RV Campgrounds in Galveston, Texas

RV Campgrounds in Galveston, Texas
Galveston, Texas, is located in south Texas and enjoys a subtropical climate with more than 30 miles of beach coastline. Galveston offers many opportunities for swimming, snorkeling, scuba, fishing, kayak-touring and boating and surfing. Galveston has many gourmet restaurants and museums, such as the Moody Gardens. RV travelers to the island and city have several options for RV campgrounds.

Jamaica Beach RV Park

Jamaica Beach RV Park offers guests unobstructed views of the Galveston Bay area and the Gulf of Mexico. There are tent spaces as well as RV sites. The services offered at Jamaica Beach include 20-, 30- or 50-amp electric, water, sewer, cable TV, Wi-Fi, newspaper delivery, free continental breakfast, laundry, showers, private bathrooms, swimming pool, hot tub and fitness center. Surfers can enjoy beach access from the Jamaica Beach RV Park, and anglers can surf-fish from the beach. Pets are allowed but must be leashed.

Jamaica Beach RV Park
17200 FM3005
Galveston, TX 77554
(866) 725-5511

Galveston Island State Park

Galveston Island State Park offers visitors 2,013.1 acres of state park with primitive campsites for RV and tents. RVs will need to be self-contained with gray water and sewer systems as there are no bathrooms or water hookups. There are water spigots on the park grounds for filling drinking water jugs and containers. Picnic tables are on the grounds. Pets are allowed if leashed. Wildlife and bird-watchers can try spotting raccoons, armadillos and marsh rabbits as well as mottled and mallard ducks. Reservations can be made online at reserveamerica.com.

Galveston Island State Park
14901 FM 3005
Galveston TX 77554
(409) 737-1222

Bayou Shores RV Park

Visitors and guests at the Bayou Shores have opportunities for paddle boating, fishing, crabbing, sea kayaking and snorkeling from the campground. There are sites for most size RV and hookups include 30- or 50-amp electric, water, sewer, cable TV and Wi-Fi. There is a laundry room, showers and bathrooms, a playground and restaurant and bar on the premises for guest convenience and comfort. Pets are allowed but must remain on leashes. Moody Gardens is within a 15-minute drive of the Bayou Shores.

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


Article Written By Eric Cedric

A former Alaskan of 20 years, Eric Cedric now resides in California. He's published in "Outside" and "Backpacker" and has written a book on life in small-town Alaska, "North by Southeast." Cedric was a professional mountain guide and backcountry expedition leader for 18 years. He worked in Russia, Iceland, Greece, Turkey and Belize. Cedric attended Syracuse University and is a private pilot.

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