County Parks & Outdoor Adventures

Come take a walk in the Wild Side, the outdoors in beautiful Chambers County! 

Our Parks and wildlife areas offer, bays, bayous& lakes. Ramps, docks, towers, trails and more

Our Parks and wildlife areas offer, bays, bayous, lakes, ramps, docks, towers, trails and more.

This is an alphabetical listing of the diversified and scenic Chambers County Parks, along with the other important State and National wildlife destinations in the area. The numbers correspond with the listings on: ChambersWild Nature Tourism Map.

Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge #1

ANWR wetlands and wildlife

ANWR wetlands and wildlife

Located on the south side of Highway FM 1985 approximately 9 miles west of the intersection of HWY 124 and FM 1985. Call ANWR Center: 409- 267-3337
GPS N29 39 30.4, W94 32 48.8

Anahuac Pumping Station & Nature Trail #2

Lake Anahuac at Pump Station Nature Trail

Lake Anahuac at Pump Station Nature Trail

The Chambers-Liberty Counties Navigation Pump Station at end of TX 61 in Anahuac.
Birding Trail Site sign posted. A great destination for wildlife viewing, walking, photography and fishing!  (no motorized vehicles allowed)  Signs to Trail behind station.
GPS: N29 46 22.4, W94 41 06.1

Anahuac Visitor Center/Texas Chenier Plain Complex #3

ANWR Visitor Center and Boardwalk to Anahuac Lake

ANWR Visitor Center and Boardwalk to Anahuac Lake

Visitor Center, Nature Store, boardwalk into nature and Lake Anahuac view.
Located 2 miles south of I-10 a 4017 Highway 563. Call (409) 267-3337.
GPS:  29.822737, -94.663653

Beach City Park  #4
Beach City Park features Bar-B-Q pits, covered pavilions, and playground equipment, views of Trinity Bay. It is located at 12723 FM 2354 in Beach City. Free.

Candy Abshier Wildlife Management Area #5

View of Galveston Bay and wooded WMA from Tower.

View of Galveston Bay and wooded WMA from Tower.

Candy Abshier WMA at Smith Point.  Access to wooded areas, valued Motts and Galveston Bay. Observation deck for wildlife viewing. Hiking Trails. Permit to use required. From I-10, take SH 61 to SH 65.  Continue forward on to FM 562 – turn right onto FM 1985 for about 20 miles – just before you reach the Bay.  Info call:  (409) 736-2551   GPS 29.528714 – 94.759505

Cedar Hill Park & Lake Charlotte #6

Cedar Hill Park and Lake Charlotte

Cedar Hill Park and Lake Charlotte

From I-10, take the FM 563 exit and go north on FM 563 to Lake Charlotte Road.  Turn left onto Lake Charlotte Road.  Info at County Commissioner’s Pct. 3 office: 281-576-2243

Chambers County Golf Club #7
South of I-10 on 61 at 1 Pinchback Drive, Anahuac.
For information: 409- 267-8235.

Community Centers in Chambers County
The County Page for sites of the Community Buildings where you might plan an event or meeting. 

Cypress Swamp Canoe Trail (Lake Charlotte) #8

At Cedar Hill Park. From I-10, take the FM 563 exit and go north on FM 563 to Lake Charlotte Road.  Go through Cedar Park to Lake. Call TRIR:409 -389-2285.

Double Bayou Park #9

Double Bayou Park and Putin

Double Bayou Park and Putin

From I-10, take exit 813 to SH 61.  Go south on SH 61 for four miles.  Continue through the intersection of SH 65 onto FM 562.  Continue south for seven miles and turn right onto Eagle Ferry Road.  Double Bayou Park will be approximately ½ mile on the left. Contact County Commissioner’s Pct. 2 office: 409-267-2409 for camping.

Fort Anahuac Park, and Nature Trail #10

At the intersection of 61 & 65 – go East on TX61 to South Main to Fort Anahuac Park. Call County Commissioner’s Pct. 2 office at 409-267-2409 for camping information.
GPS: N29 45 25.8, W94 41 02.7

Gulf of Mexico Beach #16

Our Public beach on the Gulf, just south of High Island, at end of Hwy 124 South.

Beach for fishing, play, wildlife viewing, photography, boating

Beach for fishing, play, wildlife viewing, photography, boating

High Island @ Bolivar Peninsula  #11

Travel Hwy 124 south just 18 miles from Winnie, over the Intracoastal Waterway – into the community, turning left on 5th St to the Tropical Birding Visitor’s Center. Seasonal Phone: 409-692-4554.

Hugo Point Park #12

Hugo Point sits at Alligator Bayou and the Trinity River

Hugo Point sits at Alligator Bayou and the Trinity River

From I-10, take the FM 565 exit and go south on FM 565 to Gou Hole Road.  Turn left onto Gou Hole Road and follow it to the Park gate. Call County Commissioner’s Pct. 4 office at 281-383-2011 for information.  GPS: 29.812684, 94.799523

Job Beason Park and Marina #13

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Job Beason is a Park for lots of outdoor fun right on Double Bayou Channel

 Park is located at 130 West Bay Shore Road in Oak Island.  From I-10, take the FM 563 exit and go south on FM 563 for 11 miles, then south on Eagle Road for 4/7 mile and south on West Bayshore Road for ½ mile.

