Explore Seawolf Park in Galveston, Texas

If you are looking for superior fishing, magnificent views, and a historical experience to top it off, look no further than Seawolf Park.

Located on Pelican Island in Galveston, TX, Seawolf Park is one of the most popular fishing piers in Galveston and for good reason! It’s also one of the best spots for families to picnic, watch for turtles and dolphins, and spend quality time out in nature.

Location

Seawolf Park
100 Seawolf Park Blvd
Galveston, TX 77550

Hours of Operation

March 1, 2024 - December 17, 2024

Open Daily 24 Hours

Admission & Parking

Parking

DescriptionGalveston ResidentsNon-Residents
Vehicle RateFree$10.00
Vehicle with Fishing PurchaseFreeFree

Limited FREE Parking

There is limited free parking if you meet one of the below qualifications:

  • City of Galveston Residents
    • Must provide proof of residency
      • Example: Government-issued ID with address, utility bill with address, or valid boat registration
  • With a fishing band purchase.
  • Vehicles with valid placards or plates displaying the International Symbol of Access.

Park Rules

  • One-time entry with each admission; No re-entry
  • Glass Prohibited
  • Alcohol Permitted
  • Pets Permitted on Leashes
  • Clean Up After Your Pets
  • Camping Prohibited (RV's must exit the park prior to 9PM)
  • Open Fires Prohibited (BBQ pits allowed except after dark)
  • Tents Prohibited
  • New Daily Fishing Bands Must be Purchased by 6AM When Fishing Overnight (Permitted seasonally)
  • The use of drones or radio mechanically operated devices in the beach parks or at the Beaches is strictly prohibited at all times; with the exception of The Park Board of Trustees and The City of Galveston.
  • Fishing Pier: Capacity on the pier may be limited or reduced at any time by park management or law enforcement to maintain safety.

Leave No Trace

To protect wildlife and to keep our beaches clean, the "Leave No Trace" ordinance is strictly enforced from Spring Break until Labor Day.

  • The Leave No Trace ordinance (N. 19-017 Sec. 8-27) prohibits leaving items such as canopies and miscellaneous beach gear unattended between the hours of sunset and sunrise.

Contact Us

As you round the corner of Seawolf Parkway, you're greeted by the open ocean, smells of salt water and WWII destroyer escort, the USS Stewart. Venturing through the gate and further into the park, you’ll notice more of what nature has to offer along with expansive views. Palm trees tower throughout the park and pelicans perch themselves on the pier, inviting fishermen to try their luck with the variety of fish lurking in the waters below.

Take a Virtual Tour

As you explore more of the park, it's rich history can be seen all around you with the Galveston Naval Museum, SS Selma, immigration station markers, and views of the U.S. Coast Guard.

Fishing

Fishing at Seawolf Park in Galveston is a popular and rewarding activity for both locals and tourists. The park features a fishing pier that extends over Galveston Bay, providing anglers with a great vantage point for casting their lines. The abundant waters teem with a variety of fish, making it an excellent spot for both seasoned and novice fishermen to enjoy a day of fishing in a picturesque coastal setting.

Fishing Fees

AgesGalveston ResidentsNon-Residents
Children (0-4)FreeFree
Children (5-11)$3.00$6.00
Adults (12-64)$6.00$15.00
Seniors (65+)$3.00$10.00


Galveston Naval Museum

Right as you enter the park, visitors are met by the Galveston Naval Museum where you can witness two historic wartime vessels first-hand and up close. Tour a World War II era US Submarine and Destroyer Escort explore a memorial and park. Experience history aboard the USS Cavalla, the World War II submarine that sank one of Japanese aircraft carriers responsible for bombing Pearl Harbor; and the USS Stewart, the only Edsall-class destroyer escort preserved in the United States.

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Museum Hours

Daily: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

LAST MUSEUM TICKETS ENTRY 5 PM DAILY.

Contact

100 Seawolf Parkway, Galveston, Texas 77554, United States

Phone: (409) 770-3196

Website: Galveston Naval Museum

Setting The Scene

Seawolf Park is ever present with its bountiful natural life. Palm trees reaching towards the sky, dolphin's leaping in the air, pelicans wandering the sidewalks looking, always staying fed by the abundance of fish!

Over the years, improvements to the park have been made and updates continue to enhance the experience of every parkgoer. There are picnic areas to share outdoor meals, plenty of shade structures to beat the heat, and a brand-new playground for kids of all ages to enjoy. Even more amenities to enjoy will be coming soon.

Seawolf Park

Bait Daddy's at Seawolf Park is a family-owned and operated business, proud to serve anglers with a mobile bait shop conveniently situated at Seawolf Park. Whether you're gearing up for a day of fishing on the picturesque pier or exploring the waters of Galveston Bay, Bait Daddy's offers a wide selection of bait and tackle to meet your needs. Our friendly staff are dedicated to providing excellent service and helping you make the most of your fishing experience.

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