Enjoy the outdoors when you visit this family-friendly beach in Galveston. Stewart Beach offers a ton of amenities to ensure your day in the sun stays stress-free. Located where Broadway Avenue meets the Seawall, you will find highly trained lifeguards that make swimming safer, a shaded pavilion in case you need a break from the heat, concession stands, restrooms with showers, chair and umbrella rentals, volleyball courts, and a playground for the kids. While alcohol is not permitted, pets on leashes are permitted to explore the sand and water. Stewart Beach is open to the public from March through mid-October with admission.

Hours of Operation
(Hours are subject to change without advance notice)

MARCH 13 - MAY 27, 2021
Monday - Thursday: 9AM to 5PM
Friday - Sunday: 9AM to 6PM

MAY 28 - SEPTEMBER 6, 2021
Monday - Thursday: 9AM to 6PM
Friday - Sunday: 8AM to 7PM

SEPTEMBER 7 - OCTOBER 10, 2021
Monday - Thursday: 9AM to 5PM
Friday - Sunday: 9AM to 6PM

Admission & Parking Passes
(Cash or credit card)
Monday - Thursday: $12/vehicle
Friday, Saturday & Sunday: $15/vehicle
$50 Seasonal Beach Park Pass (window decal) for entry to the following beach parks for the entire season (March to October): East Beach, Stewart Beach, Dellanara RV Park, and West End Pocket Parks.
$95 for an Ultimate Pass (window decal) for an entire year of seawall parking plus entry to the beach parks for the entire season

Amenities
Beach wheelchairs available (free with valid driver's license)
Showers and restrooms
Chair & umbrella rental
Snack bar, drinks, & concessions
Alcohol not permitted
Beach supplies
Pavilion
Lifeguards
Please note that restrooms close 30 minutes after gate closing.

Park Rules
One-time entry per vehicle with each paid entry
Do not disturb wildlife, birds, turtle nests, or the designated conservation area
Pets on leashes are permitted but please clean up after them
Tents and tarps are permitted in designated areas
Camping is not allowed between 12 am–5 am
Glass is prohibited
Open fires are prohibited except in BBQ pits
Please stay off the dunes
Launching boats is permitted on the east end of the park
4-wheelers, ATVs, and dirt bikes are prohibited
Special Use Area may be only be accessed by vehicles with: 1) Disabled Veteran License Plates 2) License Plates with the wheelchair disability icon 3) valid non-expired handicap placard properly displayed on rear view mirror 4) passengers carrying a valid non-expired fishing license and fishing gear 5) hard bottomed nonmotorized personal watercraft (surfboard, paddleboard, kayak)

Amenities

  • Free WIFI
  • Meeting/Private Space
  • Military Discount
  • Pet Friendly
  • Water Views
  • Public Restroom
  • Family Friendly
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