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Victoria, Texas Campgrounds and RV Parks

The city of Victoria is located on the coastal plains of Texas about 50 miles from the Gulf of Mexico and 20 miles from the nearest bay waters. There are several excellent RV parks in Victoria, TX, and plenty of good nearby options scattered around the city as well.

The Guadalupe River runs through Victoria and offers 4 miles of river frontage where anyone can swim, fish, tube and canoe in designated areas. While on land, you can make camp, hike, bike, or saddle up your horses, make a picnic, geocache, and bird watch to your heart’s content across 13 total miles of area trails. The trails range from the 2.86-mile Painted Building Trail to the brisk .26-mile Barred Owl Trail, leading you to a scenic overlook of the river below.

Riverside Park covers more than 550 acres of woodland and is bordered by 4.5 miles of the Guadalupe River. There are dozens of picnic areas with tables, BBQ pits, and benches. The park also provides an RV park on a first come first serve basis. The nearby Coleto Creek Park opened to the public in 1981 and provides guests with recreation opportunities and access to the Coleto Creek Reservoir. The park amenities include camping, fishing, swimming, water skiing, wildlife watching/photography, hiking, bowhunting and the advantage of a quiet rural setting.

Southeast of the Victoria RV resorts is The Texas Zoo, which connects people with wildlife from Texas and the rest of the world; and the organization there advances conservation efforts through education, recreation, science and action. There’s nothing better than learning while you’re having fun, or having fun while you’re learning, and the Texas Zoo does it well. Other museums located just a couple blocks away are the Museum of the Coastal Bend and the Nave Museum. The Museum of the Coastal Bend showcases the rich multi-cultural heritage of the mid-coastal region of Texas. The mission is to enhance the appreciation and enjoyment of the region’s heritage as well as to preserve, collect, exhibit, interpret and educate using the history and heritage of the region. The Nave Museum is the oldest art museum in the Crossroads area and features 6 to 8 diverse and compelling exhibits each year.

The Fannin Battleground State Historic Site, Goliad State Park & Historic site and DeLeon Plaza are among the historical points of interest near Victoria that you do not want to miss. The Fannin Battleground State Historic Site memorializes the brave soldiers who fought the Battle of Coleto Creek during the Texas War for Independence. Visitors today can walk the landscaped grounds and view the impressive stone obelisk that honors the spot where Fannin surrendered. The Goliad State Park & Historic Site is located on the San Antonio River, containing a restoration of the Spanish Colonial Era Mission of Nuestra Señora del Espíritu Santo de Zuniga. Activities for guests include camping, picnicking, hiking, fishing, nature study, and historical study. The park also offers a floating dock and river access for kayaks and canoes. Nearby DeLeon Plaza is nearly two acres originally platted as the center of the city of Victoria. Explore the Six Flags Monument dedicated to explorers, founders, and colonists of previous iterations of Texas.

There are quite a few parks located close to the RV sites around Victoria that serve to protect animals and the land provided for their habitation, and for human recreation. These notable parks are the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge, Matagorda Island and Goose Island State Park. The Aransas National Wildlife Refuge continues to conserve, protect and enhance these lands for the benefit of wildlife and outdoor enthusiasts like yourself. Enjoy visitor activities like wildlife watching along its nature trails perfect for hunting, fishing and bicycling. Goose Island State Park offers fishing, hiking, geocache, boating, observing and taking photos of wildlife, especially birds. Choose from campgrounds by the bay or RV sites nestled under oak trees, all with water and electricity. Every loop has restrooms with showers.

Updated November 7, 2016