but Mustang Island is our favorite. Clean and great safe parking. Park rangers are helpful, knowledgeable, and friendly. Get a state park pass! It's worth it. Great camping!

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1 Thank Anna M
Fair Play, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What can be better than either camping or RV'ing on the beach? This is a beachfront park with primitive camping and also has an area for RV's with electric and water hookups. A great way to spend time on the water

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

I love walking this beach for exercise in the winter time. Just watch for cars. They would rather run you over than slow down!

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

From the get go we were disappointed. The service at check in was indifferent. No choice of sites. Price was a lot more than most state parks. The sites are tiny, as if you were in a parking lot. Site we were given had the shelter and table on the wrong side (and both were old and dirty). The park... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Like others have mentioned, it's a long stretch of pristine, beautiful, natural beach. A lot of camp sites available but also great for shorter trips. Highly recommended!

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Thank Madhu V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

My wife and I drove from the Dallas area to Mustang Island State Park and spent 7 glorious days camping on the sand close to the dunes. Beach camping is an experience not to be missed. We were there in early October, 2016. The Park is fronts on the gulf of mexico and also along the bay side of the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped here our first day exploring the area. Cloudy day with a bit of rain and it was still beautiful. There's access roads and a main entrance. Main has a fee. Guy let us go in for a short bit since we didn't really know if we wanted to hang there so it was cool just to see.

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Plano, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Stayed here one time after getting blown off the beach by a tropical storm. We actually camped in an RV spot which provided a covered picnic table, electricity, Water, and near by shower and bathroom facility.

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