Campgrounds & RV Resorts in Galveston, Texas

Campgrounds & RV Resorts in Galveston, Texas
The white sandy beaches of the Gulf of Mexico are just a little more gentle in Galveston Bay. Protected from the surf, guests can expect to see more grasslands, more wildlife and less rough water. RV resorts and campgrounds are great ways to immerse yourself in the natural world, for a truly relaxing vacation. Galveston has some excellent campgrounds and RV parks to explore.

Galveston Island State Park

Galveston Island State Park offers several activities for the adventurous. Whether you enjoy swimming in the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico, stalking marshland wildlife for photographs, canoeing the bayside waterways or cruising the beachside bicycle trails. To get the most from your visit, stay a while. Galveston Island has both camping and RV spaces for state park visitors. Sites have electrical hookups, water and sewage. The park offers saltwater and freshwater fishing, fish-cleaning stations and boardwalk pathways through the marsh and over the dunes to the sea.

Galveston Island State Park
14528 Stewart Rd.
Galveston, TX 77554
(409) 737-1222
tpwd.state.tx.us

Bayou Shores RV Park

The Bayou Shores RV Park offers waterfront RV sites directly on the bay. This park provides daily, weekly and discounted monthly rental for RV hookup sites, with up to 50 amps of electricity. Visitors get free access to the park's boat launch, for paddling or fishing in the Galveston Bay or farther out into the Gulf of Mexico. The park claims to have "the cleanest restrooms and showers in town." A laundry room is available, plus a fishing pier, ice machines, fax and copy service and an on-site restaurant and bar.

Bayou Shores RV Park
6310 Avenue P 1/2
Galveston, TX 77551
(409) 744-2837
www.bayoushoresrvresort.com‎

Jamaica Beach RV Park

Jamaica Beach RV Park in Galveston, Texas offers campsites for tent campers as well as RVs, right across from the shores of Galveston Bay. Guests at Jamaica Beach are greeted each morning in the clubhouse with a complimentary continental breakfast, including homemade waffles, a free morning newspaper and complimentary coffee during breakfast. RV hookups include cable television, 20- to 50-amp electrical service, water and sewage. The park provides free high-speed wireless Internet access, a laundry room, a shower area, an exercise room, a hot tub and swimming pool, a children's splash pad water park, planned activities, a game room, a shuttle to local cruise lines and large, convenient pull-through sites.

Jamaica Beach RV Park
17200 Termini San Luis Pass Rd.
Galveston, TX 77554
(409) 632-0200
www.jbrv.net‎

Article Written By Lisa Russell

Lisa Russell has been a freelance writer since 1998. She's been published in "Rethinking Everything Magazine," "Playdate" and "Home Educator's Family Times." She has a professional background in education, cosmetology and the restaurant industry. Russell studied early childhood education at Antelope Valley College, and is pursuing a degree in law.

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