If you want to get out on the water for a day, visit Coleto Creek Reservoir. The entrance for the lake is directly across from our park, and offers a boat ramp and picnic areas for a relaxing day on the water.
Presidio La Bahia is located one mile south of Goliad, Texas, on U.S. Highway 183. It was established at this location in 1749, with Mission Espiritu Santo. It has been owned by the Catholic Church since 1853.
The Texas Zoo connects people with wildlife from Texas and the rest of the world; inspires caring for nature; and advances conservation through education, recreation, science and action. The Texas Zoo showcases more than 200 native Texas and exotic animals of over 90 species. Come and explore all that the Zoo has to offer! Stare into the eyes of a Bengal Tiger. Watch alligators attack their lunch. Get up close and personal with a white ibis. Learn fun facts on a Zoo Tour or touch a ball python in one of the Education Programs.
Hours of Operation
Open Daily from 9:00am to 5:00pm
Last guest admission at 4:30pm
Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day.
The Texas Zoo
110 Memorial Drive
Victoria, TX 77901
Riverside Park consists of 562 picturesque acres along the Guadalupe River. Situated within the park is a 27-hole public golf course, an exercise trail, the Texas Zoo, the duck Pond and numerous picnic and playground facilities.
Softball and baseball fields abound in the northern part of the park. As you head south along the river road you'll see the Rose Garden on your left. Containing over 1000 roses it is one of only 7 accredited public rose gardens in Texas.
Across from the Rose Garden the road winds down the hill to the public boat ramp. Farther down the road, with the golf course on one side and the Guadalupe on the other, you'll pass many picnic areas and a playground for the kids.
The Duck Pond with it's beautiful Gazebo is abundant with friendly ducks waiting for a handout of bread. Past the Proshop at the golf course and farther down the road is Riverside Stadium, right across from the Horseman's Club.
Riverside Stadium is the home to many high school baseball games and tournaments.
Riverside Park and Rose Garden
East Red River Street
Victoria, TX 77901