Things to Do in Crystal Beach, Texas

Things to Do in Crystal Beach, Texas
Crystal Beach is the largest community on the Bolivar Peninsula in eastern Texas. This town is home to resorts, condominiums and vacation homes rented by travelers during the winter and summer seasons. Crystal Beach and surrounding communities host more than white-sand beaches along Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. This quaint community is home to bed and breakfasts, seafood restaurants and outdoor attractions to keep vacationers busy from arrival to departure.

Capt. Bryan's Galveston Bay Charters

Captain Bryan Brawner is an insured and Coast Guard licensed captain operating fishing charters within Galveston Bay. This Crystal Beach business offers half-day and full-day fishing excursions aboard a Pathfinder fishing boat. The 240-horsepower engine allows fishers to journey deep into Galveston Bay to catch bull reds, flounder and speckled trout. The captain reserves space for individuals, pairs and small groups well in advance of each trip. The price of each excursion through Captain Bryan's Galveston Bay Charters includes lures, tackle and fish processing.

Capt. Bryan's Galveston Bay Charters
P.O. Box 1167
Crystal Beach, Texas 77650
(409) 256-1265
www.galvestonguidefishing.com

Bolivar Peninsula RV Park

Campers looking for great birding, swimming and fishing in Crystal Beach reserve sites at Bolivar Peninsula RV Park. This park features 34 RV sites located along a small lake perfect for anglers and swimmers. Bolivar Peninsula RV Park features a common picnic area and grills at each RV site for convenient dining. Guests enjoy access to modern amenities like hot showers, a community room and Wi-Fi access if they need touches of home.

Bolivar Peninsula RV Park
1685 State Highway 87
Crystal Beach, Texas 77650
(409) 684-0939
www.bolivarpeninsularvpark.com/default.asp?file=Home

Carl Noble Park

Carl Noble Park is located in the heart of Crystal Beach, Texas; it's only minutes from the Gulf of Mexico. This park offers a trio of picnic areas with benches, charcoal disposal cans and ample space to spread out blankets. The multiple use trail at Carl Noble Park is ideal for hikers, bikers and runners looking for flat terrain. Galveston County installed a playground and a baseball field at Carl Noble Park to accommodate families trying to stay active during vacations.

Noble Carl Park
1760 State Highway 87 Rear
Crystal Beach, Texas 77650
(409) 934-8100
www.galvestonparks-seniors.org/locations/ls_results_info.asp?id=16

Article Written By Nicholas Katers

Nicholas Katers has been a freelance writer since 2006. He teaches American history at Carroll University in Waukesha, Wis. His past works include articles for "CCN Magazine," "The History Teacher" and "The Internationalist" magazine. Katers holds a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in American history from University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, respectively.

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