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.

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Great information!

Just curious why the city does not work on the public entry to the beach so vehicles can get in. We are staying in a house with beach access but want to drive the beach. We do not have a 4x4. We visit here twice a year and its always a toss up whether we can drive on the beach or not.

Thanks for the report

Always a great event if you are in town for Thanksgiving.

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Harley Reagan Smith & Ashley Nichols we can go unless it's real cold that night.

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