Texas Independence Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

Needville: Brazos Bend State Park

Photo by TPWD

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, a satellite of the Houston Museum of Natural Science, is also located in the park


  • 21901 FM 762
  • Needville, Texas
  • 77461


Hours & Fees

  • Open 7 days a week year-round.
    Gate Hours
    Friday through Sunday: 7 a.m. – 10 p.m.
    Monday through Thursday: 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.

  • Adults: $7, Children (Ages 12 and younger): Free