Sea Rim State Park RV & Campground Guide

Texas

Sea Rim State Park

is a coastal park that's located south of Port Arthur and west of Sabine Pass. This massive 4,141-acre state park features about 5 miles of beach on the Gulf of Mexico as well as vast marshlands to explore and spot wildlife in. After a day of horseback riding on the beach, bird-watching from the boardwalk or kayaking on the Gulf, you can visit area attractions like the Sabine Pass Battleground or the Museum of the Gulf Coast.

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Weather
Spring 40-76 F
Summer 67-89 F
Fall 55-78 F
Winter 37-59 F
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Nearby Cities
Port Arthur, TX
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Sea Rim State Park

In the Port Arthur coastal area, make the road trip to Sea Rim State Park for outdoor adventure and beach fun. If you do not already own an RV, you can rent one from RVshare for an easy, air-conditioned ride to Sea Rim and a cozy, convenient place to stay as well.

Sea Rim State Park Campground

While many RV campgrounds exist near this state park, a convenient option is the Sea Rim State Park Campground, which features both cabins and RV campsites. The park encourages making online reservations for its campsites, which all have beach or boat ramp access. Three camp areas let you park your ride at camp. You will find 87 drive-up campsites and one floating campsite that's accessible by boat. 

The park’s 15 Piping Plover campsites charge a daily entrance fee as well as a campsite or facility fee. These sites all include a picnic table, outdoor grill, tent pad, lantern post, water hookups and 30/50-amp hookups for $20 per night. You will also find 75 sites in the East and West Beach Primitive Area that are first-come, first-served spaces only. These sites on the beach rent for $10 per night plus the park entrance fee. You could park in one of the regular lots and use a boat to access the marshland floating camping site for $15, plus the park entrance fee. 

Port Arthur RV Resort

Port Arthur RV Resort features 100 sites with full hookups. Each RV pad includes DirecTV, electricity, sewer, water, Wi-Fi and access to the shower/restroom facility. This RV park charges a daily RV camping rate of $45, a weekly rate of $225 and a monthly rate of $599. Its office hours are 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Sundays. Located on West Highway 365, this park features a Texas-shaped swimming pool and an outdoor pavilion with large-screen TV.

Golden Triangle RV Park

Near the beach, the Golden Triangle RV Park offers numerous amenities, including a swimming pool, hot tub, community room with widescreen TV, a gym and bathhouse. Showers and restrooms are cleaned daily. The on-site managers have office hours from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturdays. Each RV site includes full 30/50-amp hookups, cable and Wi-Fi. The parking lot is gated and secured. Email or call for pricing.

Waterview RV Park and Resort

Get away from the crowds and luxuriate on the beach at Waterview RV Park and Resort. The park offers 74 RV pad sites that each include full 30/50-amp hookups, cable and Wi-Fi. Choose from water-view or pull-through sites. This RV resort offers numerous amenities, including a clubhouse, fitness center, laundry and playground with gazebo plus air-conditioned showers and restrooms. The office hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Email or call the campground for pricing.

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What to Do at
Sea Rim State Park

Inside Sea Rim State Park

The beach along the Gulf of Mexico is great for collecting seashells and just taking it easy. You can also horseback ride on 3 miles of it. Renting canoes or kayaks and taking them on the water trails is a popular activity at Sea Rim. Swimming is allowed in designated areas, and you can hunt in-season and fish in both freshwater and saltwater. The park is teeming with wildlife, including Monarch butterflies, bats, alligators, and coyotes. It's also an amazing place to bird-watch. You can bike and hike the park trails, including the Gambusia Nature Trail Boardwalk that leads you through the marsh. Enjoy water sports in the Gulf and get in some geocaching.

Outside Sea Rim State Park

Once you leave the beach or marsh, consider visiting some of the many attractions of the city of Port Arthur, including restaurants, shops and points of interest.

Restaurants

Casa Olé

Munch on Mexican favorites at this local café. It provides dine-in, takeout and delivery options at a low cost.

Type: Mexican

Location: 4801 N Twin City Hwy, Port Arthur, TX 77640

Texas Roadhouse

The sports bar franchise Texas Roadhouse lets you get a steak after a tough day playing on the beach. Pair it with a baked potato and a few sides of vegetables for a tasty and filling meal. This dining-out choice also has a full bar.

Type: Steakhouse

Location: 8575 Memorial Blvd, Port Arthur, TX 77640

Miss B’s Take Out

This American restaurant specializes in takeout dinners. Phone in your order or submit it online, and then pick it up in your RV. You can also dine in.

Type: American

Location: 5949 W Port Arthur Rd, Port Arthur, TX 77640

Shopping

The Boot Barn

You can't return home from a trip to Texas without bringing a new pair of cowboy boots with you. The Boot Barn sells a variety of beautiful Western boots for men, women and kids. They also carry work boots and clothing. 

Location: 7745 Memorial Blvd, Port Arthur, TX 77640

Rico's

This shop sells products that are handmade in Mexico. You can browse the artisanal clothing, shoes, pottery and jewelry and pick up some traditional Mexican party items for your next fiesta. 

Location: 1920 9th Avenue, Port Arthur, TX 77640

Flagship Mailroom and Emporium

Unique books, gifts, accessories and clothing are on display at this shop in Port Arthur. It's the perfect place to spend time wandering while looking for a special gift.

Location: 4700 Hwy 365, Port Arthur, TX 77640

Sightseeing

Museum of the Gulf Coast

Those with an interest in archaeology, paleontology or biodiversity will enjoy the Museum of the Gulf Coast, which delves into the area from Houston, TX, to New Orleans, LA. Its exhibits illustrate and educate on the culture and history of the southeastern Gulf Coast. 

Location: 700 Procter Street, Port Arthur, TX 77640

The Gulf Coast Halls of Fame

This attraction is located in the same building as the Museum of the Gulf Coast and includes numerous inductees from film, politics and civil rights. These include actor G.W. Bailey, best known for “The Closer,” “Major Crimes” and “Police Academy,” and animator Kelly Asbury, best known for “Beauty and the Beast,” “Shrek” and “Spirit” as well as whistleblower Karen Silkwood, about whom the film “Silkwood” was made.

Location: 700 Procter Street, Port Arthur, TX 77640

Sabine Pass Battleground State Historic Site

This site lets you walk the battleground that witnesses a turning point in U.S. history.

Location: 6100 Dowling Road, Port Arthur, TX 77640

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How to Get to
Sea Rim State Park

From the Dallas/Fort Worth metro, you can take I-35 S to I-45 S to reach the park. From Houston or Port Arthur, you only need to take I-45 S. You can also reach this park via boat from the Gulf of Mexico.

Entering Sea Rim State Park

The park is open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Make reservations for day-use or RV camping on the park's website or by calling their reservation line at (512) 389-8900. 

Per adult and child 13 and over : $3

Per child 12 and younger : $0

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