Chambers County Activities

 Welcome to Chambers County, Texas!

Located within our county lines are miles of beautiful coastline, fresh and salt water, coastal marsh, mature woodlands,  coastal prairie, bayous and channels – not to mention the boatload of small town hospitality. Chambers County has all the resources for a great outdoor adventure in the  Wild Side!


A few notable sites in the county include the Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge and their Visitor Center (Texas Chenier Plain Visitor Center),  The Trinity River Island Recreation Area – part of the US Army Corps of Engineers Wallisville Project, Candy Abshier Wildlife Management area and numerous incredible county parks.

You, your family and friends might paddle along a  bayou, attend a rodeo, boat in the bays, wildlife/bird watch,   hunt or fish – freshwater or saltwater, camp on a historic site,  compete in a cook-out or visit a working winery, pick your own berries on a farm, or cycle around a bay! And with all these activities – the opportunities for great photography outings is amazing. You will want to plan on staying for several days to enjoy all the outdoor fun.

Come Visit Our Wild Side for a Great outdoor experience. Chambers County is located between Houston and Beaumont, on both sides of I-10, essentially from Baytown to Winnie, High Island to Mont Belvieu. Nature tourism and Outdoor fun is everywhere!

 The new ChambersWild  “Visit the Wild Side” Map of Chambers County  is now available!

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Chambers County Map

Outline of Chambers County, TX


Map showing a mix of all selected activities in the County

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Logo-jpeg_goose(2)Getting information for More Fun outside Links to local Chambers of Commerce are provide below for more information about areas of the county.

West Chambers
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 Visit the new  visitor center  near Anahuac – for the southeast Texas US Fish and Wildlife refuges, including Anahuac NWR and McFaddin NWR, called the Texas Chenier Plain Visitor Center. It is located two miles south of I-10 on Hwy. 563, alongside Lake Anahuac.   The Visitor Center is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, but the boardwalk is open daily, 365 days a year. Address: Texas Chenier Plain Refuges Complex, Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge, 4017 FM 563, Anahuac, Texas 77514 Phone:(409) 267-3337.

The Visitor Center provides information on nature sightseeing and other activities and features a high-quality interactive interpretive display which includes an airboat ride simulator, and  an elevated boardwalk through a cypress tree swamp alongside Lake Anahuac.

Map of The Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge – by Friends of Anahuac NWR

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Logo-jpeg_goose(2) Weather:  Chambers County Weather – Wunderground

Chambers County, TX, gets 53 inches of rain per year (the US average is 37). Snowfall is 0 inches, which makes a winter visit mighty inviting as the average US city gets 25 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 90.

On average, there are 211 sunny days per year in Chambers County, TX.

Precipitation Days 90
Sunny Days 211
Avg. July High 92
Avg. Jan. Low 42.3

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Things to Know or Bring: In addition to your normal travel clothes make sure you bring appropriate gear for your activity.  Binoculars, cameras, sunscreen, SPF lipbalm, and sun hat/cap should be on your list regardless of activity.  Be sure to carry out all items & trash you bring in, and if you encounter a piece of litter, pick it up and place it in a proper trash container. This will help continue the quality of outdoor experiences here and protect wildlife.