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Pelican Diving

Although it was rainy on my visit to Mustang Island, I still enjoyed watching the pelicans dive for... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2018
Terri V
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Mustang Island is pretty built up with summer houses and year round residences. The state park is... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2018
Melodycthomas
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State Park on Mustang Island that offers the best camping in the area.
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17047 Tx-361, Port Aransas, TX 78373
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this beach. Clean and quiet. Lots of sand crabs for the kids to watch.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kren2821
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Although it was rainy on my visit to Mustang Island, I still enjoyed watching the pelicans dive for fish while walking along the jetties. There are many fisherman along the jetties to keep you entertained. In addition you can drive on the beach and watch...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Terri V
Reviewed 4 November 2018

The staff was so informative and nice. Enjoyed our time on the beach. Watched some training done by four boats in water and had fun watching other people on the beach and in the water

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mary B
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Mustang Island is pretty built up with summer houses and year round residences. The state park is undeveloped. There was evidence of a recent storm as there were ongoing repairs and renovations at businesses and homes. High tide brings the water right up to and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Melodycthomas
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

We visited as a storm was coming in so it wasn't as nice as it could have been, but it is still a beautiful area that is in the process of recovering from a previous hurricane. Still lots of wildlife and beautiful scenery.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dan B
Reviewed 3 October 2018

I have a state parks pass, so like to check out the different parks whenever we travel. This is a nice little area, but the beach had a lot of trash on it. There are trash cans all around, so there is no excuse for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tammy687
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Hit Hard by Harvey but restoration is coming along. Still wonderful day use area of beach. Clean beach with some small picnic tables w/pergolas. Water was fairly clear when we stopped to spend 5 or 6 hours on our way to Port Aransas. This has...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank docwhiteaustin
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Three young kids 3, 5, 7. $10 to enter. Drive on the beach and park where you play. It was not crowded or dirty. There were picnic tables, people grilling on their tailgates and plenty of trash cans. The park has bathrooms and outside showers....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 September 2018

you need to experience this island. the jettys are great for shells this is a great must see for you

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Samona K
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

This was a last minute trip and i'm glad we went. The beach was clean and we had a great time. If you go later in the summer, make sure you check for the water quality/safety. Enjoy!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Doris W
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jnttmhl
15 April 2018|
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Response from Rather B F | Reviewed this property |
No. Phone first. I was at Mustang Island State Park the end of July. The beach and water were wonderful!
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Jenny A
9 April 2018|
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Response from Rosemary V | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There is a parking lot just passed the entry booth. Little but of a walk.
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VanessaVa
27 June 2017|
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Response from Hillary S | Reviewed this property |
The bathrooms and showers are closer to the electric campsites before the beach parking. The bathrooms are up stairs and the showers downstairs. This is a closed building and not the same as the beach showers that are simply... More
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