Galveston Island State Park

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Galveston Island State Park
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14901 Farm to Market 3005

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Parks and Gardens, Recreation Type
Half Day to Full Day Time to Spend
4.3scorecard
  • 4.5Value
  • 4.0Facilities
  • 3.5Atmosphere

For a dose of natural beauty, visitors should make some time for Galveston Island State Park. Located about 15-some miles down the coast from The Strand, the park offers plenty of outdoorsy activities, such as swimming, fishing, hiking and bird-watching, among others. Plus, its campsites are also an affordable way to spend the night.

Along with the peaceful beach environment at Galveston Island State Park, visitors also appreciated the shower and restroom facilities.

Admission to the park is $5 for adults; kids ages 12 and younger get in for free. The park is open daily, but visitors should be advised that it gets busy on weekends between March and October. For more information, visit the Galveston Island State Park's website

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