Riverside Park

This is a beautiful park on the Colorado River just south of Bay City. It is a great place for a day paddle or you can use this park as a starting point for a 27 mile paddle downstream to Matagorda Beach. FM521 Park provides a shorter 11 mile paddle and public camping if you decide to do a multi-day trip all the way to Matagorda Beach.

Getting There:

The park is located south of Bay City. From Matagorda, take hwy 60 north to FM 2668 and go left. Then go right on Riverside Road and it will dead end into the park .
Coordinates:28.922274, -96.013858

 

Parking & Facilities:

There is paved parking at this site. The facilities include primitive and RV camping, bathrooms, boat ramp and group pavilion. There is an entrance fee and camping fees at this park.

Facebook Posts

Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons
3 days ago
Matagorda Beach

Great season guys! ... See MoreSee Less

3 months ago
Matagorda Beach

The lighted boat parade is coming up. ... See MoreSee Less

The lighted boat parade is coming up.

Comment on Facebook

I remember when we went , fun !

Is there a route map for it?

What annual is it now? Maybe 17 or 18?

Hi...will you have another beach report any time soon? We are visiting next week and have not been able to get our SUV on the beach for at least a year. We have a four wheel drive now and are in hopes we can get on the beach next week. Thanks!

Do they still have the fireworks show after the Matagorda Lighted Boat Parade?

Wish we could’ve made it! I bet it was great! Btw, Matagorda Beach, will you have a beach update soon? Friends are coming in from out of town and want to know if the beach is pleasant to go to this time of year (to just walk around and such). Worried about mosquitoes, LOL!

Jason wish we could go!!

Mike Jaramillo

Kelsey. Kendan. Drew. Ashleigh

Sarah Davidson Colin Davidson Phyllis Davidson

Eva Bridges

Shane Scherbig

Steven Cortez

Dakoda Wallace

View more comments

Load more