Call County Commissioner’s Pct. 2 office at (409) -267-2409 for camping.

JH Robbins Memorial Park @ Smith Point #14

Boat Ramp, wildlife viewing & beach access

Boat Ramp, wildlife viewing & beach access

Take FM562 from the north at intersection of 61 and 65 to Smith Point Road and then onto Hawkins Camp Road stay on the left to the Park. Call County Commissioner’s Pct. 2 office at 409-267-2409.  GPS: 29.545646, 94.78652

JJ Mayes Wildlife Trace #15

JJ Mays Trace, a Wallisville Project site

JJ Mays Trace, a Wallisville Project site

Exit at the Trinity River Turnaround from I-10 East (before exit 807) and it will be immediately on your right. Follow road as it takes you to a variety of stops – and all the way back to the Observation tower and ponds. TRIR for info at (409) 389-2285. GPS: 29.835842, 94.771671

McFaddin National Wildlife Refuge & Public Beach #16
Located south of Winnie at the intersection of Hwy 124, Hwy 87 – just south of High Island. MNWR info: (409) 971-2909

McCollum Park #17

McCollum has a great view, picnic areas, and putin

McCollum has a great view, picnic areas, and putin

From I-10 take 3180 south to 2354, go south to McCollum Park sign, 9902 McCollum Park Rd., past the RWJ Airpark. County Commissioner’s Pct. 4 office: 281-383-2011 for info about pavilion reservations.

Mt. Belvieu City Park #18

Entrance to picnic area & trails at Mont Belvieu

Entrance to sports area & trails at Mont Belvieu City Park

Exit I-10 at 3180 north (Eagle Drive) to 10900 Eagle Drive.
City of Mont Belvieu at: 281-576-2213

Skillern Tract, Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge #19

Skillern Tract Observation Deck

Skillern Tract Observation Deck

From I-10, take exit 812 towards SH 61.  Head south on SH 61 four miles to the stop sign.  At the fork of 185 – turn left onto 1985 and continue east towards Hwy 124. Great for wildlife viewing, paddling, photography.

Texas Highway Department (TXDOT) Safety Rest Area: Chambers County, I-10 East and West at #61 EXITS  – #20
On I-10, just past the TX61 exit going east and west.  GPS:  29.8382, 94.6107

Trinity River Island Recreation Area (TRIRA) #21

TRIRA is loaded with amenities for fun

TRIRA is loaded with amenities for fun

From I-10, take exit 807 and follow the feeder road to the sign for Trinity River Island Recreation Area on the eastbound frontage road and turn right onto Lock & Dam Road.  Follow Lock & Dam Road south to the recreation area.
Call TRIR for info at (409) 389-2285  GPS: 29.837815,-94.738283

Trinity River Waterbird Rookery #22

Walk into an adventure at the Trinity River Rookery

Walk into an adventure at the Trinity River Rookery

On I-10 East – take Exit 807 and follow the service road to the intersection of Wallisville – Liberty Road. U-turn under the interstate at Wallisville – Liberty Road and proceed west on the service road.  U-turn again under the Trinity River Bridge. From Beaumont, take exit 807 off of I-10 and follow the west bound service road u-turning under the Trinity River Bridge.
GPS: 29.838038,-94.756222

Turtle Bayou #23

Boat Ramp at historic Turtle Bayou

Boat Ramp at historic Turtle Bayou

Inside White Memorial Park, ¼ mile south of I-10 on SH 61 – enter White Park – stay to the right drive. Call County Commissioner’s Pct. 2 office: 409-267-2409 for camping.
GPS: N29 50 16.8, W94 38 54.4

Victoria Walker Park @Cedar Bayou #24
(park currently under rehabilitation) 

Exit Hwy 146 from I-10. Park at 5351 HWY 146 Baytown.
Info at County Commissioner’s office: 281-383-2011

Wallisville Heritage Park #25
Exit I-10 at Exit 807 at Wallisville. Call for info at : 409-389-2252

Whites Memorial Park #26

Big Pine , Turtle Bayou & ramp, Arena

Big Pine , Turtle Bayou & ramp, Arena

Southern tip of Big Pine forest, with Turtle Bayou & boat ramp, Historical Marker, Arena and meeting facilities. Park Services. From I-10, take exit 813 and travel south on SH-61 approximately ¼ mile to park.  Contact County Commissioner’s Pct. 2 office: 409-267-2409 for camping.
GPS: N29 50 16.8, W94 38 54.4

 Winnie-Stowell Park & Arena #27South of I-10 on 124 in Winnie, at 335 Park St.
Call County Commissioner’s Office:  409-267-2644

 

 


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