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Rack Card of Brazos Bend State Park (SP) in Texas. Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.
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T E X A S S T A T E P A R K S Brazos Bend S TAT E PA R K GEORG E OBS GULF COAST ERVAT ORY Brazos Bend STATE PARK Not far from downtown Houston lies Brazos Bend State Park, a scenic haven for birdwatchers, wildlife observers and even stargazers. More than 270 species of birds have been sighted here, and the prehistoric-looking American alligator is the park’s most noteworthy resident. Hiking and biking trails meander through the park’s varied terrains, and several lakes offer excellent fishing. Camping: Campsites with water and electricity. One mini cabin. Also screened shelters. Group Facilities: Two group pavilions (capacity 75). Dining hall (capacity 100). Picnicking: Tables and grills in day-use area. Fishing: Excellent in lakes. Fishing piers. Wildlife Observation: Observation tower and platforms provide excellent viewing. Trails: 40 miles of hiking and mountain bike trails. Nature Center: Exhibits pertaining to the three major ecosystems in the park. (979) 553-5122 Special Attraction: George Observatory (open for viewing Saturdays). For more information, call (979) 553-3400. Ye Olde Gator Shoppe: Unique gifts, books, etc. To Houston To Richmond 288 762 521 Brazos Bend State Park Rosharon 35 1462 Located in Fort Bend County, 20 miles southeast of Richmond on FM 762 or south from Houston on Texas 288 to Rosharon, then west on FM 1462. www.texasstateparks.org Rates and reservations, (512) 389-8900. For information only, (800) 792-1112. Brazos Bend State Park 21901 F.M. 762, Needville, TX 77461 (979) 553-5101 In accordance with Texas State Depository Law, this publication is available at the Texas State Publications Clearinghouse and/or Texas Depository Libraries. © 2014 TPWD PWD CD P4504-110J (8/14) Printed on recycled paper. Scan with your QR code reader for more info.