Beach and bay explorations

Come join one of our weekly explorations of a Galveston Island treasure starting March 22, 2014 – every Saturday (for beach explorations) and Sunday (for bay explorations).

Meet at the Nature Center at 10:00 am; explorations last approximately 75 minutes. For information on paying the Park’s day-use fees, see Getting Started.

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Beach explorations

Get a close-up look at the many critters and birds that inhabit the sand, surf and seaweed. Tour activities include hands-on seining, searching for ghost crabs and beachcombing under the guidance of Friends of Galveston Island State Park (FoGISP) volunteers.

Bay explorations

Discover the wetlands with a close-up look at the critters, grasses and birds that inhabit the marshland and bay.   Tour activities include hands-on-seining, fiddler crab sightings and more under the guidance  of FoGISP volunteers.