Howard Murph Memorial Park

Loop 1781, Rockport, TX 78382 28°05’44.0″N 97°03’05.2″W (see map)

Species – Greater Roadrunner, American Oystercatcher, Spotted Sandpipers, Caspian, Royal, and Forster’s Terns, assorted Sparrows in winter, Osprey, Little Blue Heron, Green Heron, Reddish Egret

Left in its natural state the shoreline of the park is covered with oyster shell fragments and the shallow water has sandy and seagrass beds great for fishing and wading into the shallow water. The spot also makes for a great kayak launch site. The Park also has BBQ pits and covered seating for you to enjoy.

Alligator Warning – We will warn you though that there have been spotting of coastal alligators in the area. Please keep an eye out if you decide to walk out.

Howard Murph Memorial Park Site is also known as the Airport Park Directions – FM 1781, directly behind the Aransas County Airport This is a small park with access to Copano Bay. There are picnic facilities at this site.

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