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Clean & quaint beach

Pretty busy place on the weekends. But, during the week in the morning this was a perfect place to... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Irving, Texas
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Great for kids

Nice playground with sunshades. Roped off swimming area is perfect size for younger kids to enjoy... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
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576 Bayshore Dr, Harris County Precinct 2 Parks, La Porte, TX 77571-6400
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Reviewed 9 December 2018

I work down the road from the park, so I stop in there a few times a month to eat my lunch. When the weather is nice it's a good spot to watch the ships go out.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tlrmike
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

This was such a fun place to stop and hike at after hours in the car. The rock formations are beautiful and the trail is fun to hike. I’d definitely recommend making the stop here. Well worth it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nikki H
Reviewed 3 October 2018

I came here to see the water. I am from a landlocked state and always try to make it to a beach when I travel. The view if nothing but industrial areas and the "swimming area" is TINY. I wouldn't even step foot in this...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank joisey77
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Attended an absolutely gorgeous birthday party at the Sylvan Beach Pavilion! The place looked stunning, and the staff was courteous and helpful. Loved it!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank juanjoseh97
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

This park was great. It had a nice playground, covered pavilions, bathrooms/changing rooms, beach, picnic tables, etc. it was very clean and in a good area. There was plenty of parking.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank pamhM1237GS
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

The beach is closer than Galveston however it’s much smaller and lots of crowds on a Saturday afternoon. Water is not clear with some “dirt” seen.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Husam N
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Pretty busy place on the weekends. But, during the week in the morning this was a perfect place to enjoy my coffee & the view during our stay. Lifeguards on duty during busy hours. Well kept & clean. Easy access & free parking. Costs to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank lawh04
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Nice playground with sunshades. Roped off swimming area is perfect size for younger kids to enjoy. Clean and well maintained.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jfhspc
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Nicebaybeacb. Small swim area's but not crowded. Great place to take kids. I was disappointed to see the disgruntled c!does at 6:30 pm. I had planned on an evening fishing grkp

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Paul R
Reviewed 28 May 2018

We found this beach suitable for our kid - Clean beach A marked line to not swim beyond a distance No weed Good sand Free and available parking

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank MomDadKid2018
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28 September 2018|
Response from Paul R | Reviewed this property |
Did not see any
Helen D
28 July 2018|
Response from Paul R | Reviewed this property |
Corine M
25 July 2018|
Response from Mspoetress W | Reviewed this property |
I never went fishing there So i couldn't tell u