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Seawolf Park

100 Seawolf Parkway Blvd., Turn North on 51st Street onto Pelican Island, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551
+1 409-797-5114
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Seawolf Park and the American Undersea Warfare Center provides a wonderful scenic view of Pelican Island, the Port of Galveston, and the surrounding waterways. At the tip of the island, Seawolf park offers the best on- and off-shore fishing in the area, picnic tables and playgrounds, and basketball and volleyball courts. The American Undersea Warfare Center is home to two historic WWII vessels; the USS Cavalla attack submarine, and the USS Stewart Destroyer Escort. Experience the battles on the high seas as you take a walking tour inside each ship which boasts a heritage worth seeing.
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  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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100 Seawolf Parkway Blvd., Turn North on 51st Street onto Pelican Island, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551
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+1 409-797-5114

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This park is the home of the Undersea Warfare Center. For a very reasonable price, you can take a self guided tour of both the USS Cavalla Destroyer Escort and the USS Stewart Submarine. Both vessels are old and thought they show their age, the...More

Thank RdTripper_USA
Kelley C, General Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

RdTripper, Thank you for visiting the American Undersea Warfare Center. Yes, our grand ladies of the seas are 75 years old, but we work at keeping them as young as possible. We couldn't do it without all the great volunteers that lend a hand and...More

Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

My father-in-law was in General Patton’s Third Army during WWll. He was in fact one of the six men selected as pall bearers for Gen Patton’s funeral. To honor my father-in-laws memory and service, we try to visit WWll memorials whenever we can. Both the...More

Thank Soft A
Kelley C, General Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

SoftA, thank you for your very nice review. I hope you get to relay your father-in-law's story often. Great stories should never get lost. Seawolf Park is a hidden jewel of fun and history, we are glad you enjoyed your time here.

Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Seawolf Park is located in Galveston, Texas, on the adjacent Pelican Island. But you go onto Galveston Island and go on Broadway Ave until 51st Street, then go north over the bridges and straight on to the Park. The ships are WWII-era and designed for...More

Thank Kerry C
Kelley C, General Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Kerry, thank you for a nice review.

Reviewed 12 September 2017

Both vessels are interesting, but I would say the submarine was my favorite. Just watch your head! Pay parking.

Thank JustUsTwo0814
Kelley C, General Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Justustwo, thanks for visiting, especially on such a important day -- 9/11 --Solidifies the fact we have been defending our nation for decades against many adversaries and American heroes take up the gauntlet each time.

Reviewed 27 August 2017

I grew up in the Houston area and visited this park over the years. This time, I got to bring my own kids and it was a great experience. I enjoy the ability to get inside of these old ships and the sub. It was...More

Thank Adam C
Kelley C, General Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Thank you for visiting. Please keep us in your thoughts as we recover (as you also do) from the effects of TS Harvey. Recovery will be an effort, but we will endeavor to get these wonderful historic ships back in ship-shape. Thanks again for visiting.

Reviewed 21 August 2017

We went on a Saturday to see the ship and submarine. They have a veteran discount so it only made it $16 for two of us to park and go on the military crafts. Understandably, they charge due to the upkeep that is needed to...More

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Kelley C, General Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Thank you for visiting us at Seawolf Park and the American Undersea Warfare Center. Saturdays are always a good day as we will start to offer personal tour guides to augment our self-guided tours. The views are very nice from the decks of both ships....More

Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

This is a nice park, but the pricing increases make it difficult to enjoy the fishing. $25 for a couple of guys to fish for a few hours is a little steep. The day change is at 6:00 am, so when you show up to...More

Thank hottoddy88
Kelley C, General Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Thank you for visiting and your comments. Unfortunately there is not a cut-off time that won't result in situations like yours. At Seawolf Park, we follow the same schedule as most other public fishing piers similar to ours. That being 6am-6am.

Reviewed 18 August 2017

Great place. Very interesting museum. Demonstrated the tough conditions our greatest generation withstood for our freedom.

Thank gary b
Kelley C, General Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Gary, you are so right! Thank you for joining us at the American Undersea Warfare Center at Seawolf Park! WE continue to work to bring our guests an improved experience and a greater education about the challenges our heroes of WWII endured.

Reviewed 17 August 2017

We have been here countless times over the years, bringing friends and family. The park is a submarine and military ship from WW II to explore and admire, the USS Cavalla and USS Stewart The sub is air conditioned. So much to look at and...More

Thank Gypsysoul58
Kelley C, General Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Thank you for visiting with your friends and family. It is a special place and Galveston's best place to reflect on heroes of WWII!

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

A hreat place to touch history as two historical predators sit side by side! The ability to walk through both vessels at leisure and see the surroundings of those sailors who served was both moving and enlightening.

Thank t0nylist0n
Kelley C, General Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Thank you for visiting the American Undersea Warfare Center at Seawolf Park. We are glad you took the time and discovered just how special our greatest generation was as they defended our freedoms in the North Atlantic and South Pacific during WWII.

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funes1025
16 August 2017|
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Response from Kelley C | Property representative |
Parking is $6 per car. To fish, rates are Adults (12 and older) Galveston Island Residents: $6 Non-Residents: $9 Children (5-11) Galveston Island Residents: $3 Non-Residents: $4 Seniors (65+) Galveston Island Residents... More
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Tony C
9 July 2017|
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Response from Kelley C | Property representative |
Seawolf Park is a City of Galveston Park, run by the Galveston Park Board. The WWII memorial ships USS Cavalla and USS Stewart are co-owned (Park Board and Cavalla Historical Foundation-non profit), and operated by the... More
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