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What are the public beaches like?

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What are the public beaches like?

What are the beaches in Galveston like? The public beaches.

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1. Re: What are the public beaches like?

http://www.galveston.com/beachparks/ is a link with some good info. For the most part, they're clean with soft sand, and the water tends to look murky and sometimes brownish in color. You can park right along the Sea Wall and go to the free beaches, or if you want something with amenities like restrooms, etc. you can go to the paid beaches. Moody Gardens, Schlitterbahn, The Strand, and the historic mansions are some popular attractions.

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2. Re: What are the public beaches like?

Brown sand, brown or greenish water. Sometimes sea weed.

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3. Re: What are the public beaches like?

although I'm not a huge fan of the brownish water, Galveston generally has calm water and a shallow shelf which is kid friendly. After a storm, we've had great luck finding shells. The Strand has great shops and there are some very good places to eat in Galveston. It's also quite historic and you can tour some of the old mansions. There are many different community events including artwalks and various festivals through the year.

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4. Re: What are the public beaches like?

Just returned from Galveston. We visited the beaches along the seawall and they were clean, not much seaweed.

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