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“If you love camping on the beach, swimming in the ocean, or hours of fishing in the sunshine, then one of our parks is the place for you!”

I.B Magee Beach Park: 361-749-6117

Padre Balli Park: 361-949-8121

I.B Magee Beach Park

I.B. Magee Beach Park

Mustang Island

Closed 2018 due to damage from Huricane Harvey, we will reopen once repairs are . Check back for updates.

Located on the northern most point of Mustang Island in Port Aransas on the ship channel and consists of 167 acres. IB Magee Beach Park is open all year. There are 75 campsites with water and electric hookups and a dump station. Primitive camping is permitted on the beach. The camper's bathhouse is available to campers using W/E sites and there is a fresh water rinse shower located next to the park office. There is a beach bathhouse with coin operated showers that is open to the general public. A first-aid station is located in the park office.

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I.B. Magee Beach Park

Beach Events

Horace Caldwell Pier Photo

Horace Caldwell Pier

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Recreational Amenities

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Park & Picnic Facilities

Horace Caldwell Pier is a 1,240 linear foot, elevated pier that extends into the Gulf of Mexico. It provides access to Gulf for fishing, bait and tackle for purchase and rent, and concessions for visitors.

Recreational Vehicle/ Tent/ Trailer Facilities: The park contains 75 pad sites with water and 30 amp power connections for customers. A designated waste dump station and access to the Park Office hot showers, restrooms, and laundry facilities are available for campers as well.


Beach Camping Facilities:

Primitive camping sites are available on the beach. Pay Showers with fresh water rinses and restrooms are also available to the general public.

Park Office: Houses the administrative operations, where beach accessible wheelchairs are available, & public restrooms.


Picnic Facilities: Picnic sites equipped with tables and cabanas are situated throughout the park and along the beach.


Other Facilities:

Rest Rooms

Beach Bathhouse



I.B Magee Beach Park Vision Statement

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"To provide a mixed use Gulf of Mexico and jetty system providing public access for gulf waters and jetty activities, recreational vehicle and camping access, a lighted fishing pier, observation deck and concessions area including public services for park users such as bathrooms, showers, first aid. Beach and shoreline maintenance are conducted consistent with permits involving beach, dune, endangered species protection compatible with beach and camping public


I.B. Magee Beach Park Goals

● Development of additional shelters, picnic units and other improvements

● Construction of additional parking areas

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