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Galveston Island State Park

14901 FM 3005, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77554
+1 409-737-1222
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Historic park offering camping, hiking, bird watching, biking and swimming.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“bay side” (52 reviews)
“tent camping” (12 reviews)
“rv sites” (9 reviews)
14901 FM 3005, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77554
+1 409-737-1222

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Today me, my wife, my almost 4 yr old, and my inlaws decided to go to Galveston as we have done many many times before. I'd always gone to the public beach at the sea wall and it seemed laughable. Today we decided to go...More

Thank Jared B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice little state park with good / pretty clean beach (some seaweed as expected). Good value on camping but you must usually book way in advance to take advantage of it. Ample picnic area away from but near the beach...generally quite clean...have changing rooms as...More

Thank gbmpython
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent the day on the beach in Galveston Island State Park and it was nice. The beach area was generally clean but the water, like most of the beach area around Galveston is brown/murky. The kids had fun but any white on swimsuits by...More

Thank LPS789
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

stayed in the last section of camping sites. Husband got stuck in the shower--the door wouldn't open. the park service guys took the knobs off we think so hopefully that doesn't happen to anyone else. The building is kind of old, but cleaned and replenished...More

Thank texaslake
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was pretty warm even with the breeze, so you definitely need water in the summer time. There are observation towers throughout. There is camping available in the park. You can kayak as well. Although after I saw the "Beware of Alligators" sign, I don't...More

Thank jdconrad73
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in a tent on the bay side. The restrooms were very clean, air conditioned, large, and had soap. All of these items are important when camping. The beach was easy to access. The park is a short drive to the center of Galveston...More

2  Thank Janice V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice destination park to base your explorations if Galveston Island out of. It would have received a perfect grade if they only had sewer connections at the RV sites, and just a bit more space between the sites. We were lucky enough...More

Thank TX-Travl R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited the state park to spend some time on a beach. The only thing to keep in mind if you plan on going here is the beach is not free. When we were there it was $5 a person. The registration place is very...More

2  Thank Salli W
Reviewed 10 June 2017

State park is $5 person, nice beach, and enjoyed the day. Not sure if there is a benefit to the beach, other than it is a state park. You can go to many beaches for free. However, nice day and worth doing.

1  Thank melscar_2000
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

We camped here in our RV for a weekend family getaway. We stayed on the beach side and found the spots to be adequate with decent prices ($25/night). You get water and electrical hookups and there is a nearby restroom/shower building that is fairly new....More

1  Thank MamaLikesToTravel16
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19 June 2017|
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Response from I969RBmariag | Reviewed this property |
there are 2 type of sites on the bay, one with water and electricity (for RVs) and the other only water for tents. The one for tents are big spaces and there is a very nice, new and clean bathrooms. Just bring insect... More
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
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.