Overview:
Pleasure Island, an 18.5 mile long man-made body of land, extends from the mouth of the Neches River on the northwest to the Sabine Causeway on the southeast and is surrounded by Sabine Lake and the Sabine Neches Intracoastal Waterway. Island activities include: sailing, boating, fishing, crabbing, hiking, biking, birding, disc golfing, tent camping, and picnicking. Several parks are located on Pleasure Island. Lakefront Park attracts locals for picnics, volleyball, basketball, and sunning. Fun Island Depot provides fun for children of all ages. Walter Umphrey State Park offers a lighted fishing pier along with RV and tent camping. The Pleasure Island RV Park, a project funded with Texas Parks and Wildlife Department assistance, provides full-time on-site management with numerous amenities.