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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4 weeks ago
Matagorda Beach

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

The lighted boat parade is coming up.

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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?

I remember when we went , fun !

Jason wish we could go!!

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2 months ago
Matagorda Beach

We have a quick beach report out ahead of a beautiful weekend with a number of events going on. Hope to see you tonight for the Austin Gregory show at Pluggers Pub. ... See MoreSee Less

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When is your next beach report? Thanks!

2 months ago
Matagorda Beach

Things to do in Gorda during the slow season.Check out some fun things happening in October in Matagorda! #eatlocaleatoften #shoplocal #matagordatx ... See MoreSee Less

Things to do in Gorda during the slow season.
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