Beach Vehicle Permits

A beach vehicle permit is required if you want to drive onto Matagorda or Sargent beaches. Matagorda County beach vehicle permits are good on all beaches in the county and are good through December,31 of the year issued. Beach vehicle permits help to pay for parks, trash & bathroom facilities for our visitors.  Fines range from $50-$200 if you are caught driving on the beach without a permit.  You can purchase your permit at the vendors listed below.

Stanley’s Market
725 Market St
Matagorda, TX 77457
(979) 863-7613

Wayne’s Bait Camp @ River Bend Boat Ramp
1426 FM2031
Matagorda TX, 77457

Buddy’s Seafood & Bait
1400 Fisher St
Matagorda, TX 77457
(979) 863-7500

Rawling’s Bait Camp
4532 FM2031
Matagorda, TX 77457
(979) 863-7669

LCRA Matagorda Bay Nature Park
6430 FM2031
Matagorda, TX 77457
(979) 863-2603

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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!!

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