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Best trails in Goose Island State Park, Texas

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Explore the most popular trails in Goose Island State Park with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Description

Goose Island State Park is located north of the city of Rockport on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. Visitors can enjoy a variety of recreational activities such as camping, bird watching, and fishing. Other activities include picnicking, boating (motors allowed), nature study, wildlife observation, and photography. Guided nature hikes are held year round. Please consult the parks page for more information. Entrance Fees Adult: $5 Daily Child 12 Years and Under: Free

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Map of trails in Goose Island State Park, Texas
Park information
Acreage:
321 acres
Park hours
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Contact
361/729-2858
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Top trails (2)
#1 - Turks Cap Trail
Goose Island State Park
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 27 m
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#2 - Big Tree Loop
Goose Island State Park
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Length: 0.1 mi • Est. 3 m
A short loop with the Big Tree as the center piece, enjoy! Accessibility: This concrete trail is estimated to typically be at least 4 to 5 feet wide. The slope is flat and estimated to be 0% grade throughout. There may not be ADA-compliant car parking at the trailhead, but the surface is likely flat and firm.Show more