Camping Near Houston | Matagorda Nature Park

Camping Near Houston | Matagorda Nature Park

Tips on Camping with a Toddler in Matagorda, TX less than 2 hour drive from Houston - Going Tent Camping, Fishing, Crabbing, To the Beach all with a 2 year old

If you are looking for a great little getaway from Houston.

There is a lot to do in Matagorda, TX, and it is less than a two hour drive from Houston.

Tips on Camping with a Toddler in Matagorda, TX less than 2 hour drive from Houston - Going Tent Camping, Fishing, Crabbing, To the Beach all with a 2 year old

Camping in Matagorda Nature & RV Park Camp Ground

This campground is right on the Colorado river and practically walking distance from a beautiful beach that reminds me of South Padre Island!

Matagorda is also less than a 2 hour drive from our house in Houston. We met my parents there in their RV.

Tips on Camping with a Toddler in Matagorda, TX less than 2 hour drive from Houston - Going Tent Camping, Fishing, Crabbing, To the Beach all with a 2 year old

Things to do while camping in Matagorda, TX

Tips on Camping with a Toddler in Matagorda, TX less than 2 hour drive from Houston - Going Tent Camping, Fishing, Crabbing, To the Beach all with a 2 year old

Campsite Amenities

  • Restrooms and Showers (with code to lock doors)
  • Laundry
  • Pier
  • Boat Ramp
  • Super close to Beach – Buy a beach pass at Stanley’s and Drive onto the beach
  • Family friendly
  • Clean
Tips on Camping with a Toddler in Matagorda, TX less than 2 hour drive from Houston - Going Tent Camping, Fishing, Crabbing, To the Beach all with a 2 year old

What to Eat in Matagorda

There are limited options of places to eat, but we recommend Stanley’s for some quick options when you don’t want to cook. Also, plan ahead to cook many of your own easy meals.

Easy Meals to cook at your campsite:

  • Tacos
  • Corn on the Cobb
  • Steak
  • Seafood! – If you don’t catch anything, buy some fresh “eatin'” shrimp from Rawlins Bait Shop.
  • ProTip: Bring your own Trash Can (and there’s no fire pit)
Tips on Camping with a Toddler in Matagorda, TX less than 2 hour drive from Houston - Going Tent Camping, Fishing, Crabbing, To the Beach all with a 2 year old

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