Passel of Texas history and convenient camping


PresidoLaBahia_JimmySmith_JulianneGCraneWithin a mile of historic downtown Goliad, Texas, along a protected bicycle-walking path,  there is enough to do for a chock-full family camping weekend or an extended stopover for Snowbirds traveling through the South Texas Plains region.

Just south of this 18th century Spanish settlement, there are no fewer than five destinations for history buffs and the curious.

goliad-state-parkLearn more by going to a post on RV Short Stopsthe Presido La Bahia, Fannin’s Memorial, Angel of Goliad statue and Gen. Ignacio Zaragoza Birthplace.

There is another post on RV Short Stops about the Franciscan Mission Espiritu Santo (click here).

If you are looking for a convenient place to camp, the Goliad State Park has four campgrounds with something suitable for most types and lengths of recreation vehicles from primitive tent/RV sites to pull-through paved pads with full hookups. (Click here for recent post on the Goliad State Park campground.)

Images: (Click on images to enlarge.) Top: Jimmy Smith bicycling along side  Presido La Bahia (Julianne G. Crane) Bottom: Image does not show the dedicated bicycle/walking path which parallels Hwy. 183.

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