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The population of the Brazosport Area is around 47,000. Brazosport is the location of the largest chemical complex in the world. You'll find 44 miles of wide sandy beaches in the Brazosport Area.

For information about Brazosport Area fishing outfitters call the Brazoria Visitor's Center at 800.WET.GULF.

If you are looking for a primitive, undeveloped beach setting check out the Bryan Beach State Recreation Area, which is more easily accessed by boat than car. For a more civilized beach experience go to Surfside Beach, which is the major beach community for the Brazosport Area.

Brazosport Area Map with Lake Jackson, Freeport, Clute and Surfside Beach

Birding can be found at the Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge, north of Freeport. Access is limited. Call 409.849.6062 for directions and reservations. This is one of the best waterfowl viewing areas on the Texas coast. The San Bernard National Wildlife Refuge, southwest of Freeport, is another popular bird viewing area. The Gulf Coast Bird Observatory is on 33 acres of Columbia Bottomland forest. At the bird observatory you will find self-guided nature trails, with free maps available at the observatory office.

Wilderness Park, 1 mile west of Lake Jackson, is a 482 acre area left in its natural state, bordered by Buffalo Camp Bayou and the Brazos River. There is a quarter mile interpretive nature loop and a 4 mile hiking trail.

Quintana Beach County Park has all the amenities you need for a pleasant time at the beach, including shaded pavilions, showers, a multi-level fishing pier, two historic homes. Elevated boardwalks connect pavilions, rest rooms and showers. From Texas 288 in Freeport take FM 1495 south for 1.7 miles, then east on CR 723 for 3 miles to the park entrance.

The Lake Jackson Historical Museum tells the history of Lake Jackson with interactive exhibits and high-tech displays. There are 4 eras covered: the prehistoric era, the plantation era, the development of the petrochemical industry and modern Lake Jackson.

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