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Seawolf Park

100 Seawolf Parkway Blvd., Turn North on 51st Street onto Pelican Island, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551
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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 - 5:00 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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Reviewed 5 days ago

Seawolf Park is great if you just want to fish on a nice day, or if you want to see one of only three destroyer escorts in the world, the USS Steward and a WWII submarine, the USS Cavalla. It is well worth your $10...More

Thank TrueTexasTraveler
Kelley C, General Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

TrueTXTraveler, Thank you for visiting our Seawolf Park and The American Undersea Warfare Center and for sharing your experience. We are glad to see you enjoyed touring our historic vessels. Our staff and volunteers work hard to preserve the unique history found here and we...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Lots to do for families young and old. Clean restrooms and picnic areas. A small fee is charged to access but worth it.

Thank Sunny B
Kelley C, General Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Sunny B, thank you for your visit to Seawolf Park and the American Undersea Warfare Center. We are glad you enjoyed your visit to this wonderful and historic park.

Reviewed 1 week ago

As a history fanatic, Seawolf Park was a highly anticipated part of our visit to Galveston, TX. Whether you're interested in the outdoors (fishing in particular), history, or ship watching, Seawolf park is an excellent stop. While the park has not been treated well by...More

Thank PainKiller_24518
Kelley C, General Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Painkiller, thank you for visiting Seawolf Park and the American Undersea Warfare Center, and for your indepth review. It's visitors like you that show just how special this trip to Pelican Island can be. Few places can boast views of today's and WWII ships, fishing...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was very cool to be on the inside of a real submarine. You will leave this place with a new respect for the mean who serve on these. Wish we would have known about the audio tour, we only know they're available because we...More

Thank Ron C
Kelley C, General Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for visiting Seawolf Park and the American Undersea Warfare Center. I'm sorry you missed out on the free audio tour, we will look at adding larger signage for our visitors near the entrance areas. Thank you for the input, but come back as...More

Reviewed 6 November 2017

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 7 November 2017

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

1  Thank pnkgirl27
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

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Ryan D
10 December 2017|
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Response from Kelley C | Property representative |
The "men in blue" are the instructors and maritime cadets from TA&M Galveston and its Maritime Academy. They are preparing for careers at sea and practice their ship maintenance skills at Seawolf Park. They frequently are... More
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funes1025
16 August 2017|
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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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