RV Parks in Galveston, Texas

RV Parks in Galveston, Texas
An RV vacation in Galveston, Texas means plenty of sand and surf. Travelers should bring along their swimsuit, fishing gear and even a surfboard if they have one. Galveston Island State Park is 2,000 acre playland for those who love the outdoors. At this Texas state park, visitors can take advantage of the four miles of hiking trails, go camping, take up birdwatching and launch a boat. The RV parks all offer quick access to the water fun that can be found throughout Galveston.

Galveston Island State Park

There are 120 RV-only sites to be found inside the Galveston Island State Park and each offers a picnic table, grill and fire ring. The sites are very close to each other, but that downside is offset by the fact that beautiful beach can be walked to within a matter of minutes. Birdwatching is best accomplished on the platforms found throughout the park. Fishing opportunities include both saltwater ocean fishing as well as a freshwater supply regularly stocked with bass, catfish and trout. Activities including hiking and mountain biking but visitors should be sure stock up on the most effective mosquito repellent because the little flying monsters can be quite bad during the summer. Pets are allowed as long as they remain leashed.

Galveston Island State Park
14528 Stewart Road
Galveston, TX 77554
(409) 737-1222

Long Term RV Park

The Long Term RV Park in Galveston is a small park that offers large park amenities like digital cable, high-speed Internet and large spaces with concrete patios and enough room to park a car and a boat alongside an RV. Another nice feature of the Long Term RV Park is the availability of 10-by-16 storage building. It is recommended to call ahead to make sure that a building is available. The park itself offers little in the way of recreation, but the location provides quick access to Galveston's beaches. Other nearby attractions include a greyhound racing track. Visitors should also be sure to leave themselves a day to visit the Johnson Space Center in Houston.

Long Term RV Park
1302 FM 646
Dickinson, TX 77539
(281) 614-1123

Bayou Shores RV Resort

Bayou Shores RV Resort features 84 full hook-up lots. Guests are just one mile away from all the fun and suds at Schlitterbahn Galveston Water Park. Less expensive recreational fun includes boating, fishing, swimming and surfing when a storm is raging off the coast of Texas. Another feature Bayou Shores is that it is the closest RV park to Galveston's historical district. Visitors can hook up their boat and take advantage of the ease with which they can drive their RV right down to the bay for launching.

Bayou Shores RV Resort
6310 Heards Lane
Galveston, TX 77551
(888) 744-2837

Article Written By Timothy Sexton

Timothy Sexton is an award-winning author who started writing in 1994. He has written on topics ranging from politics and golf to nutrition and travel, and his work appears online for Zappos.com, Disaboom and MOJO, among others. He has also done work for "Sherlock Holmes and Philosophy." He holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of West Florida.

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