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Galveston State Park Events in March

Coming down to Galveston soon? Looking for something outdoorsy that your whole family could enjoy? Well if so, the Galveston Island State Park is the perfect place for you! There are many activities such as fishing, swimming, bird watching, and much more!

Today we will talk about all the exciting activities going down at the park during the month of March.

Beachcombing 101

Join head ranger Lisa in a beachcombing expedition on the shore. You will find natural treasures such as seashells, sea beans and much more. There will be a brief orientation with the head ranger about the best combing techniques and basic identification skills. I would recommend dressing warm and being ready to get your feet wet! If you are attending this activity, you should bring:

  • Park permit
  • Clothes you are comfortable getting wet in
  • Refreshments
  • Bucket for collections

This event takes place on March 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th.

Birding 101

How would you like to go on a hiking expedition to see many of the migratory birds in Galveston? Before the hike, park rangers will give you a brief orientation about identification, bird interactions and field skills. You also get the chance to learn how to use binoculars if you’ve never used them before.  You should bring:

  • Park permit
  • Binoculars (will be provided if you don’t have any)
  • Outdoor clothing
  • Refreshments

This event takes place on March 2nd and 9th.


As you can see, the Galveston Island State Park has many activities for you and your family to enjoy. It gives everyone a chance to interact with nature and have fun. For more information about these events please visit here.