Stewart Beach

Named one of the "10 Best Beaches for Families" by Family Vacation Critic in 2013, Stewart Beach is Galveston's premier family beach park. Located where the historic Broadway Avenue meets the Seawall, Stewart Beach offers plenty of amenities for a day at the beach as well as regular supervision of highly trained lifeguards. The park is home to a pavilion, concessions, restrooms, showers, chair and umbrella rentals, beach volleyball courts, children's playground and more. Alcohol is not permitted at Stewart Beach.

Wheelchairs and adaptive walkways available upon request in special use area only, please call managers cell 409-797-5189 for assistance

  • Cash or Credit
  • Monday thru Thursday: $12
  • Friday, Saturday & Sunday: $15
  • $50 Seasonal Parking Passes Available
Amenities Include:
  • Pavilion
  • Gift Shop
  • Showers
  • Restrooms
  • Concessions
  • Chair & Umbrella Rentals
  • Beach Wheelchairs (available with valid driver's license)
  • Lifeguards
Hours of Operation:
March 9 - May 24:
  • Weekdays 9am-5pm
  • Weekends 9am-6pm
Memorial Day to Labor Day
(May 25 - Sept 2):
  • Weekdays 9am-6pm
  • Weekends 8am-7pm
Sept 3 - Oct 6:
  • Weekdays 9am-5pm
  • Weekends 9am-6pm
(Hours may be seasonal and subject to change)

Park Rules:

  • Alcohol is Prohibited
  • Glass prohibited
  • No loud music
  • Pets Permitted on Leashes
  • Clean Up After Your Pets
  • Beach Camping Prohibited 
  • Open Fires Prohibited (BBQ pits allowed)
  • No propane tanks
  • Stay Off Dunes
  • Tents and Tarps Permitted behind Designated Line Marker
  • Hard Bottom Craft (Surfboards, Kayaks, etc.) Are Permitted in Special Use Area
  • Vehicular Access to Special Use Area with Handicap Placard, Fishing Equipment, Boat Fishing Permitted in Special Use Area with Valid License
  • Launching Boats Permitted in Designated Area on the East End of the Park
  • 4-Wheelers, ATV's, and Dirt Bikes are strictly Prohibited
  • The use of Drones or radio mechanically operated devices in the Beach Parks or at the Beaches is strictly prohibited at all times, unless specific written authority is granted by park management in conjunction with the Superintendent of parks where temporary permits may be obtained for a fee of $100 for a 2 hour minimum with the exception of The Park Board of Trustees and The City of Galveston.