Outdoor Winter Fun at Galveston State Park

Galveston Island State Park is located on the west end of the island at 14901 FM 3005, Galveston. For more info call (409)737-1222 or go to

February 2nd, 9th, 23rd, March 2nd (10-11am): Beachcombing 101 – Treasures await you at the water’s edge! Stretch your legs and join Ranger Lisa for a great shell hunting workshop and collecting expedition. Winter is the best time for beachcombing, but dress for the weather and be prepared to get your feet wet.

January 5th, 12th, 26th (3-4pm): Bay Tower Hike – Overlook Galveston Bay and explore the waters below at this hike! You will be casting nets, getting your hands muddy, and tasting edible plants of Galveston Bay on your way to an observation tower.

February 1st (5:30-6:30pm): StarGazing 101 – The stars at night, are big and bright, deep in the heart of Texas! Do you know your stars? Come out and learn some cool ways to learn them all.

February 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, March 2nd, 9th (1:30pm): Birding 101 – This class is a relaxed, island-style birding introduction for families. Join on a brief birding orientation and hike to discover some of the great wildlife observation opportunities on Galveston Island. Binoculars, scope, and lots of information available to everyone.


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