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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Completely flooded at Townhomes now

The gate area is completely flooded ...

Step out there like Jim Cantore so we can really tell

How are the houses closest to the dunes? I can’t tell if the little lakes has flooded over Into the road

Thank you for your bravery. Have house in Sterling Shores. 🙏🙏🙏 Please stay safe😍

Stay safe, my generator kicked on the only power on Old RIVERBEND Rd

Matagorda Couny native here in Louisiana praying for safety for all

Prayers going up for all involved! Stay safe!!!

Oh gosh, Mary Lou...I sure hope your place is spared!!! Prayers coming your way!

Riding the Storm Out....Waiting on the Fall Out!!! REO Speedwagon!!

The storm is moving fast, can get organized....which is good....

Thanks for this update. Where are you filming from? We own Unit 9...at least the palms are being pruned...

Hoping it does not stay around or get worst

God Speed, Matagorda Beach. Prayers from DFW.

My sister and I own condo 43 and 44. We are on the dunes. Any info on those house over there? Matagorda Beach

You’re saying stay off the roads but here you are in the storm smh

Keep safe. Thank you for the viedo.

Be safe everyone

The waves breached the dunes?!

Be safe

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Be careful

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Matagorda Beach will start to feel the effects of this storm this afternoon as it moves toward Matagorda Bay. Beware of strong riptides today through Wednesday as well as higher than normal tides. At some point this will push tides all the way into the dunes. Dont get trapped down beach when the water comes up.

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Sending my prayers for everyone down there. Please be safe.

Larry Dean Rothrock II

Everyone stay safe 🙏🏼

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Coming down tonight. Shld get there abt midnight! Can’t wait.

Great report Clay! Thank you!

Wanda Christy Melendez Beach reports 🙂

I understand that the traffic and no rain don't help but holiday weekend ppl are going to be there and car all Park at entrance and crowded i

Are they going to clean it up for Monday don't want to waste My time to go there its been horrible we pay for it to get on it and no Maintenance on it sad Freeport is nice and Sargent beach isn't as bad 4wd is even bad to drive on matagorda Beach js . but just asking so no wasted Trip and gas I have 4wd and it was not good either

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Great report!

Grace Zhong

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