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Galveston Island State Park

14901 FM 3005, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77554
+1 409-737-1222
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“bay side” (50 reviews)
“tent camping” (12 reviews)
“picnic tables” (20 reviews)
14901 FM 3005, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77554
+1 409-737-1222
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well maintained park reasonably separated from densely populated beach communities. We has a peaceful afternoon there. Mostly couples or families on beach. Larger groups in picnic areas behind dunes. Don't forget that alcohol consumption is prohibited in park and on the beach, as are all...More

2  Thank porter_osborne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoy visiting state and national parks so of course we wanted to check this one out. However, when we arrived it didn't appear there was anything to see, so we didn't even get out of the car. I wouldn't waste my time.

1  Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While travelling for business, I chose to save some money on a hotel and cross out a bucket-list item by camping on the beach. While the campsites are over a dune from the water, it was close enough. The campsites are very nice, and the...More

2  Thank IndianaPriest
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beaches have under gone extensive renovation since the last hurricane. They are dredged daily and there is hardly any trash making for a nice experience

1  Thank travelguru1212
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved staying at the state park. They have electric and water. We stayed in campground A so we were real close to showers.

1  Thank Patricia N
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Drive away from the main tourist area and enjoy the peaceful beaches. Plenty of parking and access to the beach about every mile. We had a great time walking in the water and looking for shells.

3  Thank kennethrichards66
Reviewed 31 March 2017

As I was taking my nieces to Galveston, we saw a bunch of people crabbing on the area inlets. I asked the girls if they had ever been crabbing and they had no idea what I was talking about. After a day on the beach...More

2  Thank Jerry C
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Spring migration was happening while we were at Galveston Island State Park. That meant hundreds of migrating birds heading north across the Gulf from South America. The best place to view the migrating birds was on the bay side of the State Park. I grabbed...More

6  Thank 2oldnomads
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I was there and some strong weather had came through but it was still a very beautiful place to visit and I highly recommend that you go there if your close to the location.

1  Thank julielS8511JU
Reviewed 13 March 2017

A very neat palce to walk and around and take in the sights. If timer permits rent a kayak and enjoy the calm waters, heard the fishing was good as well. Camping is available in designated areas.

1  Thank countrygal1972
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is the turtle walk at a certain time? I am guessing the turtles are on the beach at a certain time of the day.
19 July 2016|
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Response from Louisa V | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure of the time either. You might want to call or see if they have a schedule on their website. They have such a great park, good luck.
Rebekah F
Will there be an Easter sunrise service on Easter Sunday?
22 March 2016|
Response from KVAMPBELLA | Reviewed this property |
Best to call them direct. I dont know about the park having a service but there is an annual sunrise service on the beach at 45th and seawall every year.
Rebekah F
I don't see any information about a playground for kids. Do you have one there?
15 March 2016|
Response from marymorr | Reviewed this property |
No there is a very nice picnic area but no playground. Children can fly kites and build sand castles. But no playground