Galveston Island State Park recently provided an update on upcoming renovations to its park.

Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife

Galveston Island State Park recently provided an update on its ongoing renovations that have closed the beachfront area to visitation until the summer of 2022. The park said in a Facebook post on Wednesday, January 27 that it didn’t have an opening date currently set but provided a preview of what to expect once the projects are complete.

The park will have 125 campsites, including some with water and electric sites, tent platforms, dry campsites, water and electric RV sites, and more. It will also have historic bayside rental homes, as well as kayak launch locations.

The beachfront area of ​​the park (south of FM 3005) is closed to all visits until 2022 due to renovations.  The bay (north of FM 3005) is open.

The beachfront area of ​​the park (south of FM 3005) is closed to all visits until 2022 due to renovations. The bay (north of FM 3005) is open.

Galveston State Park

Visitors can expect pavilions and promenades with rinse-off showers and changing stations. The park is also adding a new seaside hiking trail to extend its mileage to more than five miles.

Additionally, visitors can anticipate new paved roads, a new corporate headquarters, new restrooms, a renovated bayside nature center, and two new observation decks.

Galveston Island State Park is adding to its network of trails.  (Johnny Hanson/Houston Chronicle)

Galveston Island State Park is adding to its network of trails. (Johnny Hanson/Houston Chronicle)

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“We know you are all anticipating this as much as we are,” Galveston Island State Park wrote. “Teams are working very hard to complete and return your park to you. Please continue to support us as we get closer and closer to opening. Thank you all for your continued support.”



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