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Galveston, Texas is well-known for being a dog-friendly vacation destination. From spring through early fall, tourists and locals alike flock to the city’s 32 miles of gorgeous gulf beaches for a fun-filled day of sun, surf, and sand. Many visitors will be excited to learn that dogs are welcome at all beaches within Galveston as long as they are leashed and you promise to clean up after any canine bathroom breaks that may occur while visiting.
There are many beaches to explore while visiting Galveston, but we wanted to compile a list of our favorite beaches that welcome dogs. Read on to learn more about the beaches on our top 10 dog-friendly beaches in Galveston.
Top 10 Dog-Friendly Beaches in Galveston, TX
1. East Beach (R.A. Apffel)
2. Stewart Beach Park
3. Porretto Beach
4. Sunny Beach
5. Pocket Park 2
6. Pocket Park 1
|🗺️ Address:||📍 11102 Termini-San Luis Pass Rd, Galveston, TX 77554|
|🕐 Open Times:||Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.|
|💲 Cost:||Free; Memorial Day through Labor Day Monday-Friday: $12 per vehicle; Saturday & Sunday: $15 per vehicle; Holidays & special events: $15 per vehicle|
7. Jamaica Beach
8. Sea Isle Beach Park
9. Hershey Beach
10. Grand Beach – Beach Access 1C
Dog lovers planning a dog-friendly vacation need look no further than Galveston, Texas. With its 32 miles of pristine beaches, your pup will have the time of their life playing on the sandy beaches and splashing in the surf. Just remember, all dogs must be kept leashed while on public beaches and you’re responsible for cleaning up any doggy accidents. We’re sure both you and your dog will have a blast on your next trip to the sunny shores of Galveston, Texas.
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