Attractions in Angleton 

If you’re looking for adrenaline-pumping action, fascinating history, or amazing wildlife, Angleton has you covered. No visit to this small Texas town is complete without a few laps on MSR Houston’s high-performance karting track or a hike through the Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge. Read on to discover the many interesting attractions in Angleton that make it special.

Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge
This 44,000-acre wildlife refuge is home to more than 300 species of birds throughout the year. Several hiking and driving trails wind through the area, offering a close-up look at the many animals that inhabit the refuge.
2022 County Rd 227
Freeport, TX 77541
(979) 922-1037



Columbia Historical Museum
This museum pays tribute to the rich history of West Columbia, the first capital of the Republic of Texas. Exhibits include photographs, letters, and other artifacts.
247 East Brazos Avenue
West Columbia, TX 77486
(979) 345-6125

Crocodile Encounter
Crocodile Encounter is a zoological facility that offers an intimate look at various types of crocodiles and alligators, two of nature’s fiercest predators. Guided tours led by knowledgeable guides are part of the experience, which also includes a close look at turtles, tortoises, and several types of mammals.
23231 CR 48
Angleton, TX 77515
(281) 595-2232

Lake Jackson Historical Museum
Lake Jackson’s historical museum showcases the history of the area from the prehistoric era to modern day with high-tech displays and interactive exhibits.
249 Circle Way
Lake Jackson, TX 77566
(979) 297-1570

Mammoth Lake Waterpark
Mammoth Lake Waterpark is the largest scuba diving-specific lake in the United States. The 55-acre recreational area, located 12 miles south of Angleton, features more than 70 underwater things to explore, including a C-130 cargo plane.
330 North Dixie Drive
Lake Jackson, TX 77566
(979) 529-9174

MSR Houston
Motorsport and racing fans will find much to like about MSR Houston, one of the top karting places in Houston. Race a high-performance kart and around a 3/4-mile track full of hairpin turns and straightaways, or strap into the driver’s seat of a BMW M3 for a ride you’ll never forget.
One Performance Drive
Angleton, TX 77515
(281) 369-0677

Ring of Honor
The Ring of Honor is a black granite memorial that features the names of more than 180 Brazoria County service members killed in action since World War I. The memorial is located at the Brazoria County Court at Law 1 near downtown Angleton.
111 East Locust Street
Angleton, TX 77515
(979) 849-4364


Stephen F. Austin Statue
The 60-foot-tall statue, made in the likeness of Stephen F. Austin, is meant to commemorate the history of the area. Austin played a pivotal role in the colonization of the Brazoria County area by providing land grants to American settlers in the 1820s. The statue is located just south of Highway 35 along Highway 288.
Henry William Munson Park
TX-288, 77515
(979) 849-4364

Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historical Park
The Varner-Hogg Plantation traces its roots back to 1824, making it one of the first settled areas in the state of Texas. The state park consists of an antebellum-style mansion, pecan orchards, and numerous original buildings.
1702 North 13th Street
West Columbia, TX 77486
(979) 345-4656

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