Mustang Island State Park, Port Aransas


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  • We stopped by to picnic and look for shells. Water was a bit too cold this time of year but we enjoyed it. I'm not quite sure what the benefit is to staying in the park vs camping just feet away outsi...  more »
  • Nice beach to visit. It looked like it had been kept up very well and wasn't too crowded either. Not having to pay money to park on the beach is a plus  more »
  • Our favorite place to camp! Wish they would finish the repairs from the hurricane so we can go back for a vacation. Friendly staff, reasonable rates, great fishing, shell hunting and relaxing with family. Not a party park, this is a place you can take your children and enjoy the beautiful scenery and have fun on the beach. Fun for the whole family!
  • Nice beach on Mustang Island. Big waves, great spot for finding seashells and spending a family day on the beach. Shore line is full of sticks and roots, not sure if that is the norm for Gulf Coast beaches though. My family loved it here!

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