Palacios - Our home port, is a community of about 5,000 and the Shrimping Capital of Texas.  Enter the Palacios Channel at Marker R32 and it is an easy entrance to the Port of Palacios and Serendipity Resort.
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Port Lavaca - Port Lavaca and Nautical Landings Marina are located near the head of Lavaca Bay.  From the ICWproceed inbound in the Matagorda Ship Channel until you reach the preferred channel marker, green over red dayboard "PL" where the channel splits.  Bear left into Port Lavaca Channel and pick up Green "1" - - at night flashing 2.5 sec. green.  Proceed to Green #15 then bear left..  Keep the red triangular markers to your right and follow them into the Nautical Landings Marina.
Welcome to the City of Port Lavaca, Texas

Port O'Connor - Known locally as POC, Port O'Connor lies at the mouth of the Matagorda Ship Channel and the ICW, POC is renowned as a sport fishing haven.
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Army Hole - Matagorda Island Wildlife Refuge, accessible only by boat.  The beaches are accessible only by foot or bicycle, as no motorized vehicles of any kind are allowed.  You can also visit the historic Matagorda Lighthouse, the oldest operating lighthouse of the Texas coast.   On the ICW approximately 4.5 nm west of Port O'Connor, take the marked channel to the southwest.
Matagorda Island Wildlife Management Area

Colorado Locks and Matagorda - On the ICW at the Colorado River junction, the Colorado Locks provide flood control during flood events on the Colorado River.  Contact the Lock operator "Colorado Locks" on Channel 10.  On the east side of the locks is Matagorda Harbor, with slips, fuel, and a restaurant.
Nearby is the town of Matagorda, one of the oldest seaports in the state and now a recreational retreat.
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Power Boating and Sailing Enthusiasts on Matagorda Bay