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Mustang Island State Park

Sept. 27, 2015 - While no adverse effects have been seen at Mustang Island State Park for several days, the algal bloom that causes red tide is still in the area and conditions could change quickly. . . .

Primitive (Drive-up) Campsites

  • People per Site: 8
  • Number of Sites: 300
You can have a small beach campfire in this area.  The beach camping area.Closer view of the beach camping area.A vintage photograph of the beach camping area. A vintage photograph of the beach camping area.

These undesignated sites are on 1.5 mile stretch of beach. Sites are closed from time to time due to weather conditions; it's suggested that you call the park prior to arriving to check on beach conditions. You may have a small beach campfire in this area.

  • Non-reservable

Ground fires are allowed. Drinking water is located along the beach. Restrooms are 50 yards - 1.5 miles away from sites and have cold water rinse-offs (showers). A beach bathhouse with full restrooms is near headquarters. Swim at your own risk in the Gulf of Mexico, no lifeguards.



Plus daily
entrance fee

Note: Information and prices are subject to change. Please call the park or park information (1-800-792-1112) for the latest updates. The daily entrance fee is charged in addition to any facility fees, unless otherwise stated. A Texas State Park Pass will allow you and your guests to enjoy unlimited visits for 1-year to more than 90 State Parks, without paying the daily entrance fee, in addition to other benefits.

Pets are not allowed in any Texas State Park buildings. For other general pet restrictions check the Texas State Park Regulations. For park specific pet restrictions contact the park.

Call the park or park information (1-800-792-1112) for more information.

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