Riverside Park

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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

Kayak Shuttle Services:

Matagorda Adventure Company provides kayak rentals and shuttle services for paddlers going to FM521 Park or Jetty Park on Matagorda Beach.

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.

More Information:

County Park Webpage