Camping Locations – Brazos Bend State Park

Activities include camping, picnicking, hiking, biking, horseback riding and fishing. Six lakes are easily accessible to fishermen, with piers located at 40-Acre, Elm and Hale lakes. Visitors are cautioned to pay due respect to alligators, which are numerous in some areas of the park. The Nature Center houses exhibits pertaining to the three major ecosystems in the park.

The George Observatory is located in the park and is open Saturdays from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. For information on stargazing programs/passes and other programs, call the observatory at (979) 553-3400 or at (281) 242-3055 (as a satellite of the Houston Museum of Natural Science), or visit the George Observatory website.


Park Website

BBSP Volunteer Website

George Observatory

Park Facebook page

Park Map

Trail Map

21901 FM 762
Needville, TX 77461

(979) 553-5102

GPS Coordinates
N 29 22.255′ W 95 37.919′

Driving Directions from NHLC

From NHLC, go South on Murphy Rd. to Hwy 6 and turn left (South). At FM 521, go south to FM 1462 West. Follow FM 1462 to FM 762 North.