Matagorda Beach Rules & Regulations

  • Driving on the beach requires a $10 beach vehicle permit.
  • Only registered vehicles are allowed on the beach. $50-500 fine. Golf carts and UTVs must be registered before they can be driven on the beach. Golf carts and UTVs are registered through the County Tax Assesors Office. You find the application and information here.
  • The beach is a state highway. All normal motor vehicle laws apply.
  • The official speed limit on the beach is 15mph.
  • Driving in the dunes or on vegetation is illegal & contributes to beach erosion.
  • No Glass Containers!
  • No swimming near the jetties or pier. There are strong currents in this area.
  • Camping is permitted with no additional fee. You may camp for up to 72 hours.
  • No Littering! Pack out all trash.
  • Do not park blocking the beach entrance.
  • Please enjoy one of the least crowded beaches on the Texas coast, and please leave it better than you found it.

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2 weeks ago
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2 weeks ago
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Check out the conditions on our March 29, 2024 Easter Weekend Beach Report. Use caution with these spring tides & check out the latest tide & surf conditions on our website.

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Everyone Check out our Easter Weekend Beach Report!

Beach looks great

Beautiful! Thankyou!

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3 weeks ago
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