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Galveston Island State Park

Taking some time away from the hustle of life to enjoy time in Galveston is always a good idea! This inviting and fun destination is great for travelers with all types of interests. Those who are looking to make the most of outdoor fun won’t want to leave a stop at Galveston Island State Park off the to-do list the next time they’re here. This scenic locale is loved by adventurers and wildlife enthusiasts alike excited to dedicate time to immersing themselves in nature and enjoying time in good company surrounded by great scenery too.  

Explore and Enjoy Your Visit  

Galveston Island State Park is located at 14901 FM 3005 and is open daily to the public. It’s only $5 per adult to enjoy time at Galveston Island State Park while those 12 and under can make the most of the adventure at no cost. Galveston Island State Park is a pristine place of refuge for people and wildlife alike. It provides visitors with easy access to beautiful beaches and gentle waves that also host coastal birds and an array of marine species too. The landscape of Galveston Island State Park is made up of both beaches and bay sides, giving visitors even more options when it comes to customizing their visit.  

What to Try While You’re Here 

A visit to Galveston Island State Park comes with a variety of options for outdoor fun and entertainment. Swimming, bird watching, hiking, paddle boarding, picnics, and geocaching are all popular activities to enjoy. There’s a nature center on-site for those who are looking to learn more about the area and the creatures that call Galveston Island State Park home as well. Those who are looking forward to casting a line at Galveston Island State Park can get out on the water easily using the canoe and kayak launches. In total, the park hosts four miles of trails taking trekkers out over marshes and dunes alike! If you’re more in the mood for some well-earned time on the sand, there are beach chair, umbrella, and cabana rental options available at Galveston Island State Park. For those who are excited to pedal their way through a visit, e-bikes and traditional bikes alike are available to be rented through the Texas Camp Company. Be sure to check the park’s event calendar before you arrive as there are many ranger-led programs hosted here throughout the year that could be of interest.  

Book Your Stay in Galveston Today 

When travel plans bring you to Galveston, Porter Vacation Rentals has the accommodations you need to top off your trip in style. Reach out to learn more and to get started!